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‘Conde Nast Traveller’ Sees Athens Gaining Momentum Thanks to Innovative Start-ups

Athens is slowly but steadily making its way back into the international travel spotlight thanks to a group of young Greek entrepreneurs who are using novel start-ups to boost local production and bring in visitors.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

US Company Pleasant Holidays Adds Greece to its Package Deals

One of the largest American travel companies, Pleasant Holidays, has added Greece to its roster of destinations, as well as two Windstar Cruises from Athens to Istanbul.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

Reema Al Marzooqi Steps in as Emirates Chief in Greece, Albania

Reema Al Marzooqi has been named new managing director of Emirates for Greece and Albania.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

Ikaria: One of the World’s Most Incredible Islands, says ‘Wanderlust’

Aiming to assist travellers planning ahead for their summer holidays, Wanderlust magazine has placed the Greek island of Ikaria among its top 12 choices for this year under the title: “12 of the World's Most Incredible Islands”.
Posted On 08 Jan 2015

Seeing the Unseen at the National Archaeological Museum in Greece

In a new project titled “Unseen Museum”, the National Archaeological Museum in Athens will bring to the fore artifacts and findings stored in its vaults that have never been exhibited before to the public.
Posted On 08 Jan 2015

Greece Tops World Media Travel Lists, Tourism Insiders Fear Snap Polls Will Lead to Bad Press

Whether it’s in The Independent, CNN or the Huffington Post, Greece has yet again made it into top choice lists as one of the world’s best destinations to visit in 2015, but tourism industry insiders are now expressing fears that snap elections on January 25 will have an massive...
Posted On 05 Jan 2015

Tourism Ministry Paves Way for Youth Hostels in Greece

With a recent draft bill, the Tourism Ministry is laying the groundwork for the creation of youth hostels in Greece, which will provide cheaper accommodation for young travellers under 26.
Posted On 05 Jan 2015

Souvenir Trade Show ‘Parousies’ Kicks Off in Athens

Popular Art - Technima - Parousies, one of the country’s leading tourism trade fairs featuring folk art and souvenirs, kicks off on January 7 through to January 11 at the Metropolitan Expo near the Athens International Airport.
Posted On 05 Jan 2015

CNN Tips Tourists to Travel to Greece in the Winter

CNN Travel suggests putting the summery Greece of sea and sun behind and experience Greece in the winter through its December selection of six spectacular getaways.
Posted On 31 Dec 2014

FoodTouristica Show Casts Spotlight on Greek Culinary Tourism

Greek gastronomy, the Mediterranean Diet and its products - olive oil, wines and masticha - will be the focus of the 2015 Med FoodTouristica show to be held on May 15-17 at the former Hellenikon airport.
Posted On 31 Dec 2014

Athens Ushers in the New Year with Music and More

Dozens of festive events ushering in the New Year are under way throughout Athens, on its squares and along its pedestrian walkways featuring everything from workshops and theater performances to carol singing and origami lessons.
Posted On 28 Dec 2014

Greek Tourism Boosts Economy, Receipts Rise

Arrivals to Greece rose by 21.9 percent to over 20 million in the first 10 months of 2014, boosting revenue from tourism by 10.6 percent to 13,013 million euros compared to the same period in 2013, the Bank of Greece said on Tuesday.
Posted On 23 Dec 2014

Parnassos Ski Center 17m Euro Upgrade Slides into Action

With a total investment of 17 million euros, the upgrade of one of the country’s leading ski resorts in central Greece is underway. Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni officially launched the revamped Parnassos Ski Center on Friday, with a ride on a new lift for a panoramic view...
Posted On 22 Dec 2014

HACT Aims to Push Greece to U.S., Latin American Markets

Making Greece a leading tourism destination and penetrating the U.S. and Latin American markets are among the priorities of the Hellenic American Chamber of Tourism (HACT).
Posted On 19 Dec 2014

Athens Municipality Boosts Business with ‘Vgenoume Athina’ Tuesday Discount Day

Athens restaurants, bars and cafes have joined forces to offer customers their best at lower prices as part of the Municipality of Athens’ latest “Vgenoume Athina” (Going Out in Athens) initiative launched this week.
Posted On 17 Dec 2014

Greece’s Mt. Athos Area Boasts its Beaches to Draw Scandinavian Tourists to Halkidiki

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy and in efforts to attract even more Scandinavian tourists to the Halkidiki peninsula in northern Greece, the Mount Athos Area Organization presents “The 61 Best Beaches” as the best reason to visit the region.
Posted On 15 Dec 2014

Explorer’s Bar Athens Celebrates in Style, Set to Become Town’s Next Hotspot

NJV Athens Plaza’s Explorer’s Bar welcomed the holiday season in style with snazzy cocktails and delectable edibles to the sounds of smooth jazz and upbeat swing at its latest party launching its new brand name in the meantime.
Posted On 15 Dec 2014

Athens Welcomes Greek Tourism Expo

Some 162 exhibitors, 74 hosted buyers, 2,600 B2B meetings and 6,650 visitors “came to meet the Greeks” at this year’s 1st Greek Tourism Expo which took place at the Metropolitan Expo on 5-7 December.
Posted On 12 Dec 2014

Athens’ Grande Bretagne Hotel Welcomes the Holidays with Lights and Lace

Athens’ Grande Bretagne Hotel ushered in the holiday season with the lighting of its Christmas tree recently in its festively decorated lobby.
Posted On 11 Dec 2014

UNESCO Recognizes Chios Mastiha as Part of World Cultural Heritage

UNESCO has placed the traditional harvesting and produce of mastic known as “mastiha Chiou” on its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage, safeguarding the unique-to-Chios procedure and raising awareness of its significance.
Posted On 09 Dec 2014