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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.

Kuwait Visa Applications for Travel to Greece Rise 60% in 2017

Applications for tourist visas for travel from Kuwait to Greece increased by 60 percent in 2017, according to the Greek Ambassador in Kuwait, Andreas Papadakis.

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.

Mideast Travel Named ‘Treasure of Greek Tourism’ for 2017

Mideast Travel Worldwide was recently recognized as a “Treasure of Greek Tourism” for showing healthy growth in 2017.

Turkish Airlines Brings Foreign Tour Operators to Athens

Nineteen tour operators from Pakistan, Qatar and Turkey, recently took part in a fam trip in Athens, organized by Turkish Airlines and Mideast Travel.

Mideast Travel Appoints Stelios Dimitriou as Commercial Director

Mideast Travel has appointed Stelios Dimitriou, a professional in the business travel sector for the last 26 years, to the position of commercial director.

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.

Mideast Travel: Greece Lost 10,000 Arrivals from Iran Due to ‘Selective’ Visa Issuance in Tehran

Athens-based Mideast Travel is claiming that Greece this year will see a significant reduction of tourist arrivals from Iran due to "acts and omissions" of the Greek Embassy in Tehran.

Mideast Travel Wins at World Travel Awards Third Year Running

Mideast Travel has been recognised as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the third year in a row by the World Travel Awards during a glittering ceremony held recently in Sardinia.

Mideast Once Again Crowned ‘Greece’s Leading DMC’ at World Travel Awards

Mideast Travel was elected “Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company” at the 22nd World Travel Awards held recently in Sardinia, Italy.

Saudi Arabia Looks to Greece for Medical Staff, Eyes Health Tourism Options

Tapping into the potential of medical tourism in Greece, and offering Greek medical professionals jobs in Saudi Arabia, topped the agenda of Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Health Minister Mohammed Al Khoshaim, during her recent...

Athens-based Mideast Up for World Travel Award

Mideast Travel has been nominated for a third consecutive year as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the World Travel Awards, which reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

First Greek Tourism Workshop in Riyadh Eyes Mideast Market

The 1st Greek Tourism Workshop to be held in Riyadh, on April 19, aims to tap into the vast potential of the Middle Eastern market, amid increasing interest by Arab travellers and expansion plans by Greek tour operators.

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.

Mideast Travel Gives to the Children

Greek company Mideast Travel this month contributed to the efforts of four social non-profit organizations on the occasion of the International Day for Children on December 11 as well as the Christmas season.

Greece, India Talk Tourism, Aim for Strong Cultural Ties

Strengthening cultural cooperation between Greece and India was the primary focus of a recent meeting in Athens between Deputy Culture and Sports minister, Angela Gerekou, and representatives of India’s Outbound Tour Operators Association.

2014 Is A Year Of Growth For Mideast Travel In Greece

This year is a special year for Greek company Mideast Travel as it has recorded its greatest growth rate in its 30 years of history, after achieving multiple accomplishments in just the first semester.

Mideast Travel Opens Three New Branches In Greece And Turkey

Greek company Mideast Travel has opened new branches in Glyfada, Mykonos and Istanbul, aiming to strategically expand its network in these three important tourist generating markets.

Mideast Travel Revamps Office In Athens, Greece

Greek travel company Mideast Travel in Athens celebrated 30 years in the field of travel, conferences and events through the launch of a new corporate identity and, more recently, an office revamp.
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