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Bank of Greece Gives Guidelines for Growth in Tourism

Innovative measures towards the modernization of existing structures and facilitation of travel such as simplified visa procedures, extending visiting hours at cultural and archaeological sites and extending the season can stimulate tourism demand, according to a report released...

Kountoura Talks Tourism with Foreign Ambassadors in Athens

Aiming to boost arrivals from new markets, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Tuesday held successive meetings in Athens with the ambassadors of the Czech Republic, Australia and India.

PwC: Greek Hotels Up for Sale but No Signs of Interest

The Greek hospitality investment market seems to be in hibernation with at least 225 hotels currently on offer but no signs of interest from potential buyers, a PwC report found.

Ellinair Reinstates Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki, Heraklion

Greek carrier Ellinair will be reinstating its flights between Athens and Thessaloniki as of March 22.

Destsetters Launches Travel Stores, a New Distribution Channel for Travel Agents

The innovative travel platform Destsetters has launched a brand new service for DMCs, Concierge Companies and Service Providers, which allows them to distribute their products to its dynamic targeted audiences.

Thomas Cook Group Airlines: Direct Flights to 16 Greek Destinations in Summer 2016

Thomas Cook Group Airlines will operate direct flights to 16 Greek and two Cypriot destinations from cities in Germany, Belgium and the UK, from April to the end of October, according to its flightplan for summer 2016.

IATA: The BSP Turns 45

On March 1, 1971, the very first “Billing Settlement Plan” (BSP) was established in Japan. BSP is a system designed to facilitate and simplify the selling, reporting and remitting procedures of IATA Accredited Passenger Sales Agents, as well as improve financial control and cash...

Endeavor Greece Raises Bar, Pledges More Backing at Annual Event

International non-profit organization, Endeavor Greece, raised the bar during its annual event held at the Acropolis Museum recently, presenting its vision for a promising future of more jobs and steady growth.

Peter Sommer Travels Named ‘Tour Operator of the Year’ by AITO

Peter Sommer Travels in the UK, a specialist in cultural holidays and tours in Greece, has been named "Tour Operator of the Year" by Britain’s Association of Independent Tour Operators (AITO).

A Dionysian Carnival on Naxos – All Events

The curtain opens and the island of Naxos — from March 1 through Clean Monday, March 14 — transforms into an interactive stage hosting a multitude of events that highlight the island’s unique cultural and culinary flavors of Carnival.