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Air France – KLM Welcomes Stefan Vanovermeir as General Manager East Med

Air France - KLM has appointed Stefan Vanovermeir as its new general manager for the Eastern Mediterranean countries.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Attica Region Looks to Reinforce Inbound Tourism from Turkey

Officials from Attica, Greece, held a tourism workshop in Istanbul, aiming to increase the inflow of Turkish travelers to the region's many destinations.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels Serves ‘Greek Breakfast’ to Foreign Diplomats

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels held a culinary event to introduce its Greek Breakfast initiative to Greece’s foreign diplomats.

TUI: Greece, Spain Among German Travelers’ Favorites for 2019

Greece and Spain are among the favorite holiday destinations of German travelers for 2019, according to TUI Germany.

Turkish Airlines Promotes Greek Tourism at Athens Event

As part of its efforts to promote Greek destinations, Turkish Airlines held a workshop in Athens, with the participation of 60 travel agencies.

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement

Flybmi and Turkish Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement, which provides flybmi passengers with the option to fly from the UK and Ireland to Istanbul.

Greek Marketing Agency Panadvert Expands to London

Greek marketing agency Panadvert is setting up a base in London, aiming to expand its activities to the international market.

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.