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Ban on Wedding Ceremonies in Lindos Sparks Tourism Pros Reaction

Rhodes tourism professionals are upset over a decision to ban civil ceremonies at the Monastery of Agios Pavlos in Lindos due to a cheeky wedding photo of British newlyweds.

Greece Among Countries Rated Good Value By UK Travelers

Greece is on the list of destinations rated good value by UK holidaymakers who had visited there before, according to a new report by Post Office Travel Money on the spending habits of British tourists.

Kefalogianni Leaves For The UK To Promote Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart for London, UK, on 30 October to meet with major tourism industry executives and further strengthen ties with the UK market to boost arrivals of British tourists to Greece.

Greek Tourism’s New Identity Outlined At WTM

“Working in international travel and tourism at the moment is certainly no holiday for many of us,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery said during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 8-11 November.

Hotel Federation Straightens Out Data Mix Up

The Hellenic Federation of Hotels recently "corrected" false data over price increases of Greek hotels in 2008 distributed by Hotels.com website.

Hoteliers Agree To Bookings For 2004 Games

After promises by government quarters to hold off on any new hotels other than those already approved or being approved (4,500 rooms), the Athens Hoteliers Association agreed to book another 10% of available rooms in luxury hotel units for officials of the 2004 Olympic Games....

Tourism Institute Says Tourism Arrivals Will Drop This Year

Private sector tourism professionals say we are in for a bad year, but the government's tourism organization insists that we'll see another increase in arrivals this year. The end result will most likely be somewhere in between.

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Greece and Great Britain are linked by a binding friendship and by cooperation. The relationship between the two countries, particularly regarding the tourism sector, is even stronger when we consider that about 2.5 million British tourists visit our country each year.