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Meet in Cyprus 2021 Virtual MICE Expo Deemed a Success

Meet in Cyprus 2021, the first-ever virtual MICE exhibition featuring Cyprus, attracted more than 300 virtual visitors from 37 countries.

Op-Ed: ‘Looking Towards Tourism with Optimism, Under a New Operating Model’ – Aris Marinis

Aris Marinis, the president of the General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET), tells us how the need for a travel consultant is expected to rise in order to cover customer wishes in the post-coronavirus era.

Tourism Professionals are Invited to Rediscover Cyprus at Virtual MICE Expo

Meet in Cyprus 2021, the first-ever virtual MICE exhibition featuring Cyprus, is ready to kick off on April 14.

Amadeus and Mastercard Broaden Access to Virtual Payments in Travel

Amadeus and Mastercard have extended their collaboration and will continue to provide flexible, secure, and efficient ways for travel agencies to make and receive payments.

EU Auditors Probe the Protection of Air Passenger Rights During Covid-19

The European Court of Auditors has launched an audit to assess whether the Commission was safeguarding the rights of air passengers during the Covid-19 crisis.

Cyprus Invites Tourism Professionals to ‘Meet’ at Virtual Expo in April

CIMA will hold a virtual exhibition during April 14-15 to promote Cyprus' tourism offerings to international travel agencies and MICE professionals.

Sabre Announces New Appointment for Andreas Syrigos

Sabre Corporation has appointed Andreas Syrigos to lead its Travel Solutions business in Italy and Iberia, including Spain and Portugal.

Greek Health Protocols for Travel Agencies Offering Transfer Services – Rules for Car Rental

The Tourism Ministry has released the health protocols to be applied by tourism companies and travel agencies offering road transport services in Greece.

Greek Travel Agents Urge Penalty-free Cancellations in View of China Virus

Greek travel agents are calling on tourism stakeholders and authorities to jointly formulate a clear action plan in view of the coronavirus outbreak.

Europe’s Travel Agents Call on New Commissioner to Ensure Competitiveness

European travel agents are calling on the new Commissioner to work towards achieving a competitive, transparent and sustainable travel market.

EU Votes to Protect Consumers, Employees in Bankruptcy Cases

Stronger and better consumer and employee protection in cases of corporate failure is the focus of a resolution which was recently adopted by the European Parliament.

ECTAA Backs EU Parliament Calls for Post-Thomas Cook Support Measures

ECTAA has welcomed a European Parliament decision to support measures that help tourists and tourism businesses address issues created from Thomas Cook's collapse.

Messe Berlin Launches ‘Travel Tech Asia 2020’ Conference

Messe Berlin has announced the launch of the Travel Tech Asia 2020, a three-day conference scheduled to take place next year during October in Singapore.

Amadeus Launches ‘Travel API’ with NDC Capabilities

Amadeus has launched its new "Travel API" solution, which gives airlines greater offer differentiation and travel agencies access to more content and functionality.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Honored at Treasures of Greek Tourism 2018 Awards

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa, located on the island of Kos, was awarded with the Best Performing Companies Certificate at the Treasures of Greek Tourism 2018 awards.

Rhapsody Travel Among Best Performing Greek Companies in 2018

Athens-based Rhapsody Travel has been included among the Best Performing Companies for 2018 at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards.

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.

Vilotelia: Athens Welcomes New Reservations Management Company

Reservations management company Vilotelia has opened its doors in Athens, offering an innovative set of tailor-made services addressed to apartments/rooms to let, villas and hotels in Greece.

Travelport Launches PCI DSS Certification Tool for IATA Agencies

Travelport has made its online PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) certification referral program available to all IATA agencies.

Amadeus Technology Makes Eurowings’ Fares, Ancillaries Available to Travel Agents

Amadeus and Eurowings are expanding their partnership, as the airline will add light ticketing, an XML connectivity, to its capabilities in the Amadeus system.