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Attica’s Beaches Can be a ‘Unique Selling Point’ for Athens

Tourism professionals in Athens need to "get the word out" that the Greek capital's city center is in very close distance to beaches and the sea in general, according to leading German tour operators.

DER Touristik CEO Says 2019 ‘Super Year for Greece’

The Greek island of Samos will be the top destination for its clients in 2019, says DER Touristik Group, adding that 2019 promises to be the year of Greece.

Crete’s Alexander Beach Hotel Appoints Michalis Chatzinikolaou as New Manager

The five-star Alexander Beach Hotel & Village, located in Malia on Crete, has appointed Michalis Chatzinikolaou as its new manager.

DRV Says More Germans Eyeing Greece Holidays in 2018

On the back of increasing sales for travel to Greece, the German Travel Association (DRV) is forecasting the upward trend to continue into 2018.

Greece-bound Travelers from Germany to Peak in 2018

Tour operators and sector professionals in Germany are forecasting a record year ahead with more German travelers choosing Greece for their holidays in 2018.

German Tourist Trust Recovering After Terror Strikes, Greece Leading Choice

Greece remains steadily at the top of German travelers’ choices for vacation this summer, according to tour operators in Germany.

Greece Refugee Crisis Warding Off German Travelers

The ongoing refugee crisis in the Aegean, and Greece's economic instability are taking a toll on bookings by German holidaymakers, according to figures released by tourism group DER Touristik during its annual meeting held in Athens on Tuesday.

Kuoni Travel: Greece among Top 10 Short-haul Destinations for 2016

"The Greek debt crisis and the financial bail-out dominated news headlines last year, yet this has done little to slow down tourism to a destination that is well-loved by British travellers", Kuoni Travel underlined in its latest worldwide travel trends report.

DER Touristik Creates European Network of Travel Experts

Τhe EU's and Switzerland's competition authorities have approved DER Touristik's acquisition of Kuoni tour operator activities.

Germany’s Second-largest Tour Operator Sees Rise in Demand for Greece

Despite negative headlines, demand has remained strong for Greece, according to Germany’s second-largest tour operator DER Touristik.

Kefalogianni Underlines Significance Of Tourism For Greek Economy At German Conference

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni focused on the importance of tourism for the revival of the Greek economy during her speech at the 17th annual conference of the Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry on 2 December in Berlin.