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Heraklion Port Authority Receives Tez Worldberry Award

Crete's Heraklion Port Authority recently received the TEZ Worldberry 2014 Award for best partner in cruise tourism by Tez Tour, a leading tour operator in Russia.

Greek Tourism To Receive Funds From New NSRF Program

Greek tourism will be supported by funds under the new National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) program, it was announced on 5 August.

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.

Mouzenidis Travel To Exhibit Next Year In Moscow, Kazakhstan

Mouzenidis Travel will showcase its services to the travel trade at Moscow's MITT and Kazakhstan's KITF next year.
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Greeks Go To Russia To Promote Medical Tourism

This autumn, 15 Greek businesses will promote their services in a workshop in Moscow to increase their clientele and establish Greece as a medical tourism destination for Russians.
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Greece Expects Rise In Arrivals From Russia, Ukraine, Belarus

Early bookings to Greek destinations have increased 400 percent especially from the markets of Russia, the Ukraine and Belarus, according to data released recently by tour operator Mouzenidis Travel, one of the largest Greek companies working with the Russian market.

Thessaloniki To Focus On Russian Market, Balkan Countries

Despite the drop in incoming tourism to Greek destinations this year, Thessaloniki recorded small losses, vice-governor of Central Macedonia and deputy president of the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, Apostolis Tzitzikostas, said Friday, 2 November.

Dimitrios Mantousis

We welcome all tourism professionals that are taking part or just visiting this year’s 27th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia in the hospitable city of Thessaloniki, in our beautiful Macedonia.

Greece To Make Visa Services Easier For Russians

The Greek Government has undertaken extensive initiatives to facilitate the arrival of Russian tourists to Greece and visitors from countries such as India and China, Deputy Culture and Tourism Minister George Nikitiadis said at the 18th Moscow International Travel and Tourism...

Greece Offers Extended Visas To Russian Tourists

The Foreign Ministry last month announced a visa extension to Russian citizens that were on holiday in Greece and hesitant to return to their fire-stricken homeland.

Difficult Times for Tourism and Maritime Sector

Andreas Andreadis, chairman of the of the Hellenic Hotels Federation, recently informed the Business & Travel show on “sbc” that a drop in arrivals is expected for 2009 as the tourism sector will be up against a difficult period until 2010, when the market will pick up its...

Russian Tourism Market Continues Strong Growth

According to figures recently compiled by the Russian Institute of Statistics, the Russian outbound travel market continues to grow. Over 20 million people travelled for business or leisure in 2002 which represents an annual increase of 13%. Greece is one of the top 20 (13th)...