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Greece’s Economic Chamber Says Reduced Island Tax Status an EU Provision

The Economic Chamber of Greece is calling on the government to retain the special tax status applicable on Greek islands.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Tourism Shows to Welcome the Crowds Nov. 10-12

The 33rd Philoxenia and Hotelia tourism and hospitality sector shows, will welcome hundreds of participants and visitors in Thessaloniki during November 10-12.

Aqua Vista Hotels to Present Innovative Services at 100% Hotel Show

Aqua Vista Hotels will present its innovative services and know-how at the 100% Hotel Show, due to take place between November 17-20, in Athens.

UK Bookings to Greece Show Improvement, SETE Chief Says

Bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece are showing an improvement so far, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.
Posted On 08 Nov 2017

EU Funds for Tourism at €120m, Applications Open in December 

A total of 120m euros has been earmarked for the establishment of new and the completion of incomplete tourism enterprises, while applications open in December.

One Prerequisite Down Nine to Go for Hellinikon Project to Move Ahead

Of the 10 conditions for the Hellinikon project to move ahead only one has been met, while investors say it will take a decade to clear outstanding issues.

Thessaloniki to Host 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism in 2018

Thessaloniki in 2018 will host the 8th UNWTO International Meeting on Silk Road Tourism, the biggest biennial event of the UNWTO Silk Road program.

Greek Capital Ready to Host 35th ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’

The 35th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" will kick off in Athens on Sunday, November 12, with the participation of more 51,000 athletes from all over the world.

Greek Hotels Becoming Attractive Investment Option

Increasing tourism flows and dropping prices are making Greek hotels an attractive investment choice with hospitality units on the islands winning over buyers.

IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

Athens Airport Passenger Traffic Grows 15.5% in October

Passenger traffic through Athens International Airport (AIA) in October increased by 15.5 percent compared to the same month in 2016, reaching 2.05 million people.

Stemnitsa Launches Hiking Guide Studies Program

A two-year study program aimed at educating hiking guides was presented during the 1st Greek Trails Conference, which was recently held in Vytina.

Amadeus Honored for Innovative Travel Products and Services

Amadeus recently received an honorary distinction for its contribution in research and the development of innovative products and services for the travel industry.

Part of Delphi Archaeological Site, Museum to Operate on Tuesdays

Only a section of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi will be open to visitors on Tuesdays, the Greek Culture Ministry announced.

Greece’s Popularity Soars at WTM London 2017

Greece’s tourism has seen a bumper year in 2017 and the prospects for 2018 are even more positive, according to an annual survey released at WTM London.
Posted On 06 Nov 2017

Menalon Trail Paves Way with 1st Greek Hiking Path Meet

Menalon Trail is Greece's first to receive the European LQT certification, as announced during the 1st Greek Trails Conference - 3rd European Leading Quality Trails meeting.

Greek Gov’t Seeking Way to Put Island VAT Hike on Hold

Α decision to eliminate a special tax status on the Greek isles may be postponed, as the government looks into ways to ease the tax load on its citizens.

Joanna Lumley Applauds Greece at WTM London 2017

Acclaimed author and actress Joanna Lumley was a special guest at the Greek press conference held during the WTM London 2017.
Posted On 06 Nov 2017

Ryanair Launches New Route from Thessaloniki to Naples

Ryanair recently launched a new service connecting Thessaloniki's Macedonia Airport with Naples, Italy, twice a week for the winter season.

Crete’s TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Hotel Adopts ‘We do Local’ Initiative

The TUI Magic Life Candia Maris luxury hotel on Crete, recently received the “We do Local” certification by Cosmocert for its efforts to promote Cretan hospitality and products.