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‘Die Welt’: TUI Travel ready for potential Grexit

Travel group TUI is prepared should Greece exit the eurozone, a representative of TUI Travel told German daily Die Welt on Wednesday.

Record-Setting Year for Athens International Airport with over 15 Million Arrivals

Athens International Airport announced a record-setting year with passenger traffic climbing to over 15 million for 2014, demonstrating the ongoing growth rate of Greek tourism.

SETE: Greek Tourism Good as Gold, Concerns Over Elections

Boasting over 20 million incoming visitors, creating some 100,000 new jobs and contributing more than 20 percent to the country’s GDP, Greece’s tourism sector is undeniably a driving force to be reckoned with, the president of the main industry body said in his New Year’s...

Greek Hotel Among National Geographic’s ‘Unique Lodges of the World’ Network

The Kapari Natural Resort on the Greek Island of Santorini has been singled out by National Geographic and included in the "Unique Lodges of the World", a collection of boutique hotels in extraordinary places around the world with a demonstrated commitment to sustainability,...

Greece Expects ‘Good Year’ for Cruise Industry

2015 is expected to be a good year for the cruise industry and especially for Piraeus Port, according to the president of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), Giorgos Anomeritis.

Change of Date for 100% Hotel Show in Athens

100% Hotel Show, the Greek exhibition addressed especially to hoteliers, has been moved to February, due to Greece's early general elections on 25 January 2015.

Sofitel Athens Airport Honored By Asia’s Leading Hotel Booking Site

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel was recently honored with the 2014 Gold Circle Award from Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group, Agoda.com.

Club Med to Go to China’s Fosun, Aims to Satisfy Chinese Appetite for Luxury Travel

Aiming to tap into Chinese travellers’ increased interest in high-end travel, Chinese conglomerate Fosun International is set to win the bid for Club Méditerranée in France's longest-running takeover battle after Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi pulled out of the race.

European Commission Announces Live Events on Digital Tourism

The European Commission is inviting tourism entrepreneurs to follow a series of live online events on digital tourism taking place this year.

Air New Zealand – Singapore Airlines Alliance Takes Off

The alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines launched on Tuesday with the first return service between New Zealand and Singapore departing Auckland.