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Greek Passenger Shipping Professionals Request Exemption from Potential VAT Rate Increase

Passenger ferry services should be designated as "emergency services" and therefore charged with a reduced Value Added Tax rate, the Association of Greek Passenger Shipping Companies (SEEN) said in a letter to Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.

Hotel Chamber Seeks Greek Prime Minister’s Intervention Over Possible Tax Hikes

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Friday sought Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' intervention to prevent new tax hikes to tourism enterprises in Greece.

Greek Islanders Call on Government to Offer Incentives for Growth

Trade associations from the Cyclades are calling on the government to re-examine the measures it has proposed including increasing the VAT tax and imposing a luxury levy on 22 islands, underlining that any adjustments made must be carefully designed to ensure growth.

Seven Greek Isles Among Mediterranean’s Top 10, Ios Leads the Way

The hotels on seven Greek islands are luring visitors to Greece as revealed by online booking agent Trivago UK’s annual Mediterranean Island Reputation Ranking 2015 released recently, placing the Cycladic isle of Ios on the top of the list.

Halkidiki Region Boosts International Presence with New Tourism Promo

In ongoing efforts to promote the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, as a primary tourism destination, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO) launched its latest campaign last week titled “Halkidiki, MIRAGE in the Med”. A comprehensive international campaign, “MIRAGE in...

Transavia is Now Represented in Greece By Air France-KLM Group

In Greece, Transavia operates 69 flights a week on 19 different routes, from 11 airports in the country and transports some 585.000 passengers per year on those routes.

China’s Hainan Airlines Gaining Ground

Hainan Airlines is gaining ground against its competitors with a comprehensive international expansion plan that includes the acquisition of 37 new jets and deals with General Electric and Rolls-Royce for engines to power the 30 Boeing 787-9s it plans to order.

Etihad Airways Wins Three Coveted World Travel Awards Including Middle East’s Leading Airline

For the ninth consecutive year, Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East’s Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East.

Young Face of the Week: Evangelos Sgouras, Sales and Marketing Manager of ‘Aries Villas’, Skiathos

This week, GTP introduces Evangelos Sgouras, the sales and marketing manager of 'Aries Villas' on Skiathos Island.

XL πετσέτες με την υπογραφή της Crist Bed Linen Industry

Νέες XL πετσέτες θαλάσσης και πισίνας προστέθηκαν στη συλλογή της Crist.