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Tourism On Greek PM’s Agenda In China

Tourism is one of the Greek economy’s sectors hoped to benefit from Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ official 4-day visit to China that kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 May.
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Greek Gastronomy Initiative Launches In Brussels

Greek tourism destinations are currently being promoted through culinary experiences in restaurants in Brussels as part of the “gaΣtronomia@Brussels” initiative of the Greek National Tourism Organization office in Belgium.
The “Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” event was organized by Aldemar Hotels and Spa Group and Yades-Greek Historic Hotels.
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Sympossio 2013 Travels To ITB Berlin

Visitors to ITB Berlin will get a “taste” of Greece as chefs of the “Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” initiative will be on call at the stand of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) from 6 to 8 March.
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Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring 2013 Kicks Off In Italy

Greece's cuisine and local products will be promoted once again to European countries through the Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring event organized by Aldemar Hotels.
Manessis Travel's president, Andreas Manessis (left), and managing director, Aggelos Lambrou (right), with two winners of the Top 10 hotel awards for 2013. Mr. Lambrou is the is the inspirer of the award concept.
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Manessis Top 10 Hotel Awards

Manessis Travel recently held an award ceremony for the Top 10 Hotels of 2012. Winners of the awards are chosen based on tourist preferences and Manessis standards.
Aldemar Royal Mare: World's Leading Thalasso Resort 2012
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Aldemar Honored With “World’s Leading Thalasso Resort” Title

The prestigious World Travel Awards 2012 acknowledged the Aldemar Royal Mare on Crete for the sixth time in a row as the World's Leading Thalasso Resort 2012.

Chalkidiki To Tour Europe Via Green Tourism Campaign

Chalkidiki will take part in the Greece Getting Greener (3G) promotional campaign designed for Greek hotels, accredited by the Green Key eco label program for 2012, and tour seven European countries to promote its “green” profile.

Greek Gastronomy Tours Europe’s Big Cities

Greece was promoted last month through cuisine, nutrition and local products, in a vivid, experiential way, through the “Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” event organized by Aldemar Hotels and Spa Group and Yades-Greek Historic Hotels.

Condé Nast Traveller’s Readers’ Travel Awards 2010

Readers of the Greek version of the Condé Nast Traveller magazine were called to vote for their favorite hotels, tour operators, airlines and spas for 2010 as part of the Readers' Travel Awards: an internationally-recognized mark of excellence within the travel industry.

Manessis 2010 Top 10 Hotels

The Manessis awards ceremony was held for the second consecutive year and winners were chosen based on tourist preferences and Manessis standards.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Honors Tourism Sector at Annual Awards Ceremony

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotel's annual awards were recently handed out at a ceremony presided over by Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos. The awards honored members of the tourism and travel industry for their achievements in various categories.

Career Options in the Hotel Sector

Tourism is Our Future was the title of a conference organized by the Alpine Center and Kariera SA last month to discuss career opportunities and trends in the hotel industry. Speakers included representatives from leading hotels and the Greek Association for Tourist Enterprises.

Greek Hotels Least Developed in Branding

Although among the world's best, Greece's hotels are not aware of the benefits of brand names, according to a recent study. The 2005 Greek Hotel Branding Report, which is the first of its kind for the Greek tourism market, explores the extent of branding among Greek hotels and...

Greece Supports International Luxury Travel Market Concept

Greece was a strong player in last month's Luxury Travel Market fair held at Cannes. More than 20 Greek companies paid the steep fees required to participate. In all, some 450 exhibitors from around the world worked out of 167 stands.

Tourism Units Head For Stock Market

At least four tourism enterprises head for the Athens Stock Exchange this year in search for cash. The Astir Group wants 18 billion drachmas, the Divanis group 20 billion, the Club Hotel Loutraki 55 billion, and the Casino Xanthis two billion drachmas.
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