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Glion: New Master’s Degrees in Entrepreneurship, Finance & Luxury Management in Hospitality

The Glion Institute of Higher Education has announced its new portfolio of master’s degrees in hospitality, luxury management and finance, available across campuses in Switzerland and the UK.

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.

Greece Among Top 5 European Countries with Excellent Bathing Water Quality

Greece is among the five European countries where 95 percent of bathing waters were assessed by the European Environment Agency as being of “excellent” quality.

Swiss Education Group Holds Workshops for ‘Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders’

The Swiss Education Group (SEG) on February 15 and 16, will hold a series of workshops free of charge, under the title “Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders” at the Electra Metropolis Hotel in Athens.

SWISS Dedicates New Aircraft to Romandy Citizens

Aiming to strengthen its presence in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, SWISS added an CS300 in its Geneva fleet and commissioned a special livery.

Swiss Students Focus on Thessaloniki’s Tourism Features

Students of Switzerland’s HTW Chur University visited the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization, within the framework of their tourism bachelor degree studies.

Les Roches Offers Hospitality a Postgraduate Diploma in Switzerland and Spain

Les Roches is now accepting applicants for its Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management offered in both Switzerland and Spain.

Kountoura Presents Greece’s Tourism Policy at WTFL 2017 Forum in Switzerland

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura represented Greece at the 5th World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL), a global event held in Lucerne, Switzerland.

SWISS to Increase Flight Offer to Greece in Summer 2017

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) has announced plans to increase the frequency of routes from Switzerland to Greece for summer 2017.

Les Roches Among Top 5 Education Institutions for Hospitality Studies

Les Roches has been ranked among the top 5 higher education institutions worldwide for hospitality and leisure management studies.

Greek Travel Professionals ‘Tour’ Lufthansa’s Hub Airports

Greek tourism and travel professionals recently got the "grand tour" of the hub airports of Lufthansa Group airlines at a special event held in Athens.

Etihad Airways Launches Regional Airline In Switzerland

Partnership between UAE national carrier Etihad Airways and Swiss-based Darwin Airline leads to launch of Etihad Regional airline.

Greece Comes In Second On Ski Destinations Ranking List

Greece ranks second among the top 10 ski destinations in the world, according to a list compiled by holiday booking website Trivago.

Grace Hotels Acquires Historic La Margna Hotel in St. Moritz

Grace Hotels, the privately owned luxury hotel group, has acquired the historic La Margna hotel in the heart of St. Moritz, Switzerland.
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Athens Airport Sees Rise In International Arrivals This Summer

Athens International Airport saw a 6.5 percent rise in international arrivals (destination and transfer passengers) during the May-August 2013 period compared to last year.
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Athens’ Trade Event Gets Thumbs Up From Greek Professionals

For two days, Greek tourism professionals presented and promoted their services and products to over 60 hosted buyers from markets that included the UK, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Spain, Portugal, Lithuania, Israel, Japan and India and explored ways to launch new...
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Aegean Presents New Flight Schedule

“Despite the four years of the crisis, Aegean has managed to increase its contribution to tourism by 54 percent, from 2.2 to 3.5 million passengers,” Aegean Airline’s vice-president, Eftichios Vassilakis, said on 25 April during a press conference held on Rhodes to present the...
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Minister Presents Greek Tourism At Forum In Switzerland

“Despite the global economic crisis, the Greek tourism products are resilient,” Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said yesterday, 17 April, during a session of the 3rd World Tourism Forum taking place in Lucerne, Switzerland.
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New Greek Travel Products Introduced At B2B Travel Event In Thessaloniki

Greek tourism professionals came in contact with travel agencies from target international markets and discussed new collaborations at the second B2B Travel Event held 8-9 April at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki by Respond on Demand.
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Aegean Airlines Announces New Routes Program For 2013

Aegean Airlines presented its new routes program that includes the addition of 29 new scheduled international routes from a total of 12 airports, eight of which function as bases of the company.