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Athens’ First ‘Greek Travel Show’ Ready to Kick Off

The first 'Greek Travel Show' will open its doors to holidaymakers on May 19-21 at the Helexpo-Maroussi Exhibition Center in Athens.

Greece Set to Receive €2bn in EBRD Funding by 2018

Greece will receive up to 2 billion euros in European Bank for Reconstruction and Development funding by 2018. The financial institution will continue investing until 2020.

Patra Tourism Picks Up Pace Boosted by Culture & Shopping Program

The seaside town of Patra is beginning to see its efforts pay off as more than 61,000 tourists have already booked their holidays there, according to the Achaia Chamber.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Destinations in Greece

Lufthansa Group has added five new airports to its network of destinations in Greece, in order to meet high demand during the summer tourism season.

Preveza Meet to Bring Tourism Issues to the Table

Deputy prefects and local administration decision-makers, will meet on May 12 in Preveza for the 4th conference on the "Utilization of NSRF programs for Tourism Development”.
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SNFCC Welcomes All to ‘Summer Nostos Festival’

With the participation of more than 400 distinguished artists from Greece and abroad, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center will host the Summer Nostos Festival.

Live the ‘Santorini Experience’ – Registration Now Open!

Professional and amateur athletes are invited to live the 3rd "Santorini Experience" on October 6-8 on the island of Santorini.

Tourism Season Spurs Greece Employment

The launch of the tourism season in Greece has boosted employment for the month of April, according to data from the labor ministry's Ergani system.

Cruise Sector to Inject €0.5bn into Greek Economy in 2017

The cruise sector is expected to inject 0.5 billion euros into the Greek economy this year, according to Theodore Vokos, executive director of Posidonia Exhibitions.

Athens to Appear on ‘Landmarks Live’ TV Show in the U.S.

Travel and music show "Landmarks Live in Concert", a weekly TV series broadcast by PBS in the United States, has its sights set on Athens in Greece.
Posted On 11 May 2017

Aqua Vista Hotels Adds Paros to Destinations in the Cyclades

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades and is adding Paros as a new destination to its portfolio, with the creation of “Acqua Vatos Paros”.

Navarino Environmental Observatory Supports Science-Business Collaboration

The Navarino Environmental Observatory was presented as a successful case study, during a seminar at the Residence of the Ambassador of Sweden in Athens.

Greek Gov’t Can Collect Up to €48m in 2018 by Taxing Airbnb-style Rentals

A total of 48 million euros is estimated to go into Greek state coffers in 2018 according to a document released, revealing a set of 140 EU requirements Greece must implement.

Greek Tourism Minister Receives UNESCO Director General Candidate

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently received Moushira Khattab, Egypt’s candidate for the post of UNESCO Director General, who was on an official visit to Athens.

Take a Dive in the Pagasitikos Gulf from Valis Hotel’s New Floating Platform

The Valis Hotel & Conference Center in Pelion has unveiled a new, 100 square meter floating platform to offer guests exciting experiences during their stay.

‘YES to Sea Tourism Forum’ to Focus on Cruise Travel and Yachting

Key issues on cruise travel and yachting will be discussed during the “YES to Sea Tourism Forum” on May 24, during the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

Minister Says Greek Tourism First to Feel the Impact of Brexit

Brexit is expected to have consequences on the Greek economy, with the most significant losses expected in tourism.

Patra Waterway Gets Go-ahead, Seeking Operator

The waterway in Patra is now the third to receive approval, paving the way for the launch of an invitation of interest in order to find the contractor who will take over its operation.

Tziallas Presents Plan on Greek Islands’ Tourism Development

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Georgios Tziallas presented plans to support tourism on the islands, during the OAEN General Assembly.

Diaspora Greeks to Gain Access to Cheaper Medical Services via New Portal

The Greek Health Tourism Confederation is offering Diaspora Greeks from New York and Montreal the option to access medical services in Greece at a friendlier cost via vitabooking.com.