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“Athens Flying Week” Kicks Off With Aerophobia Seminar

Athens Flying Week, designed to become the major flying event for the city of Athens, will kick off tomorrow, Monday, 24 September, with a conference on aviation issues and a seminar on aerophobia to help people that have a fear of flying and avoid air travel.
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September events in Athens!

Program (in English): http://all-athens-hotels.com/english/attica/webpage/athens-events

Air Transat Celebrate’s 20 Years In Athens

TourGreece's Chairman Vasilis Sakellaris and Canadian Ambassador to Greece Robert Peck celebrated Air Transat's 20 years of flying in Greece at an event held last month in Athens.

2012 Miss Tourism Planet Contestants Support Greece’s Heavy Industry

Contestants of the 16th Miss Tourism Planet beauty pageant did their part for the Greek tourism industry last month when they were photographed in front of the Titania Hotel in Athens holding a banner that read “Greek tourism is not in crisis.”

Greece Opens Its “House” To The World In London 2012

Greece’s tourism potential, culture, history, political and economic developments and sports will be promoted this month at the “House of Hellenes” that will operate during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Louis Cruises Presents New Strategy

Kerry Anastassiadis, CEO of Louis Cruises, presented the cruise company’s new strategy at a special event held at the cruise passenger terminal at Akti Xaveriou for the launch of itineraries of the Louis Olympia from Piraeus in place of the Louis Majesty.

Sofitel Honors Chefs

The Ambassador of France to Greece Mr. Jean-Loup Kuhn-Delforge honored Sofitel Athens Airport cooks Yiorgos Vidalis and Panos Thanasis within the framework of the 2nd Festival of French Gastronomy that took place in Athens 21 May-21 June.

Alltours Launches Campaign

In late May, Alltours launched a campaign to improve Greece's image in Germany and decorated its offices in Duisburg with Greek flags and treated its 500 employees with Greek local products and lapel pins shaped in a heart.

HATTA Targets Kuwait Market

The New Acropolis Museum was among sites visited in Athens by tour operators and journalists from Kuwait during a fam trip organized 16-19 May by HATTA.

Travelport Presents New Technology Tools For Greek Travel Agents

Travelport, a broad-based business services provider to the global travel industry, held a workshop last month for agencies in Thessaloniki and briefed travel agents on the company’s new tools and solutions.

Posidonia 2012 Sends Confident Message

The 23rd Posidonia International Shipping Exhibition held 4-8 June, displayed a positive image of Greece and sent a strong message to the world at large that Greek shipowning remains a strong position despite the downturn in global shipping and economic woes of southern Europe.

Britons Get Informed On Ionian Islands

Within the framework of London hosting this year's Olympic Games (27 July-12 August), the Region of the Ionian Islands launched a campaign recently to promote the history, culture and options the island group can offer UK visitors.

Novotel Athenes Cleans Up Central Athens Park

Novotel Athenes hotel in late April cleaned up the park located on the corner of Liosion and Michael Voda streets in central Athens and planted grass and 350 plants throughout the premises.

Marathon Travel Promotes United Arab Emirates

Marathon Travel recently visited three United Arab Emirates states (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Hayman) during a fam trip aimed to promote UAE as a tourism destination.

Aviation News Honors Best In Greek Aviation

Aviation News website honored the best companies and personalities in the Greek aviation field last month at the Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel.

Amadeus Turns Crisis Into An Opportunity For Greek Travel Agencies

“I believe Greece deserves more attention, especially currently, because it has an immense touristic potential,” Amadeus Vice President of the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Europe (NECSE) region Petra Euler, told GTP in May, within the framework of the company’s 2012...