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INSETE: Autumn Tourism to Greece Going Strong

Greece’s efforts to extend the tourism season are paying off as demonstrated by an 8.6 percent rise in traffic for September and October, according to Institute SETE (INSETE).

Greek Shipping Ministry Open to Port Use Proposals

Companies interested in making use of Greek ports will be able to do so through a system of sub-contracting, according to shipping minister Panagiotis Kouroublis.

Greece and Japan Look to Enhance Tourism Cooperation

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Japan's Ambassador to Greece Yasuhiro Shimizu discussed ways to boost bilateral tourism cooperation.

Plans for Skyscrapers at Hellinikon Raising Concerns

The Hellinikon project is facing a new obstacle as the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) must now decide on whether or not to allow the construction of six high-rise buildings.

Marketing Greece Presents its Next Steps to Support Greek Tourism

Marketing Greece will focus on improving the demand for the Greek tourism product to attract greater visitor spending and overcome seasonality.

Loutraki’s Wyndham & Ramada Resorts See Strong 2017 Season

After enjoying a successful 2017 tourism season, the Wyndham and Ramada resorts in Loutraki are aiming to offer 'a little extra something' next year.

Eurowings: Six New Connections to Greece for Summer 2018

Low-cost carrier Eurowings, a member of the Lufthansa Group, will launch six new connections to Greece, according to its flight schedule for summer 2018.

Decision Makers to Discuss Future of Shipping at 17th Navigator Forum

Key issues regarding the future of shipping will be discussed during the 17th Navigator Shipping Decision Makers Forum, which will take place on November 3.

Singapore Airlines Signs $13.8 Billion Order for Boeing Aircraft

As part of its growth and modernization plans, Singapore Airlines recently signed a firm order with Boeing to acquire 39 aircraft valued at $13.8 billion.

EasyJet Confirms €40m Deal for Parts of Air Berlin

EasyJet said it will ink a 40 million euro deal to purchase a part of German carrier Air Berlin, which filed insolvency in August.

Central Athens Neighborhoods Top Airbnb Choice

The historic center of Athens and surrounding districts are the areas with the highest concentration of apartments being leased out short term.

Greece Properties Selling to Foreigners, Golden Visa an Incentive

All the more foreign nationals are interested in buying property in Greece with the real estate market picking up pace, particularly due to the golden visa program.

Greek Tourism Minister Tours Thessaly, Presents Development Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently presented the ministry's plans for the tourism development of the Region of Thessaly in Central Greece.

Athens’ National Museum of Contemporary Art Ready for Action in 2018

The National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) located in the heart of Athens, will be fully operational next year, according to director Katerina Koskina.

ITB Berlin, IPK: Travelers Want Luxury

Despite harder economic times, travelers are seeking luxury experiences with holidaymakers spending more, according to the World Travel Monitor.

Aqua Vista Hotels: Utilizing Modern Technology for Tourism Development

Aqua Vista Hotels recently participated in the IMIC 2017 international conference and shared its know-how on the importance of utilizing modern technology for tourism development.

Greek Hospitality Projects to Take the Stage at ‘Xenia Build Hotel’ Event

Significant projects launched or planned to be implemented in the Greek hotel industry, will be presented at the "Xenia Build Hotel" conference at the Xenia 2017 expo in November.

Marriott International’s CSR Initiatives Support SOS Children Villages Greece

Marriott International Hotels in Greece and Cyprus recently organized two events to support the SOS Children’s Villages Greece.

Air Malta Increases Seat Capacity During Winter Season

Air Malta is increasing its seat capacity by 21 percent and this winter will be operating over 110 weekly flights to 22 existing and new destinations around the world.

Cruise Homeport Case Study: Destination Thessaloniki – Opinion

Ioannis Bras, an expert in port and cruise management, focuses on Thessaloniki and the benefits of a 20-week "butterfly" cruise itinerary from the city's port.