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Metaxa Hospitality Group Hosts German Tour Operators on Crete

The Metaxa Hospitality Group recently welcomed over 150 German tour operators, travel agents and journalists to its Creta Maris resort on Crete.

Crete FVW Workshop Offers Insight into German Travel Trends

The 2018 FVW Workshop, recently held on Crete, brought together Germany’s top tour operators, travel agents and journalists, who exchanged insight with local sector professionals.

2018 FVW Workshop Introduces Authentic Crete to German Tourism Professionals

The authentic side of Crete will be introduced to 45 leading German tour operators, travel agents and journalists attending the 2018 FVW Workshop.

German Tour Operators See Surge in Bookings to Greece

With only two weeks to go until the opening of ITB Berlin 2017, leading German tour operators have informed that travel demand to Greece is on the up.

ITB 2016: German Market gives Greek Tourism Positive Vibes

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura received positive messages for tourism in Greece this year, during a series of meetings she had with German tour operators on the first day of the ITB tourism fair in Berlin on Wednesday, March 9.

GNTO Germany Builds Up Greece as All-Season Destination

As part of its ongoing strategy to extend the tourism season and promote Greece as an all-year destination, the Germany branch of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) presented “Greece - A Journey through the Four Seasons” during a recent event organized by German tour...

German Tour Operators give Greece the ‘Thumbs Up’

German tour operators remain optimistic about the outlook for Greece bookings this year despite the widespread publicity about the policies of the new left-wing government.

Rhodes, Greece, To Promote Its Best To Leading German Tourism Experts

A major destination marketing event to take place on Rhodes, Greece, in June, will bring together Germany's leading tour operators and travel agents with Greek tourism figures and professionals.

“Greek Breakfast” Gets Thumbs Up From German Tour Operators At ITB 2014

Leading German tour operators at the recent ITB Berlin exhibition said they were interested in including the "Greek Breakfast" feature as a reference in their travel packages for destinations in Greece.
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Condor Extends Travel Regulation To Egypt

Frankfurt-based Condor Airlines announced it will not carry passengers to Egypt up to 29 September until further notice, due to the unaltered travel advice from the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
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German Tourists Warm Up To Greece

German tour operators have reported an increase in bookings for Greek destinations, according to Torsten Schaefer, spokesman of the German Travel Association (DRV).

Tourism Minister: German Tour Operators Contract Amendments Not Helping

The restrictive clause German tour operators are adding to their contracts with Greek hoteliers in case Greece exits the euro, was one of the main issues Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni discussed with German Deputy Economy Minister Peter Hintze, during her official visit...

Bookings To Greece Pick Up Pace After Elections

“The political stability that has resulted from the 17 June elections and the formation of the Government already has influenced recent reservations on a positive level,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said while addressing a conference last month.

German Tour Operators Launch Campaign For Greek Tourism

“For true friends only trust counts,” is the slogan of a print campaign launched in late March in the German media to support Greek tourism.

Athens To Welcome Leading German Tour Operators Next Month

Germany's leading travel industry media group FVW Mediengruppe will hold its annual workshop in Athens next month and give Greek hoteliers the opportunity to discuss strategies to strengthen the tourism demand from Germany to Greece, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels announced last month.

Incoming Tourism To Greece On Positive Pace

While the Greek capital counted losses last month in bookings and revenue due to violent protests at Syntagma Square in late June that resulted to some 20,000 cancelations in 21 central hotels in Athens, tourism traffic for the rest of Greece showed positive signs.

Germans Opt for Cheaper Destinations

It appears that Germans have turned away from Greece as a holiday destination and have headed to cheaper destinations outside the euro zone. Greek tourism professionals say the move has been going on since 2002 and to a great extent is due to the condition of the German economy...

Greece Stars At ITB 2000

With a pavilion of 800 square meters that hosted some 60 Greek tourism enterprises, Greece stood out as one of the big stars at this year's ITB Berlin tourism fair. According to the 60-plus exhibitors from here, Greece will welcome a record number of German visitors this year.

Rodos Golf Course Again Up For Grabs

The Rodos Afandou golf course is set to undergo a major redevelopment that is to be funded by the Hellenic Tourism Organisation (EOT). The decision to revamp the course, considered an important element of the island's effort to develop alternative forms of tourism, was announced...