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New Greek Tourism Head, Hoteliers on Same Page

Extending the tourism season to 12 months is the main priority of Greece's new Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism Ministry, according to Alternate Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura.

Hotel Chamber Lists Challenges in Greek Hospitality Sector

Despite last year's excellent tourism season, Greek hoteliers still face a bevy of challenges that are impeding performance, the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris, informed during the chamber's fourth general assembly held today at the Metropolitan...

Cruise Passenger Traffic to Piraeus Rises in 2014

The port of Piraeus recorded a decreased number of embarkations and disembarkations of cruise ships but a one-million-plus increase in cruise passenger traffic in 2014, the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) said this week, adding that it remained profitable for a fifth consecutive year.

Study: The 55+ to Power German Tourism, Greece a Favorite Destination

Over-55s are expected to be the driving force of German tourism this year, according to a study by the British American Tobacco’s (BAT) Foundation for Future Studies (FFS).

Sweden Goes Greek This Week @ 2nd Grekland Panorama

Greece, its products, its culture, its gastronomy and its diverse tourist offerings take Sweden by storm on February 13-15, when the 2nd Grekland Panorama kicks off at Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe.

Royal Jordanian Announces Extra Flight from Athens to Amman for Summer Schedule 2015

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, has announced the addition of one weekly direct flight from Athens to Amman in the summer schedule 2015, reaching five weekly flights.

Athens Airport ‘i-mind’ Program Awarded for Innovation

The Hellenic Management Association (EEDE) awarded Athens International Airport (AIA) for its ongoing “i-mind” program, which aims to guarantee the high quality of services offered via direct input from the airport’s employees.