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Greece: Visa Policy Will Remain Unchanged For Russian Travelers

The current visa policy for Russian citizens that want to visit Greece will not change, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Panos Livadas assured leading Russian tour operators.

Bank Of Greece: Tourist Spending Up In Jan-Feb 2014

Greek tourism has hit the ground running this year following 2013’s major increase, as revenues have grown by 17.3 percent in the first two months from the same period last year to reach 294.1 million euros.

Kefalogianni To Promote Greece In Land Down Under

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni is expected to make an official visit to Australia in May to promote Greek tourism, the media in Greece said recently.

Etihad Airways Increases Flights To Athens, Greece

Etihad Airways recently announced it will boost frequency on the Abu Dhabi-Athens route from seven to 10 flights per week with the introduction of three new flights as of 2 July.

“Discover Greece” Launches In German, French and Russian

As holiday bookings for Greece continue to heat up, the non-profit private sector tourism initiative Marketing Greece recently launched its destination portal Discovergreece.com in Russian, German and French.

Transavia Launches New Route To Thessaloniki, Greece, From Amsterdam

Low-cost airline transavia.com has added its 16th Greek destination to its portfolio with the opening of the Thessaloniki-Amsterdam route on 17 April.

Aegean Airlines Adds Two Special Flights To Transfer Holy Fire To Greek Destinations

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has announced that it will provide two extra aircraft (non commercial flights) to distribute the Holy Fire to various destinations of the country once it arrives in Athens from Jerusalem on Easter Saturday.

San Marino To Host 1st UNWTO European Conference On Accessible Tourism

Policies and measures to promote universal accessibility in tourism will be at the center of the 1st UNWTO European Conference on Accessible Tourism, jointly organized by UNWTO and the Government of the Republic of San Marino on 19 November 2014.