Statement by the President of the Cyprus Hotel Association,
Mr Haris Loizides, on the occasion of World Tourism Day
“This year World Tourism Day is dedicated to the important contribution of tourism to local community development as well as to cultivating a mutual understanding that helps safeguard our shared natural and cultural heritage worldwide.
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker joined President Obama and President Xi for the conclusion of a week of productive discussions between the two countries. The two leaders announced the U.S.-China Tourism Year for 2016, a new initiative that celebrates the recent reciprocal extension of visa validity and supports increased travel and tourism exports. Partnering under the framework of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), the two sides will work together to expand and shape U.S.-China travel and tourism, and strengthen the bond between our two peoples. Continue reading
Kalymnos, the absolute alternative Greek tourist destination in recent years, took part in the Tour Natur Travel Fair 2015 in Düsseldorf, Germany from 04-06.09.2015, a tourism exhibition mainly dedicated to mountaineering, hiking & trekking, through the Pavilion of the Region of the Southern Aegean Islands.
Rapid growth in short trips – Strong above-average rises in Asia and North America trips – Europe loses market share – ITB Berlin and IPK International analyse the travel flows of Chinese tourists Continue reading
The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) informed British holidaymakers and travelers to Greece that the increases in value added tax (VAT) will not disrupt the majority of holidays this summer. Continue reading
The Hollywood actor Johnny Depp purchased the uninhabited Greek Island Strongyli. Continue reading
The top 10 cool beach bars of Europe by D’MARGE are Phi Beach at Sardinia, Sundance Beach at Rhodes, Experimental Beach at Ibiza, Nikki Beach at St. Tropez, Theros Wave Bar at Santorini, Blue Marlin at Ibiza, Purobeach at Mallorca, Nammos at Mykonos, Hula Hula Hvar at Hvar, Ushuaia at Ibiza.
Three of them are in Greece at the coolest Greek islands Santorini, Rhodes and Mykonos.
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Blue Sun a Travel Agent in Greece provides you with honest answers to your honest questions!
This guide is meant to offer an honest picture of what life is like in Greece right now for a tourist, and to reassure you that there is no need to be alarmed when travelling to Athens, mainland Greece, or any of the many Greek Islands.
Greece’s debt crisis is not expected to affect travel plans for wealthy Arab holidaymakers this summer, according to some travel companies. Continue reading
Minister of Tourism Statement
As a Minister of Tourism I want to welcome and assure all the visitors that are in Greece or they are thinking to come and spend their holidays here that we are a very beautiful and safe country.