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First Group of Greek Islands to See VAT Hike Announced

Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and Skiathos are the first Greek islands that will lose a special value-added-tax status - a 30 percent reduced implementation of all VAT rates - as of October 1.

Global Travel and Tourism Leaders Welcome New UN Sustainable Development Goals

The leaders of the major Global Travel and Tourism associations have welcomed the adoption of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tourism is included in the SDGs as a target in three goals.

Delta Announces Athens–New York Summer 2016 Flights Now on Sale

Delta's Athens–New York nonstop flights will begin five times weekly from March 27, 2016, increasing to a daily service from May 24, 2016, using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 292 seats.

Travel Channel’s ‘Booze Traveler’ Visits Greece for Intoxicating Fun

Travel Channel's global nomad, Jack Maxwell, visited Greece, for the season premiere of “Booze Traveler” on September 28, sampling everything from tsipouro and masticha to soumada and raki.

TUI Group Launches New Strategy to Shape Future of Sustainable Tourism

TUI Group has launched a new five-year sustainability strategy named “Better Holidays, Better World”. The ambitious 2020 strategy is built around three core pillars to help shape the future of sustainable tourism.

‘Air Passenger Rights’ Event at Athens Airport

The European Consumer Centre of Greece and the Independent Authority "Consumers Ombudsman" will be informing European citizens on their air passenger rights at a special event at Athens International Airport (AIA) on Tuesday.

#TastingEurope to Guide Traveling Foodies

The European Travel Commission (ETC) will present Europe’s official portal of food and gastronomy tourism “TastingEurope.com” during the Food Tourism Week to be held at the Milan EXPO on September 28-30.

Υπουργείο Οικονομικών: Τι ισχύει σήμερα στα capital controls

Το Υπουργείο Οικονομικών για την πληρέστερη ενημέρωση των πολιτών σχετικά με τους περιορισμούς που έχουν επιβληθεί στις αναλήψεις μετρητών και τις μεταφορές κεφαλαίων (capital controls), παρουσιάζει συνοπτικά τα κυριότερα σημεία αυτών, όπως ι...