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Armenia Expresses Interest To Learn From Greece’s Experience In Tourism

Armenia is interested in Greece’s experience of tourism industry development, Armenia’s president Serzh Sargsyan said on 30 September at the opening of the Armenian-Greek business forum in Yerevan.

Cooperation Is Essential For Greece’s Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry wants to strengthen its cooperation with the country's regions and municipalities during the tourism season.

Tourism Ministry, Municipality Of Athens Strengthen Ties For TBEX 2014 Event In Greek Capital

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Municipality of Athens are getting ready to welcome TBEX 2014, the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers and writers, in the Greek capital this October.

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...

Nikos Skoulas Presents His Triptych of Success

“It would be very useful for thousands of executives of the public and private sector to study the book written by Nikos Skoulas,” Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the recent book presentation of former tourism minister Nikos Skoulas.

Minister Requests E.U. Help On Visa Issue

The Schengen treaty constrains Greek tourism and particularly Greece’s “soon to be” biggest markets such as Russia, China, India and Turkey, Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos told the group of Socialist European Parliament deputies in Athens in late March.

Greece Approaches India’s Market

“The Indian market right now is untouched but it’s a tourism source for our country that has significant potential,” according to Maya Tsokli, Member of the Greek Parliament, in charge of PASOK's parliament group on tourism.

Kavaliero Viajes Teams Up With Astra Airlines

Kavaliero Viajes last month announced a deal with Astra Airlines for scheduled flights to Paphos, Cyprus, directly from Thessaloniki as of 4 March.

Κοινός στόχος, κοινή λογική, συναίνεση

Θα ήταν ενδιαφέρον να ρωτούσαμε κάθε πολιτικό, κάθε ασχολούμενο με τα κοινά πολίτη αυτής της χώρας να μας περιγράψει πως θα ήθελε να δει την Ελλάδα στο μέλλον. Αναλύοντας τις απαντήσεις, θα παρατηρούσαμε σίγουρα πως ο βασικός στόχος σχεδόν όλων θα ήταν κοινός. Η διατύπω...

Galileo Introduces Ferrynet System

Galileo Hellas now offers an online booking and ticketing system for Greek ferry lines. The system, Ferrynet, a product created through cooperation with Anite Travel Systems, provides travel agencies and subscribers with access to seat availability, online reservations and ticketing.

Superfast And Costa Crociere Alliance

Attica Enterprises, the holding company for Superfast Ferries, and cruise company Costa Crociere, owned by Carnival Cruise Lines, signed signed a letter of intent to create two joint ventures in cruise and ferry operations.

Europe Still The World’s Convention Continent

Congress and convention specialist, Wolfram D. Svoboda, the head of marketing at the International Congress Center Berlin, said he's very optimistic on the future of congresses as people always will have the demand for personal contacts and personal exchange of thoughts.

Unrestrained Optimism For Greek Tourism

If anything was crystal clear at the last month's Destination Greece conference organized by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, it was that Greece has a fantastic opportunity to develop its tourism sector. All that's needed is the decision.

Worldspan Hosts Gala For Clients

One of the world's major global distribution system providers, Worldspan, spent lavishly last month in a successful effort to thank their many clients throughout the country for using their services. Some 200 travel agents arrived for the gala night-out event held at one of the...

World Tourism Day Celebrated

Tourism professionals again this year paid little heed to World Tourism Day celebrated last month on September 27. The exception, once more, was the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourism Agents (HATTA), which held a reception at the Benaki Museum to honor the event.

ABTA 2000

Greece and Great Britain are linked by a binding friendship and by cooperation. The relationship between the two countries, particularly regarding the tourism sector, is even stronger when we consider that about 2.5 million British tourists visit our country each year.

Plans Underway To Merge Grande Bretagne And King George Hotels

The Hyatt group of Thessaloniki, which has acquired a majority of shares in the Grande Bretagne hotel, and the Latsis-owned Eurobank are said to be close to finalizing an agreement to merge the classic Athens-center hotel and the defunct King George Hotel that sits empty next to it.