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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.