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Nana Beach Hotel Awarded By TUI UK & Ireland

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete, Greece, has once again been recognized for the quality and excellent customer service with the awarding of the TUI UK & Ireland Gold Medal 2013.

Summer 2015: Greece Included Among New Routes Of Thomson And First Choice

Greek Islands will be included among 29 new routes from regional UK airports, including Birmingham and Bristol, for summer 2015.

TUI and First Choice Merge

One of Europe's biggest tourism enterprises, TUI, announced last month that it is merging its tour operations with First Choice to create Europe's largest tour operator.

First Choice Buys Meridian Travel

Local incoming tour operator Meridian Travel was purchased recently by the British tour operator First Choice. Julia Laganopoulou, Meridian's managing director, says there will be no change in the company's management for the next three years, but that the company will begin...

Tour Operators and Cruise Lines Cut Agency Commissions

After the success of airlines in cutting travel agency commissions, some of Europe's tour operators have jumped onto the bandwagon and taken the opportunity to cut their commission rates. Presently, analysts say the hotly-debated move of some British Tour operators to cut agent...

ABTA Congress Explored Internet Positives And Negatives

The Association of British Travel Agent’s (ABTA) recent congress on Kos gave delegates some tasty food for thought. During the four-day event, which was perhaps the best-organized event ever held in Greece, up-market speakers attempted to foresee the future regarding travel and...

Doucas Tours Increases Share Capital

Thessaloniki- based Doucas Tours intends to keep its position as one of Greece’s biggest and best travel companies. Earlier this year, the company began plans for a complete reorganization so as to keep up to date with the rapid changes in competition. Reorganization plans should...