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Επιμελητήριο Κυκλάδων: Δημόσια Έκκληση Για 48ωρη Απεργία Της Π.Ν.Ο.

Μετά την ανακοίνωση από πλευράς της Πανελλήνιας Ναυτικής Ομοσπονδίας για παράταση των απεργιακών κινητοποιήσεων μέχρι την Παρασκευή 8 Φεβρουαρίου 2013 και την απόρριψη της πρότασής μας για 48ωρη το ελάχιστον αναστολή – έστω και με οριακή πλειοψηφία - ώστε να καλυφθούν βασ...

Attica Region Launches New Web Portal For Tourists

The Attica Region recently launched a new, modern, user-friendly and interactive portal that offers a wide range of relevant information about travel within the region.

Emirates Announces Five-Year Agreement With F1

Emirates announced a five year sponsorship deal with the Formula One group, according to which the airline will have trackside branding at most of its races.

Emirates To Hold Career Day In Athens This Saturday

The recruitment team of Dubai-based Emirates airline will host a Career Day “Cabin Crew Open Day” in Athens, Greece, to meet potential applicants.

Last Days For Qatar Airways Winter Offers

Qatar Airways is offering special fares for economy/business class travel this winter to over 120 destinations around the world.
Makedonia Palace, Thessaloniki.

Makedonia Palace Under New Management

Greek-Russian Ivan Savvidis will run the Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki for the next 12 months, having submitted the highest bid for the lease of the hotel. Mr. Savvidis is the majority shareholder in PAOK soccer club.

2nd Posidonia Forum To Focus on Cruise, Yachting, Passenger Shipping

For two days, Athens will be the meeting place for discussions and debates on the cruise sector’s growth challenge for Greece, Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea, organizer Posidonia Exhibitions said in regards to this year’s 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

Employment In Greek Tourism Remained Steady In 2012

Although Greece saw lesser arrivals last year, Greek hotels retained their staff in 2012, according to the Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP).

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,...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.