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Positive Signs for Greek Tourism as Pre-bookings Grow

Tourists from Germany, Russia and the UK have already made plans to visit Greece this summer pushing the number of pre-bookings into positive territory and offering sector professionals a glimpse of what’s in store for 2017.

UNWTO, WTTC: Trump’s Immigration Ban Goes Against Freedom of Travel

The UNWTO and the WTTC have expressed concern over the recently announced travel ban by the United States of America to nationals of seven countries.

Ryanair Cuts Athens Traffic for Winter 2017

Ryanair will reduce its Athens traffic by 22 percent this winter, following continued runway delays at Thessaloniki's airport.

Europe Cruise Sector Sets Sights on Asia

Europe’s cruise sector is actively reaching out to Asian markets in efforts to maintain its strong hold as the world’s second top cruise destination.

Syros Accommodation Body Launches Action Plan

The association representing accommodation facilities on Syros recently presented a new three-year action plan for 2017 in efforts to boost incoming tourism to the island and strengthen the local economy.

British Airways Launches New Route from London City to Skiathos Island

British Airways in June will launch direct flights from London City airport to the Greek island of Skiathos for summer 2017.

WTM London 2016 Facilitates Record £2.8 Billion in Travel Industry Deals

World Travel Market (WTM) London 2016 is expected to generate a record £2.8 billion in travel and tourism industry deals.

ITB MICE Day 2017: Best Practices and Implementation Examples from Sector Professionals

A number of industry professionals will answer many questions and highlight best practices and actual scenarios at this year's ITB Berlin's MICE Day.

Turkish Airlines Expands Codeshare Agreement with Pakistan International Airlines

Turkish Airlines and Pakistan International Airlines will expand their codeshare agreement as of February 1 and this way offer passengers easier connections and more flexible alternatives.

Oman Air: Centipede Bites Passenger, Delays Flight to London

Oman Air flight WY 101, scheduled to fly from Muscat to London Heathrow, was delayed on Sunday after a passenger was bitten by a centipede during boarding.

Commission: No EU Citizen will Suffer Discrimination from Trump’s Immigration Decree

The EU will ensure that none of its citizens suffer discrimination by US President Donald Trump's ban on travellers from seven mainly-Muslim countries.

Greece Expects More American Tourists in 2017

Greece is expecting more tourists from the United States this year, following a double-digit increase in American visitors during the 2015-2016 period.

UNWTO Applauds 5-day Visa-free Policy by Belarus to Citizens of 80 States

The UNWTO supports the decision of the Government of Belarus to launch the 5-day visa-free policy that will be applicable to travelers from 80 countries.

Etihad’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Fly Seasonally to Athens, Greece

A new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner of Etihad Airways will operate seasonally from Abu Dhabi to Athens, Greece, during the summer months.

Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association Elects New Board

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (EPEST) recently elected a new Board of Directors for a three-year mandate.

Grand Opening for Renovated ‘GB Corner Gifts & Flavors’ in Athens

A large crowd recently lined up to attend the grand opening of the renovated GB Corner Gifts & Flavors shop of the Hotel Grande Bretagne in central Athens.

Tourism Awards 2017: Last Call for Entries

The deadline for entering the fourth edition of Greece's Tourism Awards is approaching fast! On Friday, February 3, entry submissions will be closed.

Royal Jordanian Strengthens its Presence in 14 Cities

Royal Jordanian will be increasing the frequency of its flights to 14 key Arab and international destinations on its route network as of summer 2017.

Going to a Greek Beach? Book Your Sunbed Online!

An app for booking sunbeds at organized beaches in Greece is available and expected to take the country's "Sun & Beach" experience to a whole other level.

Three Greek Cities in Euromonitor’s ‘Top 100 Destinations’ Report

Three Greek cities are in the top 100 city destinations ranking in terms of international tourist arrivals, according to Euromonitor International.