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Travel Agents Tap Internet Social Network

Amid the rapidly changing social-networking on the Internet, a growing number of travel agents and industry leaders are tapping into new technological "supplements" to reach out to get the attention of on-the-go clients.

Online Bookings Can Support Tourism

The key role of online reservations and strategies for the development of the global tourism industry in the coming years was recently presented to Greek hoteliers at a workshop organized by Xenia Exhibitions-Conferences.

Hoteliers Enlightened On Social Media

Greek hotels do not take advantage of today's technology, according to the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises' Ideas & Action Council (SID) forum held recently titled "Internet Social Media: On-line Travel Communities."

Amadeus Turns Crisis Into An Opportunity For Greek Travel Agencies

“I believe Greece deserves more attention, especially currently, because it has an immense touristic potential,” Amadeus Vice President of the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Europe (NECSE) region Petra Euler, told GTP in May, within the framework of the company’s 2012...

5 Greek Museums on the Google Art Project

Five Greek museums have already joined Google Art Project as partners: the Acropolis Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum, the Benaki Museum of Islamic Art and the Numismatic Museum, the last two being just recently added.

Facebook, Google To Speak At World Travel Market 2013

World Travel Market 2013 has an impressive line up of social media speakers including senior executives from Facebook and Google.

Study: Greece Lags Behind In Online Activity For Travel

A relatively low proportion of enterprises in Greece are using e-commerce to connect to potential customers, according to an Oxford Economics study entitled "The Impact of Online Content on European Tourism," recently presented in Athens.

Ryanair Confirms GDS Plans

Ryanair has confirmed plans to put its fares on the global distribution systems by the summer. If negotiations go to plan, Ryanair fares will appear in one or more GDS channels by mid-year.

Google’s “Street View” Map Service To Promote Greece’s Cultural Wealth

The Greek Culture Ministry will further cooperate with Google to include Greece's most popular archaeological sites and museums in the Street View map service to boost the promotion of the country's cultural wealth abroad.

Etihad Airways Partners With Google To Make Flight Search Easier

Etihad Airways recently announced a partnership with Google to make it more convenient for travelers to view the airline’s flight schedules and fares on the search engine’s flight search tool.

Google Launches Online Initiative To Turn Greece Into Year-Round Destination

Google has announced a new initiative to boost the online presence of Greek tourism businesses and help the country attract visitors all year round.

Key Tourism Figures Applaud Google Initiative For Off-Season Promotion Of Greece

"Now, more than ever, it is possible to gradually extend the tourist season," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni recently said in regards to an initiative announced by Google that sees to promote Greece during the off season.

Crete Is Google’s First Stop To “Grow Greek Tourism”

A new initiative by Google, the Greek Tourism Ministry, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) dubbed "Grow Greek Tourism Online" will launch in Crete.

Google Shows Greece’s Best In Street View Video

Google has released a video to introduce Greece to the world and shows the most important attractions of the country through images from its Street View service.

Google Plans to ‘Grow Greek Tourism Online’ in 6 More Destinations

Google's initiative dubbed “Grow Greek Tourism Online” will expand to six more destinations in Greece, it was announced at a press conference on Tuesday.

Click Your Way to Greece… Through Google Street View

Google’s popular Street View map service has enhanced its Greece visual offerings with additional panoramic photos of more destinations.

Over 3,000 Local Businesses Turn to Google’s Grow Greek Tourism for Training

Some 3,000 tourist sector enterprises benefitted from the know-how of Google’s ambitious Grow Greek Tourism Online initiative, which kicked off last September.

Google Trekker Captures the Action at Crete’s Hersonissos

Hersonissos is the first municipality in Greece, to be mapped out by Google Trekker, which in the next two months will attempt to capture some of the region’s most remote locales, including far-off footpaths, unspoiled beaches and secluded villages.

Ryanair Launches Court Action Against Google, eDreams

Low cost airline Ryanair has launched legal action against Google and online travel agency eDreams in a bid to stop the companies from "misleading" consumers by advertising non-existent fares.

WTM Latin America Announces 2016 Event Schedule

The fourth edition of WTM Latin America 2016, which takes place March 29 - 31 in São Paulo, Brazil, alongside the 45th Braztoa Business Meeting, has revealed its industry leading event schedule.