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Turkey Looking to Ban 20 Travel Booking Sites

Turkey's travel agents' body said it would be filing law suits against 20 travel and reservation sites, including Airbnb and Expedia, citing unfair play.

INSETE: Greece Received 8.3 Million Road Travelers in 2017

Travelers visiting Greece via road reached 8.3 million in 2017, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s intelligence body INSETE.

Lira Tumble a Bonus to Turkish Tourism, a Setback for Greece

Tourism flows to Turkey have begun to soar, as authorities expect over 40 million travelers this year, while sector insiders expect this trend to impact Greece as a destination.

Qatar Airways Signs Major Sponsorship Deal with Italian Football Club AS Roma

‎Qatar Airways has become the Main Global Partner of Italian football club AS Roma, after signing a multi-year partnership agreement.

Oman Air Adds New Destinations to 2018 Schedule

Oman Air has announced the launch of three new routes in 2018, from Muscat Airport to Istanbul in Turkey; Casablanca in Morocco and Moscow in Russia.

TUI: Greece Top Choice for Austrian Travelers in 2018

Greece tops the preferences of Austrian travelers, with many destinations recording a double-digit increase in bookings for summer 2018, according to TUI Austria.

Greece Visitor Numbers Up During Holiday Season

Traditional winter destinations across Greece saw a significant rise in arrivals during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

Celestyal Focuses on Greek Market, Aims to Offer Year Round Cruises

Celestyal Cruises will focus on the Greek market in 2018 and extend the season, aiming to offer year round cruises by 2020.

Turkish Airlines Brings Foreign Tour Operators to Athens

Nineteen tour operators from Pakistan, Qatar and Turkey, recently took part in a fam trip in Athens, organized by Turkish Airlines and Mideast Travel.

US-Turkey Ties in Jeopardy Amid Diplomatic Spat, Tourism on Hold

The United States and Turkey are playing power games as both countries have suspended visa services, amid a volatile period in view of growing terrorism threats.

South Aegean, Crete Among Top 30 EU Destinations in 2015

The South Aegean region and the island of Crete were among the 30 most popular tourism destinations in the European Union in 2015, according to Eurostat.

Celestyal Cruises’ Greek Summer Festival Hosts Popular Artists

As part of its Greek Summer Festival, Celestyal Cruises is hosting a series of concerts, parties and entertainment events onboard its cruise ships.

#GirlGanginMykonos: HotelBrain – Calzedonia Online Campaign Reaches 10m Followers

As part of the #GirlGanginMykonos campaign, HotelBrain and Calzedonia hosted 12 international fashion bloggers on Mykonos and triggered the interest of 10 million followers.

Greece’s Olympiakos at Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four 2017 Semi-finals

Istanbul prepares to host the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four 2017 and Greece’s Olympiacos Piraeus will face CSKA Moscow on Friday, May 19.

Turkish Airlines Inaugurates ‘Stopover’ Service in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines is offering a "Stopover" service in Istanbul, for transfer passengers departing from Pakistan and having more than 20 hours connecting time, before arriving in the US or Schengen Countries.

Copa, Turkish Airlines Sign Codeshare Deal

Star Alliance members Copa Airlines and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Europe and Latin America.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

Turkish Airlines Expands Network, Inaugurates New Services

Turkish Airlines is expanding its network to new destinations in Russia and Ukraine and introducing new, quality services to passengers,

Booking.com Activities Suspended in Turkey

The activities of online hotel booking platform Booking.com have been suspended in Turkey, following a decision by an Istanbul court.

Turkish Lira’s Nosedive a Blow to Tourism, Economy

The Turkish lira's record low in the first week of the year has come on top of extremist attacks, a failed and fatal coup, and a diplomatic row with Russia, to take a toll on the country’s tourism.