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Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Samos Named ‘Best Island Destination’ at Scandinavia’s Greek Travel Awards

Scandinavian travelers voted for Samos as Greece's "Best Island Destination" at the Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Sabre Appoints Andreas Syrigos as Regional Director for Nordics, Greece and Cyprus

Sabre has announced that Andreas Syrigos will take an expanded role to lead its Travel Network business in the Nordics, having already achieved tremendous growth during his leadership of Greece and Cyprus.

Apollo Travel: New Flight from Oslo to Samos for Summer 2019

Apollo Travel has announced the launch of a new flight from Oslo to Samos for summer 2019, which is expected to bring some 13,000 Scandinavians to the island next year.

Avinor Group to Implement Amadeus Cloud Platform at 46 Norwegian Airports

The Avinor Group, the Norwegian state owned airport network operator, will move operations at all its 46 airports to Amadeus' cloud-based Airport Common Use Service (ACUS) platform.

Report: Greece Must Invest In Its Image To Attract More Tourists From Nordic Market

Awareness of Greece is very high in the Nordic market but the country lacks when it comes to attractiveness, according to a destination report that analyzed and evaluated the position and image Greece has in the four Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Greece To Tap Scandinavian Market

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni will depart on Wednesday, 12 March, for Oslo to promote Greece and woo visitors from Norway and the wider Scandinavian market.

Greece Attends Scandinavia’s First Travel Fair Of The Year

Crete, Sifnos and Rhodes represented Greece at this year's Norwegian travel fair "Reiselivsmessen Oslo" that took place 10-12 January 2014 at Telenor Arena.

Stavanger: New Air France Destination In Norway

As of 31 March 2014, Air France will operate two daily flights to Stavanger (Norway), on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

Cyclades Promoted In Scandinavian Market

The Cyclades Development Company has launched a promotion campaign of the Cyclades islands in Norway and other Scandinavian countries, to increase arrivals in 2012, in collaboration with the Hellenic Travel and Trade Center that operates in Oslo, Norway.

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

Promotion of Thessalia Considered a Success

The promotion campaign of tourist destinations of the region of Thessalia (Larissa, Karditsa, Trikala and Magnessia—Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos) was recently completed with countable results.

Greece Comes Third as Cruise Port of Call

The European Cruise Council (ECC) and MedCruise recently announced the cruise industry now accounts for more than a quarter of a million jobs in Europe, over 10 billion euros direct expenditure and 15 million visits to European ports, Greece’s ports being the third most popular...

Singapore Signs Open Skies Agreement

Singapore has concluded three bilateral Open Skies Agreements with Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The agreements allow both Singapore and Scandinavian airlines to fly between Singapore and any point in Scandinavia, via and beyond to any third country, without...

Greece Experiences Twenty Percent Rise In Arrivals

At its annual press call to discuss tourism developments the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises said tourism arrivals to Greece have increased more than 19.5 percent in the period 2005-2006 when compared with 2004. It also forecast another major increase this year since the...

New Airline Security Measures

Last month, the European Union's new security rules regarding the amounts of liquids and semi-liquids passengers can take through security checkpoints and on airplanes took effect for all passengers and flights departing from or in transit in the airports of the EU, Iceland,...

Greece Would Draw Millions of Tourists as a Cruise Hub

Making Greece an international cruise hub for the eastern Mediterranean would bring five million tourists in a few years and tremendous financial returns were the main conclusion drawn from the forum organized by the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) on...

Aviation Single Market Extended

The recent proposal to enlarge the European Common Aviation Area - the European Single Market for aviation - from 25 to 35 members, with the inclusion of a number of states and provinces in Southeast Europe, as well as the formal incorporation of existing participants Norway and...

Worldspan Rate Runner Released in Greece

As of late last year, Worldspan's 'Rate Runner' is available within its Go! product for travel agency office managers in Greece and includes which low cost carriers are available in Rate Runner for the markets in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,...
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