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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

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

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.

Mass Reading of Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’ for European Latin & Greek Fest

Greece joins the Europe-wide public reading of The Odyssey, which will bring together hundreds of people in France and abroad for the Odyssee 24 event.
Posted On 22 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

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.

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

Commission Approves Visa Validation at E. Aegean Island Ports

A visa facilitation pilot program that allows non-European Union citizens from Turkish ports to visit select Greek islands has been extended by one year.

Turkey Says EU Deals Hinge on Visa-Free Travel

Turkey says all EU agreements, including the migrant deal to stem migrant flows from entering Europe via Greece, will be called off if Turkish citizens do not get visa-free travel.
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

GTA Focuses on Greek Beach Destinations, Sees Room Nights on Islands Surge

GTA, a distributor of accommodation and destination services, has seen business to Greece grow after focusing on beach destinations for the past 3 years.
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

Edible ‘Gifts from Greece’ to Tantalize NY’s James Beard Foundation

Five chefs from Mykonos and Rhodes will bring the tastes of Greece to the James Beard Foundation culinary arts organization in New York on Thursday.
Posted On 15 Mar 2017

ITB Feedback Reveals German Interest in Thessaloniki

German travelers are all the more keen on visiting Thessaloniki, the city's hotel association said following the ITB Berlin travel show last week.
Posted On 14 Mar 2017

HAPCO: Medical Congress Demands will Limit Events, Take Toll on Economy

The Greek economy is set to loose millions of euros due to a time-consuming procedure on the organization of medical congress events in Greece.
Posted On 13 Mar 2017

Aviation Body Says 3.75m Travelers Enter Greek Airports in Jan.-Feb.

A total of 3.75 million passengers, up by 7.2%, compared to the same period in 2016, have gone through Greek airports in the first two months of the year.
Posted On 13 Mar 2017

Kountoura: Greece Among Top Destinations for German Tourists in 2017

Following the recent ITB Berlin expo, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura states that Greece is among the top destinations of German travellers this year.
Posted On 12 Mar 2017

Quality, Authenticity, Consistency Will Keep Greek Tourism at the Top

Ionian Islands Region Vice Governor Spyros Galiatsatos says that quality, authenticity and consistency will keep travelers coming to Greece.