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Greece Sees 55% Surge in Tourists from GCC Countries

Tourist traffic from GCC countries to Greece over the summer months hit a record increase of 55 percent, compared to the corresponding period in 2015, according to recent data.

Travel Plan Showcases Greece to Group of UAE Travel Professionals

Travel Plan recently conducted a fam trip to Athens and Santorini for United Arab Emirates (UAE) travel trade to highlight the multi-faceted offerings of the two Greek destinations in sightseeing, accommodation and unparalleled experiences.

Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.

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.
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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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Tourism On Greek PM’s Agenda In China

Tourism is one of the Greek economy’s sectors hoped to benefit from Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras’ official 4-day visit to China that kicked off yesterday, Wednesday, 15 May.
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Athens TEI Conference: The Crisis And The Next Day In Tourism

The crisis and the next day in Greek tourism will be discussed at a conference on Tuesday, 23 April, at the Athens Technological Educational Institute (TEI) conference center. The conference is organized by the Tourism Enterprises Department of the Athens TEI.

Turkish Airlines Holds Travel Agencies Night

In late December 2011 Turkish Airlines hosted an “Agencies Night” dinner in honor of its partner Greek travel agencies.

HATTA Awards 2011

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 27th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia last November.

Travel Plan At the 76th TIF

Travel Plan stood out last month at the 76th Thessaloniki International Fair and was honored with an award for the functional and aesthetic appearance of its stand.

Summer Holidays Expo Debut In Athens

Athens citizens had the opportunity to better plan their summer vacation among a vast variety of top Greek destinations last month at the 5th Summer Holidays Expo international fair held at the Helexpo Palace exhibition center in Marousi, Athens.

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.

HATTA Awards 2010

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 28th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia last November. Best Brochures...

HATTA Awards 2009

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies honored the best travel agency brochures and websites during the 25th International Tourism Exhibition Philoxenia. Best Brochures Category                                     Winners Brochure...

SkyTeam Awards Online Winners

The SkyTeam airline alliance recently held an event to award the winners of the online e-game "Match the Tails of the 10 SkyTeam Airlines and Win Prizes."

Qatar Airways Rewards Travel Agents

Qatar Airways recently held an event for its annual "Travel Agents Awards," attended by some one hundred members of the travel and tourism sector. The awards covered the most significant areas of Qatar Airway's activity.

Travel Plan Signs Agreement with Amadeus

Amadeus Hellas and Travel Plan of the Lambrakis group of companies officially inaugurated the beginning of their partnership, which was effective as of January 1, 2007, with a celebration that took place at a central Athenian hotel with the participation of both companies'...

Amadeus Hellas Exceeds Customers’ Needs

Amadeus Hellas has outperformed in Greece and Cyprus every year for the last three years, marking record growth levels in the travel industry market.

Eurostar Signs New Agreement With Galileo

Eurostar, one of the largest tourism corporations in Greece, recently expanded its cooperation with Galileo Hellas concerning the Galileo's electronic reservation system (CRS) Eurostar uses at its headquarters and branch offices.

Travel Company Mergers On Hold

Some six months ago the biggest news circulating within the local travel trade included the merger talks between Amphitrion and the Lambrakis group's Travel Plan, and the purchase of Manos Travel System by the Vassilakis group (Hertz). Neither deal reached fruition, nor did any...
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