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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.

EMITT 2017: 60 Countries Already Applied for Foreign Buyers Delegation Program

Recognized as one of the top five tourism exhibitions in the world, the 21st International East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT will be held at Tuyap Fair, Convention and Congress Center between January 26 – 29, 2017.

Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards Honor the Best of the Best

The best of the best were honored at the first Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards ceremony held at the Izvestia Hall in Moscow in late September.

Russia… Meet Greece: Cross-year Events Kick Off

The series of parallel events for the “Cross-year Greece and Russia” festivities are set to take place in Moscow, St Petersburg and other Russian cities, as well as across Greece, and will include exchange of art and archaeology exhibits and conferences as well as cultural and...

Fam Trips Pave Way for ‘Cross-year Greece & Russia 2016’

Paving the way for the official launch of the “Cross-year Greece and Russia” in 2016, the municipalities of Athens and Thessaloniki have begun to organize and host activities beginning with a visit by 15 Russian journalists to the Greek capital for a week on November 22-28.

Travelport and OneTwoTrip to Sign Long-term Agreement

Travelport has announced a new multi-year and multi-national agreement with OneTwoTrip, the largest online travel agency in Russia and one of the largest industry players in Europe.

Alternate Tourism Minister to Promote Greece in Russia

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Moscow on Tuesday to attend the Moscow International Exhibition Travel & Tourism (MITT) in Russia.

Greece-Russia Discuss Tourism

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met in Athens, with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Greece, Andrey Maslov, on Monday, to discuss the further enhancement of tourism relations between the two countries.

Euromonitor International: Travel And Tourism In Greece Performs Well Despite Recession

Last year was a good year for the travel and tourism industry in Greece despite the economic downturn, Euromonitor International said in its annual report on the country.

Greece To Target Emerging Markets Through New Tourism Strategy

Greece will promote its tourism product through modern media promotion tools, according to the country's new communication strategy for tourism that was presented in Athens on 25 June.

Thessaloniki Airport Welcomes First Aircraft Of “Ellinair”

The first privately owned aircraft of the newly formed Greek airline company "Ellinair" of Mouzenidis Travel landed at Thessaloniki International Airport "Macedonia" on 12 December.

TIF–Helexpo Launches Cooperation With Russian Exhibition Agency

Greek exhibition and conference organizer TIF–Helexpo signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with Russian exhibition agency EUROEXPO, on the sidelines of the recent 29th Philoxenia exhibition in Thessaloniki.