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TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

Autohellas Hertz Exclusive Partner to ‘Alphabet’ in Greece

Autohellas Hertz has entered into a strategic partnership with Munich-based company Alphabet, as its exclusive partner in Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Croatia.

Ermia Hotels & Resorts Adds New Destinations to Greece Portfolio

Ermia Hotels & Resorts is introducing new destinations to visitors with the addition of three new hotels to its growing portfolio of properties in Greece.

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.

Greek Marketing Agency Panadvert Expands to London

Greek marketing agency Panadvert is setting up a base in London, aiming to expand its activities to the international market.

INSETE: Greece Received 8.3 Million Road Travelers in 2017

Travelers visiting Greece via road reached 8.3 million in 2017, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s intelligence body INSETE.

Wizz Air Launches Seven New Routes from Athens

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has launched operations from Athens, aiming to bring affordable air travel services to Greek customers.

Greece Visitor Numbers Up During Holiday Season

Traditional winter destinations across Greece saw a significant rise in arrivals during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Trivago: Rome, Bansko, Thessaloniki Top New Year Destinations for Greeks

Rome, Bansko and Thessaloniki top the preferences of Greek travelers for the New Year holidays, according to data released by trivago.

Top Chefs Attend 6th Premier Gastronomy Festival in Bansko, Bulgaria

Internationally acclaimed chefs and gastronomy lovers recently gathered in Bansko, Bulgaria, to participate in the 6th Premier Gastronomy Festival of the Premier Luxury Mountain Resort.

Wizz Air Announces 8 New Routes from Athens

Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will launch eight new routes from Athens to Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, Georgia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova and Poland.

Cooking Becomes Art at 6th Premier Gastronomy Festival in Bansko

The Premier Luxury Mountain Resort in Bansko is promising to take guests on a culinary journey during its 6th Premier Gastronomy Festival in November.

E. Macedonia-Thrace Positions Itself as Year-round Destination for Bulgarian Travellers

"If you loved us in the summer then you will adore us in the spring" was the slogan of the Region of Eastern Macedonia-Thrace at the 32nd edition of the international tourist fair “Holiday and SPA Expo” that took place recently in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Greece’s Goldair Handling Enters Varna Airport In Bulgaria

Greek operator Goldair Handling has been granted a license to provide full ground handling services at Bulgaria's third largest airport, Varna Airport, as of April 2014.
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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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Greeks Among Lowest International Travel Spenders Last Year

The travel expenditure of Greeks who traveled abroad last year was in the lowest position of the past 10 years, according to the latest report released by the Bank of Greece.
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Bulgarian Elections 2013: Where Bulgarian Citizens Can Vote In Greece

Bulgarian citizens in Greece who want to vote in the upcoming 12 May 2013 elections for the 42nd National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria must submit applications to the Bulgarian Embassy in Athens and the Consulate General of Bulgaria in Thessaloniki by April 11 2013.
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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).

GNTO Spending Cuts Affect Offices Abroad

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) saved some 62 million euros last year as its operating expenses in 2010 were reduced by 36.85 percent compared to the year before, according to an announcement the organization made last month.

Ski Tourism Analyzed At Forum

Chaotic bureaucracy, ski resorts that do not bear the appropriate GNTO seal due to land-use matters and the strong competition from neighboring countries are just some of the problems of Greek ski tourism, experts stressed at a recent forum held in Athens for the development of...