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SkyGreece Receives Permission to Fly to Canada

SkyGreece Airlines has received permission from the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) to operate scheduled international services between member states of the European Community and Canada.

Greek Antiquity Exhibition Travels to Canada and the United States

More than 500 priceless artifacts from 21 Greek museums will be brought together at the world premiere of the original exhibition "The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great" that will open at the Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal’s museum of Archaeology and History, on 12...

Air Transat Offers Free On-Demand Entertainment On All Flights To Canada

Air Transat continues to invest in its fleet to provide passengers with the best possible in-flight experience and now offers free on-demand entertainment on all its flights to Canada.

Greece Promoted To U.S. & Canada Through Campaign Of ThinkDigital, Daily Secret

ThinkDigital digital media network and Daily Secret digital guide have created, in collaboration with the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO), a two-month marketing campaign το inspire travel enthusiasts from the United States and Canada to visit Greece.
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Athens Airport Sees Rise In International Arrivals This Summer

Athens International Airport saw a 6.5 percent rise in international arrivals (destination and transfer passengers) during the May-August 2013 period compared to last year.
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Greek Tourism Minister To Arrive In Canada

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart from the U.S. and continue her official trip with a stop in Toronto, Canada, today, 6 June, to promote Greece and further improve the image of the country.
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Greek Tourism Minister To Travel To U.S., Canada

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will take an official trip to the United States and Canada as of Sunday, 2 June, to promote Greece in the North American market.
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Athens Guide Smartphone App Soon To Be Available In Chinese

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni made Chinese officials in Beijing very happy last week when she presented a Chinese version of an innovative smartphone application geared to promote the Greek capital as a destination.
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Forum: Chambers Discuss Synergies To Boost Greek Tourism

Greece's need to attract tourists from new, booming markets and the importance of synergies between neighboring countries to facilitate the travel of tourists from far away destinations were the main topics discussed at the tourism forum for chambers that took place during the...
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British Airways’ Surprise Prices For Transatlantic Flights

This year, get ready to spend the holidays differently with the unique offers of British Airways that bring you even closer to the most popular destinations in the United States and Canada.

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

Joint Report: High Prices Hit Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece dropped five places in the fourth Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2011 as it ranked 29th among 139 countries. The report was released by the World Economic Forum at the Global Tourism Forum 2011 held in Andorra last month.

International Drivers License Exemption Sought

A constant problem of car rental companies is the inability to rent cars to non-European Union citizens who do not have an internatio­nal drivers license, the Greek Car Rental Companies Association said recently in an announcement.

Olympic Air Takes Off

Olympic Air, the successor of former state-run carrier Olympic Airlines, made its first official flight to Thessaloniki on 1 October with an Airbus 320. The first route symbolically retraced the route first taken by Aristotelis Onasis' Olympic Airways on 6 April 1957 with a...

Ios: More Than A Party Scene

At a recent presentation of Ios, Mayor Yiorgos Poussaios underlined that the island obtains the requirements and comparative advantages to attract tourists of all ages and demands.

Aegean Airlines to Join Star Alliance

Star Alliance recently accepted Greece's Aegean Airlines as a future member carrier, according to an official announcement at a press conference held in Athens.

easyCruise Welcomed By Amadeus Cruise

easyCruise recently announced that it is now available on Amadeus Cruise, an innovative and unique Graphical User Interface booking tool, as it actively targets the travel agency distribution channel to shift the balance towards industry sales.

Greece’s Competitiveness Drops

Greece dropped two places in the third annual Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2009, published by the World Economic Forum, as it ranked 24th among 133 countries.

Athens Convention Bureau Officially Launched

The Athens Convention Bureau (ACB) was officially launched at IMEX travel exhibition (22-24 April) in Frankfurt. ACB's participation in the exhibition aroused much interest as it has already been included in worldwide conference publications and has launched a pilot website...

Virtuoso 2008 in Athens

The annual conference of travel organization "Virtuoso" was held at the Hotel Grand Bretagne in Athens from February 28 to March 3rd. Members of the elite travel industry, established tour operators, travel agents and providers met in Athens last month to discuss the latest...