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Proton Air Services Looks to Boost Aviation Education in Greece

Proton Air & Tourism Services has partnered with the Paster Educational Organization, aiming to offer its know-how to future aviation professionals in Greece.

Mega Airlines Studies Again Named ‘Europe’s Top Performer’ by IATA

Mega Airlines Studies received the title of “Europe’s Top Performer 2019”, during the IATA World Congress, which was recently held in New Delhi, India.

Les Roches Announces a New Master in International Hotel Management

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, among the top institutions in hotel management education worldwide, will launch a new Master program as of September 2019.

UNWTO: 2018 Second Strongest Year for Tourism Since 2010

International tourist arrivals grew 6 percent in 2018 to 1.4 billion, proving to be the second strongest year since 2010, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

Greece Gaining Ground as Education Destination for US Students

Greece ranks high as an education destination for US students, with 4,351 visiting the country in the 2016-17 academic year, which is a 21.1 percent increase.

Sommet Education and ‘Traveller Made’ Develop Talent for Luxury Travel Industry

The Sommet Education group and luxury travel network Traveller Made have entered into a partnership to develop talent for the luxury travel industry.

Metropolitan College Presents Tourism Faculty at Philoxenia – Hotelia Expos

The Metropolitan College presented the educational programs of its Tourism Faculty to the visitors of the Philoxenia and Hotelia exhibitions, held recently in Thessaloniki.

UNWTO: Five Pillars to Boost Tourism Sector

Aiming to boost tourism development, the UNWTO will focus on five pillars during the period 2018-2019, with special attention towards scaling up innovation and digitalization in the sector.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Honored for Philanthropic Initiatives

The NJV Athens Plaza Hotel has been honored with the GIFTTS 2017 Pineapple Award for its philanthropic initiatives and efforts to improve the quality of life in the Greek capital.

UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

Costa Navarino Holds Educational Program on Messinia’s Nature and History

Costa Navarino is currently holding an environmental program on the nature and history of the region of Messinia, addressed to high school and elementary students.

Aldemar Resorts: ‘Mare Verde’ CSR Program Supports MBA Students

Aldemar Resorts is providing MBA students with two scholarships as part of its many-sided "Mare Verde" CSR program, which focuses on the society and the environment.

SNF Announces $37 Million in Grants for Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Sports, Social Welfare

The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has authorized 111 new grants totaling $37.65 million (33.29 million euros) to support non-profit organizations for programs in arts and culture, education, health and sports and social welfare.

HATTA Participates In School Tourism Initiative

“The international and Greek student community is a huge ‘reservoir’ from which Greek regions could draw visitors from throughout the academic year,” Yiorgos Telonis, president of Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA), said during the announcement of the new...

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Ξεκινάω αυτόν το μήνα δανειζόμενη την πολλή πετυχημένη, και μάλλον σαρκαστική, φράση ενός φίλου: «Ένας νόμος την ημέρα, τη χρεοκοπία κάνει πέρα». Δεν υπάρχει αμφιβολία πως η Ελλάδα καλείται να κάνει μέσα σε λίγους μήνες όσα δεν έκανε σε δεκαετίες. Η Κυβέρνηση έχει επιδοθεί σε ένα...

Billions Promised For Tourism Development

After nine months of difficult negotiations, Greek political leaders and members of the Hellenic Tourism Organization (EOT) managed to get the European Union to promise 153.7 million euros, or about 51 billion drachmas, for Greek tourism projects.