London, Barcelona and Paris are the top three cities to hold meetings in Europe, according to event management software firm Cvent, with Athens coming in 19th on the company’s list of the leading 25 destinations for meetings across the continent.
Hotels in Athens suffered the effects of falling demand during the three-month period of September-November despite a rise in visitors to the Greek capital, according to the Athens-Attica and Argosaronic Hotel Association.
Greek tourism is expected to enjoy further growth in 2016 it was understood during the 36th World Travel Market (WTM), held November 2-5 on the fairgrounds of ExCeL–London. The WTM is the leading global event for the travel industry.
The first phase of renovations at the four-star Polis Grand in central Athens, are now complete and the luxury hotel is ready to offer visitors the finest in accommodation and dining with amazing views and a warm and welcoming staff.
Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG) participated in the first Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) Asia 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand held October 15-17, almost a year after the TBEX Europe 2014 event was held in Athens.
Over 300 tourism professionals, industry leaders, representatives of the public sector and travel market executives explored a range of industry-related topics during the 14th Tourism & Development Conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) held on October 19-20.
Highlighting tourism’s overall contribution to the economy and its key role in keeping unemployment figures low, the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), representing the majority of the sector, called on Tourism Minister Giorgos Stathakis to ensure that conditions for further and...
“Tourism: The Ark of Greek Economy” will be the theme of the 14th Tourism & Development Conference of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), which will take place on October 19-20 at the Divani Caravel Hotel in Athens.
Police officers on bikes will be patrolling Athens’ historic center as well as Thessaloniki neighborhoods as part of a Greek Police force pilot program aiming to boost protection and services for residents and visitors.