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Halkidiki Tourism Organization Meets with Key Players of German Travel Market

Executives of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization met with German tour operators, travel agents and journalists during DRV’s 2021 conference in Messinia, Greece.

WTD 2021: Greece Looking to Redefine Tourism Goals

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, key Greek tourism figures sent the message that the time has come for changes in order for the sector to face future challenges.

Applications Open June 16 for Greek Tourism Enterprises Subsidy

Starting June 16, Greek tourism enterprises impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic can apply for a working capital subsidy to help them restart operations.

PM Announces €420m in Support to Reboot Greek Tourism Sector

A total of 420 million euros in working capital will go to Greek tourism enterprises impacted by Covid-19 to help them restart operations.

Greek Travel Agents Seek Support to Survive Covid-19

Greek travel agents are seeking government support to shore up liquidity and cover operating costs amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greek Travel Agents, Tourist Guides Angered Over Covid-19 Risk Map

Greek travel agents and tourist guides are frustrated over Greece's Covid-19 risk-assessment map due to its "unreasonable and unfair" measures.

Greek Travel Agencies Suffer Covid-19 Blow

Turnover for Greece’s travel agencies dropped by 90% after the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to data.

Greece-Cyprus Travel Agents Join Forces to Reignite Tourism After Covid-19

Travel agents of Greece and Cyprus are assessing the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on their tourism sectors, in an aim to draw up a common strategy to restart the sector.

SWOT-HCH: Registration Open for 4th Boutique Hotels Forum in Athens

Registration has opened for the 4th Boutique Hotels Forum in Athens, organized by SWOT | Hospitality Management Company and the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH).

Europe’s Travel Agents Call on New Commissioner to Ensure Competitiveness

European travel agents are calling on the new Commissioner to work towards achieving a competitive, transparent and sustainable travel market.

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.