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Greece’s Main Tourism Body Calls For Simplified Schengen Visa Procedures

Visa applications should be processed within 48 hours of their submission, the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) underlined in a recent letter to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

European Commission Launches Open Consultations On EU Tourism

The European Commission has launched online open consultations on the future of European Tourism and on the regulatory and administrative framework of tourism businesses in the EU.

Pantou: EU Website With Greek Name Launched For Accessible Tourism

Travelers with a disability will now find it much easier to discover places to go and things to do – comfortably and safely - thanks to the new European Accessible Tourism Directory “Pantou” that connects holidaymakers and suppliers.

International Cruise Industry To See Growth In Passenger Numbers This Year

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and its cruise line members are looking forward to a positive year of growth with a 2014 passenger forecast of 21.7 million worldwide guests on CLIA’s 63 member lines.

“Greek Breakfast” Menus To Be Featured At 9th HORECA

Crete, Macedonia, Thrace and Corfu will present their versions of "Greek Breakfast" at the 9th HORECA show, to take place 7-10 February 2014 at the Athens Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

Many Greek Hotels Honored With HolidayCheck Award 2014

Twenty-one Greek hotels were among the 400 most popular hotels worldwide recently honored with the HolidayCheck Award 2014.

Greek EU Presidency Welcomed In Stockholm

The conclusion of the Lithuanian Presidency and the opening of the Greek Presidency of the Council of the EU were recently celebrated at a reception held by the Embassy of Greece in Stockholm.

Qatar Airways Wins “Best Business Class” Title

Qatar Airways was named "Best Business Class" at the 25th Annual Best in Business Travel Awards USA Awards 2013, held recently in Los Angeles.

Air France Increases Service To South-East Asia

Air France has announced it will increase flight capacities to Southeast Asian destinations Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Jakarta, in anticipation of rising demand during the 2014 summer season.