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Rania Ekaterinari, CEO Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Rania Ekaterinari, CEO, Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations

Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations CEO Rania Ekaterinari highlights how tourismis highly correlated with Real Estate investment opportunities in Greece.
Evangelos Vlachos, CEO Athens Development and Destination Management Agency
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Evangelos Vlachos, CEO, Athens Development and Destination Management Agency

Athens Development and Destination Management Agency CEO Evangelos Vlachos shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Yiannis Paraschis, CEO, Athens International Airport

Athens International Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis shares his vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.
Ioanna Dretta, CEO Marketing Greece
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Key Tourism Figures 2019: Ioanna Dretta, CEO, Marketing Greece

Marketing Greece CEO Ioanna Dretta shares her vision for Greek tourism and highlights its important role for society and the country's economy.

George Grafakos, CEO Aqua Vista Hotels

In the last three years, Greek tourism has achieved the impossible: to break record after record year by year, continuously raising the bar alone and serving as the only source of growth in our country.

Yiannis Paraschis, CEO Athens International Airport

Passenger traffic and foreign residents’ arrivals are experiencing double-digit increases, indicating an impressive and dynamic recovery of Athens as a tourist destination, with a number of important developments boosting, both quantitatively and qualitatively, the airport’s...

Alexandra Beach Hotel & Bungalows Hosts 2011 Special Olympic Athletes

Alexandra Beach Hotel & Bungalows on Zakynthos was among hotels that hosted Special Olympic athletes for four days during the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011 held this past summer.

IATA Projects Loss for Airline Industry in 2009

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced its forecast for 2009. It expects an industry loss of 2.5 billion dollars. All regions, except the U.S., are expected to report larger losses in 2009 than in 2008.

Cruise Tourism in Greece Begins a New Era

Greece can play a leading role and become a hub for itineraries in the Eastern Mediterranean cruise industry, was the unanimous outlook expressed by all leading representatives of the international cruise industry who attended the recent cruise forum CRUISEinGREECE.

Athens International Airport Reveals 10% Passenger Traffic Increase

Athens International Airport announced another record-breaking year with a total of 16.5 million passengers in 2007, an impressive 10 percent increase from its 15.1 million passengers in 2006. There was an eight percent increase in the number of flights that for the first time...

Strong Demand from U.S. for Greek Island Cruises

Americans bombard their travel agents for prices on cruises in Europe, including the Greek Islands. The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) says that Europe will be on the cruise map this year.

Lufthansa Awards Goldair Handling

Lufthansa German Airlines last month awarded Goldair Handling as being the best provider of third party services within the worldwide Lufthansa network. Prizes where given in the categories ground handling, on board services, third party services and internal projects for the...

US Airways Opens Route to Greece

US Airways’ customers will have more ways to jet off to Europe thanks to new flights from Philadelphia to capitals such as Athens, scheduled to start in late May. Including the Athens flights, US Airways, represented in Greece by Amphitrion, will offer a total of 22 daily flights...

Privacy of Passenger Data At Issue

As we go to press, a new agreement has not been reached between the EU and the U.S. on the transfer of airline passenger name records (PNR) to the U.S. government.

Tour Operators and Cruise Lines Cut Agency Commissions

After the success of airlines in cutting travel agency commissions, some of Europe's tour operators have jumped onto the bandwagon and taken the opportunity to cut their commission rates. Presently, analysts say the hotly-debated move of some British Tour operators to cut agent...