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Greek Airports See Hike in Passenger Count in First 5 Months of 2016

There was a 10.3 percent rise in the number of passengers traveling through Greece's airports during the first five months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, according to data released recently by the Civil Aviation Authority.

Greece ‘Enticing’ Saudi Investors with 5-year Visa

Greece is extending the so-called golden visa to Arab nationals investing more than 250,000 euros in property. The investor visas offer five-year residency rights in return for real estate acquisitions or for strategic investments.

Posidonia 2016 Shipping Expo Attracts Record 22,000 Visitors

Posidonia 2016 on Friday said farewell to over 22,000 shipping industry professionals who visited the world’s most prestigious maritime event to meet, network and do business with more than 1,800 exhibitors from 90 countries deployed across 40,000 sqm at Athens Metropolitan Expo...

Water Activities Take Center Stage at this Year’s ‘Navarino Challenge’

Greece’s multi-award winning sports tourism event "Navarino Challenge" this year will highlight the natural beauty of its host destination Messinia by showcasing a series of activities related to water.

Kalamata Welcomes Cirrus Aircraft for ‘1st Aviation & Tourism Event’ in Greece

Dozens of spectators had the chance to see 40 Cirrus aircraft take to the skies during the 1st Aviation and Tourism Event which took place in Kalamata in late May.

Travelife Holds Successful Sustainability Seminars for Hoteliers on Three Greek Islands

Travelife for Hotels & Accommodations, the internationally recognised certification scheme that promotes sustainability within the tourism industry, recently held three successful training seminars for hoteliers across three Greek islands.

Mediterranean Panorama & Stockholm Travel Week to Promote Greece in Scandinavia

The organizers of the successful Grekland Panorama - which has been promoting Greece to the Scandinavian market in the past years - are taking the event to the next level by incorporating other Mediterranean destinations and re-naming it into “Mediterranean Panorama”.

Pioneering Greeks – Konstantinos Lazarakis, the Greek ‘Master of Wine’

This week we introduce Konstantinos Lazarakis, the first Greek Master of Wine and President of the Wine & Spirits Professional Centre (WSPC).

Ο ΣΕΤΕ και η fedHATTA ζητούν την εύρυθμη λειτουργία του κλάδου της κρουαζιέρας

Ο Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων (ΣΕΤΕ) και η Ομοσπονδία Ελληνικών Συνδέσμων Τουριστικών & Ταξιδιωτικών Γραφείων (fedHATTA) ζητούν από την πολιτεία να προβεί άμεσα σε όλες τις απαιτούμενες ενέργειες, για να επανέλθει «εργασιακή ειρήνη» με τους λιμενεργάτες, ώστε ν...

Air France Adjusts Flight Schedule Ahead of Pilots Strike on June 11-14

Air France's pilot unions have announced a four-day strike from June 11, right at the start of Euro 2016 soccer championship, until June 14.