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‘Fortune’ Says Greece a Good Deal for Vacationers

As Greece’s tumultuous negotiations continue, international media is casting the spotlight on tourism, the one industry they say is pulling the country up economically.

Proposed VAT Hike on Greek Hotels and Islands Causes Stir

State Minister Alekos Flabouraris’ statement to increase VAT on accommodation from 6.5 percent to 23 percent set off alarm bells among the country’s hotel industry, with Greek hoteliers calling it the “premeditated murder of tourism”.
Posted On 22 Jun 2015

Charter Flights to Greece’s Regional Airports Drop Slightly

The number of charter flights to six regional airports in Greece, has dropped by 2 percent, according to a Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA) report released last week.

Yiannis Kouvaris is the New Chairman of the Piraeus Port Authority

Yiannis Kouvaris, a member of the Transport Committee of Greek ruling party Syriza, has taken over the presidency of the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP).
Posted On 22 Jun 2015

Aldemar Resorts Shines at Greek Hospitality Awards 2015

Aldemar Resorts shined at the Hospitality Awards 2015 last week and walked away with gold and silver awards in eight categories.
Posted On 22 Jun 2015

Athens “Runs to the Future” on Tuesday, June 23

On Tuesday, June 23, on the occasion of the Olympic Day, the city of Athens “runs to the future”, participating in an evening race that is part of the 4-day “Light up the Night” events that are taking place at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center.
Posted On 22 Jun 2015

First Loutraki Fest Welcomes Summer with Song and Dance

The seaside resort town of Loutraki near Corinth welcomes the summer in true artsy style with dozens of concerts and events taking place at some of the city’s most interesting locations during the 1st Loutraki Festival.

Skytrax Names Turkish Airlines Best in Europe for Fifth Consecutive Year

Turkish Airlines was recognized at the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards and announced last week at the Paris International Airshow as the "Best Airline in Europe" for the fifth year in a row.
Posted On 22 Jun 2015

Young Face of the Week: Vassilis Polyzos, Head of Digital Marketing at Nelios, Athens

This week, GTP introduces Vassilis Polyzos, the head of digital marketing at Nelios, a hotel digital strategy agency in Athens.
Posted On 22 Jun 2015