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A Forest the Latest Hurdle for Greece’s Hellenikon Project

A section of the Hellinikon property, where Lamda Development and Global Investment Group plan to erect a full-service resort, has been declared a forest area.

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.

Lagerfeld’s Chanel Cruise 2018 Collection Brings Glorious Greece to Paris

With a fashion collection entitled “The Modernity of Antiquity”, star designer Karl Lagerfeld revived an ideal vision of ancient Greece.
Posted On 04 May 2017

Greece Participates in Ethics and Tourism Meet in Poland

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Yiorgos Tziallas attended the 3rd International Congress on Ethics and Tourism, which took place in Poland.

1st Int’l Western Silk Road Workshop in Greece Paves Way for Synergies in Tourism

Representatives from 33 countries exchanged best practices on how to advance the contribution of tourism to sustainable development goals, during the 1st International Western Silk Road Workshop in Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece.

Greece Jan-Feb 2017 Tourism Revenue Down

Tourism revenue in Greece decreased by 2.7 percent in the first two months of the year compared to the same period in 2016, while tourism traffic declined by 2.8 percent.

More Islands Added to ‘Cyclades Trail Cup’ 2017 Running Event

Greece's islands will once again come into the spotlight through the Cyclades Trail Cup, which this year sees more destinations added to the sports event.
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Property Experts See Potential in Greek Hotel Sector

A number of important deals were completed last year in the Greek hotel industry, while more international firms are looking into doing business in the country, according to a report.

Kountoura: 2017 will be the Best Year in the History of Greek Tourism

If nothing unexpected occurs then 2017 will so far be the best year in the history of Greek tourism, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 14 Apr 2017

Olympia Odos Patra-bound Motorway Opens to Traffic

The journey from Athens to Patra, one of Greece's major port cities, will now take only an hour and 40 minutes, following the opening of the new Olympia Odos motorway.

Skyscanner Gives Insights on Travel Habits of the Greeks

The Greeks love to travel but tend to book their flights late and pay more. "The earlier you book, the cheaper you fly," says Skyscanner's Murat Ozkok-Ohr.
Posted On 11 Apr 2017

Santorini’s Kalisti Hotel & Suites Completes Renovation

Kalisti Hotel & Suites, located on the renowned island of Santorini, recently concluded an extensive renovation of all its rooms.
Posted On 10 Apr 2017

WEF: Greece Jumps 7 Places in Global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Rankings

Greece made an impressive climb of seven places in the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

Thessaloniki Rising as Choice Tourist Destination

Thessaloniki is winning over the crowds thanks to the experiences it offers, hotel satisfaction and consistency in its services, according to a survey presented recently by the city's hotels association.

Santorini’s Santo Maris Welcomes Guests with Renewed Facilities and Services

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini will open its doors for the second year on Monday, April 10, highlighting the beginning of its operation for the 2017 season.
Posted On 07 Apr 2017

TUI’s German Clients Say Greek Hotel Services of Higher Quality

Greek hotel services have improved in quality, says a TUI Germany survey released by Elke Janssen, head of TUI Hotel Consulting & Quality Management.

Greek Archaeological Sites, Museums Still to Announce Extended Hours

The Culture Ministry has said that 1,314 employees would be hired in order to extend visiting hours at major sites across Greece.

Shipping Minister: Incentives to Attract Boats to Greece

The Greek Shipping Ministry is planning to reduce rates at marinas for boats not in use, while it will look into the issue of illegal boat licenses and the implementation of environmental regulations at marinas.

Top Travel Agents Explore Veria in Greece

Representatives from 25 leading travel agencies from abroad have come to know the main attractions and cuisine of Veria in Greece.
Posted On 03 Apr 2017

‘Holiday Suites Arnis Street’ Ready to Host Athens Visitors

Tucked away in an Athens side street, "Holiday Suites Arnis Street" is ready to offer visitors to the Greek capital a home away from home.