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Study: Tourism Contribution to Greece’s GDP Hit 17 Billion Euros in 2014

Tourism directly contributed 17 billion euros in GDP for Greece in 2014, or some nine percent of Greece's total GDP, according to a study released by SETE Intelligence (InSETE), the research department of the Greek Tourism Confederation.

Greece Hotel Rates among Cheapest, Bookings on the Rise

Greece is ranked ninth among 24 countries offering the cheapest accommodation and Athens 10th among 50 city destinations according to a best value report, making the country an attractive choice for tourists planning their summer holidays.

Greece Reaches Out to Gay Travel Market at ITB 2015

The city of Athens and the gay friendly hotspots of Mykonos will be presented to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Gender) travel market at this year’s ITB Berlin trade show in March.

Athens Mayor Explores Ways to ‘Regenerate’ Athens at Paris Meet

The need to upgrade urban environments and face the challenges of the ever-changing urban scene with careful planning and practical solutions thus paving the way for investment and tourism was at the center of Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis’ address during this year’s European...

Air Transat is Bringing Canada Closer with Additional Flights from Athens

Air Transat offers even more choice to vacationers wanting to visit Canada by increasing service from Athens to Toronto and Montreal for the 2015 peak spring/summer season with up to five direct flights per week.

Spiros Pengas takes on Thessaloniki Tourism Portfolio

Spiros Pengas, Deputy Mayor for Tourism and International Relations and Council Member of the Municipality of Thessaloniki, has been appointed by Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris to take over all responsibilities concerning tourism issues.

Showdown During ‘Aegean Traveller Battles’

Travellers go head-to-head during Aegean’s ongoing online video contest featuring restless wanderers wishing to discover new destinations and alternative travel experiences.

Airline Pilots Call for Technical Inquiry After TransAsia Crash

Following Wednesday’s TransAsia plane crash killing 32 people in Taiwan, the International Federation of Air Line Pilots’ Associations (IFALPA) urges that technical investigations be carried out in order to assess the circumstances leading to the accident so as to offer insight...

South African Airways Strengthens Global Position with 4-Star Rating

South African Airways (SAA) has strengthened its global position by being awarded a 4-Star rating for the thirteenth consecutive year.

H Air Transat φέρνει τον Καναδά πιο κοντά με επιπλέον πτήσεις απο Αθήνα

Η Air Transat, η κορυφαία αεροπορική εταιρία ταξιδίων αναψυχής, σας δίνει τώρα την δυνατότητα να επισκεφθείτε τον Καναδά την ανοιξη/καλοκαίρι 2015 με 5 επιπλέον απευθείας πτήσεις την εβδομάδα....