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H FORTHcrs Επεκτείνει τις Υπηρεσίες της για Συνδυασμένες Μεταφορές

H FORTHcrs προσφέρει τη δυνατότητα στα τουριστικά γραφεία να εκδίδουν τόσο εισιτήρια ΚΤΕΛ όσο και εισιτήρια άλλων ευρωπαϊκών γραμμών λεωφορείων.

Superfast Purchases 10% of Minoan Lines

Attica Holdings (Superfast and Blue Star Ferries) announced late last month that it had reached an agreement with an Italian company, represented by Romano Artioili, for the acquisition of more than 6.7 million shares of Minoan Lines. The purchase represents 9.51% of the share...

Sarbre And Forthnet Subsidiaries Sign Strategic Cooperation Agreement

The commercial cooperation between FORTHcrs, a Forthnet subsidiary, and Sabre Hellas, a Sabre Inc. subsidiary, is now official. Both parties announced a cooperation agreement last month that centers on new and complete solutions in electronic booking and ticket issue.

Greek Internet Users Still Low On European Scale

The basic causes for the low penetration rate of the Web are two: the relatively high cost of access and the lack of Greek content.

Biggest And Best Tourism Panorama

This year’s domestic fair, Panorama 2000, held last month at the Peace & Friendship Stadium, proved to be the biggest, the best and the most successful to date. “It was not only the size and the well-designed stands that made this year’s fair so impressive,” said one seasoned...

Minoan Increases Revenue And Profits

Crete-based ferry operator Minoan Lines announced a substantial increase in pre-tax profits for 1999. Minoan said last year's revenue was up 7.1% against the year before and profits before taxes were up 65.5%.

Mergers Turn 20 Ferry Lines Into Three, But Some Routes Monopolized

"Sales commission for travel agents has been reduced; there are fewer discounts available; special group rates have been abolished; and prices have risen more than 20% on some routes."