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British ‘Earlybirds’ Place Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for 2015

Based on early bookings of British holidaymakers, Greece is among the most popular destinations for the coming year, the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) revealed today.

JustRide: New App Sets Athens’ Commuters Free from Cash

Athens' residents and tourists will be set free from scrambling for cash when buying tickets for the metro or bus as the Greek capital is the first city to benefit from "JustRide", the global partnership between MasterCard and Masabi.

Pacific World Index Ranks Greece Among Top Three Most Popular Europe Destinations

Greece has been listed among the top three most popular destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), in the Pacific World Destination Index for December 2014.

TUI Hellas Heraklion First Greek Travel Company to be Awarded Travelife Certificate

TUI Hellas in Heraklion, Crete, has become the first Greek travel company to be fully certified by Travelife – the international sustainability system for Tour Operators and Travel Agencies.

Attica Shows ‘Cultural Side’ at Austrian Tourism Expo

Aiming to establish itself as a favorite destination for Austrian tourists, the Region of Attica is presenting its cultural attractions and city break options at the Ferien-Messe tourism exhibition that kicked off today in Vienna.

BMI Report Sees Upsurge in Arrivals to Greece Between 2015 and 2018

With Greece estimated to have finally returned to economic growth in 2014, the outlook for 2015-2018 is looking relatively positive, according to Business Monitor International’s (BMI) Greece Q1 2015 Tourism Report.

Travelport Announces Agreement with New Airline Vistara

Travelport and Vistara, India’s newest full service carrier, today announced a long term distribution and merchandising agreement.

Kuoni Drops Out of Travel Market

One of Europe’s top five tour operators, Swiss-based Kuoni Travel Group, announced on Wednesday, that is seeking new owners for its tour operations, including Kuoni Travel UK, citing increasing challenges from changing market conditions.

The 10th HORECA Industry Show Set to Take Off

Foodservice, hospitality and tourism take center stage at this year’s 10th HORECA trade show to take place on February 6-9 at the Metropolitan Expo at Athens International Airport.

ITB 2015: Increase in International Travel Technology Exhibitors

Travel Technology has become one of the biggest and fastest-growing segments at leading travel trade show ITB Berlin, attracting exhibitors from all over the world. From 4 to 8 March 2015 over 170 companies, including around 30 newcomers, will be showcasing their innovations and...