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Cosco Group Set to Acquire 67% of Piraeus Port

China's Cosco Group will acquire 67 percent of Piraeus Port Authority (OLP), Greece's largest port, after the company submitted an improved offer of 368.5 million euros, the Greek privatization fund TAIPED announced on Wednesday.

Year 2015: Safest Ever to Fly

The previous year was the safest in aviation history, according to Aviation Safety Network (ASN), despite two deadly disasters with a toll of 374 people.

Greece’s Tourism Minister Kountoura Meets Spain’s Queen Letizia

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Wednesday met with Queen Letizia of Spain during the opening ceremony of the 36th International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR at Feria de Madrid.

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 48-hour Strike on Jan 20-22

Minoan Lines informs its passengers that due to the announced 48-hour strike in Greece by the Panhellenic Seamen’s Association (PNO) as of Wednesday, January 20 at 6am up to Friday, January 22 at 6am, itineraries on the Heraklion – Piraeus line and Patras – Igoumenitsa –...

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Zoom in on Austrian Tourists

Introducing novel tourism products that will suit the tastes of Austrian travelers is the Thessaloniki Hotels Association’s (THA) latest project following the insight gained during the Ferien Μesse International Tourism Fair held in Vienna last week.

‘Daily Mail’ Tells All to ‘Explore History & Heartbreak’ at Greece’s Spinalonga

Daily Mail writer Helen Atkinson may describe Spinalonga, the Greek island off Crete, as a “tiny speck”, but she’s quick to point out that if you’re into history and fiction then this is the place to visit.

Greek Freight Transport Examined at Day Event

Reliable and economical international freight transport was the focus of a day event held last month by the Supply Chain Institute with over 100 professionals from the trade, airline and customs sectors in attendance.

Grivalia Properties Appoints Stefanos Vlastos as New Hospitality Director

Aiming to strengthening its presence in the field of tourism real estate, leading Greek real estate investment company Grivalia Properties REIC recently announced that Stefanos Vlastos has been appointed to the newly created position of Hospitality Director.

LGBT Survey: What Tourism Businesses Need to Know to Target the $202B Gay Travel Market

New research shows, for the first time, weaknesses - and opportunities - confronting the travel industry as it tries to better understand and target the important LGBT travel market.