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TÜV Austria Hellas Appoints Kostas Giokas as Business Development–Mergers and Acquisitions Director

Inspection and certification body TÜV Austria Hellas has appointed Kostas Giokas as its Business Development - Mergers and Acquisitions Director.
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Greek Travel Agents Explore India

Greek travel agents, specializing in outbound tourism, recently participated in a familiarization trip to India to get to know the destination and include the country in travel packages for Greeks.

HATTA Board of Directors

Within the framework of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies’ (HATTA) annual general assembly, the association announced its new Board of Directors.

Travelport Signs New Agreements, Launches New Portal

Travelport, one of the world’s leading global distribution system providers, recently signed a five-year full content agreement for Galileo and Worldspan-connected users worldwide with Kenya Airways. The agreement enables users to gain access to the airline’s full inventory of...

SkyTeam Awards Online Winners

The SkyTeam airline alliance recently held an event to award the winners of the online e-game "Match the Tails of the 10 SkyTeam Airlines and Win Prizes."

Buyers Show Great Interest in 23rd Philoxenia Exhibition

Interest generated by the Philoxenia exhibition (November 1-4, Thessaloniki) for buyers has exceeded expectations a month before the event. Travel agencies and tour operators from 50 countries and some 3,000 potential buyers have contacted the organizers so far, and the list,...

Global Business Survey Foresees Increase in Travel

Business travelers place security lines and flight delays on the top of the list of events that most negatively affect travel. And, the majority does not want cell phone use allowed in-flight. As for travel managers, they say expectations from top management are cost savings and...

More Business Travel This Year

Business travel is on the rise, according to recent research analyses. American Express, for example, predicts that overall travel costs for corporations will increase by around 3% this year, as business travel continues to recover and travel demand increases. It says that...

Low Cost Carriers Not Necessarily Cheap

A Carlson Wagonlit Travel study showed that potential cost savings on low-cost carriers (LCCs) for large multinationals are, in at least half the cases, just 10% off normal costs. Carlson said effective marketing of low price offers by these carriers often leads multinationals to...