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MR&H Forum 2019: Over 400 Experts Gather in Athens to Discuss Tourism in the Med

Over 400 tourism industry and real estate experts recently gathered in Athens to attend the 5th Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) 2019.

China’s Fosun Acquires Thomas Cook for $14.2m

Chinese conglomerate Fosun said it would be purchasing Thomas Cook for $14.2 million, weeks after the travel giant collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers stranded.

Expert: Greek Hoteliers Must Limit Reliance on Tour Operators

Greek hoteliers must expand their partnerships in the wake of Thomas Cook’s collapse, according to tourism industry expert Andreas Papatheodorou.

Commission Approves €380 Million German Rescue Aid to Condor

The European Commission has approved Germany's plans to grant a €380-million loan to charter airline Condor, after the collapse of its parent company Thomas Cook.

Thomas Cook: Greece Aims to Cover Lost Ground via Tourism Promo Drive

A new tourism campaign to launch in Greece in January, is one of many emergency measures taken in the aftermath of Thomas Cook’s collapse.

Phocuswright to Share Expertise at Greek Hotel Chamber’s Forum in Athens

Travel industry research authority Phocuswright will share its expertise with Greek hoteliers at the upcoming 3rd International Hospitality Forum in Athens.

OAED: Scheme to Secure Jobs for Greek Tourism Businesses after Thomas Cook Ruin

OAED has announced another support measure for Greek tourism professionals affected by the ruin of Thomas Cook.

ECTAA Announces Eric Drésin as New Secretary General

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) has appointed Eric Drésin as its new Secretary General.

Thomas Cook Default Impacts 38 Countries, 8.6m Flight Seats

Thirty-eight countries and 8.6 million seats will be affected by the bankruptcy of UK tour operator Thomas Cook, says a recent analysis.

DNA Travel to Present Greek Alternative Tourism Products at Int’l Fairs

DNA Travel will present its Greek alternative tourism products to the international tourism industry during its participation in leading fairs.

Greece’s Thomas Cook Repatriation Operation in Full Swing

The repatriation process of the tourists stranded in Greece due to the collapse of Thomas Cook, should be completed in the next few days.

Greece: New Relief Actions for Thomas Cook-affected Businesses

Relief measures were announced for Greek tourism businesses affected by the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Σημεία-κλειδιά για την Ελληνική Ξενοδοχειακή αγορά αναλύονται στο 100% Hotel Show

Στο φετινό 100% Hotel Show οι Έλληνες ξενοδόχοι θα ενημερωθούν για 3 σημεία-κλειδιά που σηματοδοτούν τη μεγαλύτερη αλλαγή στον κλάδο της φιλοξενίας.

Moody’s Says Thomas Cook Collapse May Take Toll on Greek Banks

Greece's banks may be next to suffer the blow of the Thomas Cook downfall, according to a report by ratings agency Moody’s.

Thomas Cook Backlash: Greek Hoteliers Call for Relief Measures

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers estimates that hotels across Greece will face losses of 200 million euros as a result of Thomas Cook’s collapse and calls on the government to take relief measures.

Greek Hotels Chief: Biggest Challenge 2020 Gap After Thomas Cook’s Demise

Greek hospitality stakeholders must work together to address the consequences Thomas Cook’s collapse will have on tourism next year, says HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Υπ. Τουρισμού: Τα δικαιώματα των πελατών της Thomas Cook Γερμανίας, Ολλανδίας και Βελγίου

Το Υπουργείο Τουρισμού ενημερώνει για τα δικαιώματα των πελατών της Thomas Cook Γερμανίας, Ολλανδίας και Βελγίου που βρίσκονται στην Ελλάδα.
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Economy Ministry: Stayover Tax Exemption for Thomas Cook-impacted Hotels in Greece

Greek hotels impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook will be exempt from paying a stayover tax as a first support measure.

Thomas Cook Domino Effect Shuts Down German, Polish Units

Thomas Cook’s German and Polish subsidiaries are entering bankruptcy proceedings and ceasing operations, following the group's collapse.

Impact of Thomas Cook Collapse on Crete – Governor

Crete Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis informed Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis on the impact of Thomas Cook's collapse on the island's businesses.