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Church of Greece, Travel Agents Team Up to Promote Pilgrimage Tours

In efforts to promote religious monuments, monasteries and holy sites, the Church of Greece and the country’s travel agents have jointly set up a committee that will work towards attracting faith tourism to Greece.

Greek Travel Agents Want Info on Site Fees Ahead of New Season

Greek travel agents are expressing their concerns over recent announcements about an imminent increase in the price of tickets at museums and major archaeological sites.

‘Dodeka’ Action Plan to Establish Greece as All-year Tourism Choice

In efforts to make Greece an year-round tourist destination, the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announces the launch of “Dodeka”.

Travel Agents: No Mass Cancellations in Greek Tourism Sector

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Thursday called for restraint and unity in the Greek tourism sector and assured that there have not been any mass tourism cancellations to Greece so far.

Travel Agents: Tourists Are Not Facing Any Problems in Greece

"The reality is that tourists are not facing any problems in Greece" and the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) has advised its members to pass this information on to their partners and customers in Greece and abroad.

In Memory of Spyros Ginis

Spyros Ginis, owner and founder of Ginis Vacances, passed away on Sunday, June 28.

East Med Yacht Show 2015

The 14th edition of East Med Yacht Show is held on 29 April - 3 May 2015, in the beautiful Argosaronic island of Poros.

Full-speed Ahead for East Med Yacht Show 2015 on Poros, Greece

The harbor of Poros in Greece is getting ready to welcome international charter professionals, private yacht brokers, travel agents and tour operators to give a broad display of up to 70 Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter.

Turkish Visitors to Greece Forecast to Hit a Million This Year

Turkish visitors to Greece are expected to reach one million this season, according to the Attaché of the Culture and Tourism Office of the Turkish Embassy in Athens, Asli Aksungur.

HATTA Honors Leading Figures of Greek Tourism

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) honored leading figures of Greek tourism during its annual general assembly held last week in Athens.

HATTA Launches Federation of Greek Travel Agencies

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on Tuesday launched the Federation of Greek Travel Agencies (Fed HATTA).

Museum Shutdown in Greece on Monday Due to Guards’ Work Stoppage, Travel Agents React

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) has reacted to the decision of Greek guards at museums and sites to hold a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Monday, March 30.

HATTA to Make Important Announcements at 2015 General Assembly

The annual general assembly of the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will open next week with interesting announcements and a number of important topics on the international and Greek tourism industry and travel agency sector.

New Policing Plan for Athens Announced

A special policing plan will soon launch in the historic center of Athens to combat delinquent behavior and upgrade the Greek capital's image, according to the Secretary General for Public Order Dimitris Anagnostakis.

Dates for East Med Yacht Show 2015 on Poros Announced

The East Med Yacht Show 2015 will be held on Poros between April 29 and May 3 this year, the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association announced this week.

HATTA and MTS Group to Boost Promotion of Greek Destinations

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announced that it will join forces with tourism consulting firm MTC Group to boost the promotion of Greek destinations to markets abroad.

TUI Hellas Heraklion First Greek Travel Company to be Awarded Travelife Certificate

TUI Hellas in Heraklion, Crete, has become the first Greek travel company to be fully certified by Travelife – the international sustainability system for Tour Operators and Travel Agencies.

European Travel Professionals Express Concern on Possible ‘Hasty’ Hotel VAT Hike in Greece

Tour operators and travel agents in Europe have joined Greek tourism professionals in their request to the Greek Government to not increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent.

Hotel Chamber to Broaden its Membership to Include Greek Travel Agents

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni held a meeting with the presidents of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and was informed on their plans to work together for the benefit of the country’s tourism.

Grekland Panorama: TUI Nordic to Exhibit at Greek Fair in Sweden

TUI Nordic is expected to give an impressive and dynamic showing during the second Grekland Panorama travel fair for Greece that will take place in Stockholm, Sweden, next year.