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SETE Sounds Alarm For Tourism Industry in Greece Due to Political Developments

Tourism will be hit hard if the political uncertainty continues in Greece, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Port City Piraeus in Greece Embarks on New Tourism Campaign

The Municipality of Piraeus has embarked on a new tourism campaign to position the city as a destination for Greeks and foreign tourists.

Minister Invites French to Invest in Greek Tourism

The Greek government plans to invest 500 million euros a year on tourism infrastructure, Tourism minister Olga Kefalogianni told French businessmen and bankers on a recent Paris visit.

Greek Heart Set on Branding Local Products

The logo branding Greek products will from now on adorn all local products exported to international markets, certifying origin, the Hellenic Association of Advertising-Communication Agencies (EDEE) announced this week.

Halkidiki Flavors Take Center Stage at the Acropolis Museum

In efforts to promote local products and introduce the region as a prime gastronomy destination, Halkidiki authorities organized “Halkidikis Gefseis” (Tastes of Halkidiki) recently at the Acropolis Museum restaurant in Athens.

Viewpoint – Regional Airports: All for One and One for All

"Australia has the most successful concession model in the world... In the Greek case, the country’s three busiest airports -- Thessaloniki, Rhodes and Hania – are all being handed over to one investor with the government as the other competitor." - Opinion editorial by Takis...

Sabre to Sell lastminute.com to Bravofly Rumbo for $120 million

Online travel agency Bravofly Rumbo Group has made a binding offer to acquire the travel and leisure retailer lastminute.com from Sabre, a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry.

Lufthansa to Offer New Helicopter Service from Munich

Lufthansa customers will be able to reach the ski slopes even faster this winter as a new helicopter service from Munich will commence on 1 January 2015.

Άποψη – Καί έσονται οί δύο, είς όμάδαν μίαν: Περιφερειακά αεροδρόμια

«Tο ζητούμενο στις παραχωρήσεις ή ιδιωτικοποιήσεις αεροδρομίων είναι όχι το κατά πόσο θα ωφεληθεί οικονομικά το κράτος ή ο ιδιώτης επενδυτής, αλλά το κατά πόσο θα βελτιωθεί η ποιότητα και το επίπεδο των παρεχομένων υπηρεσιών προς όλους τους...