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JAL and Travelport to Launch GDS for Japanese Travel Market

Japan Airlines and Travelport Worldwide have formed a joint venture for the operation of a Global Distribution System (GDS), tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Travelers from Finland to Greece Set for 11% Rise

A 20 percent rise in travelers to Greece from Finland last year is set to further increase by an additional 11 percent in 2019, according to data released by the GNTO.

Alonissos Attracts Interest of Leading Travel Experts in Finland

A number of Finnish tourism professionals and journalists were introduced to the tourism offerings of Alonissos in Greece, during an event in Helsinki.

New Finds Come to the Fore at Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary in Evia, Greece

This year’s excavation activities around the Temple of Artemis Amarysia at Amarynthos on the island of Evia in Greece, have revealed new finds.

Bringing Traditional Music Back to the Streets of Greece

Buskers are now bringing a flavor of the ancient world to the streets of modern Greece, using traditional instruments to recreate the sounds of yesteryear for tourists and locals alike.

Aegean Airlines: Distribution Channel Fee Will Not Be Imposed

Aegean Airlines will not impose a Distribution Channel Fee (DCF) on tickets booked through certain global distribution systems (GDS).

Aegean Introduces New Distribution Channel Fee to Travel Agents

Aegean Airlines has informed travel agents that a Distribution Channel Fee (DCF) will be imposed on tickets booked through certain GDS systems.

Attica Region Promotes its Tourism Offerings to the Scandinavian Market

In efforts to attract tourists from Scandinavia, the Attica Region recently held a workshop on the area’s tourism offerings for tour operators and journalists in Stockholm.

Panorama World Exhibition: Greece to Show its Best in Stockholm in Feb 2018

A new international tourism exhibition will take place in February 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden, entitled "Panorama World Festival".

Ancient Temple of Artemis Discovered on Evia Island

After more than a century of research, the ruins of the ancient Temple of Artemis were recently discovered near the town of Amarynthos on Evia.

Nana Beach Hotel Adds Three More Awards To Its Growing List

Crete's Nana Beach Hotel recently added three awards to an array of honors it has received by leading international tour operators.

Archaeological Site of Delos

Delos was one the most important Panhellenic sanctuaries, and, according to mythology, the birth-place of Apollo and Artemis. The first evidence of habitation on the island dates from the 3rd millenium BC, and important remains of the Mycenaean period have been uncovered in the...
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Greek Tourism: Good News From Norwegian Tour Operators

Greece should expect an especially good tourism season this year, tour operators in Norway recently informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni during her official visit to Oslo to promote the country.

Grekland Panorama: Mykonos’ Super Paradise To Entertain Sweden

Mykonos' Super Paradise beach bar will give Scandinavians a sample of Greek entertainment and clubbing during the upcoming Grekland Panorama travel and taste fair in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Travelport Launches Industry Leading “Search Control Console”

Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, has announced the global launch of its new Search Control Console, a leading tool to customize search in real time.

Inauguration of the Karditsa Archaeological Museum

With a history beginning as early as in the Palaeolithic era, the region of western Thessaly has yielded one of the richest archaeological records in the country. All this wealth of antiquities found its shelter in the brand new Archaeological Museum of Karditsa, which will be...

Rodos to Create Ecomuseum

The creation of an Ecomuseum (a museum without walls with natural habitats appearing as exhibition halls) on Rodos as an addition to the island's tourism product was the main topic discussed recently at the first local conference on the island.

Travelport Signs With Key Carriers in China

Travelport GDS, one of the world's largest global distribution system providers, recently signed content agreements with three key carriers in China—Xiamen Airlines, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines.

Travelport Announces New Agreements

Travelport, one of the world's leading global distribution systems providers (Worldspan, Galileo and Apollo) recently teamed up with Microsoft Corp. to develop an integrated set of services targeted for the travel industry to address challenges faced by travelers, suppliers, and...