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Greek Travel Agencies Report Improved Performance in 2018

Greek travel agency activity increased by 28.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, demonstrating the ongoing dynamic of the tourism sector.

Lebanon is Honored Country at Athens International Tourism Expo 2018 in Greece

Lebanon's participation as the honored country at the AIT Expo 2018 is expected to mark the start of a new momentum in bilateral tourism relations with Greece.

Greek Travel Agencies See Turnover Increase in Second Quarter of 2018

An increase of 16.6 percent was recorded in the turnover of the Greek travel agency sector in the second quarter of 2018, according to data by ELSTAT.

ASTA Athens 2018 Meet Aims to Boost US Arrivals to Greece

The organizers of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 are aiming via the conference to increase the number of US holidaymakers to Greece by 30 percent.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Expected to Double US Travel to Greece

The ASTA Destination Expo, to be held in Athens during April 2018, is expected to double inbound tourism from the United States to Greece.

NetSemantics Launches New Version of Back Office Software Platform ‘nsTravel – ERP & CRM’

NetSemantics has launched the new version of the "nsTravel 2017 - ERP & CRM" back office software platform for travel agencies and tour operators that desire to automate their back office operation and communication capabilities with clients.

Sabre Launches New Regional Operating Model for Greece and Cyprus

Sabre has announced the launch of a new regional operating model for Greece and Cyprus, aiming to boost support to its partners - both online and offline.

Greek Tourism Professionals Get Ready for B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki

Greek tourism professionals will promote their services to foreign travel agents and tour operators at the 6th B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki.

Amadeus Hellas and Greek Travel Partners Celebrate Two-year Anniversary of ‘Selling Connect Platform’

Over 450 executives from the Greek travel industry attended the glamorous party Amadeus Hellas hosted last week in Athens to celebrate the two-year anniversary of launching the "Selling Connect Platform" solution.

Greek Travel Agents Talk Business with Egyptian Professionals

Egyptian tourism professionals expressed a strong interest in doing business with Greek travel agencies during a series of B2B meetings held on the sidelines of the first Greek-Egyptian Tourism Forum that took place last week in Cairo.

Amadeus Hellas Partners with Greek Union of Air Travel Agencies (PETAGA)

Amadeus Hellas recently signed a sponsorship agreement with the Greek Union of Air Travel Agencies (PETAGA) for 2016.

Travel Agents React to Entry Fee Hikes at Museums and Sites in Greece

Sudden surges in entrance fees to popular Greek museums and archaeological sites will make the country’s travel package uncompetitive in the global market, Greek travel agents said on Wednesday.

HATTA: Greece is Not Facing Problems With Foreign Tour Operator Payments

Greece is not experiencing problems with payments from foreign tour operators, the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) said in an announcement on Wednesday, responding to the Greek media that reported otherwise.

Greek Travel Agencies See Boost in Turnover for Q1 2015

Travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services and related activities in Greece recorded a major increase in turnover during the first three months of the year, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Travelport: The Greek Market Is Becoming A Strong Online Market

Are Greek travel agents investing in the online market? GTP caught up with Travelport's Damiano Sabatino who said that not only is he positive about the Greek market, but that the "Greek way" of doing business online is becoming visible on a worldwide scale.

Travel Agents From Eight Countries Come To Greece In Search Of Partnerships

Some 30 Greek hotels and six travel agencies will attend B2B meetings with tourism professionals from eight countries at Respond On Demand's third B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki.
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Transavia.com Expands Reach In Greece

Dutch low-cost operator transavia.com recently expanded its global reach in Greece by extending its content for distribution to Travelport-connected Greek travel agencies. Roy Scheerder, chief commercial officer of transavia.com, tells GTP what else the airline has planned for...
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HATTA Joins Travelife Scheme

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announced yesterday, 16 January, that it was joining the new EU project “Corporate Social Responsibility Training and Certification in the Travel Sector” (CSR Tour) under the Leonardo da Vinci 2012 program.

HATTA Distributes Free Trips To Greek Radio Fans

On the occasion of World Tourism Day (27 September), the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) distributed complimentary accommodation vouchers to Greeks who tuned in to SKAI FM 100.3 during a seven-day radio contest.

Turkish Airlines Holds Travel Agencies Night

In late December 2011 Turkish Airlines hosted an “Agencies Night” dinner in honor of its partner Greek travel agencies.
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