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Greece Seeks to Extend Tourist Season to 12 Months

Greece's main goal is to extend the tourist season, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while speaking at an Economist Conference in Athens. "We want tourism 12 months a year", she said.

German Tour Operators Optimistic, See Crete, Rhodes, Kos as Top Spots

German tour operators are insisting that German tourists are planning to hit Greek shores in droves despite recent media reports about dwindling tourism figures.

Possible New Tax Measures Worry Greek Hotel Industry

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) on Friday voiced concern over the impact new measures would have on the hotel sector and the national economy in general, during a meeting with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Tourism Boosts Employment by 23% in 2014

Tourism bolstered employment by 23 percent in 2014, according to data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) based on statistics by IKA, the country’s largest social security fund.

Study: Amadeus Introduces the Future Six ‘Traveller Tribes’

A study commissioned by Amadeus defines the six "traveller tribes" or segments that will emerge by the end of the next decade. Which tribe do you belong to?

America’s Largest Airlines Received Benefits Worth US$71.48 Billion, New Study Shows

Research commissioned by Etihad Airways has quantified a range of government and court-sanctioned benefits and concessions received by the three biggest US carriers, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines Group, and other airlines with which they have merged.

UK Press Turns Provocative Over Parthenon Marbles Issue

Hours after the Greek government announced that it would not seek legal action against the British Museum and the British government for the return of the Parthenon Marbles, the Telegraph started off its story claiming that Greece finally “acknowledges that the British Museum is...

Greek Americans Discuss Tourism With Minister Kountoura

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently discussed a series of issues concerning Hellenism in the United States and Canada with a delegation from the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA).

Ellinair Adds Greece Links, Ups Flights, Offers Competitive Fares

Greek carrier Ellinair announced its boosted summer 2015 program with new connections between Greek destinations and hubs abroad, greater flight frequency, competitive prices, and for the first time, six new domestic links.

Travelport Signs New Distribution Agreement in Bulgaria

Travelport Distribution Bulgaria will distribute Travelport’s unrivalled air, hotel and car content and provide travel agencies with a complete package of leading technology.