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IATA: Three Proposals to Unlock Potential of Greece’s Aviation Market

Greece is emerging in Europe’s aviation market and if it plays its cards right, can ensure robust performance in the immediate future, says IATA.

Digital Technology Delivers Far More than Cost Savings for Airports, Says Report

The potential of digital technologies within the airport environment are explored in a study titled “Airport Digital Transformation”, conducted by Arthur D. Little and commissioned by Amadeus.

SETE 2018 Conference to Focus on New Technologies, Destination Management

New technologies and destination management will be among the key issues to be discussed during the 2018 Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Conference on October 16 in Athens.

Samothraki Open Forum Focuses on Sustainable Island Growth

Tapping into smart technology and setting up walking paths around Mt Saos were among the key discussions of the 1st Samothraki Open Forum, held recently on Samothrace.

Western Greece to Blend Technology in New Tourism Promotion Plan

The Region of Western Greece will launch a new tourism promotion plan for the period of 2019-2021, which will focus on the use of new technologies.

‘Samothraki Open Forum’ to Focus on Sustainability, Cultural Heritage

The Greek island of Samothraki in September will host the the Samothraki Open Forum, which will focus on sustainable development and cultural heritage.

New Faces: George Liakakos, Head of Business Development at Welcome Pickups

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces George Liakakos, the Head of Business Development at Greek tech company "Welcome Pickups".

Greek Hoteliers Must Cope with Sharing Economy, Millennials, New Technologies

Three parameters are triggering radical changes in the hotel industry, according to the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris.

IATA, ACI Launch NEXTT Ahead of Rising Travel Demand

The new "NEXTT" initiative aims to enhance the on-ground transport experience, guide industry investments and help improve regulatory framework.

‘Tourism Awards’ Head Skoulas Sees Innovation as Key to Growth

For Greek tourism to grow to its fullest potential there must be rewards for those who upgrade, who take initiatives, who risk with the ultimate aim to offer only the best, former tourism minister and current Tourism Awards judging committee president Nikos Skoulas said in a...

Young Face of the Week: Vassilis Polyzos, Head of Digital Marketing at Nelios, Athens

This week, GTP introduces Vassilis Polyzos, the head of digital marketing at Nelios, a hotel digital strategy agency in Athens.

New Technologies: Essential For Greek Tourism

The importance of technology for the development of Greek tourism and the widespread use of new applications were analyzed at a special event in Athens held on the occasion of the Greek Presidency of the EU Council.