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Minister Says Hellinikon Project Moving Ahead ‘One Step at a Time’

Development of the delayed multi-million-euro Hellinikon project is moving ahead “one step at a time", according to Deputy Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

GfK Study: Greece Among World’s Top 5 for Tourism Reputation

Greece is ranked fifth among the top five countries in terms of global perception for tourism in the latest Anholt-GfK Nation Brands IndexSM (NBISM) study.
Posted On 17 Nov 2017

Greece’s Winning and Losing Destinations in First Half of 2017

An InSETE study recently examined incoming tourism for each Greek region, comparing first half data for 2016 and 2017 based on number of visits, overnights stays and revenue.
Posted On 17 Nov 2017

Halkidiki Hoteliers: Sharing Economy Accounting for €30m in Losses

Hotels and rented room owners in Halkidiki are being deprived of 30 million euros in revenue from the operation of Airbnb-style properties, the Halkidiki Hotel Association said.

Lamda Says Hellinikon ‘Cannot Be Materialized’ Due to Double Talk

Hellinikon Global, the managing investor of the Hellinikon project, said that the investment cannot proceed due to continuous set backs and political double speak.

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.

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

Interview: Theodosis Venetis, Executive Chef at Electra Metropolis in Athens

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Theodosis Venetis, the Executive Chef and driving force behind one of the newest gourmet restaurants in Athens, the Metropolis Roof Garden.
Posted On 03 Nov 2017

London 1st Stop for Athens Roadshow’s MICE Tourism Promo

London was the first stop in a series of actions within the "Athens Roadshow" program aiming to promote the Greek capital, its tourism offerings and conference capacity to a wider market.
Posted On 02 Nov 2017

Plans for Skyscrapers at Hellinikon Raising Concerns

The Hellinikon project is facing a new obstacle as the Central Archaeological Council (KAS) must now decide on whether or not to allow the construction of six high-rise buildings.

Greek Ministers Call on EU to Extend Non-Schengen Visas to Cruise Travel

Extending in 2018 a visa regime that will apply to non-Schengen visitors traveling on cruise ships topped the agenda of an inter-ministerial meeting this week.

Mayor Boutaris Invites Foreign Students to Study in Thessaloniki

“Study in Thessaloniki, Live in Thessaloniki” is the latest motto launched by the city’s mayor Yiannis Boutaris, in efforts to attract foreign students.

Thessaloniki and its Gastronomy Hit the Spot with French Travelers

Thessaloniki’s diverse cultural offerings and gastronomic wealth are winning over more French tourists, according to feedback from the Top Resa Int'l Tourism Fair.

TUI on Greece: ‘We are Here to Stay’

Travel giant TUI is interested in strengthening its investment in destination Greece and extending the country's tourism season.
Posted On 05 Oct 2017

Thirty Hectares at Hellinikon Former Airport Declared as Archaeological Site

The Greek Central Archaeological Council has decided that some 30 hectares of the 620-hectare plot at Hellinikon will be classified as an archaeological site.
Posted On 04 Oct 2017

Public Revenue Authority Launches More Probes into Greek Hotels

In efforts to curb tax evasion, Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) said it was reinforcing inspections at hotel businesses across the country.

Greek Island Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Join S. Aegean Region Action Plan

South Aegean Region authorities are inviting local government bodies, municipalities and tourism professionals to join its promotional strategy.

Greek Archaeological Council Postpones Decision, Hellinikon Project on Ice

The Hellinikon project is still in limbo after the Central Archaeological Council postponed its decision on whether the site has areas of archaeological importance.

Amadeus Celebrates 30 Years of Offering to Travel Industry

More than 600 executives from the Greek travel market were present at the celebration event of Amadeus' 30 years anniversary that took place in Athens.
Posted On 28 Sep 2017

Eurostat: Business Travel Down by 40% Due to Crisis

Business travel in the EU has decreased by 40 percent since the onset of the economic crisis, according to the Union’s statistical bureau.