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Kefalogianni: Safeguards Are Needed For Greek Businessmen, Russian Tourists

Safeguards must be developed for Greek businessmen and Russian tourists in the event of a tour operator going bankrupt, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on 17 September when referring to the wave of collapses among tour operators in Russia this summer.

Another Russian Tour Operator Calls It Quits, Some 2,000 Tourists Stranded In Greece

St. Petersburg-based tour operator Versa is halting operations and cutting off services to some 9,000 customers who bought trips to destinations including Greece, Spain, Turkey, Cyprus, Tunisia, Italy, Bulgaria, Croatia and Montenegro.

Chain of bankruptcies in Russia’s Tourism Sector

Another leading Russian tour operator,Yuzny Krest Travel, with a preliminary estimation of 9,000 tourists currently vacationing abroad, suspended yesterday its operation.

Another Russian Tour Operator That Works With Greece Goes Bankrupt

Russian tour operator Intaer announced on 5 August that it is suspending all activities due to the inability to meet its obligations to customers.

Thousands Of Russian Tourists Trapped In Greece Due To Labirint’s Collapse

Thousands of Russian tourists are still stranded in Greece following the bankruptcy of Labirint, one of Russia’s leading tour operators.

Leading Russian Tour Operator That Works With Greek Market Goes Bust

Labirint, one the largest Russian tour operators working with the Greek market, was officially declared bankrupt in Moscow on 2 August.

Apostolos Ventouris

Today, the main issue that concerns islanders, travelers, tourists, those who live off tourism, professions related to shipping and especially our industry is whether passenger shipping will see the end of entrepreneurship and therefore the end of the country’s sea transport by...

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Θυμάμαι, λίγο μετά την κατάρρευση του τείχους στη Γερμανία, κατά τη διάρκεια των επισκέψεών μου επ’ ευκαιρία της ITB και της διαμονής μου σε ξενοδοχεία της πρώην Ανατολικής Γερμανίας, την εικόνα και την αίσθηση που σου προκαλούσαν οι τοπικές προκατασκευασμένες κατοικί...