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Greek Yacht Owners Oppose Alimos Marina Privatization

The privatization of the 1,250-position Alimos marina, one of the largest in Greece, has run into opposition by professional yacht owners.

EU Sets Out to Tackle Plastic Waste, Spur Innovation with New Strategy

The EU has launched a strategy to deal with plastic waste to safeguard the environment while seeking to spur innovation in this direction.

Greece’s HATTA Travel Agents Body Marks 90 Years of Action

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently celebrated nine decades of action during a special event in Athens.

Emirates Orders 36 A380s Worth $16b

Emirates has announced a US$ 16 billion deal for 36 additional Airbus A380 aircraft, this way providing stability to the A380 production line.

Registration Still Open for 8th MCE Central & Eastern Europe Forum in Zagreb

Key MICE solution providers are set to meet in Zagreb, Croatia, on February 18-20 for the 8th MCE Central & Eastern Europe Forum.

Travelife for Tour Operators Achieves ‘GSTC-Accredited’ Status

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) recently announced that the Travelife for Tour Operators program has achieved the "GSTC-Accredited" status.

Volotea Closes 2017 as Fifth Most Punctual Low-cost Airline in Europe

Volotea was announced as the fifth most punctual low-cost airline in Europe for the month of December 2017, by FlightStats.

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Dozens of Greek Tourism Projects Included in New Subsidy Scheme

Dozens of tourism projects are among 70 large-scale investment ventures in Greece, included in the government’s “general entrepreneurship” scheme under the latest development law.

Greek Tourism Targets Latin American Markets

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura held meetings with her counterparts from Colombia, Cuba and Argentina and discussed ways to cooperate in the field of tourism.

Greece Extends Deadline for Receiving Offers for Chios Marina

Greece's privatization fund has extended the deadline for the expression of interest invitation for the marina on the island of Chios.

Greece, UNWTO Strengthen Ties at FITUR 2018

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will further strengthen their cooperation.

Halkidiki Gaining Ground in Dutch Travel Market

Halkidiki, northern Greece, is gaining ground in the Dutch travel market, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO).

Crete Region ‘Star of the Show’ at Vienna Holiday Fair

Following its participation in the Ferien-Messe Wien, Austria’s largest travel show, the Region of Crete said pre-bookings for 2018 have significantly increased.

Navarino Junior Golf Academy Supports Tomorrow’s Champions

Last year was one full of success for the Navarino Junior Golf Academy, which is operated by Costa Navarino in the area of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

Grace Santorini’s ‘Santoro’ Honored at FNL Best Restaurant Awards 2017

The Santoro Restaurant, part of the luxury boutique hotel Grace Santorini, was honored at the FNL Best Restaurant Awards 2017.

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts Wins Big at TUI 2018 Awards

The Grecotel Hotels & Resorts group has been honored with 20 TUI 2018 awards for luxury infrastructure and high-quality offered services.

Korean Air to Debut CS300 Aircraft on Domestic Routes

Korean Air has filed plans to introduce Bombardier’s CS300 series aircraft into its domestic network as of late January.

Eva Air Among World’s Safest Airlines for 2018

Eva Air for the fifth consecutive year has earned a coveted spot among the World’s Safest Airlines for 2018, according to Airlineratings.com.

Five Reasons Why Greek Tourism Professionals Should Exhibit at MITT 2018 in Moscow

The 25th MITT is opening its doors in Moscow this March and its organizer, ITE Group, gives us five reasons why 2018 is the year for Greek tourism professionals to take part.