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Yiannis Evangelou

What do we expect from Philoxenia? For some of us it is necessary to be there every year. For some it is a hope to do business, and for others it is an obligation to meet the budget of the institution they represent. But Philoxenia has as the objective and basic message: "upgrade...

Andreas A. Andreadis

Tourism, as an activity that focuses on the human factor in all parameters that relate to social trends and attitudes, is currently against a complex situation that is a result of the international financial crisis.

2004 Tourism Picture Remains Clouded

When compared with last year, the drop in tourism arrivals this year is expected to reach anywhere between less than 1% to as high as 10%. It all depends on whom you listen to. Tourism revenue, again according to whom you listen to, will drop from 5% to as high as 15% against...

Anastasios Liaskos

Tourism is now the most dynamic sector of our economy contributing most to our gross national product. For the New Democracy Party tourism is our first-choice priority and the basic directions for its develop include:

Giorgos Tsakiris

October 2003 to August 2004, just 10 months before the opening of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens; a global event that marks the future direction of Athens, both economically and socially. The Athens-Attica area, however, even with the recent radical renovation of most hotel...

Tourism and Environmental Protection a Priority

Tourism has increased by more than 100 percent between 1990 and 2000 in the world`s biodiversity hotspots, causing threat to the areas, the Conservation International (CI) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) said in a recent press release.

Evangelos Stavropoulos

During the times of the crisis our country is going through, tourism remains our heavy industry and also our great hope.

Mckinsey Study: New National Growth Model For Greece

The Greek tourism sector contributed (directly and indirectly) some 27 billion euros to the Greek GDP in 2010 and could increase that contribution to 45 billion euros annually by 2021 through a series of initiatives and investments, according to the study “Greece 10 Years Ahead”...
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Athens, Beijing Launch Cooperation In Tourism And Trade

The opening of a direct air route from Beijing to Athens to attract more Chinese tourists to Greece was one of the main issues promoted by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during his recent visit to China.
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Private Investment Forum For Hotels, Tourism & Leisure In Athens

Horwath HTL - the largest network of specialized consultants in the field of tourism, hotels, entertainment & real estate - with the support of NEOVENT Ltd (Investment Advisors), is organizing a Private Investment Forum For Hotels, Tourism & Leisure on 17-18 May 2013, at the...
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Greek PM Invites Chinese To Become Part Of “Greek Success Story”

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras today, 16 May, invited Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in Greece and become part of the "Greek success story."
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Xanthi Opts For Tourism Development To Boost Local Economy

A tourism office for the development and promotion of Xanthi is part of a series of initiatives the Chamber of Xanthi plans to launch within its effort to establish Greece's northeastern destination as a tourism magnet for Greek and international visitors.

Greece Wants To Abolish Entry Visas For Russians

Tourism officials in Moscow have been assured by Greece that the necessary initiatives to further simplify the visa application process would be taken, while the ultimate aim is to abolish the visa requirement altogether.

Tourism, Aviation Policies To Be Discussed At UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit

The 2013 UNWTO and WTM Ministers' Summit at the upcoming World Travel Market (WTM) in London will put a spotlight on the essential connection between air transport and tourism, debating the challenges and opportunities of promoting higher policy coordination between aviation and...

Russia Will Depend On Greece For EU Visa Deal

Russia looks forward to restarting cooperation and visa talks with the EU under Greece's upcoming presidency of the bloc, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Athens on 30 October.

Greece, Argentina Sign Joint Declaration To Cooperate On Tourism Issues

A joint declaration of cooperation in the field of tourism was signed between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and her Argentine counterpart, Carlos Enrique Meyer, in a meeting held in Buenos Aires on Wednesday 13 November.

UNWTO-WTM Ministers’ Summit To Address Mega Events, Tourism & Creating Lasting Legacies

The 2014 UNWTO and WTM Ministers’ Summit at World Travel Market (WTM) will put a spotlight on the essential connection between tourism and mega events, looking in particular at how such events can create a lasting legacy.

Climate Change to Take Toll on Greek Tourism, Study Finds

Greek tourism will have to implement strategies to deal with the negative effects of climate change, according to a study presented by the Bank of Greece.

Club Med to Go to China’s Fosun, Aims to Satisfy Chinese Appetite for Luxury Travel

Aiming to tap into Chinese travellers’ increased interest in high-end travel, Chinese conglomerate Fosun International is set to win the bid for Club Méditerranée in France's longest-running takeover battle after Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi pulled out of the race.

IOBE: Tourism Driving the Greek Economy

Tourism fuelled the Greek economy in the third quarter of 2014, according to a Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE) survey, released last week.