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Greek Travel Agents Strengthen Ties With Turkey And Germany

A Memorandum of Cooperation was signed between the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and Association of Turkish Travel Agencies (TÜRSAB) during the open session of HATTA's annual general assembly today, 27 March, in Athens.
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Greek And German Travel Agents Launch Cooperation For Greek Tourism

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and the German Travel Association (DRV) will hold a meeting in Athens today, Tuesday, 26 March, to discuss issues concerning the development of incoming tourism from the German market to Greece.
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Greece And Russia Strengthen Tourism Cooperation

“Greece is a favorite destination for Russians… The cooperation between the Greek and Russian tourism ministries is expected to lead to a large increase in incoming tourism from Russia to Greece,” the Head of the Federal Agency for Tourism of the Russian Federation Alexand...
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Secretary General Of Tourism Visits Russia To Promote Greek Tourism

Greek Secretary General of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos will pay an official visit to Russia aiming to maximize this year’s tourist flow from Russia to Greece.
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Sustainable Tourism Observatory To Open In South Aegean Region

An observatory on sustainable tourism will be set up in the South Aegean Region to provide all the necessary data to boost growth in Greece, a press release by the Greek Tourism Ministry said. Sustainable tourism observatories gather and report data on the environmental impact of...
Athens International Airport's 169th millionth passenger since 2001 (center).
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Athens Airport Welcomes 169th Millionth Passenger

Athens International Airport “Eleftherios Venizelos” yesterday, 13 December, hosted a special welcome party for its 169th millionth passenger since the opening of the airport 11 years ago in 2001.
General Secretary of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos.
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Greek Tourism Ministry Briefs European Journalists

“We are forming a new development model at the Tourism Ministry, one that will support the leading role of tourism in the economy,” the general secretary of tourism, Anastasios Liaskos, said while addressing a group of European journalists at an event held yesterday, Tuesday, 11...
Greek Thermal Springs
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Greek Thermal Springs Under Discussion

The Greek Tourism Ministry plans to simplify procedures for the certification of Greek thermal springs in accordance to the relevant EU directive, it was announced today, Tuesday, 4 December.
Philoxenia 2012
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Philoxenia 2012 Highlights

Parallel events on the occasion of the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia.

Thessaloniki To Focus On Russian Market, Balkan Countries

Despite the drop in incoming tourism to Greek destinations this year, Thessaloniki recorded small losses, vice-governor of Central Macedonia and deputy president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Apostolis Tzitzikostas, said Friday, 2 November.

Tourism Ministry Hosts World Tourism Day Event

Secretary General of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, President and CEO of Aegean Airlines Theodoros Vassilakis, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) General Secretary Nikolaos Karahalios and GNTO President Konstantinos Zikos, after the...

New Secretary General of Tourism Appointed

Anastasios Liaskos is the new secretary general of tourism. He was born in Athens in 1957 and is an economist and business development consultant by profession.

New Tourism Development Minister Appointed

In a surprise move last month, during a reshuffle of ministers the government replaced its tourism minister, Dimitris Avramopoulos, with former deputy culture minister, Fani Palli-Petralia. The change of guard, however, went smoothly with the former tourism minister alongside Ms...
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