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UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

Ancient Corinth Goes 3D as Part of Google – CyArk Project

Google Arts & Culture and CyArk are offering internet users the chance to ‘experience’ some of the world’s greatest wonders in 3D, among them Greece’s Ancient Corinth.

EU ELEMED Project: Greece to Offer Shoreside Electrical Power to Seacraft

Shoreside power units will be installed at two ports in Greece, at Kyllini and Piraeus, as part of the EU’s ambitious ELEMED project.

Sabre Granted NDC Level 3 Capability as IT Provider by IATA

Sabre Corporation has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as an NDC Level 3 capable IT provider.

Amadeus Renews Distribution Agreement with BCD Travel

Travel technology platform Amadeus has announced the renewal of a multi-year global distribution agreement with BCD Travel.

Digital Gate II: AIA’s Airport Challenge Seeks Best Innovative Business Models

Athens International Airport (AIA) completed the third phase of its “The Digital Gate II” competition that aims to encourage innovation and youth entrepreneurship.

Athens Digital Lab to Promote Youth Entrepreneurship

The Athens Municipality invites individuals, groups and new technology enthusiasts to submit their proposals for a smarter, friendlier city to the Athens Digital Lab.

Amadeus Celebrates 30 Years of Offering to Travel Industry

More than 600 executives from the Greek travel market were present at the celebration event of Amadeus' 30 years anniversary that took place in Athens.

Central Macedonia Named ‘European Entrepreneurial Region’

Central Macedonia was recently honored with the "European Entrepreneurial Region" title for its strategy and commitment in boosting entrepreneurship.

More EU Funds to be Made Available for Greek SMEs

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Greek economy ministry signed a funding deal to establish a 260 million euro risk capital Fund-of-Funds which will facilitate access to finance for entrepreneurs by unlocking the equity potential in the Greek market.

GTP Bets on ‘New Blood’, Welcomes Students, Shares Secrets of the Greek Travel Trade

The GTP | DANAE Group, actively promoting Greece, its tourism offerings and supporting the sector’s professionals with its wide range of products for four decades, welcomed students from IEK New York, member of the New York College Group, recently to show them the ropes and...

Second ‘Sustainable Paros’ Forum to Focus on Innovation, Tourism

Innovation, sustainable development and tourism will be the focus of the second "Sustainable Paros" forum to be held on Saturday, May 14, on the island of Paros.

Travelport – mtt a Step into the Next Era of Travel

The travel industry is changing, there’s no doubt about it, and in the words of Travelport’s Global Head of Product and Marketing, Air Commerce, Ian Heywood, this is a “customer-driven technology-enabled industry”.

Feast Greece off to Texas for SXSW Digital Creativity Fair

Crowd funding event organizers Feast Greece will be participating in one of the world’s largest digital creativity fairs - the 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Festival - to be held in Austin, Texas, on March 11-15.

BlueGrowth II Rewards Innovation, Startups for Positive Change

Inspiration and innovation were the focus of the 2nd Blue Growth startup competition held at the Piraeus Marine Club on Tuesday, bringing to the fore young entrepreneurs and their concepts and business models which aim to have a positive impact on the country’s marine and...

Hotelgenius Gets Funding for All-in-one Management Solution

Hotelgenius SA, which provides online hotel management software, recently announced that it has collected 570,000 euros in funding and is ready to set up shop in Greece and other European destinations.

Greek SMEs in Tourism Should Prepare for NSRF Funding

Greek small- and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) active in tourism and employing a set number of staff in the last three years can tap into EU grants - commonly known as ESPA funds - for the upgrade of tourism infrastructure and facilities.

Aegean Airlines Treats Travelers Greek Style with ‘Filepse Tous’

As part of its ongoing promotional efforts to bring Greece closer to its clients, Aegean Airlines announces the launch of its “Filepse Tous” project, which aims to “use” world-renowned Greek hospitality to introduce locally produced goodies and get the word out.

SWISS Maximizes Exposure via Amadeus Fare Families Technology

SWISS, Switzerland’s flag carrier, aims through Amadeus Fare Families solution to provide access to its “Light”, “Classic” and “Flex” fares and boost multichannel merchandizing opportunities.

Etihad’s President and CEO Addresses the Future of Global Airline Competition at GBTA Convention

Etihad Airways President and CEO James Hogan on Monday emphasized the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry during a public conversation at the 2015 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...