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UNWTO: Exports from International Tourism Rise to $1.5 Trillion in 2014

International tourism receipts increased by US$ 48 billion in 2014 to reach a record US$ 1,245 billion. An additional US$ 221 billion was generated from international passenger transport, bringing total exports from international tourism up to US$ 1.5 trillion.

GNTO Earmarks Almost 1 Million Euros to Promote Greece in Europe, US Via Google

The Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) has allocated over half a million euros for its latest promotional campaign to be launched via Google in the US and across Europe.

Council of State Opens Door to Private Management of Greek Marinas

The Greek Council of State has given the green light to private entities to lease and operate marinas across the country, without however having the right to claim ownership of the said properties.

Argo Travel Brings Greece Closer to Vietnamese Market

Argo Travel Group was the sole Greek exhibitor at the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM) held recently in Hanoi and presented destination Greece to leading Vietnamese tour operators and travel agencies.

Crete Governor Calls on Tourism Professionals to Put Best Face Forward

Attracting quality tourism by putting on its best face is the Region of Crete’s motto ahead of the summer tourist season set to kick off this month.

HATTA Backs Greek-Turkish Tourism Alliance

Boosting the mutual flow of tourism and developing common strategies for the cooperation of sector enterprises between Turkey and Greece was the focus of the Greek-Turkish Tourism Workshop held in Izmir, Turkey, on April 6.

2014: Top 10 ‘Biggest Spenders’ in International Tourism

China sits at the top of the list of the world's top international tourism spenders with a 28 percent increase in expenditure in 2014, reaching a total of US$ 165 billion.

Greek Tourism’s Best Practices Focus of 2nd Hospitality.now Conference

Thirty best practices in Greek tourism will be presented at the upcoming Hospitality.now conference, scheduled to take place in Athens at the Maroussi Plaza – Cultural & Conference Center on Thursday, May 14.