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BoG: Greece Welcomed 23.6m Tourists in 2015

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in 2015 increased by 7.1 percent to 23.6 million, according to provisional data released by the Bank of Greece (BoG) on Monday. Travel receipts in 2015 rose by six percent to 14.1 billion euros.

EU Ruling: Airlines Must Pay Up or Be on Time

An EU Court decision has set a precedent paving the way for employers to be able to seek compensation from airlines in the case their employees are delayed to their final destinations while on business trips.

Visa Process Red Tape Turns Russian Tourists Away

Russian tourists might not be traveling to Turkey this year due to the escalating military conflict between the two countries, but they are not opting to visit Greece either, Greek tourism sector insiders are saying, citing the tedious and time-consuming visa procedure as the reason.

Day Event Explores Peloponnese Tourism Growth

Promoting the tourism offerings of the region and implementing the successful Greek Breakfast program, as well as dealing with structural and fiscal issues impacting the tourism industry, topped the agenda of a tourism workshop held last week at the Dimitsana Conference &...

Greek Hotel Sector, Tourism Employees See Eye to Eye – Opinion

"For the first time in many years, the hotel sector and its employees have managed to see eye to eye and ensure that the interests of all parties involved are safeguarded, paving the way for a fruitful collaboration and future growth,” according to Hellenic Federation of...

Travelport Appoints Helen Katsiadaki as Sales Manager for Greece

Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, on Monday announced the appointment of Helen Katsiadaki as Sales Manager for Greece, with immediate effect.

Avis Celebrates 55th Anniversary in Greece with Record Year

Car rental company Avis recently celebrated its 55th year anniversary in Greece by reporting record earnings and growth.

Hellenic Aviation Society Elects Dimitris Soukeras as President

The Hellenic Aviation Society recently announced its new Board of Directors for a 2-year mandate.

Airotel Invites Guests to ‘Stay and Win’ a 65” Curved LG TV

Airotel is giving the guests of its hotels the chance to win a LG 65-inch TV worth 2,500 euros!

Etihad Airways Presented with Airline of the Year 2016 Award

Etihad Airways was recently presented with the coveted Airline of the Year 2016 award by the prestigious US-based aviation industry publication Air Transport World (ATW).