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EU: Coastal, Maritime Tourism Can Contribute To Growth And Creation Of Jobs

The European Union (EU) aims to enhance coastal and maritime tourism in Europe, acknowledging the potential for growth and the generation of new job opportunities in the sector.

EU Aims To Unlock Potential Of Coasts, Seas

The European Commission has a new strategy to support coastal and maritime tourism in Europe, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Maria Damanaki said during a High-Level Conference held in Athens.

Athens To Host High-Level Conference On Coastal And Maritime Tourism

On the occasion of the Greek Presidency of the EU Council, the European Commission, the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization will organize a High Level Conference on Coastal and Maritime Tourism, as well an an Informal Ministerial Meeting in Athens.

Commission Presents New European Strategy To Promote Coastal And Maritime Tourism

The European Commission recently presented a new strategy to support coastal and maritime tourism in Europe. The strategy will be discussed at a conference organized with the Greek Presidency on 10 March in Athens.

New European Gastronomy Portal Launched

A new gastronomy portal that gives travelers the chance to experience the soul of European culture, history and traditions through its food, was recently launched by the European Commission and the European Travel Commission.

Greek Tour Guides Appeal To European Commission Against Tourism Ministry

The Panhellenic Tourist Guide Federation has sent an appeal to the European Commission to urge the Greek Government to reconsider its policy towards the tourist guide profession and training.

Athens To Host Stakeholder Conference On EU Strategy For The Adriatic And Ionian Region

A Stakeholder Conference on the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region, jointly organized by the European Commission and the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the European Union, will take place in Athens, Greece.

EU “Generation Awake” Campaign Says Stop Wasting Waste!

The latest phase of the European Commission's "Generation Awake" campaign focuses on the environmental, economic, social and personal consequences of using resources unsustainably.

European Commission Launches Open Consultations On EU Tourism

The European Commission has launched online open consultations on the future of European Tourism and on the regulatory and administrative framework of tourism businesses in the EU.

European Commission Launches New “European Natura 2000 Award”

The European Commission has launched a new Award designed to celebrate and promote best practices for nature conservation in Europe.

Commission Updates EU Air Safety List Of Banned Airlines

The European Commission has updated for the 22nd time the European list of airlines subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the European Union, better known as "the EU air safety list."

Olympic-Aegean Merger Applauded By Head Of Greece’s Main Tourism Association

The upcoming merger of Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air is expected to create a strong national carrier that will contribute to the growth of Greek tourism, according to the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis.

EU Approves Aegean Airlines Buy Of Olympic Air

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has been granted the approval of the European Commission to buy rival Olympic Air.

Greek Tourism Minister Applauds Olympic-Aegean Merger

"Τhe European Commission’s announcement, which opens the way for the acquisition of Olympic Air by Aegean Airlines, is a positive development for the country's fields of aviation and tourism," Greek Tourism Olga Kefalogianni said when commenting on the merger of the two Greek...
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Aegean Airlines: Greek Tourism Will Benefit From Olympic Air Acquisition

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines applauded the European Commission's decision that approves of its acquisition of rival Olympic Air.

Curtain Falls For Greek Olympic Air

The European Commission said that if approval had not be given to Aegean Airlines to buy Olympic Air, then the latter would have left the market completely.

European Commission To Simplify Visa Procedures To Attract More Tourists

Seeking to further develop Europe's tourism potential, the European Commission is preparing a review of the Visa Code before the end of this year.

E.U. Portal To Help Tourism Job-Seekers Find Employment

In order to foster employment and mobility in the tourism sector, the European Commission has launched EURES, the first pan-European job portal that currently has many openings in the tourism sector.

South Aegean Region Joins E.U. Tourism Indicators System

The South Aegean Region has been selected as one of the regions in Europe to participate in the European Commission's pilot phase of the European Tourism Indicators System (ETIS) for sustainable management at destination level.

EU’s Tips For European Travellers

Europe is travelling again with the beginning of the holiday season. For millions of Europeans travelling within and outside the (EU) European Union, there are certain travel considerations that every European should be aware of.