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NOSTOS Forum 2017 to Focus on Alternative Tourism, Sustainability

Aiming to inform, educate and encourage the exchange of ideas, the NOSTOS Forum 2017 will take place on October 13 in the town of Nafpaktos.

Revamped Golden Age Hotel Welcomes Business, Leisure Guests to Athens

The Golden Age Hotel in Athens recently proceeded with extensive renovation works in its rooms and public areas and is ready to meet the expectations of its guests.

South Aegean Region to Host ‘European Young Chef Award’ Contest in 2019

The South Aegean Region will be hosting the “European Young Chef Award” competition in 2019, within the framework of its “European Region of Gastronomy" title.

Greek Hotel Sector Sees Growth, Athens’ Five-stars in the Lead

Financial indicators are pointing to growth in the Greek hotel sector with Athens hospitality units gaining some lost ground.

More Overnight Stays in Jan-Aug 2017 for Thessaloniki Hotels

Hotels in Thessaloniki reported more overnight stays in the first eight months of the year, up by 4.26 percent, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

German Operator Alltours Places Greece High on its 2018 Agenda

German tour operator Alltours has placed Greece high on its 2018 agenda, increasing the number of hotels and new destinations on offer.

Chania Tourism Pros Call for Crisis Management Plan in Time of Disruptions

Tourism professionals in Chania, Crete, are calling for a crisis management plan to take effect when incidents impacting tourism occur.

US Director Steven Bernstein to Head Free Filmmaking Course on Syros

US screenwriter and director Steven Bernstein will head a free filmmaking course on Syros, for Greek cinematographers, between October 22 and 27.

Greek Travel Agents Meet Ellinair at Athens Event

More than 100 representatives of major tourism enterprises attended an event in Athens held by Ellinair to present its products and services.

Σημαντικοί ομιλητές στo 2ο Συνέδριο Αρχιτεκτονικής και Τουρισμού στην Ρόδο

Το 2ο Συνέδριο Αρχιτεκτονικής και Τουρισμού θα πραγματοποιηθεί στην Ρόδο στις 21 και 22 Οκτωβρίου στο Ξενοδοχείο Rodos Palace.

Emirates Supports ASTA Destination EXPO 2018 in Athens

Emirates will support and sponsor the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the annual international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), to be held in Athens in April.

Thessaloniki and its Gastronomy Hit the Spot with French Travelers

Thessaloniki’s diverse cultural offerings and gastronomic wealth are winning over more French tourists, according to feedback from the Top Resa Int'l Tourism Fair.

Halkidiki to Promote Hiking Tourism to Attract More German Travelers

Aiming to further increase arrivals from Germany, the Halkidiki Tourism Organization will promote hiking tourism, which is very popular among the Germans.

Piraeus Honored as ‘URBACT Good Practice City’ in Tallinn, Estonia

Piraeus was honored as an “URBACT Good Practice City” for its Blue Growth Initiative by URBACT III, the European program for integrated urban development.

AEGEAN Receives ‘Fast Travel Gold Award’ by IATA

AEGEAN has received the “Fast Travel Gold Award” by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) for providing self-service solutions to its passengers.

Costa Navarino Honored for Sustainability Practices at WTA 2017

Costa Navarino, located in Messinia in the Peloponnese, was recently honored with “‘Europe’s Responsible Tourism Award 2017” at the 24th World Travel Awards.

Athens Set to Host IMTJ Medical Travel Summit Next Year

The International Medical Travel Journal (IMTJ) and medical tourism council Elitour will hold the 2018 IMTJ Medical Travel Summit at Wyndham Grand Athens.

SETE Chief, Crete Governor Meet, Lay Out Tourism Agenda

The vast potential of Crete’s tourism offerings was discussed between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and Crete Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis.

Greece-led OECD Meeting Urges Sustainable, Social Inclusive Tourism Practices

Greece chaired the 100th session of the OECD Tourism Committee meeting that focused on “ecologically sustainable and socially inclusive” tourism.

Turkey Hopes Transport Minister’s Athens Visit to Resolve Boat Ban Issue

Turkey expressed its wish to lift a ban on Greece-bound yachts and ferries when the country’s transport minister, Ahmet Arslan, visits Greece this month.