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East Halkidiki Eyes Luxury Travelers from Qatar and United Arab Emirates

The Municipality of Aristotle in Eastern Halkidiki, northern Greece, is looking to attract luxury travelers from Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Travelers from Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Should be Allowed to Enter the EU, Says Council

Canada, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia are among the countries for which the European Council recommends member states to lift restrictions for travel into the EU.

Greece Donates ‘Charioteer of Delphi’ Replica to Qatar

Greece has donated an exact replica of the "Charioteer of Delphi", also known as Heniokhos, to the city of Doha in Qatar.

Greece and Qatar Set Foundations for Long-term Cooperation in Culture

Greece and Qatar are aiming to launch a long-term cooperation in culture, which among other things would include the establishment of a “Greece-Qatar Year of Culture”.

Greece May Restrict Entry of Flights from Specific Countries After July 1

Greece, after July 1 when it officially opens to tourists, may keep its skies off limits to flights from a number of countries that have increased cases of Covid-19.

AirlineRatings.com Announces World’s Safest Airlines for 2019

Safety and product rating website AirlineRatings.com has released its annual lists of the Top 20 safest airlines and Top 10 safest low-cost airlines for 2019.

UNWTO/ETC: The Gulf is a Growing Source Market for European Tourism

Tourists from the Gulf constitute a fast-growing market with the potential to make a significant contribution to European tourism, says a UNWTO and ETC report.

Makedonia Airport Ready for Take Off, Airlines Requesting Slots

Thessaloniki’s Makedonia Airport is set to 'take off’ in the upcoming tourism season with more airlines requesting landing slots.

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.

Marine Tours: What Passengers of Qatar Airways Need to Know

Marine Tours is providing its customers, especially sea tourism professionals, with essential information on Qatar Airways' flights and booking policies due to recent developments.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

Greece Promotes Tourism Ties with Kazakhstan and Qatar

Greek Tourism Minister, Elena Kountoura recently received the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in Athens, Alexei Volkov and the Ambassador of Qatar in Athens, Abdulaziz Ali Al-Naama, and discussed ways of strengthening ties in the tourism sector.

Qatar Airways Among Top Three At Skytrax Awards

“To be considered among the top three airlines in the world is a huge achievement for Qatar Airways and takes us a step closer of being recognized at the best airline in the world,” Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker said.

Qatar Launches New First-time Routes

Aviation and tourism officials in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month praised the latest expansion moves by Qatar Airways, which includes the addition of a new link between Malaysia's capital and the tropical Indonesian island of Bali.

New GNTO Offices for North Amercia

Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos announced a major Greek tourism promotion drive in the U.S. market on the first day of a tourism workshop organized by the Hellenic-American Chamber of Tourism. "The U.S. is a high-priority market for us, especially now that we...

Air France-KLM Merger Approved

Competition commissons in both the European Union and America last month approved the proposed merger between Air France and Holland's KLM airlines. With this approval of the carrier's de facto takeover by Air France, KLM's life as an independent airline comes to an end.