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Athens, Istanbul Mayors Take Step Towards Closer Ties

The mayors of Athens and Istanbul, Kostas Bakoyannis and Ekrem İmamoğlu, met in the Greek capital and discussed mutual actions that will “build bridges of peace”.

Athens and Istanbul Mayors Pledge to Strengthen Ties

The mayors of Athens and Istanbul have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen bilateral relations between the two cities.

Piraeus and Guangzhou Ports Sign MoU to Achieve Greater Collaboration

Greece's Piraeus Port Authority recently signed an MoU with China's Guangzhou Port, one of the 10 largest commercial ports in the world.

Greek Tourism Begins Digital Transition Journey

The Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are embarking on a digital transition to better meet tourists' needs.

Poland to Welcome 2nd Grecka Panorama-The Greek Food Festival Exhibitions in December

Greece's tourism, products and gastronomy will take central stage in Poland this December at the second Grecka Panorama fair, which will be held together with The Greek Food Festival, in the National Stadium of Warsaw, the PGE Narodowy.

UNWTO and Amadeus Join Forces to Strengthen Technology in Tourism

The UNWTO and Amadeus have joined forces and signed a Memorandum of Understanding to advance the use of innovative technology in tourism in areas such as education and multi-modality.

Greece and Iran Strengthen Tourism Ties

Iranian airline Mahan Air has announced it will operate two flights a week to Athens in May and is also considering the launch of direct flights to Crete and Thessaloniki.

TOURISMlink, An EU Initiative, Enters Its Second Phase

A Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed on the continuation of TOURISMlink, a European initiative aimed to create a link between smaller local tourism enterprises to improve their competitiveness in today’s digital marketplace.

Greece, Saudi Arabia Sign Major Tourism Development Agreement

A memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of tourism was signed between Greece and Saudi Arabia on 10 February in Riyadh.

Emirates Launches 24th A380 Route To Mauritius

Emirates recently launched its 24th A380 route to Mauritius and will now transfer an extra 153 passengers every day to the island set in middle of the Indian Ocean.

UNWTO, UNESCO Join Hands In Sustainable Tourism Promotion

UNWTO and the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have forged a new cooperation agreement consolidating efforts on sustainable tourism and the protection of natural and cultural heritage.

Greek PM’s Official Visit To Israel Includes Cooperation Agreements, Business Deals

Greece signed protocols of cooperation with Israel on a series of issues that included tourism, combating crime and even joint movie productions during Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' recent official visit to Jerusalem.
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Greek PM Concludes Visit To China, Cooperation Agreements Signed

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras concluded his five-day official visit to China on Sunday, 19 May, during which the Chinese side expressed a strong interest for projects that involve infrastructure, privatization and real estate in Greece.
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Thessaloniki Hotels To Renew Agreement With Turkish Airlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association will renew a Memorandum of Understanding with Turkish Airlines on Thursday, 31 January 2013, through which passengers of the airline are to receive special prices for their accommodation in the Greek Northern city.

GNTO Strengthens Ties With Thessaloniki Hotels Association

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will soon sign a Memorandum Of Understanding with the Thessaloniki Hotels Association to redefine the Northern Greek city’s place in the global tourism market as an attractive all-year-round destination, according to t...

Greece Strengthens Ties With United Arab Emirates

The Culture and Tourism Ministry signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in the field of tourism with the United Arab Emirates within the framework of the two-day UAE-Greek Economic Forum held last month at Lagonissi of the Attica region.

Travel Plan Puts Religious Tourism On The Agenda

“We are committed to plan attractive tour packages of Byzantine travel for everyone,” Travel Plan’s managing director Giorgos Daskalakis said last month during the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Holy Archdiocese of Athens’ Mission charity organization.