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Greek Visas to Russian Travelers on the Rise

There may have initially been some glitches to the visa process for Russian travelers to Greece, but the procedure is now as prompt as ever with the number issued between January and July 2016 up by 11 percent compared to last year.

Piraeus Port Authority Reports Increase in Cruise Passengers

The cruise industry in Greece saw an increase in the number of passengers during the first seven months of the year, according to figures released by the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP).

EU-Turkey Migrant Deal on Thin Ice

"We have been clear on the consequences of a possible denial regarding visa liberalization... Turkey cannot continue on its own to stop irregular migration toward the EU while the EU does not assume its obligations", Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in a recent interview.

Greece Sees 55% Surge in Tourists from GCC Countries

Tourist traffic from GCC countries to Greece over the summer months hit a record increase of 55 percent, compared to the corresponding period in 2015, according to recent data.

Terrorism Takes Toll on France, Turkey Tourism

France and Turkey are seeing tourism numbers dwindle as terrorism strikes this and last year have taken a bite out of one of their largest markets, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).

Qatar Airways Brings Back its ‘Travel Festival’ Deals

Qatar Airways’ popular "Travel Festival" is back, giving travellers across the world the opportunity to enjoy dream deals to inspiring places - as well as having the chance to win fantastic prizes.

Eucrasia Messinia: Costa Navarino Launches Detox Programme Based on Hippocrates Theory

Costa Navarino has joined forces with the Eucrasia International Centre of Wellness and Preventive Health Treatment to present the “Eucrasia Messinia” programme.

Attica Group Posts Positive 1st-half 2016 Results

Attica Group’s first-half 2016 consolidated revenue rose to 109.63 million euros compared to 108.87 million euros in the same period last year.