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Wizz Air Promotes Thessaloniki as a City Break Destination

Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air is promoting Thessaloniki – one of its destinations in Greece – as an ideal choice for city break travelers.

Attica Region Unveils New Tourism Website

The Region of Attica has unveiled its new tourism website, aiming to attract a wide range of users, including residents, travelers, journalists and professionals.

ITB Asia 2018 Conference to Focus on Disruption and Innovation in Travel Industry

The trends that provoke disruption and innovation in the travel industry will be the focus of the “Travel Reimagined” conference to take place at ITB Asia 2018 in October.

Experiencing 72 hours of Athens with ‘Wanderlust Greece’ – Video

Wanderlust Greece, the digital travel campaign of Marketing Greece, reveals the diverse experiences visitors in Athens can enjoy in 72 hours.

Greece Taxmen to Snoop through Social Media for Clues of Fraud

Greece’s tax inspectors my soon be probing social media accounts in efforts to track down tax evaders and untrustworthy tax payers.

Social Media Meet Tells Greek Tourism Pros How to Make or Break a Brand

It’s all about content, more content and good content… that was the key finding of the Social Media in Tourism 2016 conference, which took place on Monday, at the Center of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Excelixi.

‘Athens Social Media in Tourism’ Meet to Shed Light on the Digital World

It’s all about being digital, branding better and selling more at the Social Media in Tourism Conference, set to take place on April 11 at the Center of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Excelixi in Nea Erythrea, Athens.

World’s Top Spots to Hit Instagram in 2015

Boasting more than 400 million monthly users uploading some 353 million travel-related posts, it’s no wonder Instagram is gaining ground over Twitter thanks to the engaging power of the visual. But which destinations across the globe topped posts in 2015?

Social Media Takes Centre Stage at WTM London

This year's social media programme at World Travel Market London 2015 takes place across three days and will feature senior executives from Facebook, Twitter and Tripadvisor as well as startups, destinations, bloggers and publishers.

Etihad Airways Celebrates Social Media Success, Launches Competition

Etihad Airways is celebrating social media success after being named winner of the Best Emerging Airline on Social Media Award at the SimpliFlying Awards 2014, and for having reached one million Facebook fans globally.

Why Travel Brands Should Embrace Social Media

With the meteoric rise of social media, the marketing world has changed forever and this also applies to people’s behaviour when it comes to travel planning, a UK-based travel technolgy expert informs.

Study: The Main Topic Of Facebook Posts Is Traveling

A recent study of Facebook users who have been on a vacation in the past year revealed that the most dominant theme of their posts was travel.

GNTO Launches “Greece From The Top” Action On International Mountain Day

International Mountain Day is celebrated on Wednesday 11 December and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is promoting, via social media, the mountain regions of Greece through an action entitled "Greece from the Top."
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Facebook, Google To Speak At World Travel Market 2013

World Travel Market 2013 has an impressive line up of social media speakers including senior executives from Facebook and Google.

Amadeus Turns Crisis Into An Opportunity For Greek Travel Agencies

“I believe Greece deserves more attention, especially currently, because it has an immense touristic potential,” Amadeus Vice President of the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Europe (NECSE) region Petra Euler, told GTP in May, within the framework of the company’s 2012...

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...

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.