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‘Travel Trade Athens 2016’ Attracts Industry Wide Interest

As the signature annual trade event for the City of Athens approaches, Travel Trade Athens (TTA) 2016 has caught the attention of foreign and Greek tourism professionals and business executives.

Greece @ ITB 2016 – Photo Report by GTP

Greece received positive and optimistic messages from the German market at the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, ITB Berlin, which marked 50 years.

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).

Congress Tourism on the Agenda of ‘Travel Trade Athens 2016’ Event

This year's Travel Trade Athens event, the signature annual trade event for the Greek capital, will focus on congress tourism. In its fourth year, the trade event will host over 85 tourism professionals, including tour operators and conference organizers, from the United States...

Grekland Panorama: Stockholm Gets Ready to Welcome Third Greek Expo

The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.

IBTM 2015 Interest in Athens as MICE Destination

Promoting the Greek capital as a leading city break and MICE destination was at the center of the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (ACVB) strategy, which it put into practice at this year’s IBTM World 2015, held recently in Barcelona, Spain.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.

More than Just a City or a Break: This is the Athens World!

Over 7,000 wristbands, 400 photo posts and dozens of bloggers from six countries brought Athens to the world on United Nations’ World Cities Day on October 31.

Greece to Roll Out its Best at WTM London 2015

Greece will attend the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, the leading global and must-attend four-day business-to-business exhibition for the worldwide travel and tourism industry. WTM 2015 will open its doors on Monday, 2 November, at ExCeL – London and run until Thursday, 5...

Join the Fun! Athens Celebrates on October 31!

On October 31, World Cities Day, Athens will turn into one big party zone to celebrate the Athenian spirit with the rest of the globe.

Athens to Take Social Media by Storm Through Revamped Volunteer Program

The Municipality of Athens has revamped the Greek capital's greeters program "This is My Athens" as part of a new campaign aimed to promote the multifaceted character of the city and to spread the message across the world.

City Workshop Designs the ‘Perfect Day’ for Athens Visitors

The municipal authorities of the Greek capital will be welcoming travel bloggers through to October, who will have the chance to experience their “Perfect Day” in Athens during a series of three-day fam trips.

Mayor Kaminis: Athens is Making a Comeback in Global Tourism, Conference Scene

Athens is making a dynamic comeback in the global tourism and conference scene, not only as a destination recovering in a time of crisis, but as a city claiming the place it deserves among the major universal host destinations of international meetings.

Athens Rises 20 Places in World Conference and Conventions Ranking

The newly released ICCA (International Congresses and Conventions Association) rankings for city destinations show Athens rising 20 places in the world ranking from 47th to 27th globally for hosting conferences and conventions.

Thessaloniki Gains Ground as City Break Destination

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is gaining ground as an ideal city break and conference tourism destination with all the more international visitors seeking to explore its diverse offerings.

‘Travel Trade Athens’ Event Delivers 3,000 Hosted Buyer Meetings

Some 3,000 individual business meetings between 88 hosted buyers from abroad and 190 Greek tourism professionals took place on Monday at the third Travel Trade Athens event held at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center.

Travel Trade Athens 2015: Major Trade Event in the Greek Capital on Monday

On Monday, April 27, over 80 buyers from a wide range of countries will meet up at the Megaron Athens International Conference Center with some 160 tourism professionals and suppliers of the Greek capital. The B2B meetings are part of the third edition of the Travel Trade Athens,...

Greece @ ITB 2015 – Photo Report by GTP

The 49th edition of ITB Berlin, held in March at Messe Berlin in Germany, gave quite a promising outlook for the 2015 tourism season in Greece.

Third ‘Travel Trade Athens’ Event Attracts Major Industry Interest

Once again, international and Greek travel and tourism professionals have expressed a high interest to participate in the third edition of the annual Travel Trade Athens event set for 27 April.

Best of Greece Honored at ‘Tourism Awards 2015’

Greek tourism’s best practices and the most innovative initiatives launched by the country’s enterprises were rewarded last week at the Tourism Awards 2015 ceremony in Athens.