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UNWTO: Join Us in Celebrating World Tourism Day

In his official message to the global tourism community for World Tourism Day, UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai invites all to join in on the celebration on September 27.

Refugee-hit Kos to Get Funds for Promotion

The island of Kos will receive 1 million euros in emergency funding from the South Aegean Region in order to address problems arising from the influx of refugees and migrants and to address the impact on the local economy and tourism with the aim to restore the Greek island’s...

Avis Hellas Keeps Company Car Rates Down, Absorbs VAT Hike

Major car rental company Avis Hellas announced that it is keeping its company car rates down by absorbing the 5 percent increase of value added tax (VAT) to its insurance policies.

Lufthansa to Offer Broadband Internet on Short and Medium-haul Flights from 2016

From early summer 2016, Lufthansa will be the first network airline in Europe to offer broadband on board its short and medium-haul flights.

TUI Distinguishes Greece’s ‘Alex Beach Hotel’ with ‘2015 Environment Champion’ Award

Alex Beach Hotel & Bungalows on Rhodes has received the prestigious TUI Environmental Champion award “TUI Umwelt Champion” for the year 2015 presented by the German leading tour operator.

‘Tolerance’ Theme for Greece’s European Heritage Days

“Violence and tolerance” will be the focus of this year’s European Heritage Days events to be held in Greece, on September 25-27, particularly at a time when the country is in the international spotlight due to the ongoing tragedies of thousands of Syrian refugees seeking safety...

Greek ‘Opentourism’ Network to Celebrate World Tourism Day 2015 on Skopelos

The Greek “Opentourism” network of professionals will celebrate World Tourism Day (WTD) 2015 this year with an event concerning the tourism development of the Sporades island complex.

Hersonissos Launches Festive Cultural Events for World Tourism Day 2015

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Municipality of Hersonissos on Crete has launched a rich program of festive cultural events running until October 4.

‘His Majesty the King of Spain’ to Perform Live at Athens Airport

“His Majesty the King of Spain" is inviting passengers and visitors of the Athens International Airport (AIA) to take a fascinating journey through the "kingdom" of their music.

Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2015 in Athens

One of the latest stages of the 2015 Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup, one of the sport’s largest and most exciting amateur tournaments, recently took place at Glyfada Golf Club of Athens.