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WTM London 2016

Staged annually in London, World Travel Market is a vibrant must attend business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. In 2016 the World Travel Market London will be held on 7-9 November.

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show 2016 – London

Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show, the UK's biggest and longest-running travel show, will return to Olympia London from the 4th - 7th February 2016.

The TIMES Destinations 2015 – London

The TIMES Destinations: Holiday & Travel Show, London, on 29th January - 1 February 2015, is the UK's biggest and longest-running travel show.

Ryanair To Extend London-Chania Route

Low-cost carrier Ryanair recently announced that the London (Stansted)-Chania route is to remain on the airline's timetable until the end of November.

Just Released: Mythical Peloponnese In London, UK – Video

The Peloponnese in southern Greece was promoted in London last month in a five-day exhibition hosted at the National Geographic store in Knightsbridge, London, UK. A video of the event was just released!

The Peloponnese Tours Europe

The Region of the Peloponnese in Southern Greece was promoted in London last week in a five-day exhibition hosted at the flagship National Geographic Store.

Thalassa Beach Resort Honored By TUI As A Top Hotel For Hosting Couples

The Thalassa Beach Resort on Crete, once again was voted by TUI customers as a top hotel for hosting couples, at TUI UK & Ireland’s annual Gold Awards hosted recently at the Banqueting House in London, UK.
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Lufthansa Receives Airline Business Technology Award

Lufthansa Group landed first prize in the technology category of the Airline Strategy Awards conferred by the prestigious Airline Business magazine.
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Greek Vista Events Wins M&IT “Best DMC” Award

Vista Events won the M&IT Industry Award for Best Destination Management Company (DMC) at the annual Meetings & Incentive Travel Industry Awards held recently at the Battersea Evolution venue in London, UK.
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Aegean Takes You There!

Aegean Airlines has launched the “Take Me There” contest and will give out one return ticket every day throughout 2013 to any destination of the airline’s network in Greece and abroad.
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Greek Hotels In Winter Destinations Drop Prices

Christmas is just around the corner and while this month is considered the prime winter tourism season, hotel prices in Greek winter destinations are sliding, according to online booking company Trivago.
UP Greek Tourism's third project is to raise funds and set up a billboard to promote Greek tourism on Piccadilly Circus, London.
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Up Greek Tourism Launches Third Initiative

Spread the word! Volunteer group “Up Greek Tourism” today, Monday, 3 December, launched its third crowd-funding and social media campaign to gather funds and set up a new billboard on Piccadilly Circus, London, to promote Greek tourism.
Greek Flash Mob In London - WTM 2012
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Greek Flash Mob Event At River Thames, London

One of the Greek highlights at this year's World Travel Market in London, UK, was the flash mob event organized by the Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization on the banks of the River Thames in London under the message “Greece Welcomes You.”

Britons Get Informed On Ionian Islands

Within the framework of London hosting this year's Olympic Games (27 July-12 August), the Region of the Ionian Islands launched a campaign recently to promote the history, culture and options the island group can offer UK visitors.

WTM Report Bashes Governments’ Indifference To Tourism

“The world’s governments should do more to support travel and tourism,” World Travel Market’s Chairman Fiona Jeffery told the industry during her opening speech at the tourism fair at ExCel in London, UK, held this year 7-10 November.

Aegean Airlines Enhances Network

Aegean Airlines last month announced its principle growth targets for 2011 that include new destinations abroad, additional frequent flights to major existing destinations and direct connections of Greek regional destinations to foreign markets in order to support tourism.

Olympic Air To Appeal Merger Rejection, Halts Routes

Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge. The commission had said that such a merger would monopolize the Greek market.

Thessaloniki Included On Ryanair’s Route Map

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair will connect Thessaloniki with four European destinations within the framework of its cooperation with the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Executive Director Ida Buonanno said recently in Thessaloniki.

London Experiences Greek Sun & Sea

The British are invited to visit Greece and become acquainted with the country’s natural beauties, historical monuments, entertainment and modern infrastructure in a secure environment for visitors, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Nikitiadis said at the opening of the...

Athens Sphere Attracts Thousands

The first World of Athens roadshow, part of a series of international events of an extensive advertizing campaign for the promotion of Athens, took place at Potters Fields Park in London on 22-25 May.