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European Travel Agents to Discuss Major Tourism Issues in Thessaloniki

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) has chosen Thessaloniki for its semi-annual meeting to discuss important challenges of the industry.

Thessaloniki to Host ECTAA’s Semi-Annual Meeting 2022

Thessaloniki in Northern Greece will be the host destination of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) Semi-Annual Meeting 2022 during November 22-25.

Ministry Prioritizes Development of Greece’s MICE Tourism Segment

The Greek Tourism Ministry has joined forces with MICE organizers to formulate a strategy to promote conference tourism.

Greek Travel Agents Call for Actions to Cover Russian Market Losses

Greece’s association of travel agencies held a virtual meeting with ECTAA to discuss the impact of the Russian-Ukraine conflict on tourism.

Greek Travel Agents Want to be Included in New Development Law

Greece’s travel agents are calling on the government to include their enterprises in a new development law, which foresees support for upgrade activities.

Greek Travel Agencies Seek Extension of Covid-19 Relief Measures

Greek travel agencies are calling on the government to extend relief measures to June 2022 citing lack of professional activity and losses due to Covid-19.

Royal Jordanian to Increase Frequency Between Amman and Athens

Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, is expected to increase frequency between Amman and Athens in November.

Greece and Jordan Rekindling Tourism Ties

Jordan Tourism Board members and Greek tourism officials are exploring ways to restart tourist flows between the two countries in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

German DRV 2021 Conference in Greece a ‘Vote of Confidence’

German travel and tourism stakeholders will be meeting in Greece on October 28-31 for their annual conference demonstrating their confidence in the country.

GNTO and ECTAA ‘Showcase’ Greece to European Markets

European travel professionals were informed on Greece’s tourism infrastructure through the ‘Showcase’ online presentations by the GNTO and ECTAA.

GNTO’s Fragakis Receives Merit Award for Promotion of Greek Tourism in 2020

Greek travel agents honored GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis with an award for merit for his contribution to the promotion of Greek tourism in 2020.

Greek Travel Agencies Call for Stronger Relief Measures

Describing their situation as “tragic” due to the negative effects of Covid-19, Greek travel agents are requesting immediate government support.

Greek Travel Agencies See Major Turnover Drop in Third Quarter

A 74.9 percent drop was recorded in the turnover of Greek travel agencies in the third quarter of 2020, normally considered high season for Greek tourism.

Marios Kammenos Re-elected Treasurer of ECTAA

Greek tourism professional Marios Kammenos has been re-elected treasurer of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA).

Greece Presented to US Travel Agents at ASTA’s Virtual Event

Greece’s tourism offerings were presented to US travel agents during the ASTA Global Live online event of the American Society of Travel Advisors.

UK Tour Operators Want Support to Restart Tourism to Greece

Specialist tour operators working out of the UK are calling on Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis to support their efforts to rekindle travel to Greece.

Greek Travel Agents and Airlines at Odds Over Canceled School Trips

Greek travel agents and airlines are at odds over how best to deal with prepaid school trips that were canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

HATTA: Greece’s Travel Agents Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies’ (HATTA) has announced its new Board of Directors.

Greek Travel Agents Urge Penalty-free Cancellations in View of China Virus

Greek travel agents are calling on tourism stakeholders and authorities to jointly formulate a clear action plan in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Greek Tourism to Shine in Australia in 2020

Greek tourism professionals will meet with Australian tour operators during the 1st Greek Panorama Roadshow, which will be held in Sydney and Melbourne in 2020.