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Dozens Dead in Brussels Bombings, Police Boost Patrols Across Europe

Police and terror squads are stepping up controls at major tourist destinations across Europe, including Athens, Germany, France, Italy, Britain, the Netherlands, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden and Finland, following the deadly terrorist attacks on Tuesday at Brussels international...
Posted On 22 Mar 2016

‘Business as Usual’ for Athens at ITB 2016

Despite the ongoing publicity of the refugee crisis, Athens has not lost ground as a leisure tourism and city break destination, according to the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB).
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Greece Showcased to Iranian Travel Agents by Turkish Airlines, Travel Plan

Turkish Airlines and Travel Plan recently took a group of nine travel agents from Tehran, Iran, on a four-day familiarisation trip to Greece for them to sample some of what the country has to offer international visitors.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

‘The Walking Dead’ Cast Makes a Stop in Greece During European Fan Tour

Members of the cast of America’s hit TV show “The Walking Dead” visited Athens recently to give interviews and climb the Acropolis during their European fan tour.
Posted On 11 Mar 2016

Greece: New Tourism Action Plan to Support Islands Struggling with Refugee Influx

Greece has announced a tourism action plan in view of the new season, which sets out a series of actions required in order to strengthen market share, secure revenue growth and assist the country's islands that are under pressure due to refugee flows.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016

Coming Soon: United Airlines’ Seasonal Nonstop Service Between Athens and New York

United Airlines is getting ready to introduce its daily nonstop service between Athens and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016

Let the Carnival Begin… It’s Samba Time in Greece

The carnival season may mean endless song and samba but there are plenty of traditions across Greece which promise to keep you smiling, dancing and making merry this year.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

LOT’s Inaugural Flight from Athens to Warsaw takes off

LOT Polish Airlines' first plane from Athens to Warsaw operated its inauguration flight on Thursday.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

Central Greece Travels to Athens, ‘Greets’ Metro Commuters

The Region of Central Greece has launched a promotional campaign in the Greek capital and is inviting commuters of the Athens Metro to visit one of its destinations.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

Weekly Update: GTP’s New Partners

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients Polis Grand Hotel, Filira Guesthouse, Villa Yianna Apartments and Athens Tours Greece that have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.
Posted On 25 Feb 2016

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Congress Tourism on the Agenda of ‘Travel Trade Athens 2016’ Event

This year's Travel Trade Athens event, the signature annual trade event for the Greek capital, will focus on congress tourism. In its fourth year, the trade event will host over 85 tourism professionals, including tour operators and conference organizers, from the United States...
Posted On 23 Feb 2016

Airotel Invites Guests to ‘Stay and Win’ a 65” Curved LG TV

Airotel is giving the guests of its hotels the chance to win a LG 65-inch TV worth 2,500 euros!
Posted On 22 Feb 2016

Tourist Arrivals from Iran to Greece Expected to Soar in 2016

The number of visitors from Iran to Greece could soar to more than 20,000 this year if visa procedures are improved, Iranian travel agents said during the second Greek Tourism Workshop that took place recently in Tehran.
Posted On 18 Feb 2016

LOT Polish Airlines to Launch Flights from Warsaw to Athens

LOT Polish Airlines will operate four flights per week between Athens and Warsaw starting March 2.
Posted On 18 Feb 2016

Greek Tour Operator Suffers Damage after Arson Attack in Athens

The office of Greek tour operator Athens Tours Greece, located on the fourth floor of a building on Akadimias Street in central Athens, was severely damaged on Monday night as a result of an apparent arson attack against offices on the second floor.
Posted On 18 Feb 2016

Alpha Bank Invites Bids for Hilton Athens

Greece's Alpha Bank SA confirmed on Wednesday that is has launched a process to sell Athens-listed Ionian Hotel Enterprises (IHE), owner of the five-star Hilton Athens.
Posted On 17 Feb 2016

Ryanair Further Spreads its Wings in Athens

The Athens winter 2016 schedule sees a sixth Ryanair aircraft based in Athens, the opening of six new routes and an increase of frequency on two further routes.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Athens Meet Gives Residents a Say

Dozens of Athens residents voiced their concerns, ideas and proposals recently during a special event held at the Electra Palace Hotel in Plaka, where they presented Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis with the findings of a study for a viable city center.
Posted On 15 Feb 2016