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Greek Travel Agents Call for More Staff at Consulates to Meet Summer Visa Demand

Greek travel agents are calling on the government to cover under-staffed consulate services in view of the increased demand for visas.

Greece Increases Voucher Period for Canceled Trips Due to Covid-19

Greek authorities have extended the voucher period for canceled trips due to Covid-19 to June 30, 2022.

Greek Travel Agents Want to be Included in New Development Law

Greece’s travel agents are calling on the government to include their enterprises in a new development law, which foresees support for upgrade activities.

Greek Travel Agencies Seek Extension of Covid-19 Relief Measures

Greek travel agencies are calling on the government to extend relief measures to June 2022 citing lack of professional activity and losses due to Covid-19.

Halkidiki Tourism Organization Meets with Key Players of German Travel Market

Executives of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization met with German tour operators, travel agents and journalists during DRV’s 2021 conference in Messinia, Greece.

Royal Jordanian to Increase Frequency Between Amman and Athens

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, is expected to increase frequency between Amman and Athens in November.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

GNTO and ECTAA ‘Showcase’ Greece to European Markets

European travel professionals were informed on Greece’s tourism infrastructure through the ‘Showcase’ online presentations by the GNTO and ECTAA.

GNTO Presents Greece’s 3-year Tourism Campaign to Travel Agents

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is cooperating with sector professionals for the finalization of Greece’s upcoming 3-year tourism campaign.

Greek Travel Agencies Call for Stronger Relief Measures

Describing their situation as “tragic” due to the negative effects of Covid-19, Greek travel agents are requesting immediate government support.

Greek Travel Agencies See Major Turnover Drop in Third Quarter

A 74.9 percent drop was recorded in the turnover of Greek travel agencies in the third quarter of 2020, normally considered high season for Greek tourism.

Greek Travel Agents Seek Support to Survive Covid-19

Greek travel agents are seeking government support to shore up liquidity and cover operating costs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Travel Agents, Tourist Guides Angered Over Covid-19 Risk Map

Greek travel agents and tourist guides are frustrated over Greece's Covid-19 risk-assessment map due to its "unreasonable and unfair" measures.

Marios Kammenos Re-elected Treasurer of ECTAA

Greek tourism professional Marios Kammenos has been re-elected treasurer of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA).

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

Greek Travel Agencies Suffer Covid-19 Blow

Turnover for Greece’s travel agencies dropped by 90% after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data.

Greece-Cyprus Travel Agents Join Forces to Reignite Tourism After Covid-19

Travel agents of Greece and Cyprus are assessing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their tourism sectors, in an aim to draw up a common strategy to restart the sector.

HATTA: Greece’s Travel Agents Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies’ (HATTA) has announced its new Board of Directors.

Greek Travel Agents Urge Penalty-free Cancellations in View of China Virus

Greek travel agents are calling on tourism stakeholders and authorities to jointly formulate a clear action plan in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Tourism to Shine in Australia in 2020

Greek tourism professionals will meet with Australian tour operators during the 1st Greek Panorama Roadshow, which will be held in Sydney and Melbourne in 2020.