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Moody’s Says Thomas Cook Collapse May Take Toll on Greek Banks

Greece's banks may be next to suffer the blow of the Thomas Cook downfall, according to a report by ratings agency Moody’s.

WTD 2019: Greek Tourism Celebrated at Public Event in Athens

Greece on September 27 celebrated World Tourism Day (WTD) 2019 with an event at Syntagma Square in Athens where everyone was invited.

Travelport Improves Experience for Passengers with Intellectual Disabilities

Travel agents and operators can now use Travelport's special DPNA SSR code to inform airlines when a passenger has intellectual or developmental disability and needs assistance.

Ellinair Adds Vnukovo, Russia, to its Destination Roster

Ellinair, a Mouzenidis Group airline, has added a new Russian destination to its roster after entering a deal with Vnukovo International Airport.

Greece Targets 50-plus Dutch Travelers

Aiming to attract 50-plus Dutch travelers to Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization took part in The Netherlands' “50PlusBeurs 2019” tourism expo.

Ryanair Announces New Athens – Toulouse Route for 2020

Ryanair has announced a new Athens route to Toulouse, France, with a twice-weekly service commencing in March 2020.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

Kalamaki Beach Resort Supports 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing Event

The Kalamaki Beach Resort was among the supporters of the 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing 2019, a major sports event held annually in Corinth.

Thomas Cook Backlash: Greek Hoteliers Call for Relief Measures

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers estimates that hotels across Greece will face losses of 200 million euros as a result of Thomas Cook’s collapse and calls on the government to take relief measures.

CNic Hotels Supports 2nd Corfu Half Marathon Event

CNic Hotels is supporting the 2nd Corfu Half Marathon, the biennial event scheduled to take place on the island on Sunday, September 29.

Thomas Cook Collapse: Useful Info for Hoteliers, Tourists in Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry released information for hotels in Greece that are hosting Thomas Cook customers from Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.

Greek Gov’t Lays Groundwork for Advanced Tourism Education

The Greek Tourism Ministry is preparing the groundwork for the upgrade of the tourism education system in view of the sector’s robust performance.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Blueprint Gets Green Light

A revised master plan for the upgrade of Piraeus Port has been approved by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

Ethiopian Airlines to Resume Flights to Athens After 18 Years

Ethiopian Airlines, after 18 years, will resume thrice weekly service to the city of Athens in Greece, effective December 13.

GNTO Promotes Events Highlighting Greece’s Gastronomy, Sports, Culture

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting a number of gastronomy, sports and cultural events scheduled to take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

Navarino Challenge Aiming to Establish Sustainable Sports Tourism in Greece

Respecting the environment tops the 2019 strategy of Navarino Challenge, which aims to become the first sustainable sports tourism event in Greece.

‘The Luxury Hotels’ Honored for 22-year Dedication to Greek Hospitality

The Luxury Hotels group has been honored for its long history in Greek hospitality at the “Brands with History II” event, held at the Ecali Club in Athens.

Sojern Appoints Global Media to Expand Reach in Greece & Cyprus

Digital marketing company Sojern has appointed marketing agency Global Media as the exclusive representative of all its solutions in Greece and Cyprus.

Υπ. Τουρισμού: Τα δικαιώματα των πελατών της Thomas Cook Γερμανίας, Ολλανδίας και Βελγίου

Το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού ενημερώνει για τα δικαιώματα των πελατών της Thomas Cook Γερμανίας, Ολλανδίας και Βελγίου που βρίσκονται στην Ελλάδα.

Thomas Cook Shutdown: Greek Gov’t Vows to Stand by Affected Tourism Businesses

The Greek government will stand by the country’s businesses that have been affected by the Thomas Cook shutdown, says Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.