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Greek Travel Show 2018: Ανοίγει τις πύλες της στις 4 Μαΐου η έκθεση διακοπών και ταξιδιών

Με πλήθος συμμετοχών από όλη την Ελλάδα, αλλά και με μια ευρεία γκάμα τουριστικών προτάσεων ξεκινά στις 4 Μαΐου η 2η Greek Travel Show.

Sea, Cruise Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Bet on Greece

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited sea and cruise tourism stakeholders to place their bets on Greece, during the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

’16th East Med Yacht Show’ Brings Sea Tourism in Spotlight at Piraeus

State of the art yachts, products and services related to sea tourism were presented during the 16th East Med Yacht Show held at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Sea Tourism, Cruise Travel Come into Focus at 4th Posidonia Athens Forum

"Reinventing Cruising in the East Mediterranean" is the theme of this year's Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum to be held May 23-24 in Athens.

Forum to Explore Potential of the Athenian Riviera

Tapping into the vast potential of the Athenian Riviera - also known as the Athens' Gold Coast - will be the focus of a forum to be held at the Astir Palace Hotel in Vouliagmeni on Friday, April 22, serving at the same time as the official launch of the three-day "Blue Money Show”.

HATTA Urges Farmers to Allow Traveling Students Through Roadblocks

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is calling on Greek farmers to show understanding and allow coaches carrying students on their annual school trips to pass through the roadblocks across national highways.

Greek Travel Agents Cut New Year’s ‘Vasilopita’

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently celebrated its annual event for the cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake).

Spanish, Greek Travel Agents Discuss Creation of Mediterranean Union

Strengthening existing ties and boosting Spanish tourism to Greece through new products topped the agenda of a meeting on Tuesday, between the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and the Business Federation of Regional Associations of Spanish Travel Agencies...

Lysandros Tsilidis, President HATTA & FedHATTA

Travel agencies, on an international level, are the producers and distributors of the tourism product and are principally engaged in composing individual tourist products as well as promoting, advertising and selling them.

Basque Country Welcomes Travel Agency Unions to Talk Tourism in November

The Basque Country will host the 3rd Summit of Travel Agencies Associations in Euskadi, on November 4-6 with the opening ceremony to kick off at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

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.

IATA: July 2 Deadline for Payments to ‘BSP’ Remains Unchanged for Greek Travel Agents

The deadline for payments to IATA's electronic billing system BSP (billing and settlement plan) for Greek travel agencies, remains unchanged and is set for Thursday, July 2.

Greece Welcomes Visa Waiver for UAE Travelers, Expects Boost in Tourism Revenue

Greece is among the countries set to benefit from the Schengen visa waiver for UAE nationals that came into effect on Thursday, as UAE citizens will now be able to travel to 34 EU countries without having to obtain a visa.

HATTA Backs Greek-Turkish Tourism Alliance

Boosting the mutual flow of tourism and developing common strategies for the cooperation of sector enterprises between Turkey and Greece was the focus of the Greek-Turkish Tourism Workshop held in Izmir, Turkey, on April 6.

Nafpaktos Municipality Teaches Tourism to Local Professionals

As part of its efforts to open up to new markets, the municipality of Nafpaktos, western Greece, held the 1st Tourism Workshop on March 11, with the second in the series to be held on April 22 at the town’s Xenia Hotel.

Travel Agencies, Greek Church Join Forces to Promote Religious Tourism

Board members of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) met with the Holy Synod, the ruling body of the Greek Orthodox Church, last week to discuss the potential and promotion of religious tourism.

HATTA Members Take in Greek Culture at Special Events

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is actively promoting Greek tourism, providing alternative options and enhancing the tourist experience through its ongoing series of guided tours for travel operators in Greece, to a number of the country’s cultural...

HATTA Treats Travel Agents to a Taste of Greek Culture

In efforts to promote Greek tourism, provide alternative options and enhance the tourist experience, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is organizing guided tours for travel operators in Greece, to a number of the country’s cultural spaces.

Possible Hotel VAT Increase in Greece Sparks Reactions

Greek tourism professionals are up in arms over the government’s intention to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent. The news has caused a number of reactions from Greek tourism bodies, hotel associations and...

ΗΑΤΤΑ, Υποψήφιοι 2014

Αύριο, Τετάρτη 2 Απριλίου 2014 στις 13:00 στο NEW Hotel (Φιλελλήνων 16, Πλ. Συντάγματος) θα πραγματοποιηθεί η ετήσια τακτική γενική συνέλευση και οι αρχαιρεσίες του ΗΑΤΤΑ. Το GTP, στην προσπάθεια να συμβάλει στην όσο το δυνατόν καλύτερη ενημέρωση των μελών του ΗΑΤΤΑ παρουσιάζ...
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