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Greek-Russian Tourism Forum To Launch On Sunday

Some 50 leading Russian tour operators and travel agents will attend a Greek-Russian tourism forum in Athens to further discuss ways of cooperation with the Greek tourism market, the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris informed journalists today, Monday,...
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Greek Cruise Shows Positive Results In 2012

Last year was a positive year for Greek cruise and growth is expected to continue in 2013, according to data released recently by the Hellenic Ports Association (ELIME) on cruise passenger traffic in Greece’s most important ports.

Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cuts New Year’s Vasilopita

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association cut the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake) last week at the Grand Hotel Palace.
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Barometer: Greek Hoteliers Optimistic For 2013

The Greek hotel sector is optimistic for 2013 overall, with increasing occupancy levels and stabilizing room rates, according to the latest tourism barometer report conducted by GBR Consulting on the expectations of the Greek hospitality sector in 2013.
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Greece Among 2013 “Value For Money” Holiday Destinations

An annual barometer included Greece among a list of hotspots for this year's bargain-hunting holidaymakers.
Bitza Park (БИТЦА ПАРК), north facade.
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Greek Stores To Open In Moscow Shopping Mall

The “Bitza Park” multi-functional shopping center in Moscow will get a taste of Greece and its products this summer as already Greek entrepreneurs are in discussions to reserve retail spaces and launch their businesses in the Russian capital city.
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Greece Closes Privatization Deal On Kassiopi, Corfu

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) announced yesterday, Thursday, 31 January, that it accepted a 23 million euro bid from US-based NCH Capital* for the development of a property in the Kassiopi area on Corfu.
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Greece And Israel To Strengthen Tourism Relations

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will make an official visit to Israel this week to strengthen cooperation in areas of tourism.
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Amphitrion Expands Greek-China Relations

Amphitrion Holidays held an event for the Shaanxi Provincial Tourism Bureau on Wednesday, 30 January, to further promote tourism cooperation between the two countries.
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SETE Responds To Greek Draft Tourism Bill

“The draft tourism bill is moving in the right direction... However, significant improvements are required,” the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, said yesterday, 31 January, in an official letter to Tourism Minister Olga...
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Athens Airport Presents Upgraded Services

Aiming at enhancing the airport’s ambiance, and taking into account what passengers have to say in the daily satisfaction survey, Athens International Airport introduced a number of aesthetic and functional upgrades in the Main Terminal Building, combined with new, innovative...

Two More Greek Thermal Springs Certified

Two new Greek thermal springs were recognized by the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee, which was recently re-activated by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Thessaloniki To Go Global Via Turkish Airlines

“Turkish Airlines aims to make Thessaloniki a global city,” the airline’s director in Thessaloniki, Utku Yazan, said today, Thursday, 31 January, during the airline’s renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding* with the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.
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SETE To Promote Greek Gastronomy At HORECA Expo

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) will hold an event next Friday, 8 February, at the 8th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA, to promote its initiative that sees gastronomy united with the marketing of Greek tourism.
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Greece Welcomed Today In Piccadilly Circus, London

Greece will be in the spotlight as of today, Thursday, 31 January, at London’s Piccadilly Circus thanks to a crowd-funding billboard campaign launched by volunteer group “Up Greek Tourism.”
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Cronwell To Open All-Inclusive Family Resort In Greece This Summer

Summer season 2013 will be marked with the opening of the third hotel of Cronwell Gallery in Greece, the new five-star Cronwell Platamon Resort situated on the shore of the Aegean sea in Platamonas of the Pieria region.
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Emirates To Open Third Destination In Japan

Dubai-based airline Emirates recently announced it is increasing its commitment to Japan with the launch of daily, non-stop flights between Dubai and Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) on 3 June 2013.
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Athens’s Bad Image Hurts City Hotels

Occupancy and revenue for hotels in Athens plunged last year and the number of units that have closed down over the past three years has reached 41, according to data released at a press conference held today, Wednesday, 30 January, by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.
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Air France To Launch Low-Cost Carrier “Hop!”

Air France recently revealed the name and commercial offering of its new regional airline named “HOP!” to be launched on 31 March 2013.
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Etihad Airways Records Profit For Second Year Running

“Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was profitable again in 2012,” the airline’s president and chief executive, James Hogan, announced during his keynote address at the Global Airfinance Conference in Dublin, Ireland, held 22-24 January.