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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.

FORTHcrs to Present Innovative Solutions to Travel Agencies

E-tourism solution provider FORTHcrs will present innovative solutions to its network of travel agencies during an event in Athens on December 1.

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.

Travelport’s Universal API Demo Site Launches New Functionality

Travelport recently launched an innovative new demonstration site to showcase its Universal API (Application Programming Interface) capabilities.

Basque Country Welcomes Travel Agency Unions to Talk Tourism in November

The Basque Country will host the 3rd Summit of Travel Agencies Associations in Euskadi, on November 4-6 with the opening ceremony to kick off at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

Travel Agency Body Chiefs to Meet in Basque Country in November

The heads of the trade bodies representing travel agencies worldwide will meet in Euskadi, Basque Country, on November 4-6, for the 3rd Summit of Travel Agencies Associations.

GTP Island: The Meeting Point for Greek Tourism Professionals at 100% Hotel Show

GTP is holding a first-time event at this year's 100% Hotel Show to strengthen the communication between the country's hoteliers and local travel agents and tour operators.

Second Business Travel Professionals Forum in Athens to Attract More Participants

The second Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF), set to take place on 11-12 December in central Athens, is expected to see a 60 percent increase in participation.

Travelport Shows Commitment to Travel Industry in Thessaloniki, Greece

Recognizing the importance of the Northern Greek travel industry, Travelport recently held an event in Thessaloniki and showed its commitment to understanding and meeting the specific needs of travel agents in the region.

Greece-Based Marine Tours Aims For The Stars

What started out in 1980 as a small travel service provider for shipping companies based in the port of Piraeus has grown into a fully-fledged travel organization that topped the Greek market in 2013 with an annual turnover of over 210 million euros.

Enhanced Version Of Travelport Smartpoint Launched

Travelport has launched a new version of Travelport Smartpoint, its industry-leading agency desktop technology aimed at making booking travel easier and more profitable for travel agencies.

Amadeus Rolls Out New Solution That Allows Travel Agents To Book From Anywhere In The World

Amadeus continues the deployment of Amadeus Selling Platform Connect, a solution that gives travel professionals more flexibility to be out meeting clients, learning new things, and booking travel.

Ryanair In Talks With GDS Providers To Distribute Fares Via Travel Agencies

Ryanair is discussing third party distribution of tickets via travel agencies with GDSs (global distribution systems) Travelport, Amadeus and Sabre.
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Greek Travel Agents To Promote Religious Tourism In Shanghai

The Synod Office of Pilgrimage Tours of the Church of Greece will head a delegation of Greek tour operators and travel agencies to China next month to promote Greece as a religious tourism destination.
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Greek Tourism Sector To Welcome 10,000 Unemployed Young People

A subsidized internship program targeting 10,000 unemployed young Greeks up to age 29 to offer them the opportunity to gain work experience in the tourism sector, was announced today, 9 May, at a press conference by Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and Labor Minister...
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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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Hersonissos Promoted Through Destination Profiles

The Municipality of Hersonissos, Crete, has launched destination profiles for three of its most visited areas to boost its tourism promotion and provide information to tourism professionals and visitors on what the destination has to offer.
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Thessaloniki To Host B2B Travel Event In April

Greek hoteliers will have the opportunity to come in contact with travel agencies from abroad at the second B2B Travel Event to be held 8-9 April 2013 at the Capsis Hotel in Thessaloniki.
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Greek Enterprises To Get Financial Support For Alternative Tourism Investments

Over four hundred Greek enterprises that include hotels, travel agencies and catering companies will receive financial backing to invest in alternative forms of tourism, the Greek Tourism Ministry said yesterday, 20 February.
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Athens Trade Event Attracts Interest From High Profile Hosted Buyers

Fifty-two hosted buyers have already confirmed their participation in the “Travel Trade Athens 2013” event to be held 22-23 April at the New Acropolis Museum.