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Minister Stathakis Reveals Tourism Agenda for Greece

Speaking during the 23rd annual general assembly of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) on Thursday, the Minister of Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism, Giorgos Stathakis, revealed the strategic objectives of the government in regards to tourism.

SETE: Tourism is at the Forefront to Support Greece

"Tourism will not surrender but continue to work hard to preserve the jobs it has created, to support the state's revenue... and to climb even higher in the world rankings of competitiveness", the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said on...

EC Requests Greece to Ensure that Airport Charges Comply with EU Law

The European Commission has requested Greece to correctly apply EU rules on airport charges and for the operation of air services at Athens International Airport.

Proposed VAT Hike Sets Off Alarm Bells in Greek Shipping Industry

The shipping industry warned during the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum held in Athens this week that should a proposed tax hike be imposed on Greek tourism then the consequences will be dire for the industry.

Lights, Camera, Action… Greece Readies to Attract Foreign Film Productions

Aware of the huge potential of attracting international film producers to Greece, the government is preparing a flexible legal framework that will provide the incentives to get cameras rolling on Greek soil.

Greece Welcomes Over 1.7 Million Tourists in Q1 2015

Greece saw 1.7 million tourists in the first quarter of 2015, beating last year's incoming tourist arrivals during the same period by 45.6 percent, according to data from the Bank of Greece.

Aegean Airlines Reports Improved Performance in First-quarter 2015 Results

Greek carrier AEGEAN Airlines has reported an improved performance during the first quarter of 2015, compared to last year's corresponding period, according to the company's financial results.

Travelport-connected Agencies Now Able to Book Thousands of Entertainment Products

Travelport has announced that the Ingresso Entertainment Tickets plugin is now accessible to travel agents via its industry-leading point of sale technology, Travelport Smartpoint.

Aktina Travel Backs Sea Tourism, Calls for Actions not Words at Posidonia Forum 2015

Stressing the need to tap into the potential of sea tourism and find ways to improve standards and services and within its ongoing strategy to support such efforts, Greek travel experts Αktina Travel Group sponsored this year’s 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum held in Athens this...

Med Cruise and CLIA Europe Sign Travel Agent Training Partnership

MedCruise continues its commitment with the European travel agent community creating a first step for a successful travel agent platform. - CLIA’s successful travel agent training program to be expanded to France.

Cult Chef Jamie Oliver Cooks Greek Island Style on Ikaria

Cook-turned-cult persona Jamie Oliver did it Greek style earlier this month, promoting both the Greek islands and their cuisine while visiting Ikaria as part of his ongoing research into the role of food in longevity and quality of life.

Ryanair Dubbed ‘Second Largest Carrier’ at Athens Airport

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair recently celebrated its first year of operations in Athens and was announced as the second largest carrier based at Athens International Airport.

Ο Δήμος Αθηναίων ζητά τη γνώμη των πολιτών για το μέλλον τεσσάρων κτιρίων της Αθήνας

Δημότες, κάτοικοι, οργανισμοί, φορείς του δημόσιου και ιδιωτικού τομέα και εκπρόσωποι της Κοινωνίας των Πολιτών καλούνται να πουν τη γνώμη και τις ιδέες τους για το νέο πρόσωπο που αποκτούν τέσσερα κτίρια – τοπόση...