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Greece4all, Grekland Panorama Back Accessible Tourism

Grekland Panorama and the Greece4all online platform will collaborate to jointly plan, organize and implement actions that will promote specialized or theme oriented forms of tourism in Greece to the Scandinavian public.

National Geographic Crete Show Charms London

Cretan culture, cuisine and natural beauty make up the Region of Crete’s new tourism promotion strategy presented in London on the sidelines of the World Travel Market (WTM) earlier this month.

Tax Breaks Proposal as Incentive for Film Productions in Greece

Deputy Culture and Sports minister Angela Gerekou presented George Mavragiannis, her counterpart at the finance ministry, with a proposal for tax incentives to attract film production to Greece.

Train Tour Packages Next Big Thing in Greek Travel

Visitors to Greece will as of next year be able to book train tour packages covering prime tourist destinations of the country.

TBEX Athens Travel Bloggers Tour Aegean Courtesy of Louis Cruises

Travel bloggers attending this year’s TBEX Europe event in Athens were treated to a four-day cruise of the Aegean as part of a fam trip organized by Cyprus-based cruise line Louis Cruises.

Hellenic Seaplanes, University of Piraeus Join Forces

A strategic alliance was concluded between the University of Piraeus and Hellenic Seaplanes last week, with the aim of providing the knowhow to the future executives of the waterway sector.

Soaring Number of Passenger Arrivals to Greece for 2014

The Greek Civil Aviation Authority reported an increase in passenger arrivals for the first 10 months of 2014 (Jan.-Oct.) with 41.4 million arrivals compared to 35.7 million in the same period in 2013.

Climate Change to Take Toll on Greek Tourism, Study Finds

Greek tourism will have to implement strategies to deal with the negative effects of climate change, according to a study presented by the Bank of Greece.

Crete’s Heraklion Port Of Call for Luxury Liners

Increased arrivals of cruise ships to the Cretan port of Heraklion this month demonstrate that efforts to extend the holiday season are paying off, the Heraklion Port Authority said recently.

Hellenic Seaplanes Extends Waterway Network to Sitia, Crete

Hellenic Seaplanes has expanded its waterway network to include the port of Sitia, eastern Crete, the company said in a statement.

Grekland Panorama, Finnair Sponsor Stockholm Travel Show

Grekland Panorama and Finnair were the sponsors of this year’s Stockholm Travel Show, which took place on 23-25 October at Stockholm’s Central Station.

Hellenic Seaplanes National Champion At European Business Awards

Hellenic Seaplanes will represent Greece in this year’s European Business Awards (EBA) as one of the country’s leading companies.

Greek Publishing Company To Launch New Tourism Awards In 2014

Excellence in Greek travel and hospitality will be rewarded next year at the new Tourism Awards 2014.

Dinos Astras

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will once again support practically and virtually Greek travel and tourism exhibitions that are aimed towards meetings among professionals and the exchange of views. For this reason, HAPCO will have, for the...