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Refugees give Greek tour operators an extended season

Placards in hand, travel agent Iakovos Bouchoris and his team scout for customers at Greece's busy Piraeus port, near Athens, where some 5,000 people arrived on Tuesday in a single day on ships from outlying islands close to Turkey.
Reuters: October 7, 2015

Prices surge for tourists, locals as Greek islands lose tax break

It doesn’t have the glitz and glamour of nearby Mykonos, nor Rhodes’ steady stream of European charter flights disgorging package tourists.
The Seattle Times: October 1, 2015

Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city

With its unhelpful locals and general aloofness, Moscow has been dubbed the unfriendliest city in the world.
The Independent: September 1, 2015

Air traffic controllers announce warning strike action for Aug. 12

Greece's air traffic controllers' union on Thursday announced a four-hour warning strike to be held next Wednesday from 14:00 until 18:00.
August 4, 2015

Hunting trophies: Delta, United and American ban transport

Delta, United and American Airlines have banned the shipment of big-game trophies on flights after the illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
BBC: August 4, 2015

Ferry fares for passengers up 10 pct from Monday

Ferry companies on Monday announced a 10 pct hike in all ferry fares for passengers, while fares for vehicles are to remain the same.
July 24, 2015

Airlines halt tickets sales through agencies in Greece

Capital controls in Greece force agencies to stop selling tickets
Ukraine Today: July 9, 2015

Alt. Tourism Minister: Tourists will not face any problem in Greece

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura underlined that "Greece continues to guarantee the high quality of services offered to visitors that have rendered it top international tourism destination".
June 29, 2015

On Greece's Lesbos island, locals worry about potential impact of refugee crisis on tourism

On the waterfront beneath this village of stone houses cascading down a castle-topped hill, two worlds collide. Tourists saunter along the pier, gazing at the fishing boats bobbing in the harbor.
FOX News: June 24, 2015

Tourists in Greece: 'Everybody should come and spend money here'

As fears loom over a financial emergency in the eurozone country, travellers find a warm Greek welcome and few money problems
Guardian: June 19, 2015