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Discover Santorini’s Hidden Treasures with DNA Travel

DNA Travel this summer is giving travelers - including history buffs and wine lovers - the chance to explore the alternative tourism side of Santorini.

Amadeus Aiming to Create ‘Live Travel Space’ to Deliver Better Journeys – Interview with Christian Baillet

Amadeus' Christian Baillet speaks to GTP on the company's innovative plans to offer the best possible travel experience.

‘Our Innovations Start in Greece’ – Interview with Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser speaks of plans for the Greek market, underlining that the Group has faith in destination Greece.

Tripsta/airtickets Blames GDS Partner for ‘Massive Liquidity Problem’

Greek OTA Tripsta/airtickets said it was taking legal action against its main GDS provider for causing “a massive liquidity problem”, which resulted to the company suspending the issuance of future airline tickets.

Athens Connected with Malaga and Kuwait by Wataniya Airways

Wataniya Airways, a Kuwait-based airline, has added Athens, Greece and Malaga, Spain to its growing list of destinations.

Greek OTA Tripsta/airtickets Temporarily Suspends Operations

Greek online travel agent Tripsta/airtickets is temporarily suspending the issuance of airline tickets due to "a massive liquidity problem".

Thomas Cook Invites Greek Hoteliers to Invest in New Hospitality Concepts

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser is inviting Greek hoteliers, investors and banks to join forces with the group for new investments in Greece’s hospitality sector.

Qatar Airways Travelers Love Destination Greece, Says Country Manager

Greece continues to be one of the most popular destinations in the Qatar Airways network, according to the airline's Country Manager for Greece & Cyprus, Theresa Cissell.

Thomas Cook Expects to Send 3 Million Tourists to Greece in 2018

Thomas Cook expects to send 3 million tourists to Greece this year, up more than one third on two years ago, says the tour operator's CEO Peter Fankhauser.

‘Passion is Key in Hospitality’ – Interview with Ioannis Galanis, GM at Infinity Suites-Dana Villas on Santorini

Passion, vision and teamwork are words to live by when working in hospitality, according to Ioannis Galanis, the GM at Infinity Suites-Dana Villas on Santorini.

Shipping Professionals Meet Qatari Hospitality at Posidonia 2018

Shipping professionals visiting the Posidonia 2018 exhibition in Athens, had the chance to experience Qatari hospitality at the stand of Qatar Airways.

New Faces: Lydia Tsekoura, Sales & Marketing Manager at Avance Rent a Car

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Lydia Tsekoura, the Sales & Marketing Manager at Avance Rent a Car.

Tourism Minister Honors Director of “Greece – A 365-day Destination” Video

Greek director Andonis Theocharis Kioukas was honored for his contribution to the GNTO's multi-awarded video “Greece – A 365-day Destination”.

New Legal Framework for Greek Thematic Tourism Forms in the Works

The Greek Tourism Ministry has prepared a new legal framework for thematic tourism activities that will be made public soon for stakeholder consultation.

Tourism Ministry, GNTO Announce New Promotional Actions for Greece

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO have announced a series of new actions for a more targeted and global promotion of Greece in 2018.

SETE Lists 12 Steps Needed for Greek Tourism to Further Develop

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos listed 12 specific steps Greece's development program for tourism should include.

Ministry: Program for Greek Tourism Businesses to Operate All Year Round

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a program entitled "Tourism Businesses Open 365 Days a Year", in efforts to promote Greece as a year-round destination.

2018 will be Best Year in History of Greek Tourism, Says PM Tsipras

Expecting Greece to welcome some 32 million foreign visitors this year, PM Alexis Tsipras said 2018 will be "the best year in the history of Greek tourism".

Tourism Minister: Demand for Greece is Now Stronger than Ever

Demand for Greece as a destination is now stronger than ever, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the 26th General Assembly of SETE.

Posidonia Expo Boosts Greece’s Reputation as a MICE Tourism Destination

The prestigious Posidonia shipping exhibition contributes greatly to Greece's image as a MICE tourism destination, according to Theodore Vokos, Executive Director of Posidonia Exhibitions.