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Greek Tourism Sector Needs €5.5bn in Investments to Keep Up Pace

Greece needs investments in tourism to the tune of some 5.5 billion euros between 2017 and 2023 if it wants to meet increasing demand from abroad and recover domestic demand, according to a National Bank of Greece (NBG) Economic Analysis Department study released recently.

WTTC: Istanbul Airport Attack a Further Blow to Turkey’s Tourism Sector

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) on Wednesday condemned the attack on Istanbul Ataturk Airport on Tuesday and extended its condolences to all those affected by it.

Canadean: UK Travel Industry Facing Years of Uncertainty in Wake of Brexit Vote

The consequences of the UK electorate’s decision to leave (or Brexit) the European Union (EU) following the country’s referendum on June 23 will be far-reaching for the entire EU travel market, according to consumer insight firm Canadean.

Thessaloniki: Once Isn’t Enough… Tourists Come Back for More

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is winning tourists over as well as their loyalty for its “personality”, according to a study presented on Tuesday by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Alibaba to Pave Way for Online Trade Between Greece & China

In efforts to stimulate entrepreneurship, push for expansion into new markets and pave the way for new growth prospects, the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen stressed the significance of bringing the world’s largest e-commerce group, Alibaba, to Greece during a press conference on...

Sabre Gives Sneak Peek of New, Next-generation Travel Agency Platform

Sabre Corporation, a global travel technology leader, has given travel consultants and suppliers across the airline, hotel, rail, cruise and car rental industries a sneak peek at its game-changing Sabre Red Workspace.

Neptune Hotels on Kos Receives 14th Blue Flag

Neptune Hotels on the Greek island of Kos has been awarded with the international Blue Flag certification for the 14th year in a row.

ECOWEEK 2016, Crete: Canadian Designer Chris Doray to Present Agios Nikolaos Seafront Intervention

Award-winning Canadian designer Chris Doray will join the ECOWEEK workshops in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, during July 3-10 and focus on the re-design of the waterfront promenade and facades of the city.

UNWTO Launches 2016 World Tourism Day Campaign

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) on Wednesday launched the 2016 World Tourism Day (WTD) campaign, which this year focuses on the right of every individual to enjoy barrier free travel around the globe.

UNWTO Strongly Condemns Attack at Istanbul Ataturk Airport

“Today we were reminded once again that we are facing a global threat that requires a firm and coordinated response by all governments and the international community”, said UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, on the attack at ‎Ataturk‬ International Airport in ‎Turkey.

AEGEAN Cancels Morning Flights to/from Istanbul on Wednesday, June 29

Greek carrier AEGEAN canceled morning flight from/to Istanbul due to the attack at Ataturk International Airport in Turkey.

Turkey: Suicide Bombers Hit Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, Several Killed and Injured

Explosions rocked Turkey’s largest airport, Istanbul Ataturk, on Tuesday night killing many people and injuring dozens.