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Halkidiki Targets Dutch Tourism Market

Halkidiki’s tourism offerings were recently presented to Dutch tour operators in the cities of Amsterdam and Almere in The Netherlands.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Greece Reports Decade-long Record of Arrivals from Belgium

Greece has achieved a decade-long record of visitor figures from Belgium, growing arrivals from the country to over 530,000 for 2018, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Attica’s Wine and Gastronomy Introduced to the Dutch Market

Attica's gastronomy and wines were presented to the Dutch market by the Region of Attica at the "Vakantiebeurs 2019" tourism fair in Utrecht.

Greek-Dutch Expo Looks to Boost Ties Between Greece and The Netherlands

Residents and visitors in Utrecht, The Netherlands, will have the chance to “Feel, Taste, Live Greece!” during the 2nd Greek-Dutch Expo/Fest in March.

Attica Region Embarks on Tourism Roadshow to The Netherlands, Belgium

The Region of Attica, during December 10-11, will embark on a tourism roadshow in The Netherlands and Belgium to promote the travel options of its destinations.

Respond on Demand Brings Together Greek and UK Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand recently held a workshop in London and brought together Greek tourism entrepreneurs with leading UK travel professionals.

Foreign Media Introduced to Athenian Riviera’s Tourism Offerings

The natural beauty and tourism offerings of the Athenian Riviera were recently presented to foreign journalists, who visited Athens as part of a press trip organized by the Region of Attica.

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.

KLM Celebrates Dutch ‘King’s Day’

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Monday, April 27, offered sweet treats to all passengers in honor of King's Day in The Netherlands. King's Day marks the birth of King Willem-Alexander.

Transavia Launches New Route To Thessaloniki, Greece, From Amsterdam

Low-cost airline transavia.com has added its 16th Greek destination to its portfolio with the opening of the Thessaloniki-Amsterdam route on 17 April.

Halkidiki, Greece, Welcomes Comeback Of Dutch Tourists

The Dutch are making a comeback to Halkidiki in Northern Greece after many years of absence, according to the several hundreds of bookings made to the destination during the Vakantiebeurs Tourism and Leisure Fair that took place recently in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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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Ministry Announces Action Plan For Greek Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will launch targeted marketing actions to extend the country’s tourism season until the end of the year and make the best of the last-minute holidays period.
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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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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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Greece Welcomed Fewer Travelers In Jan-Sep 2012

International tourism arrivals to Greece dropped 5.2 percent during the first nine months of 2012, according to figures released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greece Stars at Record-breaking ITB Tourism Fair

Greece, for the first time, bathed in the limelight as the partner country at the 40th global tourism expo ITB held last month in Berlin. Greece hosted the opening event and reception for over 5,000 guests with a rich artistic program that included singers Alkistis Protopsalti...

Worldspan Rate Runner Released in Greece

As of late last year, Worldspan's 'Rate Runner' is available within its Go! product for travel agency office managers in Greece and includes which low cost carriers are available in Rate Runner for the markets in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,...

Peak Summer Arrivals Increase Substantially

The number of tourists that entered Greece during the month of August mark an impressive rise against the last few years. This year's peak travel period was so strong that a good number of hotels around the country were unable to absorb the demand.
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