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UNWTO: Greece Tourism Hits Gold in July

Greece has taken the lead over its rival Spain in terms of tourism performance in the first half of the year, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Tourist Flows Still Strong in September for Greece

Summer is still on in Greece this September with hotels fully booked, flights on the rise and cruise travel marking its best month of the year this far.

More Luxury Hotels Planned for Santorini, Kos

Tourism and hospitality groups Sani/Ikos and Gencom have received the green light to proceed with major tourism investments on the islands of Kos and Santorini, respectively.

Electra Metropolis: A Year of Success, Guests and Awards

More than 100,000 visitors and three awards later, the 5-star Electra Metropolis Hotel marks its one-year anniversary with plans to continue winning over the crowds.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Concerned About Airport Revamp Deadlines

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) is voicing concerns over the need and timing of upgrade works at the city’s Macedonia Airport and of the completion dates.

Blue Star Patmos Refloated off Ios Island

Six tugs reset the Blue Star Patmos afloat, after it ran aground near Ios island in August leading to the emergency evacuation of some 205 passengers.

‘Sweet Summer’ for Airbnb, Emerging as Top Choice for Tourists

All the more travelers are opting for short stay accommodation in private homes, according to data released recently by hospitality platform Airbnb.

Greek Hotel Chamber Chief: Quality Key to Robust Tourism Growth

Robust growth of the tourism sector can only be achieved by investing in quality, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) president George Tsakiris.
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

AirHelp Assesses Greek Airports Under Fraport Management

Legal services provider AirHelp has proceeded with the assessment of 14 regional airports in Greece run by Fraport for the June 15 - August 16 period.
Posted On 30 Aug 2017

Greece a Top Choice for Balkan Travelers

All the more travelers from Balkan countries are opting to vacation in Greece, with arrivals up by 115.6 percent in the 2009-2015 period.
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

Fires Devastate Zakynthos, Police Seeking Arsonists

Fire fighters continued efforts on Monday to put out a wildfire near Maries on Zakynthos, while one man suspected of arson is being questioned.
Posted On 28 Aug 2017

Cruise Shipowners Table Urgent Issues Ahead of Next Tourism Season

Greek cruise body EEKFN is looking to include new destinations on itineraries and for Greek-owned cruise ships to return to the national register.

Athens Beefs Up Public Space Checks

The Municipality of Athens is intensifying its on-the-spot checks of food & beverages businesses in efforts to ensure regulations are being adhered to.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

Fires Devastate Zakynthos, Authorities Suspect Arson

Zakynthos was declared in a state of emergency on Monday as fires continued to rage across the popular Greek island and officials claiming arson.
Posted On 14 Aug 2017

Air Links with New Markets Top Kountoura-Fraport Talks

Connecting Greece with new markets was at the center of talks between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Fraport’s CEO Alexander Zinell.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Greek Breakfast, Ios Cuisine Take Center Stage at Liostasi Hotel & Suites

Within the ongoing “Greek Breakfast” campaign, breakfast goodies of the island of Ios were presented at the Liostasi Hotel & Suites.
Posted On 08 Aug 2017

Amended Bill Sees Stronger Greek Ferry Passenger Rights

Reinforcing passenger rights, changes to the scheduling of hydrofoils and high-speed sea craft are among the amendments of a ministry bill tabled in parliament.

Kythira Wildfire Contained, No Danger to Tourists

The wildfire that ravaged the Greek island of Kythira over the weekend has been partially contained, a spokesman for the Greek Fire Brigade has informed.

Overnight Stays at Thessaloniki Hotels Rise in First Half of Year

Thessaloniki hotels are seeing a rise in the number of overnight stays for the first half of 2017, according to the city's hotels association.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017

Aegina Int’l Music Festival Features the Classics & More 

More than 400 performers will be taking the stage in 85 concerts during the 12th Aegina International Music Festival to run through to August 27.
Posted On 03 Aug 2017