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Fraport Greece Adopts Epsilon Net’s Payroll and HRM Platform

Fraport Greece has entered into a partnership with Epsilon Net for the management of its payroll and human resources systems in its 14 regional airports.

Sabre: Digital Transformation Key Differentiator for Modern Hoteliers

The digital transformation of the hotel guest experience will be a major competitive advantage for hoteliers in 2018, according to a report by Sabre and Altimeter.

Qantas Joins Amadeus NDC-X Program

Australian airline Qantas will join the Amadeus NDC-X program to sell its NDC offers across travel sellers around the world.

Amadeus Renews Partnership with Aspida Travel

Amadeus and Aspida Travel have announced the renewal of their long partnership in the Greek market for the next six years.

Central Macedonia to Present Innovative Tourism Products at Thessaloniki Tech Event

The Region of Central Macedonia will present innovative tourism products on sustainable transportation, “smart” tourism ecosystems and new technologies during the “thessweek” event in Thessaloniki.

Travelport Announces Leadership Changes in Americas and EMEA

Travelport has announced changes in the leadership of its Agency Commerce teams in the Americas and Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

Attica Group Applauded for CSR, Technology Initiatives at Tourism Awards 2018

Attica Group, which engages in passenger shipping via the Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries companies, received three honors at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Tool Wins Gold for ‘Nafplio Virtual Tour’ Web App

Tool, a digital marketing services company, was honored at the Tourism Awards 2018 for its innovative Nafplio Virtual Tour web application.

EC Invites Municipalities to Apply for Free WiFi Hotspot Funding

The European Commission invites municipal authorities across Europe to apply for funding to build free wireless Internet hotspots in public spaces under its WiFi4EU program.

ITB to Become a New International Umbrella Brand

In the future, ITB will present itself as an international umbrella brand and focus not only on promoting the annual event in Berlin, according to trade fair organizer Messe Berlin.

Sabre Granted NDC Level 3 Capability as IT Provider by IATA

Sabre Corporation has been recognized by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as an NDC Level 3 capable IT provider.

Kubic Athens Hotel Awarded as ‘Smart Hotel of the Year’

The Kubic Athens Hotel has been honored as the “Smart Hotel of the Year” at the Hotel Tech Awards 2018, recently held in Athens.

Amadeus Renews Distribution Agreement with BCD Travel

Travel technology platform Amadeus has announced the renewal of a multi-year global distribution agreement with BCD Travel.

Amadeus Ranks 16th Most Sustainable Company in the World

Amadeus is included on the list of Corporate Knights’ 2018 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations, moving up from the 87th to the 16th position.

Sabre Achieves IATA NDC Level 2 Capability as IT Provider

Sabre Corporation has accelerated the evolution of its retailing technology by becoming IATA NDC Level 2 capable as an IT provider.

Greek Hoteliers Must Cope with Sharing Economy, Millennials, New Technologies

Three parameters are triggering radical changes in the hotel industry, according to the president of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, Yiorgos Tsakiris.

Travel, Hospitality Megatrends Presented at Athens Conference

The latest megatrends in hospitality, travel, tourism marketing and technology were presented at the "Tourism Megatrends Conference" recently held in Athens.

WTM London: Genesys Summit to Focus on Technology in Travel, Hospitality

The ways technology could shape future travel will be discussed during a two-day event to be held by Genesys Digital Transformation at WTM London 2017.

European Parliament OKs Funding for Free EU-wide WiFi

Free WiFi for all is set to hit the EU in 2018 after the European Parliament approved to release 120 million euros in funding for the WiFi4EU project.