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Developing Greek Tourism in a Simple Way – Interview with SWOT Manager George Constantinidis

Headed by Greek tourism professionals Christos & George Constantinidis, SWOT specializes in the field of Hotel Sales Representation, Online & Offline Marketing and Business Planning for tourism enterprises. "We develop Greek tourism in a simple way," George Constantinidis tells us.

IOBE: Tourism Driving the Greek Economy

Tourism fuelled the Greek economy in the third quarter of 2014, according to a Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) survey, released last week.

Flood Takes Down Historic Epirus Bridge, Ministry Pledges Repairs

Repairing the historic Plaka bridge in the northwestern Greece region of the Zagori, which collapsed due to torrential waters on Sunday, is a priority the culture ministry said on Monday.

Greek Hoteliers Mildly Optimistic for First Three Months of 2015

The Greek hotel sector is mildly optimistic for the first quarter of 2015 and expects slight improvements in occupancy levels and room rates for the market in general in comparison with the performance of last year.

GTP Island: The Meeting Point for Greek Tourism Professionals at 100% Hotel Show

GTP is holding a first-time event at this year's 100% Hotel Show to strengthen the communication between the country's hoteliers and local travel agents and tour operators.

Mouzenidis Group Expands into Hungary

The Mouzenidis Group launched its new offices in central Budapest on January 28, as part of its ongoing expansion strategy, offering Hungarian holidaymakers the chance to get to know Greece better through comprehensive travel experiences.

SkyGreece Announces Flights from Canada to Athens and Thessaloniki

SkyGreece Airlines will offer year round service from Toronto, Canada, to Athens and a seasonal direct flight to Thessaloniki as of this May.

Qatar Buys 9.99% Stake in IAG, Extends Push into Europe

Qatar Airways has acquired a 9.99 percent stake in IAG (International Airlines Group), parent company of British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia, making it the largest single shareholder in IAG, the Doha-based company announced last week.

Calling All Alumni: Les Roches & Glion Graduates Invited to Reunion in Athens

Alumni from all graduating classes of Swiss tourism schools Les Roches and Glion are invited to reunite with friends and classmates at a fancy gala dinner in Athens.

Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) has elected a new Board of Directors for a 2-year mandate.