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TUI: Greece, Spain Among German Travelers’ Favorites for 2019

Greece and Spain are among the favorite holiday destinations of German travelers for 2019, according to TUI Germany.

Cypriots, Greeks Among Europe’s Top 5 Hotel and Restaurant Spenders

Cyprus, Greece, Spain and Malta nationals are Europe’s top spenders when it comes to food and accommodation, according to Eurostat.

TCB Promotes Thessaloniki to MICE Professionals from Spain

Spanish MICE professionals recently visited Thessaloniki within the framework of a fam trip organized by the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB).

Travelport: Greece Among Fastest-growing Destinations for Travelers in France

Greece ranks fourth among the countries that have seen the greatest growth in flight bookings from travelers in France, according to an analysis by Travelport.

HAPCO to Promote Greece’s MICE Tourism Product at Philoxenia, IBTM World Expos

The Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) will promote Greece’s potential as a destination ideal for MICE tourism at the Philoxenia and IBTM expos.

Turkish Airlines Promotes Greek Tourism at Athens Event

As part of its efforts to promote Greek destinations, Turkish Airlines held a workshop in Athens, with the participation of 60 travel agencies.

Les Roches: New Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management

Les Roches is offering scholarships for Greek and Cypriot hospitality professionals interested in the Postgraduate Executive Diploma in International Hotel Management.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Karpathos Presented at ‘Smart Island World Congress’ in Majorca

The tourism offerings of Karpathos were introduced to the hundreds of attendees of the "Smart Island World Congress" held in Majorca, Spain.

Virtuoso: Affluent Travelers will Choose Greece in Summer 2018

Emerging from its financial upheaval, Greece is this summer's fastest-growing destination attracting affluent holidaymakers, according to luxury travel network Virtuoso.

Qatar Airways Signs Major Sponsorship Deal with Italian Football Club AS Roma

‎Qatar Airways has become the Main Global Partner of Italian football club AS Roma, after signing a multi-year partnership agreement.

Naxos, Small Cyclades Call on Local Tourism Enterprises to ‘Consume-Less’

Aiming to promote sustainable tourism, the Naxos and Small Cyclades Municipality is calling on local enterprises to participate in the European "Consume-Less" program.

Volotea Increases Passenger Traffic by 42% in 2017

Volotea in 2017 increased its passenger traffic by 42 percent, reaching 4.82 million passengers compared to 3.39 million in 2016.

TUI: Greece Top Choice for Austrian Travelers in 2018

Greece tops the preferences of Austrian travelers, with many destinations recording a double-digit increase in bookings for summer 2018, according to TUI Austria.

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.

Lufthansa Adds Santorini to New Summer 2018 Destinations

German carrier Lufthansa has included the Greek island of Santorini among the new holiday destinations in its summer 2018 schedule.

Home Swapping Platform Aims to Further Expand in Greece – Interview with ‘GuestToGuest’ President

GuestToGuest President Emmanuel Arnaud speaks on the prospects of home swapping in the global and the Greek markets.

South Aegean, Crete Among Top 30 EU Destinations in 2015

The South Aegean region and the island of Crete were among the 30 most popular tourism destinations in the European Union in 2015, according to Eurostat.

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.