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Op-Ed: Why it’s Time We Stopped Talking About the End of the Travel Agent

Alistair Rodger, Travelport's Global VP for Agency Sales—Europe, tells us why it’s finally time to put to bed the idea that the travel agent is no longer relevant and to focus instead on its evolution.

Greece’s 2021-2030 Tourism Plan is Based on 7 Pillars – Minister

Greece's strategic tourism plan for the 2021-2030 period is based on seven pillars, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Hotelising Shares Expertise on Hospitality at ‘100% Hotel Show 2019’

Greek hotel sales management company Hotelising shared its know-how with Greek hoteliers during the 100% Hotel Show 2019 event.

Greece’s Tourists Spend Over €16 Billion in Jan-Sept 2019

Tourists in Greece spent over 16 billion euros during the first nine months of the year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Peloponnese Chambers Join Forces to Promote Tourism, Agrifood

Tourism and the primary sector with emphasis on agrifood were at the center of this year’s Peloponnisos Expo held in the city of Tripoli.

Greek Accommodation Ranking Deadline Extended

A deadline for hotels, accommodation and camping facilities to be included in a mandatory classification system has been extended to 31 December 2021.

UK Market Pre-bookings for Halkidiki on Track

Pre-booking activity for Halkidiki from the UK market is on track with limited losses, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization.

Alltours Expands Summer 2020 Holiday Program for Greece

Renowned tour operator Alltours has expanded its summer 2020 program for Greece to meet the rising demand of Austrian travelers.

Greece Sees No Brexit Effect on Travel (so far)

Until now, it seems that Brexit is not deterring British holidaymakers from booking and taking overseas holidays to EU destinations, including Greece.

MR&H Forum 2019: Over 400 Experts Gather in Athens to Discuss Tourism in the Med

Over 400 tourism industry and real estate experts recently gathered in Athens to attend the 5th Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) 2019.

Greece Shares its Tourism Goals at WTM London 2019

Quality, sustainability and authenticity are the three main areas that Greek tourism will focus on in the coming years, it was announced at WTM London 2019.

Brexit and the Travel Industry Explored at WTM London 2019

Brexit, along with politics and the travel trade, was a major topic of discussion on Day 1 of WTM London 2019.
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.
Ernst Reichel, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Greece
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Ernst Reichel, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Greece

Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Greece H.E. Ernst Reichel, joins GTP's initiative on underlining the importance of Greek tourism.
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Kate Smith CMG, Ambassador of the UK to Greece

Ambassador of the UK to Greece Kate Smith CMG, joins GTP's initiative on underlining the importance of Greek tourism.

GNTO Looks to Take Ionian Islands Tourism in New Direction

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is aiming for the Ionian Islands to follow a new direction towards sustainable tourism development.

EU Votes to Protect Consumers, Employees in Bankruptcy Cases

Stronger and better consumer and employee protection in cases of corporate failure is the focus of a resolution which was recently adopted by the European Parliament.

School for Tourist Guides to Open on Corfu

A school for tourist guides will open on the Ionian island of Corfu next year, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greece’s New Tourism Campaign to Focus on New Markets, Affluent Travelers

Greece's new tourism strategy for 2020 will focus on new markets and affluent travelers, according to GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis.

ICAP: Inbound Tourism Drives Greek Travel Operator Growth in 2018

The Greek travel agency sector saw its market share increase by 9 percent in 2018, driven in large part by a surge in inbound travel, says ICAP Group