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Greece Reports Decade-long Record of Arrivals from Belgium

Greece has achieved a decade-long record of visitor figures from Belgium, growing arrivals from the country to over 530,000 for 2018, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Greek-Dutch Expo Looks to Boost Ties Between Greece and The Netherlands

Residents and visitors in Utrecht, The Netherlands, will have the chance to “Feel, Taste, Live Greece!” during the 2nd Greek-Dutch Expo/Fest in March.

Attica Region Embarks on Tourism Roadshow to The Netherlands, Belgium

The Region of Attica, during December 10-11, will embark on a tourism roadshow in The Netherlands and Belgium to promote the travel options of its destinations.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Emirates SkyCargo Transports Horses for FEI World Equestrian Games

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has successfully transported the first group of 67 horses to the US, for the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018.

#GirlGanginMykonos: HotelBrain – Calzedonia Online Campaign Reaches 10m Followers

As part of the #GirlGanginMykonos campaign, HotelBrain and Calzedonia hosted 12 international fashion bloggers on Mykonos and triggered the interest of 10 million followers.

Greek Travel Professionals ‘Tour’ Lufthansa’s Hub Airports

Greek tourism and travel professionals recently got the "grand tour" of the hub airports of Lufthansa Group airlines at a special event held in Athens.

ETOA: ‘It is Vital that Europe is Perceived as a Safe Destination’

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) on Tuesday said that it is vital that Europe is perceived as a safe destination.
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New Greek Travel Products Introduced At B2B Travel Event In Thessaloniki

Greek tourism professionals came in contact with travel agencies from target international markets and discussed new collaborations at the second B2B Travel Event held 8-9 April at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki by Respond on Demand.
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Greece Welcomed Fewer Travelers In Jan-Sep 2012

International tourism arrivals to Greece dropped 5.2 percent during the first nine months of 2012, according to figures released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Superfast Ferries FAM Trip for Port Agents

Superfast Ferries recently invited several port agents on a three-day familiarization trip to Italy. The group, made up of company executives from several departments and Adriatic coast port agents from Patra, Igoumenitsa, Corfu, Bari and Ancona, boarded Superfast V for Bari.

Greece Shifts Two Positions on TTCI

The Association of Greek Tourist Enterprises (SETE) and the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) jointly announced Greece has shifted up two positions on the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index (TTCI) released annually by the World Economic Forum. Greece has moved...

World Tourism Day 2007 Focus on Women

On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2007 a think tank was hosted in Bentota (Sri Lanka) supported by the World Tourism Organization under the theme "Tourism Opening Doors for Women."

Low Cost Express Trains Take On Low Cost Airlines

The revolution brought about by the advent of the low cost airline is the opportunity to escape to a multitude of destinations throughout Europe at competitive prices, for a weekend or business trip, with a large choice of airlines to choose from. Traditionally, these routes were...

US Airways Inaugurates Direct Daily Flights to Athens

The fifth largest airline in the United States, US Airways, has recently commenced its direct daily flights to Athens from Philadelphia in its attempt to bring closer "two cities with a Greek name" as Eric Mathieu, the airline's managing director of international sales, said at a...

Accessible Tourism Workshop Held in Athens

The European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) held its first International Workshop in Athens. The program included presentations on good practices and discussion sessions on accessible tourism in Europe, with a focus on ENAT members' activities and work to promote and...

Investors Pressure Government for New Golf Legislation

A group of foreign real estate developers recently formed an association that aims to pressure government to revamp a golf course development law. The president of the Association of Foreign Investors in Tourism, Clemente Pinedo, says foreign investors thus far have steered clear...

Greece Stars at Record-breaking ITB Tourism Fair

Greece, for the first time, bathed in the limelight as the partner country at the 40th global tourism expo ITB held last month in Berlin. Greece hosted the opening event and reception for over 5,000 guests with a rich artistic program that included singers Alkistis Protopsalti...

Superfast Ferries Remains Greece-Italy Leader

For the eighth consecutive year, Superfast Ferries held the leading position for the transportation of passengers and freight units on the Greece-Italy route in the Adriatic Sea. Last year, the company's market share for passengers was 24.2%, for freight units 21.7% and for...

World Travel Trend Report Foresees Slow Travel Growth

Since economic recovery in Europe has not been as strong as expected, due in large part to weak consumer demand, travel specialists expect slow growth for their sector this year. (Greece on the other hand expects to see arrival increases this year.)
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