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Princess Cruises Orders Sixth ‘Royal’ Class Vessel

Princess Cruises has placed an order for its sixth ‘Royal’ class vessel. The 3,560-guest ship, as yet to be named, is expected for delivery in 2022.
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

Greece to Cheer On Very Own Antetokounmpo at NBA All-Star Game

Greece’s very own Giannis Antetokounmpo will join DeMar DeRozan, Anthony Davis and Jimmy Butler for their debut as starters in the NBA All-Star 2017.
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

Reward Offered for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

The Malaysian government is offering a reward to any private entity able to locate Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared in March 2014 with 239 people on board.
Posted On 20 Jan 2017

‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017’ Kicks Off

The International Year of Sustainable Tourism Development 2017 was officially opened during the 37th International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Madrid.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

SETE: Greece 2016 Tourist Arrivals Break Record

Greek tourism is going strong, marking some 30 million tourist arrivals in 2016, according to tentative figures released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Greece’s Refugee-flooded Island Mayors Call for Help

Mayors of Greek islands bearing the brunt of the ongoing refugee crisis, accompanied the EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on his recent visit to Lesvos.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

FS Italiane Now Owns Greek Railway Operator Trainose

Greek train operator Trainose was recently sold to Italian state railway group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) Italiane for a sum of 45 million euros.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

FITUR 2017: UNWTO Chief Accepts Invite to Visit Greece

UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai has accepted the invitation of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to visit Greece in the near future.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Halkidiki Expects More Dutch Tourists in Summer 2017

More Dutch tourists are expected to visit Halkidiki this summer, as early bookings from the Netherlands have already posted a double-digit increase.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Sabre Helps Hoteliers Prepare for Future Expectations of Consumers

Sabre reveals new consumer trends emerging among European and Middle Eastern consumers that could present new opportunities for hotels in 2017.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Mouzenidis Group Welcomes New Year with Massive Party

Mouzenidis Group recently welcomed the New Year with a massive party at the Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Δήμος Αθηναίων: Πες μας τη γνώμη σου για το ποδήλατο στην πόλη

Οι κάτοικοι της Αθήνας καλούνται να συμμετέχουν ενεργά στη διαμόρφωση του σχεδίου του δήμου Αθηναίων για την επέκταση των ποδηλατοδρόμων και την αναβάθμιση των υπαρχουσών υποδομών χ...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

University Study Reveals Refugee Crisis Repercussions on Greek Island Tourism

The ongoing influx of refugees seeking access to Europe through the Eastern Aegean islands is impacting tourism growth, according to a new study.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Record Passenger Growth Recorded at Greek Airports in 2016

Over 53 million passengers used Greek airports in 2016, an increase of 9.9 percent on the previous year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Greece’s Tourism Minister Kountoura Meets Spain’s King Felipe VI

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with King Felipe VI of Spain on the sidelines of the 37th International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR in Madrid
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Piraeus Aims to Highlight Ancient History Via Pedestrian Walkway

A pedestrian walkway across Zea Marina in Piraeus is set to offer archaeology lovers a seaside stroll through time as it aims to connect wall fortifications, towers and ancient harbor finds.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Grivalia Acquires 60% of Pearl Island Project from Dolphin Capital Investors

Grivalia Hospitality has made its first investment and acquired 60 percent of the Pearl Island Project in Panama from Dolphin Capital Investors (DCI).
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Porto Palace and Aegli Hotels Join SETE Tourism Body

The hotels Porto Palace in Thessaloniki and Aegli in Volos have announced their membership within the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Showtime! MasterChef Italia Features Santorini, Its Sunset & Food

Santorini takes center stage yet again this time for its culinary secrets, stunning sunsets and warm hospitality when MasterChef Italia airs on Sky Uno.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Travel Journalist Maya Tsoclis to Chair Tourism Awards 2017 Judging Committee

Greek travel journalist Maya Tsoclis will chair the Tourism Awards 2017 judging committee, the event's organizers have announced.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017