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Greece to Showcase Hotel Design at Hospitality Show in Dubai

Two Greek hotel case studies will be presented at The Hotel Show Dubai, a leading hospitality fair in the Middle East, which will take place during September 16-18.

IATA: Passenger Demand Continues Strong Growth in May 2018

Global passenger traffic results for May 2018, showed that demand rose by 6.1 percent compared to the same month in 2017, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Cobalt Partners with Etihad, Connects Cyprus with Middle East

Cypriot airline Cobalt Air has entered into an interline agreement with Etihad Airways, aiming to connect Cyprus with destinations in the Middle East.

Travelport Announces Leadership Changes in Americas and EMEA

Travelport has announced changes in the leadership of its Agency Commerce teams in the Americas and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

AIA Honors Airlines for 2017 Performance at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport (AIA) has honored airlines that recorded the fastest development and the highest increases in passenger volumes in their scheduled services during 2017.

Greek Tourism Expo Rebrands to ‘AIT Expo’, Opens in December 2018

The Athens International Tourism (AIT) Expo, formerly known as Greek Tourism Expo, will take place December 7-9 in Athens.

AirBaltic Named Most Punctual Airline in 2017 by OAG

AirBaltic was recently recognized as the most punctual airline in 2017 based on data released by OAG, a leading global provider of digital flight information.

UNWTO: 2017 Int’l Tourist Arrivals Up by 7%, Reach 1.32 Billion

International tourist arrivals increased by 7 percent in 2017 and reached a total of 1.32 billion, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer.

US-Turkey Ties in Jeopardy Amid Diplomatic Spat, Tourism on Hold

The United States and Turkey are playing power games as both countries have suspended visa services, amid a volatile period in view of growing terrorism threats.

Mideast Wins at World Travel Awards for Fourth Year Running

Mideast Travel was honored as “Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company” for the fourth year running at the World Travel Awards.

Air Mediterranean Announces Seven New Routes from Athens

Air Mediterranean is launching new scheduled direct routes between Athens and seven destinations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Aegean Apologizes for Tel Aviv Flight Incident

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines apologized on Wednesday, to the Palestine Liberation Organization for an incident on Sunday, which saw two men - an Israeli-Arab and a Palestinian - voluntarily disembark after angry protests from Jewish Israeli passengers, who cited security fears.

AEGEAN Launches Direct Flights from Athens to Riyadh and Teheran

Aegean Airlines on Thursday announced the expansion of its service to the Middle East with the addition of two new routes to its flight network.

Gulf Air Slashes Athens Fares with July Booking Promo

Gulf Air is slashing fares on its four weekly flights to and from Athens, Greece, for early bird travelers booking flights this month across the airline’s Middle East and Asia network for travel in January 2016.

Aktina Travel Introduces Athens to Tour Operators and Journalists from the Middle East

A team of 10 leading tour operators and journalists from Oman recently experienced Athens first-hand and got to know the destination's history, sights and comparative advantages.

Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow Takes Dubai, Istanbul Next Stop

Attracting high income visitors and bolstering profitable partnerships for Greek tourism enterprises were the main goals of the 2nd Greek Deluxe Travel Roadshow held in Dubai this week, which brought together dozens of tour operators and agents from the United Arab Emirates...

Greece Comes Closer to Travel Markets of Kuwait and Bahrain

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) introduced Greece as a tourism destination to tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during a familiarization trip in Athens held 4-8 December.

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.

Air SERBIA To Expand Global Network With Six More Destinations

Air Serbia is offering more travel choices in the first half of 2014, with services being launched to six new destinations in Europe and the Middle East.
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Jazeera Airways, Travelport Renew Global Full Content Agreement

Travelport and Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s largest airline serving the Middle East, recently announced the renewal of their global full content agreement.