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Patra, Western Greece, Named ‘European Destination of Excellence’

Patra, located in the Region of Western Greece, has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016/2017 accolade.

Germany Says Security Checks to Continue, Greece Must Do its Part

Passengers traveling from Greece to Germany will continue to be subject to tight security checks within the airports’ Schengen arrivals area.

Linking Agri-food and Tourism Set to Make Greece Stronger

Bringing together the country’s primary and secondary sectors can generate multiple economic benefits for Greece, it was concluded during a workshop in Athens.

More Europeans Traveling Abroad, Even Stronger Numbers Next Year

It’s been a strong year for tourism in Europe with outbound travel surpassing forecasts and destinations posting positive figures, according to a survey by IPK International.

Stolen Antiquities Return to Greece from Austria

A total of 26 Greek ancient artifacts, which were illegally taken out of Greece during the German occupation, were recently returned to the country.

Digital Marketing Workshop Offers Thessaly Tourism Pros Know-how

Thessaly's tourism professionals had the chance to gain valuable insight into digital practices and the use of social media during a workshop recently held in Volos.

Ikaria’s Tourism Offerings to be Broadcast by British ITV Network

The island of Ikaria and its tourism offerings will be featured in an upcoming episode of “This Morning”, a popular TV show of the British network ITV.

Sani Resort Awarded as ‘Best European Hotel for Families’

The Sani Resort, located in Halkidiki in northern Greece, was recently named “Best European Hotel for Families” at the Family Traveller Awards 2017.

Alitalia Certified by IATA for Baggage Handling Operations

Alitalia has received the readiness certificate of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for its baggage handling operations at the Rome Fiumicino hub.

Celebrity Cruises’ New Ship ‘Flora’ to Sail Galapagos Islands

Celebrity Cruises recently introduced “Flora”, a new vessel custom-designed that will start sailing to the Galapagos Islands in May 2019.