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Halkidiki, Greece, Sees Popularity Soar In European Markets

Halkidiki in Northern Greece has been recording a significant rise in bookings made by European tour operators for the 2014 tourism season following five years of reduced interest in the region.

Licenses For Waterways In Greece Expected To Be Issued Soon

Licenses for the creation of the first group of waterways in Greece are expected to be issued soon, according to the Greek Transport Ministry.

Greek Tourism Minister Holds Meeting On Schengen Visa Issue

The need to simplify and accelerate the issuing of Schengen visas was discussed in a meeting between Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and the general secretaries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) Anastasios Mitsialis and Panagiotis Mihalos.

Kefalogianni Briefs Foreign Press On Tourism Priorities Under Greece’s Presidency

"Greece is a perfectly safe country for all visitors," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told foreign journalists covering EU affairs, during a press conference at the Zappeion Megaron in Athens.

Early Bookings To Greece On The Up For 2014 Season

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has released data on early bookings for next year, taking into account the prospects for the 2014 tourism season and Greece's participation in the recent World Travel Market fair in London.