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Greece’s Travel Receipts in Jan-Oct 2019 Exceed Total 2018 Revenues

Travel receipts in Greece during the first ten months of 2019 exceeded the total amount of the country's revenues in 2018, according to INSETE.

New Extension of Lower VAT for Five Greek Islands Announced

Five Aegean islands - Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios - have received a six-month extension to their special value-added tax (VAT) status.

Athens Welcomes Back Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest aviation group in Africa, has resumed flights between Addis Ababa and Athens, which now marks the carrier's 20th destination in Europe.

Greece Announces Interest Subsidy Scheme on Loans for Thomas Cook-affected Businesses

Greek businesses affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook can apply to receive loans at subsidized interest rates, according to the Ministry of Development and Investment.

Airbnb Remains 100% Committed to Partnering with Cities

Airbnb says it remains 100 percent committed to partnering with cities, following the ruling of the EU’s highest court, which rejected a French hotels association suit against the home sharing platform.

Sports Tourism in Greece’s Strategy to Attract More Visitors

The Greek Tourism Ministry will support the Ironman 70.3 Greece 2020 mega sporting event as part of its strategy to diversify the country's tourism product and attract more visitors.

Greek Police Seize Head of Ancient Kouros Statue in Nemea

The head of an Ancient Kouros statue was recently confiscated by the Attica Security Division of Cultural Heritage and Antiquities Department.

AEGEAN Takes Delivery of its First A320neo Aircraft

Greece's AEGEAN has taken delivery of its first state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo aircraft.

Aer Lingus Adds Direct Dublin – Rhodes Route for Summer 2020

Ireland's Aer Lingus has announced its first direct route from Dublin to the island of Rhodes in Greece, taking off in May 2020.

Creta Maris Crowned Environmental Champion by TUI

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has been recognized as one of the “greenest” and top-quality resorts by receiving two distinctions from leading tourism group TUI.

Athens’ Life Gallery Hotel Blows Out 15 Candles in Style

The Life Gallery athens hotel in Ecali celebrated its 15th anniversary with a grand party that included an outstanding music program and a motorcycle display.

Air France Orders More New-generation A350s to Replace A380 Aircraft

Air France has ordered 10 Airbus A350-900s to replace the Airbus A380s currently in operation and which are to be retired between now and the end of 2022.

Festive Events & Activities at the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens invites its guests and the public to a program of events and activities to celebrate the festive season.

Ξεκινά ο 2ος κύκλος του Digital Marketing in Hospitality

Ολοκληρώθηκε ο πρώτος κύκλος του προγράμματος Digital Marketing Certificate in Hospitality και οι διοργανωτές ανακοινώνουν την άμεση έναρξη του δεύτερου κύκλου στην Αθήνα.

Τις καλύτερες κριτικές απέσπασε η τουριστική έκθεση AIT Expo 2019

Με απόλυτη επιτυχία και αποσπώντας τις καλύτερες κριτικές από συμμετέχοντες και επισκέπτες πραγματοποιήθηκε η 6η AIT Expo.

Ξεκινούν τα τμήματα μετεκπαίδευσης για τους εργαζόμενους στον τουρισμό

Οι εγγραφές για τα τμήματα μετεκπαίδευσης του Υπουργείου Τουρισμού για την εκπαιδευτική περίοδο 2019-2020 ξεκίνησαν. Η έναρξη των μαθημάτων θα γίνει στις 7 Ιανουαρίου,...

Smart Shipping, Digitization και Sustainability στην ατζέντα του 19ου Navigator Forum

Αναλύοντας τις τρέχουσες τάσεις στη ναυτιλία και με το βλέμμα στο μέλλον πραγματοποιήθηκαν οι εργασίες του 19oυ Navigator The Shipping Decision Makers Forum.

Μινωικές γραμμές: Τροποποίηση δρομολογίων λόγω άρσης απαγορευτικού

Οι Μινωικές Γραμμές ενημερώνουν το επιβατικό κοινό για τα δρομολόγιά τους από τα λιμάνια του Ηρακλείου και του Πειραιά, όπως αυτά διαμορφώνονται μετά την άρση του απαγορευτικού του απόπλου, σήμερα Δευτέρα 23 Δεκεμβρίου...