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Air France, KLM Launch Contest For Travel Agents

Air France and KLM are giving all IATA accredited travel agents in Greece the opportunity to take part in a major contest and win three great prizes.

TOURISMlink Platform Presented To Greek Travel Agents

Greek travel agents were informed on the advantages of the European Commission-funded project TOURISMlink, an online platform that aims to modernize the tourism value chain and offer small and medium enterprises (SMEs) a better position in the global tourism market.
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Greek Travel Agents To Tour “Queen Elizabeth” In Piraeus

Amphitrion Group of Companies will give Greek travel agents the grand tour of the Queen Elizabeth cruise ship that will be docked in Piraeus Port on 4 October.
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Greek Travel Agents Invited To Explore E.U. “Travelife” Initiative

Greek travel agents can now get fully informed on how their businesses can benefit from participating in the E.U. initiative "Travelife" through the new website that recently launched in the Greek language.
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Manessis Introduces Family Summer Club Program To Greek Travel Agents

Manessis Travel recently hosted a weekend stay in Porto Heli on 14-16 June for 50 Greek travel agents and their families from Athens and other areas of Greece, to introduce the travel organization’s “Manessis Family Summer Club,” a premium program put together exclusively for...
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IATA Presents New Distribution Plan To Greek Travel Agents

Greek travel agents were informed last week on the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) New Distribution Capability (NDC).
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Greek Travel Agents Explore India

Greek travel agents, specializing in outbound tourism, recently participated in a familiarization trip to India to get to know the destination and include the country in travel packages for Greeks.
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Lufthansa Presents North American Route Network

Lufthansa recently briefed Greek travel agents on the Group’s extensive network of products and services in North America at a special event held at the Hard Rock Café in Athens.

Greek Travel Agents Experience Doha

Qatar Airways recently organized a familiarization trip (fam trip) to Doha, for Greek travel agents to experience the capital city of Qatar as a tourism destination for Greeks.

Travelport Presents New Technology Tools For Greek Travel Agents

Travelport, a broad-based business services provider to the global travel industry, held a workshop last month for agencies in Thessaloniki and briefed travel agents on the company’s new tools and solutions.

Amadeus Research Reveals Greek Travel Agencies Must Embrace Technology

Amadeus, a leading provider of solutions to the travel industry for the management of distribution and selling of travel services, recently held an event in Athens where results from research revealed the Internet and new technology hold many opportunities for Greek travel...

Yiannis Evangelou

Tourism movement to Greece was positive this year, especially after the first half, and initial indications for next year are very good. However, we must, on both a national and local level, ensure this tourism increase continues at a steady pace keeping in mind the strong...

Travel Agents No Longer Issue Passports

Greek travel agents soon will no longer be able to issue passports to customers. As of this coming January, Greeks will have to visit one of the 90 new centers being set up around the country where they can obtain or renew their passports, government announced last month. The new...

New Publication Enlightens Tourism Professionals

The latest publication by Hellenic Tourism Organization Research and Investment Director Betty Hadjinikolaou could be a godsend for tourism professionals as it's the first time Greece's various tourism legislation acts are collated in a single book.

Solid Soft Banks On Expansion

Greece's top back-office software provider for Greek travel agents, Solid Soft International, recently launched a series of expansion moves. These initiatives could place the company within an enviable position in the years to come.

Unrestrained Optimism For Greek Tourism

If anything was crystal clear at the last month's Destination Greece conference organized by the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, it was that Greece has a fantastic opportunity to develop its tourism sector. All that's needed is the decision.

Galileo Becomes First Global Reservation System Not Owned By An Airline

Galileo International, Inc., a popular global distribution system used by Greek travel agents, recently signed an agreement with Cendant Corporation of the U.S. According to the agreement, Cendant acquires all of the outstanding common stock of Galileo for about $2.9 billion....