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Tourist Arrivals from Iran to Greece Expected to Soar in 2016

The number of visitors from Iran to Greece could soar to more than 20,000 this year if visa procedures are improved, Iranian travel agents said during the second Greek Tourism Workshop that took place recently in Tehran.

Bidding Process for Crete’s Kastelli Airport Extended to May 6

The bidding process for the Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete, has been extended until May 6, Infrastructure Minister Christos Spirtzis announced this week, citing the “complexity”of the project.

LOT Polish Airlines to Launch Flights from Warsaw to Athens

LOT Polish Airlines will operate four flights per week between Athens and Warsaw starting March 2.

Evrytania Hoteliers Aim to Attract More Visitors from Israel

Aiming to boost arrivals from Israel to the mountainous region of Evrytania in central Greece, the area's hoteliers association recently participated in the recent International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) in Tel Aviv.

IATA Seminars in Athens by Mega Airlines Studies

Mega Airlines Studies has announced a series of international specialized seminars of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) which will take place in Athens.

Greek Tour Operator Suffers Damage after Arson Attack in Athens

The office of Greek tour operator Athens Tours Greece, located on the fourth floor of a building on Akadimias Street in central Athens, was severely damaged on Monday night as a result of an apparent arson attack against offices on the second floor.

Minoan’s Clout in Hellenic Seaways Grows

Aiming to boost its presence in the Aegean transportation sector by gaining a majority stake in Hellenic SeaWays (HSW), Greek shipping giant Minoan Lines acquired over 4.5 million euros, or 3.91 percent, of total share capital in HSW, which formerly belonged to Interamerican Group.

Travelport, Mobacar Agreement Offers More Car Rental Content for Travel Agencies

Travelport recently signed a new global deal with Mobacar, a ground transportation distribution platform which offers content from both global and regional transport providers.

Caribbean Airline LIAT Partners with Discover the World

Caribbean airline LIAT has launched a partnership with Discover the World in an aim to reach key offline markets.

Greek Youth Innovation Project ‘egg’ Invites Promising Ideas

Do you have an innovative business idea? Well than take it a step further by joining the 4th Egg: Enter - Grow - Go program which aims to support youth innovation and promote entrepreneurship.