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Nana Beach Hotel Awarded By TUI UK & Ireland

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete, Greece, has once again been recognized for the quality and excellent customer service with the awarding of the TUI UK & Ireland Gold Medal 2013.

GTP at WTM 2013 – Photo Report

Through a revamped pavilion and with more Greek exhibitors, Greece showed its best to the international travel trade sector at the 34th World Travel Market (WTM), held 4-7 November 2013 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London.

WTM 2013: Athens Receives Warm Reception

“If we continue to show an image of stability and calmness, Athens may have a better tourism season and enter the path of recovery in 2014,” the president of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, Alexandros Vassilikos, commented after the curtain fell for this year’s...

WTM 2013: Thessaloniki Promoted By Bestselling Author Victoria Hislop

Renowned UK author Victoria Hislop spoke in regards to everything about Thessaloniki that has inspired her and continues to inspire her, during a presentation at the recent World Travel Market (WTM) in London, UK.

UNWTO Affiliate Members Elect New Chair

The Instituto Para La Calidad Turística Española, ICTE (Spain) was voted to the position of Chairman of the Affiliate Members Board for the next two years.

Kefalogianni Promotes Greece On CNN, Bloomberg & CNBC

Visitor numbers to Greece are stronger than ever despite the country's economic woes, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told major media networks during the World Travel Market 2013 international fair in London, UK (4-7 November).

British Airways To Launch Flights To Popular Greek Islands Next Year

Two of Greece's most popular islands will welcome more British tourists in 2014, according to the flag carrier airline of the UK.

WTM 2013: South Aegean Region Presents New Website

The World Travel Market in London got a preview of the Region of South Aegean's soon-to-launch website that is aimed to effectively promote the tourism offering of the Greek islands.

Aldemar’s “Greece On A Dish” At WTM 2013

Santorini's cuisine and local products were the center of attention at the Greek National Tourism Organization's stand at the annual tourism trade fair World Travel Market (WTM) in London (4-7 November).

Marketing Greece: Tourism Leading The Country’s Gradual Recovery

Greece’s tourism industry is experiencing healthy growth and leading the country’s economic recovery, according to representatives of Marketing Greece attending the annual tourism trade fair World Travel Market (WTM) in London.

WTM 2013: Greece Sees Upward Trend In Early Bookings From UK Market

“Greece not only has made a big comeback this year but is also moving full steam ahead for 2014,” the president of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told GTP Headlines on 5 November, the second day of the World Travel Market in...

Kefalogianni Attends WTM & UNWTO Ministers’ Summit

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni joined tourism ministers from around the world and attended the seventh WTM & UNWTO Ministers’ Summit, held on 5 November, the second day of World Travel Market 2013.

WTM 2013: Tourism Growth Continues Despite Visa, Tax Concerns

UNWTO Secretary General Dr Taleb Rifai said in the first eight months of 2013 aviation grew by 5.1% and will close the year 4% up, ahead of what the UNWTO was predicting earlier this year.

Marketing Greece To Launch Website On Country’s “Unknown Treasures”

Private marketing company for Greek tourism Marketing Greece is getting ready to launch a world-class website next year in an aim to give the Greek tourism product the best possible promotion that will eventually lead to a major increase in arrivals to the country.

WTM 2013: “Passport to Greece” Campaign

In an effort to increase agent awareness about Greece and its product offering, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has launched a "Passport to Greece" campaign at the World Travel Market in cooperation with Online Travel Training.

WTM 2013: Greek Tourism Welcomed In London

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni inaugurated the Greek stand on Monday 4 November, the first day of the World Travel Market held at ExCeL, London exhibition center.

WTM 2013: Greece To Extend Season to Boost Visitor Numbers

"Greece is here to reintroduce itself as an all year round destination," Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Monday 4 November, on first day of the World Travel Market at ExCeL, London exhibition center.

WTM 2013: Athens In The Spotlight With A New Campaign

The Region of Attica has embarked on an integrated promotional campaign to boost visitor numbers, which will continue to build momentum in 2014.

WTM 2013: Santorini Boosts Local Products, Announces New Initiative

Visitors to the Greek stand on the first day of the World Travel Market in London, on 4 November, had the opportunity to sample delicious local products from the Santorini section.

Kefalogianni Receives Good News From TUI, Thomas Cook On Future Plans In Greece

Britain's leading tour operators TUI Travel and Thomas Cook recently informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni that they feel confident about doing business in Greece and intend to invest further in the country's market.