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Hotels Chamber Head Reluctant to Make Projections for Future

Urging a united front on all issues involving the sector, the head of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) George Tsakiris made it clear that “tourism is an affair that affects us all” during the chamber’s 5th general assembly held recently at Athens’ Metropolitan Expo center.

NATO Steps In, Sends Ships to Aegean to Stem Refugee Flow

In efforts to curb the number of incoming refugees via illegal means, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has ordered the immediate deployment of Alliance ships to the Aegean.

Thessaloniki Tourism Resilient, Aims tο Stimulate Overnighters

The northern port city of Thessaloniki has proven to be resilient despite the ongoing political turmoil in Greece, with incoming tourism holding ground, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.

Pioneering Greeks – Xenia Papastavrou, Founder of NPO “Boroume”

Welcome to "Pioneering Greeks", the new weekly column of GTP Headlines, which highlights the Greeks that stand out for their creative thinking in the business world. This week we introduce Xenia Papastavrou, the founder of NPO “Boroume”.

Aegean Airlines Reports 15% Increase in Passenger Traffic for 2015

Aegean Airlines has announced total passenger growth of 15 percent in 2015. Passengers carried reached 11,650,374, which are 1,537,849 more than in 2014.

South Aegean Region Takes Cyclades, Dodecanese Islands to Iran

Aiming to promote the Aegean islands to the promising market of Iran, the tourism department of the South Aegean Region will take part in a workshop during the Tehran International Tourism Exhibition (TITE) on February 16.

Minoan Lines Honored by Hellenic Cycling Federation

The Hellenic Cycling Federation (EOP) recently presented an honorary plaque to Greek passenger ferry company Minoan Lines for its ongoing support.

GOL Goes Live with Travelport Rich Content and Branding

Travelport on Thursday announced that GOL has now gone live with Travelport Rich Content and Branding.

Air France Goes Gourmet with Chef Jean Imbert

It’s haute cuisine by French chef Jean Imbert on board all Air France Economy and Premium Economy long-haul flights as part of the French carrier's efforts to upmarket its products and services.