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Attica’s ‘City Break’ Side Promoted to Russian Tour Operators

Attica’s tourism offerings and city break options were introduced to leading Russian tour operators in Moscow and St Petersburg.

GNTO Sees Boost in Arrivals and Early Bookings from Russia to Greece

Autumn arrivals from Russia to Greece are on the rise compared to the same period in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Russia’s OTDYKH 2019 Expo to Host Series of B2B Marketing Events

B2B speed dating, bespoke workshops and roundtable meetings will be among the must-attend events for exhibitors of Russia's OTDYKH fair in September.

Foreign Media Introduced to Athenian Riviera’s Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty and tourism offerings of the Athenian Riviera were recently presented to foreign journalists, who visited Athens as part of a press trip organized by the Region of Attica.

TIF-Helexpo Enters into Partnership with Russia’s Ekaterinburg Expo

Greece’s national exhibition body TIF-Helexpo and Ekaterinburg Expo, a leading exhibition organizer in Russia, have signed a memorandum of cooperation.

Ellinair Announces Special Fares for Young Travelers

Greek carrier Ellinair is supporting young travelers, aged 18-25, by releasing low ticket fares for flights between Greece and Russia.

AKS Porto Heli Hosts 11th International Music Festival

Aiming to strengthen the cultural ties of Greece and Russia with other countries around the world, the AKS Porto Heli hotel is hosting the 11th International Music Festival.

Russia’s Helikon-Opera Performs at Halkidiki’s Miraggio Resort

The Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki recently hosted an opera gala for its guests with the participation of artists from Russia's Helikon Opera Music Theater.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

Oman Air Adds New Destinations to 2018 Schedule

Oman Air has announced the launch of three new routes in 2018, from Muscat Airport to Istanbul in Turkey; Casablanca in Morocco and Moscow in Russia.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Greece Loses One Place on Henley Passport Index 2018

Greece lost one place year-on-year on the Henley Passport Index for 2018, ranking seventh among 199 countries, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 171 countries.

Medical Tourism Gains Ground, Says IPK Survey

Nearly 70 percent of all international health and medical outbound trips in 2016 were made for health-oriented reasons, according to a survey by IPK International.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

#GirlGanginMykonos: HotelBrain – Calzedonia Online Campaign Reaches 10m Followers

As part of the #GirlGanginMykonos campaign, HotelBrain and Calzedonia hosted 12 international fashion bloggers on Mykonos and triggered the interest of 10 million followers.

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.

Turkish Airlines Expands Network, Inaugurates New Services

Turkish Airlines is expanding its network to new destinations in Russia and Ukraine and introducing new, quality services to passengers,

Turkish Airlines Adds Two New Routes to Russian Flight Network

Turkish Airlines has announced that it will launch direct flights from Istanbul to Voronezh and Samara in Russia in April.

EFEA 2017: Events Industry Professionals Get Ready to do Business in St. Petersburg

Russian and international events industry professionals are getting ready to attend the Europe+Asia Event Forum (EFEA) 2017 in the PetroCongress Congress Centre in St. Petersburg during January 18-20.