connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Greek Airport Manager Fraport Calls for Complementary Infrastructure

Upgrades at Greece’s 14 regional airports are moving full speed ahead but complimentary infrastructure is needed, says Fraport CEO Alexander Zinell.

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.

SEV: Investments Crucial to Improving Greece’s Competitiveness

Greece can improve its competitiveness levels by consistently implementing investments and structural reforms, says the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises.

German-Greek Chamber: 50 Job Openings in Hotel Sector

Τhe German-Greek Chamber of Industry and Commerce has announced 50 new job openings in the hotel market as part of its DUAL Hellas training program.

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.

Minister Backs Peloponnese Region to Increase Tourism Flows

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is exploring why the Peloponnese Region accounts for only 2.6 percent of Greece's tourists.

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.

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.

Greece Among Top 3 on ‘At Risk Tourism Index’

Greece is among the world’s top three destinations at risk due to climate change, overtourism, or human activity, according to the newly established “At Risk Tourism Index”.

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.

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.
Photo by GTP
off

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.

US Court Move Wins Thomas Cook Time for Rescue Deal

Thomas Cook has filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in the United States, aiming to proceed with its rescue scheme.

WEF Ranks Greece 25th for Travel & Tourism Competitiveness

Greece is ranked 25th among 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness index.

Greek Passport Opens Doors, Among World’s Strongest

Greece's passport is among the world’s top four strongest allowing access to 166 countries, according to Arton Capital's Passport Index.

Fosun Steps in with Rescue Plan for Ailing Thomas Cook

High debt levels, strong competition and Brexit uncertainty have driven Thomas Cook Group to agree to the terms of a rescue injection by Fosun Tourism.