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IATA Expects Low Oil Prices, Healthy Demand for Travel to Boost Airline Profits in 2016

Lower oil prices and healthy demand for passenger travel will give airline profits a boost next year, according to the airline industry outlook for 2016 released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

UN for Rightful Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Parthenon Marbles should rightfully be returned to Greece, according to a decision by the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.

EU vs Greece, Italy, Croatia over Failed Refugee Registration

The EU said it is taking legal action against three member states for failing to register the thousands of migrants entering Europe through their borders.

Kountoura to Attend Capital Link Forum in New York, Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Dimitris Mardas will attend the 17th Capital Link Forum on "Investing for Growth" in New York on Monday, December 14.

Third ‘100% Hotel Show’ Celebrates Rise in Visitor Numbers

The 100% Hotel Show, the Greek exhibition addressed especially to hoteliers, saw a 35 percent rise in visitors at its third edition held in late November at the MEC exhibition center.

Ryanair Adds Five New Routes from Athens

Ryanair next year will launch five new routes from Athens in late-March and also increase flight frequency on three domestic routes.

Skiathos Moves Full Speed Ahead with Tourism Hoopla

The alternative forms of tourism, the wide array of accommodation facilities, the accessibility and the year-round potential were at the center of the Skiathos Municipality Tourism Development Committee’s strategy presented during the Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier...

Peloponnese Promo ‘Lures’ with Local Delicacies

It may boast a vast variety of tourism options and destinations, but the Peloponnese Region won over the crowds at the Greek Tourism Expo held in Athens earlier this month, with… food.

Travelport and Kenya Airways Extend Global Multi-Year Full Content Agreement

Travelport and Kenya Airways jointly announced the extension of their multi-year, full content agreement.

Blue Air Certified by IATA Operational Safety Audit

Romanian airline Blue Air recently achieved the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) accreditation, for top level service and operational efficiency in safety.