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No Ferries in Greece on Feb 4-5 Due to Strike of Sailors

The Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) on Saturday announced another 48-hour strike on February 4 and February 5 in an ongoing protest against the government's plans for pension reform.

Greece May Risk Losing Visa-free Travel Rights to US

Greece is among five European countries that may have to face being ousted from the US visa waiver program if it doesn’t deal with the “crucial loopholes” in its security system, news magazine Politico reported on Thursday.

Minister Kountoura Inks Greece-Israel Tourism Pact

Boosting tourism to Greece via cruise travel and package deals were two of the actions that Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Israeli counterpart Yariv Levin agreed on during her visit to Jerusalem within the framework of the Greece-Israel High-Level Cooperation...

EMITT 2016: Lesvos Petrified Forest Introduced to Turkish Travel Agents

The Petrified Forest of Lesvos and other unique natural monuments of the North Aegean islands were introduced to a group of Turkish travel agents from Izmir during the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT in Istanbul.

Cyprus’ Tus Airways Launches, Flights to Greece Planned

Cypriot carrier Tus Airways has officially launched and will commence the operation of its flight schedule on February 14. The new airline aims to connect Cyprus with neighboring countries, including Greece, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan.

EMITT 2016: Santorini Reaches Out to Turkish Market

Aiming for Santorini to attract more travellers from Turkey and the markets of the eastern side of the Mediterranean & the Middle East, the Municipality of Thera presented the Cycladic island as an all year round tourism destination at the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel...

Virgin Atlantic Airways Hosts Dinner for Top Greek Travel Agents in Athens

Leading travel agents in Athens, Greece, were updated on the latest developments involving Virgin Atlantic Airways during a recent dinner hosted by the airline.

Hotels in Metsovo Top Trivago’s Best in Greece List

The mountain village of Metsovo in northern Greece has topped holiday booking site trivago.gr's Reputation Ranking of 25 Greek destinations with the best hotels.

Travel Massive: Hello Johannesburg, Meet Thessaloniki

In efforts to get the word across continents and connect travel insiders through free events around the world, Travel Massive Thessaloniki joined forces with its chapter in Johannesburg for the second event held in the northern port city last week aiming to promote it and region...

Το ξενοδοχείο Athina Luxury Suites αναζητά front desk/reception

Το ξενοδοχείο Athina Luxury Suites στην Kαλντέρα των Φηρών επιθυμεί να προσλάβει κοπέλα για τη θέση front desk/reception.

EU Threatens to Oust Greece from Schengen Zone

Greece may be kicked out of the Schengen zone which allows passport free travel within the EU after the Commission said on Wednesday that the country was failing to secure its borders.

Franchise Businesses May Soon be Able to Tap into EU Funds

A ban excluding franchise companies in Greece from being eligible for EU funding may be lifted, according to reports by Greek financial daily Naftemporiki.

EMITT 2016: ‘Tourism Has a Healing Effect in International Relations’

During his speech at the opening ceremony of the 20th EMITT expo on Thursday, Turkey's Minister of Culture and Tourism, Mahir Unai, underlined that any crisis can be healed through tourism and international relations.

Tourism, Technology and Energy Top Greece-Israel Relations

Tourism, technology, energy and transport topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who was in Israel on Wednesday, for bilateral talks, with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

EMITT 2016: Turkish Tourism Aims for Success Despite Challenges

"We are used to fighting challenges... Crises are not obstacles to Turkey but triggers", Hacer Aydin, ITE Turkey Tourism & Travel & Fashion Group Director, said during the opening ceremony of the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT on Thursday.

Blue Air Becomes Full IATA Member

Romanian airline Blue Air announced on Thursday that it has become a full member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) from January 19, 2016.

‘Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort’ Wins Awards for Wellness Excellence

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort in Crete recently won wellness awards that affirm its excellence in the hospitality industry.

Greece’s Tourism Awards 2016 Entry Deadline Extended

Following high demand, the entry deadline for the Tourism Awards 2016 in Greece has been extended by one week to Friday, February 5.

Fitness and Fun with Active Sundays Across Greece

Put the Sunday blues behind you and join the Active Sundays team in weekly day trips across Greece which promise to get you motivated and keep you content.

Η Cretan Daily Cruises αναζητά υπαλλήλους

Η CRETAN DAILY CRUISES ανοίγει νέες θέσεις εργασίας και αναζητά υπαλλήλους.