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Key Tourism Figures 2016: Alexandros Aggelopoulos, Vice President of Aldemar Resorts

The philosophy of Aldemar Resorts is centered on the principle of “together we can do better”; one that more or less argues that the solution for Greece’s economic crisis will come from synergies.

Interview: Andromachi Zerzivili, Vice-President & Chief Technology Officer of AKTINA TRAVEL GROUP

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, Aktina Travel Group, one of the largest travel organizations in Greece, is launching a new corporate identity, welcoming an era of ongoing development with the aim of remaining the number one choice for credible and quality travel services.
Amadeus Hellas
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Amadeus Renews Agreement With Griffin Global Group

Amadeus has renewed an agreement with Griffin Global Group Ltd, a global travel agency that specializes in marine, offshore and cruise industries.
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Greece On Track But “Ain’t Plain Cruising Yet” Says Global Cruise Industry

Greece is extremely popular as a destination for cruise companies but the country still needs to do more in order to realize its full potential, representatives from the world’s two biggest cruise lines said today, 28 May, on the first day of the 2nd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum...
Aegean Airlines
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Aegean Presents New Flight Schedule

“Despite the four years of the crisis, Aegean has managed to increase its contribution to tourism by 54 percent, from 2.2 to 3.5 million passengers,” Aegean Airline’s vice-president, Eftichios Vassilakis, said on 25 April during a press conference held on Rhodes to present the...
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Ermioni & Porto Heli Hoteliers Association Announces New Board Of Directors

The Ermioni & Porto Heli Hoteliers Association recently elected a new Board of Directors for a 3-year mandate (until 31 December 2015).

Hotel Chamber Lists Proposals For Athens Revamp

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels recently made a list of proposals aimed for the regeneration of the historic center of Athens after Government Vice President Theodoros Pagalos submitted the relevant topic on Greek Open Government Initiative opengov for public consultation.

SETE Conference An Eye-Opener For Professionals

The situation of the Greek economy is improving but there still is a long way to go and therefore no excuse for complacency, Bank of Greece Governor Yiorgos Provopoulos said last month at the welcome dinner of the ninth annual tourism and development conference of the Association...

Greeks Stay Home This Summer

Six in 10 Greeks said they would not take a vacation this summer due to the financial crisis, a recent nationwide survey conducted recently by the General Consumer Federation of Greece (INKA) said.

Tourism Industry Unhappy With State Tourism Policies

Spiros Kokotos, president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), called the tourism press corps together last month to reiterate industry complaints that the government was not doing its best to confront tourism problems.

Tourism Leaders All For Tourism Museum

At a recent seminar held in the Old Parliament in downtown Athens tourism and political leaders gave their full support and are one hundred percent in favor of the Women in Tourism association's proposal to create a Greek tourism museum.

New Hatta Board Recommends Mergers

One of the first moves by the newly-elected president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourism Agents (HATTA), Yiannis Evangelou, was to call the trade press corps to a working breakfast. The new president wanted to outline his plans for the association.