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Culture, Gastronomy Central in Attica Region’s New Tourism Promo Plan

Culture and gastronomy will play a central role in promoting Attica as a leading tourism destination, according to the regional authority’s strategic plan.
Posted On 15 Feb 2017

FedHATTA Prompts Greece, Israel, Cyprus Tourism Pact

In its ongoing efforts to promote Greece's tourism potential to newer markets, FEDHATTA has announced the establishment of a three-country entity.

Fresh Hotel First to Go Bike-Friendly in Athens

Fresh Hotel is the first Athens hotel to receive a special sticker indicating that it welcomes bicycle lovers and certifying that it has the facilities to accommodate their needs.

Greek Hospitality Sector Welcomes 5-star Hotel Boom

Greece’s hospitality industry is seeing all the more 5-star hotels at major destinations across the country, offering visitors high quality services and at the same time attracting higher income travelers.
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Yiannis Retsos to Run for SETE Presidency

Yiannis Retsos, president of the Hellenic Hotel Federation, will run in the upcoming elections for the presidency of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 13 Feb 2017

Minister Kountoura Calls for United Stand for Greek Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura called on sector professionals and the country's productive forces to cooperate more closely to strengthen Greek tourism.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Athens Ranks Among Top 5 Best European Destinations for 2017

Athens is fourth Best European Destination for 2017, according to the results of an online competition by the European Best Destinations (EBD) organization.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Greek Hoteliers Discuss Challenges at 6th General Assembly

Greek hoteliers discussed the challenges of the industry during the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels' 6th general assembly on Friday.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

ETC: European Tourism Shows Modest Growth in 2016

European tourism demand continues to grow and proves resilient to safety and security challenges and political turmoil, says the European Travel Commission.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Electric Train to Connect Piraeus to Athens Airport in June

Travel between the port of Piraeus and Athens International Airport will take approximately 45 minutes on an electric train set to operate in June.
Posted On 10 Feb 2017

Thomas Cook Posts Losses Despite Increased Interest in Greece

Thomas Cook may be seeing a strong demand for holidays in Greece, but has reported losses amounting to £49.1 million for the three months to December 31.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Greece Expects Rise in Tourists from Israel in 2017

Pre-bookings to Greece from the Israeli market so far are showing a double-digit increase compared with 2016, according to the ITTAA.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Aqua Vista Hotels Receives Double Distinction in TripAdvisor’s ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards 2017’

Two luxury boutique hotels managed by Aqua Vista Hotels have been honored in the "Travelers’ Choice Awards 2017" by readers of TripAdvisor.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Aegean Flights to Connect Tel Aviv with Thessaloniki in May

Greek national carrier Aegean recently announced the launch of direct flights from Tel Aviv to Thessaloniki during the May - October period.
Posted On 09 Feb 2017

Still No Progress in Greek Waterway Saga

If a sufficient number of waterways is not licensed for this summer season then "hydroplanes will never make it to Greece", according to Hellenic Seaplanes.
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

Peloponnese to Push for Tourism Promotion

Destination branding, cooperation and training topped the agenda of a Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) meeting held recently.
Posted On 08 Feb 2017

Thessaloniki Hoteliers: Preserving Greece’s Image Key to Tourism

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association has called on Greek farmers to refrain from blocking main road networks and airports in protest to government measures.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

An Athens Deli Full of Delights: ‘Ta Karamanlidika tou Fani’

The Greek Gastronomy Guide takes us to an Athens highlight on Evripidou St, near the bustling central Varvakeios Market: “Ta Karamanlidika tou Fani”.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Athens Springs into Action in March at 6th Half Marathon

Athens will spring to life on March 19 when thousands of amateur and professional runners test their mettle at the 6th Athens Half Marathon.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017

Greece to Star in ‘1st Mediterranean Panorama’ Expo in Sweden

Greece will be promoted as a leading Mediterranean destination in a new exhibition aiming to become the largest tourism event in Scandinavia.
Posted On 07 Feb 2017