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4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

Mideast Travel: Greece Lost 10,000 Arrivals from Iran Due to ‘Selective’ Visa Issuance in Tehran

Athens-based Mideast Travel is claiming that Greece this year will see a significant reduction of tourist arrivals from Iran due to "acts and omissions" of the Greek Embassy in Tehran.

Mideast Travel Wins at World Travel Awards Third Year Running

Mideast Travel has been recognised as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the third year in a row by the World Travel Awards during a glittering ceremony held recently in Sardinia.

Mideast Travel Receives Two Tourism Honors

Mideast Travel Worldwide, a renowned Greek travel agency that provides travel and conference services to clientele in Greece and abroad, in April received important distinctions at two award ceremonies held in Athens.

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

Tourist Arrivals from Iran to Greece Expected to Soar in 2016

The number of visitors from Iran to Greece could soar to more than 20,000 this year if visa procedures are improved, Iranian travel agents said during the second Greek Tourism Workshop that took place recently in Tehran.

HATTA Awards Best Travel Agency Brochures, Websites at Philoxenia Expo

For the 25th year, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 31st International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia held November 12-15.

Mideast Once Again Crowned ‘Greece’s Leading DMC’ at World Travel Awards

Mideast Travel was elected “Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company” at the 22nd World Travel Awards held recently in Sardinia, Italy.

Mideast Travel Appoints Sokratis Tsamoutalis as Director of Business Development

Greek company Mideast Travel Worldwide has announced the appointment of Sokratis Tsamoutalis as the new Director of Business Development.

Saudi Arabia Looks to Greece for Medical Staff, Eyes Health Tourism Options

Tapping into the potential of medical tourism in Greece, and offering Greek medical professionals jobs in Saudi Arabia, topped the agenda of Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Health Minister Mohammed Al Khoshaim, during her recent...

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.

Athens-based Mideast Up for World Travel Award

Mideast Travel has been nominated for a third consecutive year as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the World Travel Awards, which reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

First Greek Tourism Workshop in Riyadh Eyes Mideast Market

The 1st Greek Tourism Workshop to be held in Riyadh, on April 19, aims to tap into the vast potential of the Middle Eastern market, amid increasing interest by Arab travellers and expansion plans by Greek tour operators.

Greece and Iran Strengthen Tourism Ties

Iranian airline Mahan Air has announced it will operate two flights a week to Athens in May and is also considering the launch of direct flights to Crete and Thessaloniki.

Mideast Travel Gives to the Children

Greek company Mideast Travel this month contributed to the efforts of four social non-profit organizations on the occasion of the International Day for Children on December 11 as well as the Christmas season.

Greece Comes Closer to Travel Markets of Kuwait and Bahrain

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) introduced Greece as a tourism destination to tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during a familiarization trip in Athens held 4-8 December.

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.

Greece, India Talk Tourism, Aim for Strong Cultural Ties

Strengthening cultural cooperation between Greece and India was the primary focus of a recent meeting in Athens between Deputy Culture and Sports minister, Angela Gerekou, and representatives of India’s Outbound Tour Operators Association.

2014 Is A Year Of Growth For Mideast Travel In Greece

This year is a special year for Greek company Mideast Travel as it has recorded its greatest growth rate in its 30 years of history, after achieving multiple accomplishments in just the first semester.

Mideast Travel Opens Three New Branches In Greece And Turkey

Greek company Mideast Travel has opened new branches in Glyfada, Mykonos and Istanbul, aiming to strategically expand its network in these three important tourist generating markets.