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TUI, Thomas Cook Say Brisk Demand for Greece

Global tour giants TUI and Thomas Cook say the number of bookings for Greek destinations has grown significantly this summer.

Bank of Greece Sees 1.6% GDP Growth, Lower than Expected

The Bank of Greece cut its annual growth forecast, as it estimates the economy to grow by 1.6% percent, which is lower than the 2.5% previously expected.

More Chinese Travelers Setting Sights on Greece

Over 1.5 million Chinese tourists are expected to Greece in the coming years, who are interested in the country's attractions, culture and shopping market.

SETE Chief, Santorini Mayor Discuss Island Challenges

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Thera Mayor Nikos Zorzos discussed the challenges posed by the growing tourism flows to Santorini.

Trump Ban Curbs Travel from Six Countries

Donald Trump’s travel ban brings stringent entry checks to nationals from Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen, as well as to all refugees.

The Secrets of Lesvos’ Intoxicating Spirit: Ouzo

As the summer holiday season takes hold, the Greek Travel Pages invites food specialists, the Greek Gastronomy Guide, to join in revealing the secrets of ouzo.

Turkish Airlines Announced ‘Best Airline in Southern Europe’ by Skytrax

Turkish Airlines was announced “Best Airline in Southern Europe” at the 2017 Skytrax World Airline Awards, while it won four additional distinctions.

TUI Group Appoints Peter Krüger as Director of Investor Relations

Peter Krüger will take over as TUI Group Director of Investor Relations and be in charge of strategic and financial projects launched by the travel company.
Posted On 30 Jun 2017

Austrian Airlines Opens Priority Check-in Zone at Vienna Airport

Austrian Airlines recently announced the opening of its own priority check-in zone at the Vienna International Airport for premium customers.

Pioneering Greeks: Anastasia Astypaliotou, Artion Greek Foods Founder

This week "Pioneering Greeks" introduces Anastasia Astypaliotou, the founder of Artion Greek Foods that promotes Greece's authentic food culture.

Heat Wave May Affect Operation of Archaeological Sites

The severe heat wave that hit Greece may affect the operation of some of the country’s archaeological sites until July 1.

Greek Hoteliers Call for Gov’t to Reconsider ‘Stayover Tax’ Before 2018

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers (POX) has requested for the government to more closely examine the impact a new levy will have on Greek accommodation.
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

Greece is Making Progress in Cruise Tourism, Kountoura Says

Cruise tourism is a government agenda priority, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said while addressing a parliamentary plenary session.

ATOR: Russian Tourists Prefer Crete, Rhodes, Corfu

Russian travelers are selecting Crete, Corfu and Rhodes for their 2017 summer holidays, according to the Russian Association of Tour Operators (ATOR). 

Garbage Strike in Greece Comes to an End

Municipal sanitation collectors in Greece have called off a garbage strike that had lasted nearly two weeks and left mounds of trash throughout the country.
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

Astypalea Makes Headlines in German, Austrian Media

A feature on the island of Astypalea by dpa International was republished by German and Austrian media and reached millions of readers.

Travelotopos Welcomes Grecotel Hotels to its Network

Travelotopos is now the official booking engine for the extra services provided at Grecotel's 12 hotels and resorts around Greece.
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

‘Lufthansa Loves America’ and Launches Travel Contest in Athens

Lufthansa is inviting Athens' residents and visitors to pose in a retro Cadillac, participate in the “Lufthansa loves America!” contest and win tickets to North America.

V+O Group Launches New Travel and Destination Marketing Agency

The V+O Group has announced its entrance in the travel and destination marketing industry, with the launch of a new agency named MINDHAUS.
Posted On 29 Jun 2017

Celestyal Cruises’ Greek Summer Festival Hosts Popular Artists

As part of its Greek Summer Festival, Celestyal Cruises is hosting a series of concerts, parties and entertainment events onboard its cruise ships.