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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.

NetSemantics Launches New Version of Back Office Software Platform ‘nsTravel – ERP & CRM’

NetSemantics has launched the new version of the "nsTravel 2017 - ERP & CRM" back office software platform for travel agencies and tour operators that desire to automate their back office operation and communication capabilities with clients.

HATTA Urges Farmers to Allow Traveling Students Through Roadblocks

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is calling on Greek farmers to show understanding and allow coaches carrying students on their annual school trips to pass through the roadblocks across national highways.

Greece Refugee Crisis Warding Off German Travelers

The ongoing refugee crisis in the Aegean, and Greece's economic instability are taking a toll on bookings by German holidaymakers, according to figures released by tourism group DER Touristik during its annual meeting held in Athens on Tuesday.

World Travel Agents Associations Alliance Welcomes Spain’s CEAV

The World Travel Agents Associations Alliance (WTAAA) in December announced its newest member, the Spanish Confederation of Travel Agencies (CEAV), which also hosted the 3rd Summit of Presidents of Travel Agents Associations last month.

Spanish, Greek Travel Agents Discuss Creation of Mediterranean Union

Strengthening existing ties and boosting Spanish tourism to Greece through new products topped the agenda of a meeting on Tuesday, between the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) and the Business Federation of Regional Associations of Spanish Travel Agencies...

US-based Tour Operators Say Tourism to Greece is ‘Business As Usual’

Tour operator members of the United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) with travel programs to Greece are taking a “wait and see” approach to the current economic uncertainty but believe tourism will continue as usual.

Greek Travel Agencies See Boost in Turnover for Q1 2015

Travel agencies, tour operators, reservation services and related activities in Greece recorded a major increase in turnover during the first three months of the year, according to figures released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Poros Yacht Show Attracts Professionals of Global Yachting Sector – Photo Report

Yacht brokers, travel agents and tour operators from around the world had the chance to admire a collection of Greek luxury crewed yachts for charter and engage in trade agreements with their owners at the recent East Med Yacht Show-Poros 2015.

HATTA Members Take in Greek Culture at Special Events

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is actively promoting Greek tourism, providing alternative options and enhancing the tourist experience through its ongoing series of guided tours for travel operators in Greece, to a number of the country’s cultural...

HATTA Treats Travel Agents to a Taste of Greek Culture

In efforts to promote Greek tourism, provide alternative options and enhance the tourist experience, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) is organizing guided tours for travel operators in Greece, to a number of the country’s cultural spaces.

Greek Travel Agents Reach Out to Professionals from the Middle East

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA) will host a familiarization trip in Athens for tour operators and journalists from Kuwait and Bahrain during 4-8 December.

HATTA Introduces Greece To Indian Tour Operators

Seventy-two outbound tour operators from India are currently attending a mega familiarization trip in Greece to gain firsthand experience of what the country has to offer as a destination.
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Athens To Host Black Sea Tourism Forum This Fall

Selected tour operators, trade representatives and top buyers of the European tourism market are expected to participate in the “Black Sea Tourism Forum & Workshop” to be held in Athens, Greece, this fall.
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Thessaloniki Introduced To U.S. Travel Professionals

US travel agents, tour operators and trade show executives earlier this month toured Thessaloniki during a familiarization trip held by the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism and the Thessaloniki Tourism Organization.
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Conference In Thessaloniki To Focus On New Tourism Bill

The new tourism bill that was submitted for public consultation in January will be the main topic of a conference to be held Sunday, 21 April, at the Makedonia Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki.
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Greece Reintroduced To U.S. Market Via Networking Event In Athens

High qualified American travel agents/tour operators (Group & FIT Agents, MICE Specialists, Home Based Luxury Agents), trade show executives and US Press are re-discovering Greece these days within the framework of a networking event organized by Hellenic American Chamber of...

Foreign Tour Operators Show Different Views On Greek Tourism

Some European tour operators began price-cutting campaigns last month in an attempt to attract more visitors to Greece this summer season. Others, on the other hand, appeared not so supportive to Greek tourism.

Marios Trivizas

The international exhibition of Philoxenia, a meeting point for tourism and entrepreneurship, is conducted in the interim of the Greek financial crisis.

Tourism Arrivals/Revenue Up, Travel Agency Revenue Down

The recent data released by the Greek Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) seems in complete contrast with statements and figures that refer to this year’s increases in the Greek tourism sector, according to the Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET).