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“Athens Expects A Very Good Tourism Season This Year”

Travel Trade Athens 2014 - Interview with George Broulias, President of the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency.

Greek Travel Balance Shows 10.1 Bln-Euro Surplus In Jan-Nov

Greece’s travel balance showed a surplus of 10.137 billion euros during the January-November 2013 period, up by 1.523 billion euros (or a 17.7 percent increase) compared with the same period in 2012.

Kefalonia Remains Safe Tourist Destination, Says Greek PM

Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras expressed the government's strong will in assisting the Ionian island of Kefalonia to return to normality following a recent 5.9 Richter earthquake.

The Peloponnese Launches United Tourism Organization

The seven regional units that comprise the Greek destination of the Peloponnese have teamed up with the region's hotel associations to show Greek and foreign tourists that the destination is not only unique but also united.

Thessaloniki To Get Inner-city Ferry Service

The Greek Ministry of Merchant Marine has agreed to authorize the launch of an inner-city ferry service between Thessaloniki and key points of its coastal area as a pilot scheme.

Greece’s The Met Hotel Wins TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice 2014 Award

The Met Hotel of Chandris Group, located in Thessaloniki, was honored once again with the Travelers' Choice 2014 award by leading travel review site TripAdvisor.

Germanwings: Possible Impact To Flights During Strike of European Air Traffic Control Services

Several air traffic control services in Europe are likely to go on strike on 29 and 30 January 2014. Germanwings informs that the strike may affect some of its flights.