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Greek Travel Agencies Report Improved Performance in 2018

Greek travel agency activity increased by 28.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, demonstrating the ongoing dynamic of the tourism sector.

Rhodes Getting Ready for ASTA International Showcase Event in May 2019

Ahead of the ASTA International Showcase event that will be held on Rhodes in May, an ASTA delegation recently visited the island to meet with local authorities.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

More Greeks to Travel Abroad for the Holidays

More Greeks this year will travel abroad for the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to figures gathered from travel agencies throughout Greece.

Greek Travel Agencies See Turnover Increase in Second Quarter of 2018

An increase of 16.6 percent was recorded in the turnover of the Greek travel agency sector in the second quarter of 2018, according to data by ELSTAT.

Greek Travel Agents Warn of Ferry Strike Consequences

Greek travel agents have called for the ministers of shipping and tourism to intervene in order to prevent a 24-hour ferry strike announced for September 3.

New EU Package Travel Directive to Come into Effect July 2018

As of July 1, a new EU directive will take effect aiming to achieve consumer protection for package travel and linked travel arrangements.

Turnover Up in Q1 2018 for Greek Travel Agencies

The Greek travel agency sector saw turnover rise by 25.4 percent in the first quarter of the year, compared to the corresponding period of 2017.

US Ambassador: Greece Would Love to Welcome More American Visitors

Greek local communities and mayors would love to have more American visitors, according to United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.

Carnival Bookings Across Greece Boost Positive Sentiment

Travel agents and hospitality sector professionals got a taste of what’s in store for the summer following a rise in bookings at carnival destinations in Greece.

Eastern Halkidiki Sailing, Diving & Cruising Tops ‘Dodeka’ Promo Project

Eastern Halkidiki’s sailing, diving and cruising offerings are set to be promoted through the Dodeka initiative aimed at attracting tourism all year round to the region.

Greek Travel Agents Get to Know Eleusina in Western Attica

Regional authorities are seeking to promote Western Attica as a year-round tourism destination and recently invited a group of Greek travel agents on a day trip to Eleusina.

Greek Travel Agents Have Culture Tourism High on Agenda

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has announced that it will include the Athens-Epidaurus Festival event program within the culture section of its tourism action plan “Dodeka” for it to receive more exposure.

Greek Travel Agents Federation Expresses Concern Over Civil Aviation Workers Strike Next Week

The federation of Greek travel agents, fedHATTA, has expressed concerns about the five-day strike announced for next week by the union representing the staff of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority and which is expected to affect both domestic and international flights.

Greek Travel Agents Talk Business with Egyptian Professionals

Egyptian tourism professionals expressed a strong interest in doing business with Greek travel agencies during a series of B2B meetings held on the sidelines of the first Greek-Egyptian Tourism Forum that took place last week in Cairo.

fedHATTA Gives 12+ Reasons for Greek-Russian Tourism Cooperation

Russian travel professionals that participated in the recent Greek-Russian tourism forum in Athens heard over 12 reasons on why they should develop partnerships with Greek travel agencies.

fedHATTA Spreads the Word about Offbeat Greek Destination ‘Tzoumerka’

Within the framework of its tourism action plan "Dodeka", which includes the promotion of lesser known Greek destinations to the world, the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) recently visited Tzourmerka, in Ioannina, Epirus.

FedHATTA Honors Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FedHATTA) recently hosted an official dinner reception at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in honor of Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris for his contribution to the development of tourism.

FEDHATTA Honors South Aegean Region, Argo Travel and UK’s ABTA

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) recently honored the South Aegean Region and Argo Travel Group for contributing to Greek tourism and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) for supporting Greece's travel sector.

FEDHATTA Officially Launches Greek Tourism Action Plan ’12’, Aims to Extend the Season

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) has launched an action plan, dubbed “Dodeka”, designed to boost Greece as a year-round tourism destination.
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