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Car Rental in the EU More Transparent after Consumer Body Action

Six leading car rental services providers have moved ahead with changes to their pricing presentation for consumers to know what they are paying for.

Car Rental an Investment Idea as Greek Tourism Grows

As the number of tourists visiting Greece grows, so does investor interest, with the car rental sector featuring high on the agenda, according to market reports.

Car Rental Companies Improve Treatment of Consumers in the EU

People across the EU can now rent a car and be treated fairly, no matter where in the EU they rent a car, according to the European Commission.
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More Complaints On Greek Tourism Services This Year

Consumer complaints in regards to Greek tourism services amounted to 72 reports from 1 July-15 August 2013 compared to 56 complaints filed last year for the same period, the Consumers’ Protection Center (KEPKA) said recently.
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Greek Tourism Sector To Welcome 10,000 Unemployed Young People

A subsidized internship program targeting 10,000 unemployed young Greeks up to age 29 to offer them the opportunity to gain work experience in the tourism sector, was announced today, 9 May, at a press conference by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Labor Minister...
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Athens Trade Event Attracts Interest From High Profile Hosted Buyers

Fifty-two hosted buyers have already confirmed their participation in the “Travel Trade Athens 2013” event to be held 22-23 April at the New Acropolis Museum.

PM Outlines New Tourism Measures

“We must give tourism a leading role in Greece’s effort for development,” the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises’ (SETE) newly elected president, Andreas Andreadis, said to Prime Minister George Papandreou while assuming his presidency during the association’s 19th General...

Rapid Changes in Travel Trends

Recent research conducted by travel industry experts has shown the most recent trends in travel and indicated the path that tourism needs to follow in order to keep up with the rapid changes.

Tourism Sector Calls For Abolition Of Airport Tax As Air Fares Rise

High insurance fees and low revenue have forced Greek airlines to increase fares. At the same time, they want major decreases in airport fees and taxes. And so far, they have managed to get all of the tourism-related associations in the private sector behind them in a strong...

Tourism Sector Good But Needs Improvement

Domestic tourists, and some foreign visitors, are not happy with the services offered by Greek tourism enterprises. According to the General Federation for Consumer Protection in Greece (INKA), initial data show the tourism sector as a whole needs to upgrade its services and find...