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Philoxenia 2016: ‘Tourism is a National Issue’, says Minister Kountoura

"Together we can take our tourism higher in the coming years. Tourism is a national issue and unites us all", Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said, while inaugurating the 32nd Philoxenia exhibition on Friday, November 18, at the Thessaloniki International Exhibition Center.

fedHATTA-TCB Alliance to Promote Thessaloniki as Conference Tourism Destination

The Federation of the Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) aiming to promote Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki as a conference tourism destination.

Non-EU Travellers May Have to Pay €7 Fee to Enter Schengen Zone

People from visa-waiver countries may have to pay a fee to obtain authorisation to enter the Schengen Area, according to the European Commission’s proposal, unveiled recently.

Egyptair to Launch Thessaloniki-Cairo Service in 2017

From June 1, 2017, Egyptair will fly four times a week to Thessaloniki from Cairo, according to Salah Tawfik, the airline’s regional director for Greece and Cyprus.

Etihad Airways Appoints Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager Greece and Turkey

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Dimitrios Karagkioules as General Manager Greece and Turkey.

Over 350 Travel Professionals from Israel to Meet in Greece for ITTAA Convention

More than 350 tour operators, travel agents and tourism professionals from Israel will attend the ITTAA Annual Convention 2016 that will take place on November 22-24 in Athens.

Eurocities Awards: Athens’ Citizens Platform ‘SynAthina’ Wins for Innovation

SynAthina, Athens' public platform for engaging citizens, was honored with the award for innovation in this year's Eurocities awards on the theme of the sharing economy.

Hilton Athens’ Galaxy Restaurant Promises a Unique Winter Dining Experience

The fashionable Galaxy restaurant, located on the top floor of the Hilton Athens hotel, invites all to an unforgettable dining experience this winter.

Turkish Airlines Launches New Direct Service to Seychelles

Turkish Airlines recently celebrated the addition of Seychelles to its global route map.

Pioneering Greeks: Nikitas Markopoulos, Co-Founder and Co-Owner of Coco-Mat

This week the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces Nikitas Markopoulos, the co-founder and co-owner of Coco-Mat, a company that aims to offer a good night's sleep to all through its natural products.

Η σημαντικότερη Ευρωπαϊκή συνάντηση του αειφόρου τουρισμού στην Ελλάδα στις 23 & 24 Νοεμβρίου

Για πρώτη φορά στην Ελλάδα και συγκεκριμένα στην Αθήνα το Παγκόσμιο Συμβούλιο Αειφόρου Τουρισμού (Global Sustainable Tourism Council – GSTC) πραγματοποιεί στις 23 και 24 Νοεμβρίου 2016, στο Ζάππειο Μέγαρο, την Ευρωπαϊκή συνάντηση του για το 2016 με κεντρικό θέμα "Χτίζοντας ...

ECOWEEK 2016 στη Θεσσαλονίκη: Placemaking in One Planet

Για άλλη μια φορά, η ECOWEEK επιστρέφει στη Θεσσαλονίκη με διεθνές συνέδριο και εργαστήρια αειφόρου σχεδιασμού στις 14-20 Νοεμβρίου 2016. Συμμετέχουν φοιτητές και νέοι αρχιτέκτονες, σχεδιαστές και σχεδιαστές τοπίου από την Ελλάδα και από το εξωτερικό, με την υποστήρ...