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Greece Cashed in 14.1bn Receipts from Tourists in 2015

Tourist arrivals in Greece reached 26 million last year, up 5.6 percent compared to 2014, according to the Bank of Greece's (BoG) final data on the 2015 tourism season released on Thursday.

SETE Chief Tweet of Q1 Dip in Greece Bookings Creates a Stir

A tweet on Wednesday by Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis that tourism bookings for 2016 have taken a downturn compared to last year, has gotten the industry on edge.

EU Talk of Visa Requirements for US, Canada Causing Commotion

The European Union may do away with the current visa waiver program applicable to US and Canadian citizens as a retaliatory move for restrictions imposed by the U.S. and Canada on some EU countries.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Against Construction of Refugee ‘Hotspot’ in Region

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) has expressed its resistance to a recent government proposal to set up a refugee center right next to a designated area in the Eastern Thessaloniki regional unit slated for tourist expansion.

fedHATTA Spreads the Word about Offbeat Greek Destination ‘Tzoumerka’

Within the framework of its tourism action plan "Dodeka", which includes the promotion of lesser known Greek destinations to the world, the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) recently visited Tzourmerka, in Ioannina, Epirus.

‘Roads to Rhodes’ Marathon Kicks Off this Sunday!

Some of Greece's top athletes and Olympic champions are getting ready to join amateur and professional runners from all over the world to run in the third "Roads to Rhodes" marathon this Sunday, on April 17.

blueground Expands to Mykonos, Introduces Fine Selection of Villas

Greek tourism and property management company blueground has now expanded its business activities in Mykonos, with a specialised local team servicing an array of exclusive, fully-serviced villas.

TUI’s Flying ‘Brand Ambassadors’ Get the Word Out

Travel group TUI is making sure everyone knows its products and services with its latest innovative advertising campaign that has seven TUIfly Boeing 737-800 planes "donning" company brands.

Athens Airport Announces Events to Get Visitors ‘Speaking Aθenian’ this Year

As of this month, the digital campaign for the Greek capital "Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian." will be "telling the story of the live Athenian experience" through a series of actions and initiatives at the airport and in the city.

Etihad Airways Launches Greek Version of Mobile Website

Etihad Airways has officially launched the Greek version of its mobile site. Smartphone users can now experience Etihad’s mobile site in Dutch, Russian and Greek, in addition to the existing languages English, Arabic, German, French, Italian, Chinese and Japanese.

WTM London 2016 to Celebrate Two ‘Responsible Tourism’ Anniversaries

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016 will commemorate two key responsible tourism anniversaries; 20 years of responsible tourism and 10 years of World Responsible Tourism Days.

ΙΝΣΕΤΕ: Ανακοινώθηκαν τα αποτελέσματα του Προγράμματος Voucher για τον Τουρισμό

Ανακοινώθηκαν τα αποτελέσματα του Προγράμματος «Επιταγή εισόδου για νέους έως 29 ετών σε ιδιωτικές επιχειρήσεις στον κλάδο του τουρισμού για απόκτηση ...