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ForwardKeys Reveals the UK’s Top Long-haul Source Markets

The USA, Australia and India continue to take the top spot for the UK’s most favourite long-haul inbound tourism markets, according to research by ForwardKeys at WTM London 2019.

Greek Tourism Counting on Secure Digital Environment

Greece's tourism sector is counting on secure digital infrastructure for safe online transactions after legislation is enforced, Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas said.

China’s Fosun Acquires Thomas Cook for $14.2m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun said it would be purchasing Thomas Cook for $14.2 million, weeks after the travel giant collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers stranded.

Emirates to Host 1st IATA Global Accessibility Symposium

Emirates will host IATA's 1st Global Accessibility Symposium in Dubai, aiming to advance open dialogue for a more disability-inclusive air transport system.

Athens Tactual Museum Invites the Visually Impaired to Touch & Learn

The Athens Tactual Museum, located in the suburb of Kallithea, is one of the few in the world that offers the visually impaired the chance to touch exhibits on show.

Art Auction for Charity at Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, on November 6, will host a charity auction of antiques, modern and contemporary art.

Ξεκινά σύντομα η 3η σειρά των ‘Ξενοδοχειακών Ημερών Καριέρας’ της Workathlon

Οι "Ξενοδοχειακές Ημέρες Καριέρας" της Workathlon επιστρέφουν για 3η χρονιά σε Αθήνα, Θεσσαλονίκη και Κρήτη, με πρώτη στάση το 100% Hotel Show.

Elounda Hills Luxury Tourism Investment Closer to Implementation

The Elounda Hills tourism investment on Crete is one step closer to implementation following the signing of a joint-ministerial decision.

Kyllini Thermal Springs Get Green Light for Operation

The Greek Tourism Ministry has given the green light for the operation of the Kyllini thermal springs in the Peloponnese.

Athens Properties Eyed by Living Concepts Firm ‘Zoia’

Cyprus-based advanced living concepts firm Zoia is investing in Greek properties with a focus on Athens, aiming to tap into a growing rental market.

CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator Presents ‘Phase 1’ Greek Startups

Greek tourism startups that made it into the first cycle of the Capsule T accelerator program presented their projects to sector professionals and angel investors.

Contemporary Minoans Travel from Crete to London – Event

The influence of the Minoan culture on the global contemporary creation scene (fashion, gastronomy, music, art) will be showcased at the Museum of London on Tuesday, November 5.
George Patoulis, Governor of Attica Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: George Patoulis, Governor of Attica Region

Attica Region Governor George Patoulis highlights his plans to promote Attica as an all year round destination and share the region’s eternal charm with the world.
Françoise Gustin, Ambassador of Belgium to Greece
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Françoise Gustin, Ambassador of Belgium to Greece

Ambassador of Belgium to Greece, H.E. Françoise Gustin, joins GTP's initiative on underlining the importance of Greek tourism.

VLM Travel to Present its Tailor-made Tourism Services at Major Expos

VLM Travel Tourism Services will participate in two major travel fairs in Greece to introduce its products to market players and renew partnerships.
Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Harry Theoharis, Minister of Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
Fanis Spanos, Governor of Central Greece Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Fanis Spanos, Governor of Central Greece Region

Central Greece Region Governor Fanis Spanos introduces Central Greece, a destination of four seasons where one can experience hospitality, crystal waters, mountain trails and an important history.
Jan Bondy, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Greece
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Jan Bondy, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Greece

Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Greece Jan Bondy, joins GTP's initiative on underlining the importance of Greek tourism.
Konstantinos Loulis, Secretay General Tourism Ministry
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Konstantinos Loulis, Secretary General, Tourism Ministry

Greek Tourism Secretary General Konstantinos Loulis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Apostolos Tzitzikostas, Governor of Central Macedonia Region

Central Macedonia Region Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas introduces Central Macedonia, "the land where the legends and history, the sun and the sea and the most beautiful Mediterranean coasts, all come together".