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Greece to Roll Out its Best at WTM London 2015

Greece will attend the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, the leading global and must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. WTM 2015 will open its doors on Monday, 2 November, at ExCeL – London and run until Thursday, 5...

International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% Thanks to Europe

International tourist arrivals grew by 4.3 percent in the first eight months of 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, fuelled by strong results in Europe and consolidating the trend of recent years.

Alexandros Aggelopoulos, Vice President Aldemar Resorts

Committed to offering nothing less than the finest experience to the guest, we have proceeded with revamps and upgrades to our portfolio of high standard hotels.

Faith Tourism Tops Athens Workshop Agenda

Athens’ ecclesiastical monuments and sites of religious interest and how these can serve as main attractions for tourists keen on learning more about Greek culture were the focus of a workshop on the “Promotion of Church Heritage and the Development of Religious Tourism” held in...

Konstantinos Alexopoulos, CEO Domotel S.A.

The Greek people of Tourism, businesses and all of those working in this sector, have shown once again composure and maturity creating a stable environment.

Michael Flerianos, General Director Gold Star Aviation

Despite the crisis, the consequences of the austerity, the capital controls and the refugee waves, the Greek people do not lose their optimism, their smile and the warm welcome to our guests.

George Grafakos, CEO Aqua Vista Hotels

In the last three years, Greek tourism has achieved the impossible: to break record after record year by year, continuously raising the bar alone and serving as the only source of growth in our country.

Polychronis Griveas, CEO Astir Palace Vouliagmenis S.A.

We need to continue to reinvent ourselves to stay abreast of the developments ongoing throughout the world, and to continue being competitive in the markets.

Kallinikos Kallinikos, Executive Vice President Goldair Group

The long-standing efforts of the tourism community to give prominence to the tourism industry as a key pillar of Greece’s growth, has been successful and has supported our country during one of the most difficult periods in its history.

Apostolos Moussamas, Managing Director Moussamas Bros S.A.

Great efforts have been made from the hospitality sector in order to ensure the best possible satisfaction of our visitors, although hotels are operating under a difficult financial environment.

Diamantis Pithis, Director Argo Travel Group

All involved in the Greek Tourist Industry should converge to London and each company should promote from its perspective Greece, its beauties and the “Myth” it represents.

Rena Dourou, Governor of Attica Region

The Region of Attica, being entirely aware of the current economic situation and committed to a serious development perspective, emphasizes henceforth the high-profile systematic promotion of all cultural and tourist treasures Attica prides itself on.

Marilena Stathopoulou, Manager Tourhotel

It is important to understand that this experience starts from the guests’ dreaming - planning process, extends to the actual experience in Greece and follows the guests when they return home.

Stavros Arnaoutakis, Governor of Crete Region

Crete focuses on actions that support the reinforcement of high quality tourism and its alternative aspects, aiming at the extension of the tourism season.

Theodore Vokos, Executive Director Posidonia Exhibitions S.A.

Tourism has always been the driving force of the Greek economy and it must be acknowledged that recent efforts by all stakeholders to boost this sector have paid off.

Elena Kountoura, Alternate Minister of Tourism

The fact that our country is listed among the 10 most visited destinations worldwide creates a great responsibility.

Christiana Kalogirou, Governor of North Aegean Region

North Aegean islands have the potentials to follow the contemporary approach of tourism development, which is based on financial, social and environmental sustainability.

Claire Zerzivili, President Aktina Travel Group

We are in great need of serious investments in infrastructure (e.g. regional airports, marinas) as well a sour services, in order to be able provide a state-of-the art competitive tourism product.

John Kittmer, British Ambassador to Greece

World Travel Market London means business; it is the perfect stage for both government and private sector to see and be seen. I am sure that the Greek participants will be the best ambassadors for their wonderful country. I wish them and Greek tourism every success...

Theodoros Karypidis, Governor of Western Macedonia Region

For the Region of Western Macedonia, the tourist product is recognized as an important development tool, a tool which will help to form a new identity.