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ETOA and Athens collaborate to boost tourism

The European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) and the city of Athens are joining forces to stimulate tourism to the capital of Greece, often referred to as the ‘cradle of Western civilization’.

Share the Joy winners announced by Occidental Vacation Club

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – Occidental Vacation Club, a division of Occidental Hotels and Resorts (Madrid), has announced the names of the winners in its on-going owner referral promotion ca

Fabulous Athens-Mykonos-Cruise package from TourCrafters

LIBERTYVILLE, Illinois - While Greece’s debt is causing problems in financial circles, it’s good news — read lower prices — for American tourists.

Cruise ships abandon Athens calls due to taxi drivers port blockade

Cruise ships were forced to abandon calls at Piraeus, the port for Athens, Monday, July 18, and again on Tuesday as striking taxi drivers blockaded the port, preventing passengers from getting to thei

Greece: From the point of view of a Greek

Greece has indeed received very bad publicity in the last year because of its ailing economy. You know everybody is asking about Greece and the current situation.

Air China celebrates resumption of Beijing-Athens service

BEIJING, China - On May 18th, Air China resumed its Beijing-Athens scheduled service. Passengers traveling between China and Greece will enjoy more convenience.

Air China launches Beijing-Athens flights

BEIJING, China - Air China announced today that it will launch a new route between Beijing and Athens via Munich on May 15. The route will be serviced by the large-capacity, wide-body Airbus A330.

Athens named “World’s Most Flirtatious City”

Athens today was named the "world's most flirtatious city" by the compilers of the largest ever study of online flirting. New York only just makes the top 100, ranking 89th.

Fires cause evacuations in Athens

Tourists and citizens in the vicinity of Athens have been evacuated due to 7 burning fires. Dense smoke and fire is currently hanging over the city.

Summer brings seasonal service back between New York and Athens

Continental Airlines announced today it will resume daily, non-stop seasonal service between its New York hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Athens, Greece, effective May 2, 2009 (eastbou

Extremist group in Greece attacks police

ATHENS - The shooting of a Greek policeman Monday escalates a simmering conflict between police and leftist groups – and raises new concern over a resurgence of the militant left in a country with a

Industry chiefs: Athens unrest having minimal effect on tourism

ATHENS - Greek tourism leaders said Monday that a strike at the Acropolis was more damaging than the urban unrest scarring Athens - with the global economic downturn their greatest fear.

Greeks know how to seize the moment

Talk about seizing the moment, what started as “anarchists” protesting the killing of a teenager by police has somehow managed to become more catastrophic with workers joining in on the action pro

Tourists urged to avoid Athens

The U.S. and other governments urged visitors to exercise caution as Greek riots are giving violent demonstrations in capital Athens, Thessaloniki and in other cities and islands.

Greece is really (not) burning

As demonstrators took to the streets of Athens, causing pandemonium and outrage in major Greek cities four days in a row, a funeral for teen Alexandros Grigoropoulos killed by police over the weekend

Greece is burning

What began as a protest in Athens for the killing of a teenager has escalated to a full-blown crisis with tourists being urged to stay put in their rooms.

ExporamaShow 2008 in Athens – all about event marketing!

Preparations for ExporamaShow 2008, the Mediterranean special event for Exhibitions, Conferences and Corporate Meetings are full steam ahead, and the organizers, Exporama Crossmedia, have every reason

No tourists hurt in Greece quake

ATHENS, Greece (eTN) - The Ministry of Tourism of Greece and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced that more information has surfaced regarding the earthquake that struck the south-western part of the country yesterday.

New EU probe into Greek airline

(TVLW) - Olympic Airlines, the loss-making Greek carrier, faces a fresh blow today when the European Commission opens new investigations into whether it is receiving illegal state aid.