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‘European Meet Up’ to Focus on Benefits of Robust Tourism

Tapping into tourism and its vast potential is the focus of a day event on November 28, to be held at the Life Gallery hotel in Ecali, Athens.

Hellinikon Investor Lamda Calling for More Actions Fewer Words

Lamda Development is ready to launch works at Hellinikon, as long as the Greek government displays the political will for the project to materialize.

Tourism, Fiber Optics Projects for Skorpios Islet OKed by Greek Gov’t

Dozens of luxury villas, a spa and restaurants as well as a fiber optics network budgeted at 181.4 million euros will be constructed on the Ionian islet of Skorpios.

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.

Greece-bound Travelers from Germany to Peak in 2018

Tour operators and sector professionals in Germany are forecasting a record year ahead with more German travelers choosing Greece for their holidays in 2018.

Peloponnese Seeks to Tap into Vast Tourism Potential

Ways of diversifying the tourism product of the Peloponnese were discussed during a workshop recently held within the 20th Development Forum / Money Show.

Greece’s Consumer Protection Body Tables New Trade Show Rules

Commercial and international trade fairs will be subject to new regulations, according to a bill drawn up by Greece’s Trade and Consumer Protection body.

Greece, Germany, EU to Meet Over Strict Airport Controls

The issue of passengers from Greece being subject to rigid security checks at German airports will be discussed between EU, Germany and Greece authorities.

Avis Hellas in Hands of Avis Europe – Turkey’s Otokoc

Avis Hellas will pass into the ownership of Avis Europe Holdings and Turkey’s Otokoc in a 318.1 million-euro deal, according to main shareholder Piraeus Bank.

Number of Certified Thermal Springs Rises in Greece

The Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee in Greece recently certified two more thermal springs in the areas of Grevena and Fthiotida.

Tourism Awards 2018 Releases Entry Guidelines

New categories will be featured in the fifth edition of the Tourism Awards, with the deadline for entry submissions closing on January 26, 2018.

Greece’s ‘Kyrimai’ and ‘Allegory’ Win in Historic Hotels of Europe 2018 Awards

Two Greek hotels are among the eight luxury properties that were named winners of the sixth Historic Hotels of Europe 2018 Awards.