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Islands Top Greek Easter Destinations, Bookings Up 15%

Six Greek islands and several mainland destinations are set to host most of Greece’s Easter travelers, with pre-booking figures indicating a 15 percent rise compared to last year.

FedHATTA Info Campaign Aimed at non-EU Tourism Services Providers

Greece’s travel agency body fedHATTA has launched a far-reaching information campaign regarding the provision of tourism services by non-EU nationals/entities in Greece.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Wins Gold at Greek Travel Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the island of Astypalea, has been honored as the “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019.

Greek Museums, Sites Closed October 11 Due to Strike

Archaeological sites and museums in Greece will remain closed on Thursday, October 11, due to a 24-hour strike announced by state guards.

‘Japan Week’ Festival Coming to Athens in 2019

Athens will host the Japan Week festival in November 2019, giving residents and visitors the chance to learn about the tradition and culture of Japan.

Αλλαγές στο νέο νόμο για τα τουριστικά γραφεία και τους ξεναγούς

O νέος νόμος 4549/2018, περιέχει διατάξεις που επιφέρουν τροποποιήσεις σε ζητήματα που αφορούν τα τουριστικά γραφεία και ειδικότερα τα ιδιόκτητα μεταφορικά μέσα ...

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.

Greek Museums, Sites Closed for Four Hours on April 7

Greek state guards at museums and archaeological sites have announced a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Holy Saturday, April 7.

GDPR: What Greek Travel Agents Need to Know About EU’s New Privacy Law

A new privacy law, known as GDPR, will take effect across the EU, as of May 25, restricting how personal data is collected and handled.

US to Welcome 2nd Greek Panorama Roadshow

New York, Boston and Washington will get a taste of all things Greek during the 2nd Greek Panorama Roadshow set to take place during May 1-12.

ASTA Athens 2018 Meet Aims to Boost US Arrivals to Greece

The organizers of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 are aiming via the conference to increase the number of US holidaymakers to Greece by 30 percent.

Emirates Supports ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 in Athens

Emirates will support and sponsor the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the annual international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), to be held in Athens in April.

Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Τουρισμού 2017: Προσφορά για τα μέλη του ΗΑΤΤΑ

Με δυο σημαντικές εκδηλώσεις στην Αθήνα γιορτάζει φέτος την Παγκόσμια Ημέρα Τουρισμού στις 27 Σεπτεμβρίου η FedHATTA.

Aqua Vista Hotels Presents Growing Portfolio to US Market at 1st Greek Panorama

Professionals, residents and tourists in New York City were introduced to Aqua Vista Hotels' hospitality concept and extensive portfolio of hotels, during the 1st Greek Panorama exhibition, which took place May 11-13 at Grand Central Station in Manhattan.

Greek Travel Agent Federation Meets with Opposition ND Tourism Head

The challenges facing the tourism sector were at the center of talks between FedHATTA and opposition party New Democracy’s tourism head, MP Manos Konsolas.

More Greeks Traveling Abroad for the Holidays

Bookings for the holiday season are marking a 3-5 percent rise with all the more Greeks planning trips abroad, according to recent data.

Ημερίδα FedHATTA: Νέος ασφαλιστικός νόμος και ΤΑΝΠΥ – Τι αλλάζει

Τις αλλαγές που φέρνει η πρόσφατη ασφαλιστική μεταρρύθμιση στα τουριστικά πρακτορεία της χώρας ανέδειξε ενώπιον δεκάδων τουριστικών πρακτόρων ο Υποδιοικητής του Οργανισμού Ασφάλισης Ελεύθερων Επαγγελματιών (ΟΑΕΕ), κ. Δημήτρης Χριστοφορίδης, σε ειδική ημερίδα που διοργάν...

fedHATTA: Έκκληση προς ΠΝΟ και αρμόδια υπουργεία να μη μείνουν όμηροι μαθητές στα νησιά

Εγκλωβισμένοι στην Κρήτη αλλά και σε άλλα ελληνικά νησιά στα οποία πραγματοποιούνται αυτόν τον καιρό οι σχολικές εκδρομές του Λυκείου, κινδυνεύουν να βρεθούν χιλιάδες μαθητές μετά την απόφαση της Πανελλήνιας Ναυτικής Ομοσπονδίας (ΠΝΟ) να δώσει παράταση στι...

Plans for Athens-Attica City Break Destination Underway

The Tourism Ministry is joining forces with the Municipality of Athens, the Region of Attica and public and private stakeholders, for the international promotion of the Greek capital and region as a city break destination.

Next Stop Rethymno for fedHatta’s ‘Dodeka’ Promo

The town of Rethymno, on the island of Crete, was selected as part of the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel & Tourist Agencies (fedHATTA) “Dodeka” promotional program this month.