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European Court of Auditors Looks into EU Migration Management

The European Court of Auditors plans to examine whether EU-designed asylum and return procedures in Greece and Italy are effective and swift.

Amendment for ‘Stayover Tax’ Tabled in Greek Parliament

An amendment to the law of the "stayover tax", already being charged since January 1 at hotels and rooms-to-let across Greece, has been tabled in Greek Parliament.

Greek Hotels Chamber: Alterations to Stayover Tax a Must

In order for the stayover tax on hotels and rooms-to-let to be effectively collected, a series of adjustments must be made, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels says.

North Aegean Region Governor Calls for Island Stayover Tax Exemption

The governor of the North Aegean Region, Christiana Kalogirou, is urging the finance ministry to exclude the islands from the newly introduced stayover tax.

Piraeus Gallery Shows Shed Light on Refugee Ordeal

The trials and tribulations of refugee life take center stage at the Municipal Gallery of Piraeus with the opening of two photography shows on the subject.

ITB Berlin Brings Refugee Issue into the Spotlight

One of the international travel industry’s major events, the ITB Berlin 2016, to take place in Germany on March 9-13, will cast the spotlight on one of the most controversial issues impacting the industry right now: the refugee crisis.