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Greek team-up for BCD and Amphitrion

BCD TRAVEL HAS SET UP A JOINT VENTURE OPERATION in Greece with Athens-based Amphitrion Holidays. The company will operate under the BCD Travel brand.

Ilona De March, BCD Travel's Europe, Middle East and Africa president, says: "Over the past 18 months, we have noticed growing demand by multinational clients for a strong presence in the Greek market."

Founded in 1973, Amphitrion Holidays has an annual turnover in excess of US$140 million. The company offers a range of travel services, including corporate, leisure, marine, incoming, and meetings and incentives.

It has 250 employees in four offices in Greece, including a 24-hour operation at Athens International Airport, and overseas offices in the US, Canada, China and Japan.