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Greek Tourism Afloat Despite Capital Controls, Minister Kountoura Shares Experience

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura shared the Greek experience in managing crises, during the International Travel Crisis Management Summit (ITCMS) that took place on Thursday at the Haberdashers' Hall in London.

ETOA: ‘Should People Still Make Reservations to Greece? Yes.’

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) said on Friday that it has no reports of any vacation being affected by the current situation in Greece.

Germany’s FTI Touristik Says Bookings to Greece Steady

Bookings to Greece remain steady, on the par with 2014, which was an excellent year for tourism, the head of German travel company FTI Touristik said during a Munich presentation last week of its winter program.

TUI Group Says Greek Tourism Still Strong, Sees More Bookings in 2015

TUI Group said that Greek tourism is still strong and called on sector authorities and government officials to focus on maintaining the momentum and tapping into the needs of visitors to the country.

Greek Referendum Toll on Tourism in the Spotlight

The Greek tourism sector is calling on all professionals to remain collected and optimistic as they look for ways to save the season, following a week of closed banks, negative media coverage and a referendum calling for no more stringent austerity measures imposed from abroad.

IMF Releases Statement on Greece

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made a statement on Monday, one day after a 'no' vote in a Greek bailout referendum.

ABTA Update: ‘Business as Usual’ in Greece

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) on Monday said that it is "business as usual" in the resorts in Greece and that bars, shops and restaurants are adequately supplied and open as usual.

German Press Dismayed With Greece’s ‘No’

The German press was not happy with Greece’s referendum result on Sunday, when a massive 61.31 percent voted against the stringent austerity measures demanded by the country’s international lenders.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Suspend Service Fee on Airline Tickets

In order to facilitate Greek passengers, Aegean Airlines and Olympic Air are suspending the 20-euro service fee on all tickets purchased with cash from the ticket counters at Greek airports until July 19.

Greece Votes ‘No’ in Bailout Referendum, PM Tsipras Announces Next Move

Over 61 percent of Greeks voted “no” to creditors’ austerity terms in Greece's referendum on Sunday. "Our immediate priority is to restore the banking stability to normality", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in a public statement on Sunday night.

Eurogroup: Referendum Result ‘Very Regrettable’ for Future of Greece

"I take note of the outcome of the Greek referendum. This result is very regrettable for the future of Greece", Jeroen Dijsselbloem, head of the Eurogroup, said in a statement following a 'no' vote in a Greek bailout referendum.

Bookings to Greece Slump After Referendum Announcement

Following the government's announcement on June 26 to hold a referendum in Greece, holiday bookings to the country slumped by 17 percent during June 27-30.

Greek Islands May Face Shortages Soon

Reports in the media are calling attention to empty shelves and lacking medicines in Greece and claim that if a deal is not reached soon between the country and its creditors, banks will remain closed after July 6.

Τουριστικοί φορείς Κρήτης

Με τεράστιο αίσθημα ευθύνης και αγωνία για το μέλλον της χώρας μας, δηλώνουμε ότι η Ελλάδα πρέπει να παραμείνει στην Ευρώπη και στο Ευρώ.

Ένωση Ξενοδόχων Νομού Χανίων

Το Δ/Σ της Ένωσης μας ομόφωνα στηρίζει την ευρωπαϊκή προοπτική της χώρας μας. «Ναι στην Ελλάδα Ναι στο Ευρώ».

ΠΑ.Σ.ΕΝ.Τ. – Πανελλήνιος Σύνδεσμος Εργαζομένων στη Ναυτιλία και τον Τουρισμό

Οι εργαζόμενοι θα πουν το μεγάλο όχι στην σύγχρονη σκλαβιά και στη νέα υποδούλωση.

Kountoura Takes Stand Against Creditors’ Measures for Greece, Calls for Protection of Sector

Taking a direct stand against the measures proposed by Greece’s international lenders, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited Greeks to take the responsibility of the country’s future in their hands ahead of the upcoming referendum on July 5.