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‘ATM Holiday Shopper’ to Offer a World of Deals at Arabian Travel Market 2019

The ATM Holiday Shopper, a brand-new travel event for consumers that includes discounts and deals, will launch at the Arabian Travel Market 2019.

Cycling Tourism To Take Off In Rethymno, Crete

The Municipality of Rethymno in Crete is planning to launch cycling tour packages to international markets.

Greece’s TRAINOSE To Start Passenger Rail Service To Sofia, Belgrade

Greek trains will cross borders again as of 10 May 2014 with the launch of a passenger train connecting Greece's second largest city Thessaloniki with Sofia and Belgrade (with a stopover in Skopje).

Greek Hoteliers Make Deals With Turkish Tour Operators

Thessaloniki Hotels Association President Aristotelis Thomopoulos with TURSAB (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies) General Secretary Günnur Özalp at a workshop held last month by the association at the Mediterranean Palace hotel in Thessaloniki.

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).

Travel Plan Puts Religious Tourism On The Agenda

“We are committed to plan attractive tour packages of Byzantine travel for everyone,” Travel Plan’s managing director Giorgos Daskalakis said last month during the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Holy Archdiocese of Athens’ Mission charity organization.

Silver Star Opens Athens Office

Thessaloniki-based Silver Star Holidays opened a branch office in Athens recently. Like the head office, it deals only directly with travel agents with tour packages to Malta, Turkey and Syria. It is also the exclusive representative in Greece for the Corinthia hotel group.

Uzbekistan Airways Inaugurates New Flights With New Jet

Uzbekistan Airways called on Greece's travel professionals last month to help it celebrate the introduction of its new Athens-Rome-Tashkent flight. The new scheduled flight, with a new Boeing 757, arrived at the Athens airport on April 6 with all seats full. Rafik Ilyasov,...