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HATTA Elections 2014: New Board Of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) held elections on Wednesday 2 April to elect the new Board of Directors for a 3-year mandate.

Patmos Island, Greece, Stars In Independent English-American Film

The holy Greek Island of Patmos will have a starring "role" in a new independent English-American film that is currently in production.

EU Proposes Easier Schengen Visas For Non-EU Travelers

The European Union wants to introduce more flexible visa rules for non-European Union holidaymakers to boost growth and job creation.

Greek Travel Agents Say “No” To Sanctions Against Russia

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) rules out any kind of boycott against Russia, a country that has a favorable attitude towards Greece.

Louis Hotels Honored By Leading Russian Tour Operator

One of Russia's leading tour operators honored eight units of the Louis Hotels chain in recognition of their high level of hospitality service for a family holiday.

Greece To Host Group Wedding Ceremony For Shanghai Couples

Greece will be the destination for some happy couples in this year's annual Rose Wedding Ceremony organized in Shanghai.

Ryanair Opens New Athens Hub, Announces Plans To Launch Greek Website

On 1 April, low cost carrier Ryanair opened its third Greek base at Athens (65th in total) with two based aircraft and six routes to Chania, London Stansted, Milan Bergamo, Paphos, Rhodes and Thessaloniki.

Travel Agents From Eight Countries Come To Greece In Search Of Partnerships

Some 30 Greek hotels and six travel agencies will attend B2B meetings with tourism professionals from eight countries at Respond On Demand's third B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki.

Etihad Airways Appoints Senior Vice President Sales

Etihad Airways has appointed James Mueller to the new position of Senior Vice President Sales.

Jet Airways Expands Codeshare Partnership With Air France

Greek travelers have a new opportunity to explore India through a variety of Air France flights to/from Athens thanks to the expansion of the code share partnership between the French airline and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline.