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World Committee on Tourism Ethics Condemns Hideous Terrorist Attacks in Paris

The World Committee on Tourism Ethics strongly condemns the terrorist attacks perpetrated last week in the capital of France and recently in other parts of the world.

Campaign Promotes Rhodes in Paris Metro Stations

The Greek island of Rhodes was the center of attention at 111 metro stations in Paris.

Transavia.com Opens Sales from Thessaloniki to Paris

Transavia.com will offer three flights per week (every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) between Thessaloniki and Paris.

Korean Air won A380 “Top Operational Excellence” Award

Korean Air received the A380 "Top Operational Excellence" award for the second time at the Airbus Technical Symposium, which was held in Bangkok on 19 November.

Greeks Favor Paris For Valentine’s Day

The city of Paris, France, is the first choice of the Greeks for a Valentine's Day getaway, according to a recent survey conducted by Travelplanet24.

Jet Airways Launches Daily Direct Service From Paris To Mumbai

Jet Airways has announced the launch of a daily direct service from Paris to Mumbai with effect from 14 May 2014.
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Aegean Takes You There!

Aegean Airlines has launched the “Take Me There” contest and will give out one return ticket every day throughout 2013 to any destination of the airline’s network in Greece and abroad.
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Greek Hotels In Winter Destinations Drop Prices

Christmas is just around the corner and while this month is considered the prime winter tourism season, hotel prices in Greek winter destinations are sliding, according to online booking company Trivago.

Aegean Airlines Enhances Network

Aegean Airlines last month announced its principle growth targets for 2011 that include new destinations abroad, additional frequent flights to major existing destinations and direct connections of Greek regional destinations to foreign markets in order to support tourism.

Olympic Air To Appeal Merger Rejection, Halts Routes

Olympic Air announced last month that together with Aegean Airlines it would appeal against the decision of the European Competition Commission that blocked their plans to merge. The commission had said that such a merger would monopolize the Greek market.

Athens Sphere Attracts Thousands

The first World of Athens roadshow, part of a series of international events of an extensive advertizing campaign for the promotion of Athens, took place at Potters Fields Park in London on 22-25 May.

Athens Goes International With New Ad Campaign

The tourism ministry recently announced the launch of an extensive advertising campaign for the promotion of Athens set for May and June that includes a series of actions and events to take place in the U.S. and Europe.

Athens Not a Business Center

Athens was last on the list of ideal European cities for the accommodation of business. The 19th European Cities Monitor annual survey, carried out by international real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield, compares Europe's major business cities and indicates their performance...

Positive Tourism Trend to Athens Continues

A recent study shows that tourists to Greece's capital spend more money, visit more sites and keep hotels more profitable, and it appears that the trend will continue.

Athens Tourism Before and After the Games

The Athens Tourism and Economic Development Company, in the context of the creation of a ‘tourism observatory’ for the City of Athens, conducted a study entitled ‘Registered Athens Tourism Study—from pre-Olympic to the post-Olympic period: The influence of the Olympic Games and...

Fourth Annual HAPCO Conference Focuses on New Athens Convention Bureau

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) recently held its fourth annual two-day conference on "The Environment, Synergy and Crisis Management in Conference Tourism" at the Megaron Athens International Conference Centre, where much emphasis was placed...

Tourism Development Ministry’s Aims for 2008

Tourism Development Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos recently announced ministry aims, actions and initiatives for 2008. The primary aim, according to Mr. Spiliotopoulos, is “Upgrading the Greek tourism product but most importantly attracting higher quality incoming tourism.”

British Airways Launches New Carrier OpenSkies

British Airways recently announced its plans to launch a subsidiary inter-continental airline, "OpenSkies," that would conduct daily flights from New York to Brussels and Paris.

Athens Welcomes the London Speaker Bureau

The Greek office of the London Speaker Bureau group recently began operation through Zita Congress & Travel in order to cover Greece and the whole of Southeast Europe.

Oceanis Travel Crosses the Channel

Oceanis Travel recently announced they are now the general sales agents for SNCF (the national railway of France), Rail Europe and the Eurostar trains that run between London and Paris in two hours and fifteen minutes. This adds to the existing Europe-wide network that Oceanis...