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Greek Ferry Shipping Traffic Steady for Easter

Ferry shipping traffic for the Orthodox Easter period is expected to record last year’s levels, according to the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN).
Posted On 28 Mar 2017

Thomas Cook: Bookings for Holidays in Greece Up 40%

Bookings for holidays in Greece are up 40 percent on last year, according to tour operator Thomas Cook.
Posted On 28 Mar 2017

Consortium to Lend Fraport €1bn to Run 14 Regional Airports in Greece

A consortium of financial institutions will lend Fraport Greece approximately 1 billion euros for the 40-year concession of 14 airports across the country.
Posted On 28 Mar 2017

Greece Tourism Revenue Down in January

Greek tourism revenue declined by 2.4 percent in the first month of the year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece (BoG).

Mouzenidis Group Sets Sights on E. Macedonia & Thrace Region

Mouzenidis Group announced plans to promote and serve new markets starting with the East Macedonia and Thrace region and the upcoming launch of Ellinair flights from Russia to Kavala.

Athens’ Pan Hotel Freshens Up, Ready for Spring

The Pan Hotel, on central Mitropoleos Street in Athens, is ready to welcome visitors after refurbishing its lobby, reception και cafe-bar.
Posted On 27 Mar 2017

Islanders Aiming to Get Aegean Diet on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List

The South Aegean Region is preparing to apply for inclusion of the Aegean Diet on UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Posted On 24 Mar 2017

Diaspora Lends Support to 1st Greek Panorama NY Event

Associations and bodies of the Greek diaspora in New York are lending their full support to the 1st Greek Panorama set for May 11-13 in Manhattan.
Posted On 24 Mar 2017

4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

Crete Residents, Professionals Bet on Kastelli Airport for Tourism Growth

Residents and professionals of Crete are placing their bets on the completion of the Kastelli Airport, which will in the process include parallel infrastructure works such as road networks thus paving the way for growth.
Posted On 23 Mar 2017

Greek Girl Power @ ITB Berlin on Int’l Women’s Day

Greek female tourism professionals - owners of accommodation enterprises, family-run businesses, restaurants, tavernas, shops and stores, as well as government officials - made their presence felt at this year’s ITB Berlin held earlier this month, demonstrating in full force that...
Posted On 21 Mar 2017

Full Speed Ahead for Greek Cruise Tourism

New cruise products and theme-based experiences were on the agenda of Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura’s meetings at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference.
Posted On 21 Mar 2017

Aqua Vista Hotels Works with Zoottle and Breaks NPS Guest Satisfaction Records

Dreams Luxury Suites in Greece, member of the Aqua Vista Hotels Group, is making big news – and not only due to its stunning panoramic views over Santorini.
Posted On 21 Mar 2017

PM Tsipras, SETE Say Greek Tourism Stronger than Ever

The prospects of Greek tourism and the actions required to keep the momentum going topped the agenda of a meeting held between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Andreas Andreadis.

French Travelers Opt for Greece

French travelers are choosing Greece among their top four choices for summer holidays this year, according to feedback from the Salon du Tourisme held last week at Paris’ Porte de Versailles.

Commission: Fraport Greek Airports Deal in Line with EU Law

Greek government agreements with Fraport Greece for the management of 14 regional airports are in accordance with EU law, the European Commission said.

Athens Half Marathon Gathers Record Crowd, Gains Momentum

It was a sunny Sunday in Athens on March 19, when over 21,000 runners hit the streets to test their strength at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.

Greek PM, Athens Mayor to Cooperate for Safe, Sustainable Capital

Five key areas in Athens are to undergo major transformation works aiming to make the Greek capital sustainable, safe and a leading tourist destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

MITT 2017 Shows Signs of Stronger Russian Travel Interest in Greece – Photos

All the more Russian travelers are selecting Greece as a holiday destination, according to feedback collected at the recent MITT 2017 exhibition in Moscow.
Posted On 17 Mar 2017

Kountoura Presents Greek Cruise Potential at Seatrade Meet in US

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura focused on the growth potential of cruise tourism to Greece at the Seatrade Cruise Global conference in Florida.
Posted On 15 Mar 2017