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Greece Building an Ecosystem for Tourism Data, Statistics

Greece is aiming to build an ecosystem for tourism data and statistics, according to the Secretary General for Tourism Policy Vicky Loizou.

Greece’s Sustainable Tourism Practices Presented at 7th UNWTO Global Summit

Greece's practices for the sustainable development of its destinations were presented during the 7th UNWTO Global Summit in Seoul.

Zela Aviation Coordinates Mongolian Airlines’ First Caribbean Flight

Zela Aviation recently coordinated MIAT Mongolian Airlines’ first flight to the Caribbean, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for ACMI.

Thessaloniki Significantly Rises as a Business Destination

Thessaloniki, northern Greece registered a significant rise as a conference destination, moving up 65 places, from the 163rd position to the 78th.

Hong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Asiana

Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership, offering passengers additional flights between Hong Kong and Seoul.

Greece Looks to Strengthen Tourism Ties with Korea

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Ambassador of Republic of Korea Mr Ahn Young-Jip have expressed their willingness to boost bilateral cooperation in the tourism field.

Kountoura to Promote Greece in South Korea

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Seoul to promote Greece as a destination for travellers from South Korea. The visit is also in conjunction with Greece's participation in the Korea World Travel Fair (KOTFA).

Korean Air Resume Seoul – Tel Aviv Flight

Korean Air resume the Incheon, Seoul - Tel Aviv service and announce the code-share with China Southern Airlines on the Seoul-Urumqi route, in its September 2014 newsletter.

Greece Shines in South Korea

Greece received a double-distinction recently at KOFTA 2008 travel fair in Seoul, South Korea where it won "Best Booth Design Award" and "Best Music Performance," realized by Greek Soprano Anastasia Zani. Greece received much admiration from the fair's 100,000 visitors who showed...

Tourism Workshop for OTEK in South Korea

The Organization of Tourism Education and Training, represented by president of the administration board of OTEK, Dr. Konstantinos Kouskoukis, recently participated in a tourism workshop between Greece and South Korea in Seoul.

SkyTeam Welcomes Aeroflot As Tenth Member

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance, welcomed Aeroflot as its tenth member and this event was celebrated in Athens at the annual party. Aeroflot, the largest Russian airline, offers daily flights to 89 destinations in 47 countries with its fleet of 81 aircraft. The carrier is...

Government Expands Ties with Asia

Boosting tourism and trade with Asia was a key theme last month, with the government signing agreements with South Korea and Thailand. Progress also was made on direct flights to Beijing.

SkyTeam Holds Special Event for Corporate Secretaries

Nearly 400 corporate secretaries from some of the capital's major businesses attended the recent SkyTeam evening reception and fashion show held at one of the Attica area's most deluxe hotels. During the gala affair, alliance members held a draw for a total of 20 airline tickets...

Forty-nine New Hellenic Tourism Organization Offices Planned

The tourism ministry is planning to establish 49 new Hellenic Tourism Organization offices around the world, in addition to the current 23 international offices, Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos said during a press conference called last month.

Athens 2004 Should Recoup 2004 Expenses

Counting security measures, Greece has spent a bundle when compared with other Olympic hosts - at total of five billion to seven billion euros at last count - nevertheless, if Greece doesn't recoup the expenses involved in staging the Athens 2004 Games, it will be the first in...

CSA and Korean Air Sign Code-share Agreement

Korean Air, a SkyTeam alliance member, begins flying between Prague and Seoul, South Korea, as of May 22 with Czech Airlines as its code-share partner. The Czech flag carrier will offer its passengers flights to Seoul and will also be the general agent for cargo.

Korean Air To Purchase 17 New Aircraft

Korean Air has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus and Boeing respectively to purchase a total of 17 aircraft. The deal includes eight A380s from Airbus, and seven B777s, and two B747-400ERFs from Boeing.

Uzbekistan Airways Inaugurates New Flights With New Jet

Uzbekistan Airways called on Greece's travel professionals last month to help it celebrate the introduction of its new Athens-Rome-Tashkent flight. The new scheduled flight, with a new Boeing 757, arrived at the Athens airport on April 6 with all seats full. Rafik Ilyasov,...