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Athens Flying Week Leaves Audience Impressed

The Greek air show Athens Flying Week wrapped up last weekend, 29-30 September, at Tatoi Airfield, but not without offering spectacular performances to spectators.

Porto Carras Holds Beauty Pageant

Eighteen-year-old Maria Nektarijevic was crowned Miss Porto Carras 2012 at a beauty pageant held on Friday, 28 September, in the lobby of the five-star Porto Carras Meliton.

GNTO’s Secretary General Cites Tourism Priorities

The top priority of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is to ensure steady tourism growth for 2012-2013, according to the organization’s secretary general, Nikos Karahalios.

IFITT Greece Gives The Latest On Innovative Technology

Greek tourism professionals were informed on useful technological innovations for the recovery of tourism amid the economic crisis at the second event of the Greek chapter of the International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourim (IFITT) held on Saturday, 29 September, on the...

Tourism Ministry Hosts World Tourism Day Event

Secretary General of Tourism Anastasios Liaskos, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, President and CEO of Aegean Airlines Theodoros Vassilakis, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) General Secretary Nikolaos Karahalios and GNTO President Konstantinos Zikos, after the...

Greek Tourism Ministry Unites Greek History With Music On World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day, the Tourism Ministry and the Greek National Tourism Organization yesterday, 27 September, hosted a special concert of the Orchestra of Colors at the New Acropolis Museum.

“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.