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Angelina Jolie Concludes Visit to Greece, Urges Expansion of Legal Pathways for Vulnerable Refugees

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt concluded her mission to Greece on Thursday meeting volunteers, NGOs and local authorities engaged in emergency response efforts on the island of Lesvos, and speaking with refugee families.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

UNWTO Projects a Positive 2016 for Tourism in Greece

UNWTO Secretary-General Taleb Rifai on Thursday expressed the confidence of the organization in the continued growth of the tourism sector in Greece.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

CLIA: Europe Cruise Travel On the Rise, Greek Market Share Drops

A record 6.6 million Europeans took to the seas in 2015, with an additional 200,000 opting to take a cruise for their holidays compared to last year, marking a 3 percent rise, but the Greek market saw a 14 percent drop with less than 16,000 preferring to take a cruise, the Cruise...
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Angelina Jolie Visits Refugees on Lesvos

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to the Greek island of Lesvos on Thursday morning, and visited the Moria reception center.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

ITB: Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cautiously Optimistic about 2016 Tourism Season

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association predicts an increase in last minute bookings to Greece this season but expresses concern regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on the destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Travelport, Marine Tours Announce New Multi-year Renewal Agreement

Travelport has announced a new multi-year renewal agreement with Marine Tours, one of the largest travel management companies in Greece, specialising in corporate travel.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Athens Gets Ready for Fifth Half Marathon on March 20 – Last Chance to Register!

Those who are still interested in participating in the 5th Athens Half Marathon to be held on Sunday, March 20, in the Greek capital, still have a chance, it was announced by the Hellenic Athletics Federation (SEGAS) on Thursday.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Astir Palace: Athenian Riviera a la française

The Astir Palace will participate in the "Gout de France" initiative of the French Embassy and celebrate French culture and cuisine through flavors on March 19, 20 and 21 at the Alia Brasserie.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Lights Out in Athens Airport for Earth Hour 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Athens International Airport (AIA) joins the WWF’s global initiative "Earth Hour" on Saturday, March 19.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Gulf Air: Ημέρες Καριέρας Μάρτιος 2016

Η Gulf Air, ο εθνικός αερομεταφορέας του βασιλείου του Μπαχρέιν, διοργανώνει ημέρες καριέρας 18, 19 και 20 Μαρτίου!