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Lloyd’s List Ranks 14 Greek Shipping Tycoons Among World’s Top 100

Fourteen Greeks are among the 100 top influencers in the world’s shipping industry, as compiled by the eighth edition of Lloyd's List 100.

Alpha Bank: Tourism Driving Force of Greece’s Economy

Tourism is contributing greatly to Greece’s improved economic indicators in the nine-month period to September, Alpha Bank found in its weekly bulletin.

Kos, Lesvos Tourism Professionals Urge Gov’t to Scrap ‘Stayover’ Tax

Tourism professionals on the islands of Kos and Lesvos are calling on the government to scrap an imminent “stayover" tax.

Schengen Zone Airport Checks Legal, Biometric IDs a Requirement

European Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos recently stated that Schengen zone checks were both legal and carried out in most countries regularly.

Etihad Donates School Supplies to Syrian Refugee Children in Greece

Etihad Aviation Group has donated school and home supplies to more than one thousand Syrian refugee children at the Ritsona refugee camp near Athens.

Athens to Host World Library and Information Congress in 2019

Athens in August 2019 will host the World Library and Information Congress, which is organized by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA).

Santo Maris Oia Named ‘Greece’s Best Resort Spa’ for 2017

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini has been named “Greece’s Best Resort Spa” for 2017 at the prestigious “World Spa Awards”.

Greece to Host International Sandy Beach Symposium 2018

The 8th International Sandy Beach Symposium (ISBS) will take place between May 25-29, 2018, in Hersonissos on the island of Crete.

TUI Supervisory Board Announces New Chairman

Dieter Zetsche, currently chairman of the executive board of Daimler AG, has been appointed chairman of the TUI supervisory board.

Cebu Pacific Air Adds New ATR 72-600 Aircraft to Fleet

Cebu Pacific Air, a leading carrier in the Philippines, recently took delivery of a brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft, bringing its total fleet size to 62 planes.

Virgin Atlantic Introduced to Partners of Aktina Travel

Greek travel agents, partners of Aktina Travel Group, recently received the latest updates on Virgin Atlantic Airways, during an event held in Athens.