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Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Serves ‘Greek Breakfast’ to Foreign Diplomats

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held a culinary event to introduce its Greek Breakfast initiative to Greece’s foreign diplomats.

Lebanon is Honored Country at Athens International Tourism Expo 2018 in Greece

Lebanon's participation as the honored country at the AIT Expo 2018 is expected to mark the start of a new momentum in bilateral tourism relations with Greece.

Greece Reaches Out to Jordan Market with Tourism Workshop

Approximately 180 tourism professionals participated in over 510 B2B meetings during the 1st Greek Tourism Workshop, held in Amman, Jordan.

‘Greek Tourism Workshop’ Events in Arab, Asian Markets in 2019

Aiming to attract more high income travelers to Greece, the Greek Tourism Workshop will hold events in the Asian and Arab markets in 2019.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

New Delhi Welcomes 1st Greek Tourism Workshop

Greece was promoted to some 140 tourism professionals in New Delhi, India, during the 1st Greek Tourism Workshop held recently.

‘Greek Tourism Workshop’ Events to Introduce Greece to Arab and Asian Markets in 2018

Greece in 2018 will be promoted to the high-spending markets of India, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon through B2B workshops.

Cyprus’ Tus Airways Launches, Flights to Greece Planned

Cypriot carrier Tus Airways has officially launched and will commence the operation of its flight schedule on February 14. The new airline aims to connect Cyprus with neighboring countries, including Greece, Egypt, Israel, Lebanon and Jordan.
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HotelBrain: PR Ambassador of Small Luxury Hotels of the World for Greece

HotelBrain has announced that with immediate effect it will assume the role of the authorized and exclusive Small Luxury Hotels of the World PR Ambassador for Greece, Turkey and Lebanon.

Ukraine Travel Show Sees Increased Interest

The Ukrainian Travel and Tourism Show UITT, to be held in March 2008 at the International Exhibition Center in Kiev, has seen a dramatic increase in interest from both local and international companies.

Environmental Protection of Mediterranean Sea Vital for Tourism

The European Commission proposed a long-term environmental strategy for cleaning up and protecting the Mediterranean Sea. This unique ecosystem, it said, is deteriorating as environmental pressures such as pollution and construction increase.

Another Record Year for World Tourism

With 842 million arrivals and a 4.5% growth rate, 2006 exceeded expectations as the tourism sector continued to enjoy above average results, making it a new record year for the industry. The latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer figures suggest that 2007 will consolidate this...

Arab-Hellenic Forum Venue for Tourism

Greece is aiming to be one of the top five tourism destinations, said Tourism Minister Fani Palli-Petralia, at the first forum organized by the Arab-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce & Development. The minister added that "this is an achievable goal since the country is ranked...

Humanitarian Aid to Lebanon

The Arab-Hellenic Chamber in cooperation with the Messinia Chamber organized a humanitarian aid effort to ease some of the suffering in war-torn Lebanon.

Greek Tourism Threatened by Oil Spill

International specialists last month met in Piraeus to unveil a plan to limit the damage from a devastating oil spill caused after Israeli raids on a Lebanon power plant. The specialists warned that some of the 15,000 to 30,000 tons of escaped fuel oil could affect the shores of...

Carnival Cruises Plans New Greek Island Itinerary For Next Year

In celebration of its new 110,000-ton ship, Carnival Freedom, next summer Carnival Cruise Lines will offer new itineraries that feature the Greek islands and other Mediterranean destinations.

Forty-nine New Hellenic Tourism Organization Offices Planned

The tourism ministry is planning to establish 49 new Hellenic Tourism Organization offices around the world, in addition to the current 23 international offices, Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said during a press conference called last month.

Best Western Holds Semi-annual Meet in Athens

Last month Athens was the venue for the semi-annual meeting of executives and country representatives of Best Western International. The last time such a meeting was held in Greece was in 2001 (Crete). During the meet, Carol Marriott, president and managing director of Best...

Mediterranean Travel Fair Spotlights Greece

The Mediterranean Travel Fair, MTF, held in Cairo, proved a success. Some 1,200 senior buyers were invited to attend and meet with a host of suppliers during the three day show held in 'The Cairo International Conference Center'. The first two days were reserved for buyers and...