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GNTO Targets Senior Travelers in Scandinavia

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is promoting Greece as a silver tourism destination to tour operators in Scandinavia.

Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Wins Gold at Greek Travel Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the island of Astypalea, has been honored as the “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019.

AirBaltic Named Most Punctual Airline in 2017 by OAG

AirBaltic was recently recognized as the most punctual airline in 2017 based on data released by OAG, a leading global provider of digital flight information.

Attica Region Promotes its Tourism Offerings to the Scandinavian Market

In efforts to attract tourists from Scandinavia, the Attica Region recently held a workshop on the area’s tourism offerings for tour operators and journalists in Stockholm.

Greece’s Blue Flag Marinas Will Be Showcased in Scandinavia For the First Time

Greece's Blue Flag marinas will be presented for the first time to the Scandinavian public at the 3rd exhibition for Greece and Cyprus "Grekland Panorama Med Cypern" on February 11-13, 2016, in Stockholm.

Grekland Panorama: Greece’s New “Home” In Scandinavia

Some 1,800 vacation packages to Greece were either purchased or pre-booked by Scandinavians during Grekland Panorama, the first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece that took place 14-16 February at the venue Globe Arenas, Annexete, in Stockholm.

Greece Expects Growth In Tourist Arrivals From Scandinavian Market This Year

Arrivals to Greece from all Scandinavian countries are expected to grow this year by an average 10-11 percent, the Greek Tourism Ministry concluded after the first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece, Grekland Panorama, wrapped up in Stockholm.

“Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” Initiative Goes To Scandinavia

The "Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring" initiative will present Greece's gastronomy to Scandinavians during the upcoming Grekland Panorama travel and taste fair in Stockholm.

Thessaloniki To Welcome Direct Flights From The Netherlands And Scandinavia In Spring 2014

Next spring, Thessaloniki will open to new markets and expand in existing ones. Flights from Amsterdam, Stockholm, Copenhagen and Oslo as of April 2014.
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Famous Mezzo Soprano To Perform At “Grekland Panorama” Opening Gala

Renowned Greek mezzo soprano Alexandra Gravas will give an exclusive performance in Sweden at the opening gala event for Grekland Panorama’s invited VIPs guests, media and professionals from the country's tourism industry.
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Greek Tourism Travels To Scandinavia Next Year

The best of Greece - tourism, gastronomy and culture - will be hosted under one roof next year in Sweden at the first dedicated travel and taste fair for Greece "Grekland Panorama."

Princess Cruises Annouces 2012 Europe Program

Princess Cruises passengers may have a hard time choosing among next summer’s array of Europe sailings as choices range from timeless cities of the Mediterranean, the splendor of Scandinavia and Russia and the intriguing ports of the continent’s northern reaches. Princess...

Singapore Signs Open Skies Agreement

Singapore has concluded three bilateral Open Skies Agreements with Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The agreements allow both Singapore and Scandinavian airlines to fly between Singapore and any point in Scandinavia, via and beyond to any third country, without...

Amadeus Research Reveals Greek Travel Agencies Must Embrace Technology

Amadeus, a leading provider of solutions to the travel industry for the management of distribution and selling of travel services, recently held an event in Athens where results from research revealed the Internet and new technology hold many opportunities for Greek travel...

Zero Commission a Challenge to One-third of Travel Agencies

Amadeus recently published the results of its independent study on travel agent commissions and used the results to provide valuable insight to tour operators worldwide and maximize service fee revenue.

MSC Cruises’ New Ship Visits Greek Waters

MSC Cruises' brand new ultra luxurious cruise ship, MSC Musica, called into Piraeus harbor as part of its European cruise itinerary for the 2006-2007 season.

New Accessibility Plan Promises Tourism for All

Preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2004 jumpstarted the long-needed improvements to make Greece, and Athens in particular, more accessible to people with special needs. Ongoing initiatives for improved access are being made through the Ministry of Environment's...

Greece Ideal for Luxury Travel

New thoughts and expectations on the future of luxury travel to Greece were expressed at last month's Exclusive Travel fair held at the Helexpo Palace exhibition center in Athens.
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