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Enterprise Greece Teams Up with eBay

Enterprise Greece has teamed up with e-commerce company eBay for the promotion of Greek products and services to more than 182 million buyers in 190 markets worldwide.

Messe Berlin Launches ‘Travel Tech Asia 2020’ Conference

Messe Berlin has announced the launch of the Travel Tech Asia 2020, a three-day conference scheduled to take place next year during October in Singapore.

Merchants Need to Plan for Stricter EU Credit Card Measures

The EU's new credit card safety regulations requiring additional verification by users, are set to take effect on September 14.

EC Opens Antitrust Probe into EU Hotels Online Pricing

Hotel accommodation, consumer electronics and video games sectors have come under the scrutiny of the European Commission.

Commission Set to Change VAT Rules for Cross-border E-Commerce

The European Commission recently published a legislative proposal to modernize VAT rules for cross-border e-commerce.

Alibaba Athens Event Aims to Boost Greece – China Online Trade

Greek entrepreneurs keen on opening up to the Chinese market will have a chance to meet with representatives from the world’s largest e-commerce group, Alibaba, who will be in Athens for an event on September 14.

Travel Makes Up 11% of Greeks’ Online Spending

Travel makes up 11 percent of Greeks’ online spending according to the latest report by PayPal and GfK, which found that 95 percent of Greeks shop online.

Greek Tourism, Trade Sector Bodies Call for Turn to E-transactions

Greece’s tourism and trade sector bodies are calling on the government to push for the implementation of electronic transactions in efforts to cut operational costs for both businesses and government and to tackle tax evasion.

Alibaba to Pave Way for Online Trade Between Greece & China

In efforts to stimulate entrepreneurship, push for expansion into new markets and pave the way for new growth prospects, the Athens Chamber of Tradesmen stressed the significance of bringing the world’s largest e-commerce group, Alibaba, to Greece during a press conference on...

Athens Chamber of Tradesmen in Talks with Alibaba to Enter Greece

Representatives from the world’s largest e-commerce group, Alibaba, will be visiting Athens in September to hold talks with government officials and local professionals on a future collaboration.

Hotel Chamber Presents e-Tourism Initiative to Boost Sector, Enhance Visitor Experience in Athens

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Friday presented a new e-tourism initiative aimed to improve tourism sector growth and the visitor experience in Athens by encompassing all touch points from planning stage through to memory sharing.

Tourists to Greece Spend 2.5bn Euros Annually by Credit Card

Holidaymakers to Greece in 2014 spent 2.5 billion euros on their credit cards, up by 15 percent, according to the latest figures released during a recent VISA Hellas event titled “Growth Through Innovation”.

Study: Greece Lags Behind In Online Activity For Travel

A relatively low proportion of enterprises in Greece are using e-commerce to connect to potential customers, according to an Oxford Economics study entitled "The Impact of Online Content on European Tourism," recently presented in Athens.

E-Tourism Trends Presented To Greek Market

The “E-Tourism & Travel Distribution in Southern Europe & Mediterranean” conference was the first of its kind in Athens and attracted renowned names from the e-travel world and presented the current challenges and trends in the travel market.

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...