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Greek Travel Agencies Report Improved Performance in 2018

Greek travel agency activity increased by 28.4 percent in 2018 compared to 2017, demonstrating the ongoing dynamic of the tourism sector.

Greek Travel Agencies See Turnover Increase in Second Quarter of 2018

An increase of 16.6 percent was recorded in the turnover of the Greek travel agency sector in the second quarter of 2018, according to data by ELSTAT.

More Greeks Traveling in Summer 2018

Greeks appear to be traveling more in the three months of summer 2018, marking a 10 percent increase compared to the same period last year, according to data by Greek travel agents.

‘Japan Week’ Festival Coming to Athens in 2019

Athens will host the Japan Week festival in November 2019, giving residents and visitors the chance to learn about the tradition and culture of Japan.

Greece and Uzbekistan Discuss Tourism Relations

Greece is seeking ways to increase tourist flows from Uzbekistan and also establish a direct air connection between the two countries.

Greece’s HATTA Travel Agents Body Marks 90 Years of Action

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently celebrated nine decades of action during a special event in Athens.

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

FedHATTA Prompts Greece, Israel, Cyprus Tourism Pact

In its ongoing efforts to promote Greece's tourism potential to newer markets, FEDHATTA has announced the establishment of a three-country entity.

More Greeks Traveling Abroad for the Holidays

Bookings for the holiday season are marking a 3-5 percent rise with all the more Greeks planning trips abroad, according to recent data.

Greece, Israel Travel Agents Boost Tourism Cooperation

The Federation of the Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) and the Israel Association of Travel Agencies and Consultants, signed a memorandum of cooperation during the ITTAA Annual Convention held in Athens.

fedHATTA-TCB Alliance to Promote Thessaloniki as Conference Tourism Destination

The Federation of the Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) aiming to promote Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki as a conference tourism destination.

Key Tourism Figures 2016: Lysandros Tsilidis, President Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel & Tourist Agencies

We aspire for the constantly enriched program of activities of "Dodeka" to be used as a "toolbox", not only by Greek tour operators and travel agents, but also by their international network.

Greek Travel Agents Strengthen Ties with Polish Market

Greece is the first destination of choice for Polish travelers, the President of the Polish Tour Operators Association (PZOT) and CEO of Neckermann Poland, Krzysztof Piatek, said during a recent meeting with the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies...

Greek Travel Agents Have Culture Tourism High on Agenda

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA) has announced that it will include the Athens-Epidaurus Festival event program within the culture section of its tourism action plan “Dodeka” for it to receive more exposure.

Greek Travel Agents Talk Business with Egyptian Professionals

Egyptian tourism professionals expressed a strong interest in doing business with Greek travel agencies during a series of B2B meetings held on the sidelines of the first Greek-Egyptian Tourism Forum that took place last week in Cairo.

fedHATTA Gives 12+ Reasons for Greek-Russian Tourism Cooperation

Russian travel professionals that participated in the recent Greek-Russian tourism forum in Athens heard over 12 reasons on why they should develop partnerships with Greek travel agencies.

FEDHATTA Honors South Aegean Region, Argo Travel and UK’s ABTA

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) recently honored the South Aegean Region and Argo Travel Group for contributing to Greek tourism and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) for supporting Greece's travel sector.

FEDHATTA Officially Launches Greek Tourism Action Plan ’12’, Aims to Extend the Season

The Federation of Hellenic Associations of Tourist & Travel Agencies (FEDHATTA) has launched an action plan, dubbed “Dodeka”, designed to boost Greece as a year-round tourism destination.

Travel Agents See High Interest for Greece at ITB 2016

A tourism delegation of Greek travel agents visited Berlin during the ITB trade show on March 9-13 to promote Greece, exhibit their services and discuss partnerships with foreign tour operators.

Evrytania Hoteliers Aim to Attract More Visitors from Israel

Aiming to boost arrivals from Israel to the mountainous region of Evrytania in central Greece, the area's hoteliers association recently participated in the recent International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) in Tel Aviv.
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