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Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

Greece @ WTM 2015 – Photo Report by the Greek Travel Pages (GTP)

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.
Posted On 11 Nov 2015

More than Just a City or a Break: This is the Athens World!

Over 7,000 wristbands, 400 photo posts and dozens of bloggers from six countries brought Athens to the world on United Nations’ World Cities Day on October 31.
Posted On 05 Nov 2015

Melia Athens Wins ‘Most Creative Award’ for Employer Branding

Melia Athens was honored recently with the “Most Creative Award” for employer branding after participating in the Melia Hotels International HR EMEA contest in Twitter.
Posted On 30 Oct 2015

Polis Grand Hotel: Your Home Away from Home in Athens

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.
Posted On 29 Oct 2015

‘Travel Bloggers Greece’ Attends TBEX Asia 2015, Next Stop: WTM London

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.
Posted On 29 Oct 2015

Join the Fun! Athens Celebrates on October 31!

On October 31, World Cities Day, Athens will turn into one big party zone to celebrate the Athenian spirit with the rest of the globe.
Posted On 27 Oct 2015

SETE Conference Emphasizes Tourism Sector as Driving Force of Greek Economy

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.
Posted On 22 Oct 2015

Athens Municipal Police Back on City Patrol

The Greek capital’s municipal police force will be back on the streets enforcing the law as of October 26, the Municipality of Athens announced, two years after it was disbanded.
Posted On 16 Oct 2015

Key Issues for Greek Tourism to be Discussed at SETE 2015 Conference

Greece's travel industry is getting ready to attend SETE's 14th Tourism & Development Conference on October 19-20 in Athens and explore a series of key issues for the development of Greek tourism..
Posted On 15 Oct 2015

Travel Agents React to Entry Fee Hikes at Museums and Sites in Greece

Sudden surges in entrance fees to popular Greek museums and archaeological sites will make the country’s travel package uncompetitive in the global market, Greek travel agents said on Wednesday.
Posted On 14 Oct 2015

SETE Calls on Minister to Facilitate Procedures, Help Greek Tourism Grow

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...
Posted On 14 Oct 2015

SETE’s 14th Tourism & Development Conference to be Held October 19-20 – Program

“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.
Posted On 12 Oct 2015

Cycling Police Officers to Patrol Athens, Thessaloniki

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.
Posted On 07 Oct 2015

Athens’ Titania Hotel Takes Stroll Down Memory Lane

On the occasion of the autumn opening of its revamped Olive Garden Bar & Restaurant already serving guests delectable dinners and cool drinks under the stars, the Titania Hotel celebrates its unique history with an ongoing exhibition featuring rare photos and documents of yesteryear.
Posted On 06 Oct 2015

Travel Channel’s ‘Booze Traveler’ Visits Greece for Intoxicating Fun

Travel Channel's global nomad, Jack Maxwell, visited Greece, for the season premiere of “Booze Traveler” on September 28, sampling everything from tsipouro and masticha to soumada and raki.
Posted On 28 Sep 2015

Ryanair Eyes 10% Growth in Greece Next Year

Ryanair expects a growth of 10 percent in the Greek market next year, the carrier’s chief commercial officer, David O’Brien, informed during a recent press conference for the airline's Athens summer schedule for 2016.
Posted On 15 Sep 2015

Thessaloniki: In the Lap of Luxury

Hundreds of visitors will flock this weekend to the northern city of Thessaloniki, for the annual International Trade Fair (TIF-Helexpo), which opens on Saturday and runs through to September 13. This year TIF-Helexpo celebrates its 80-year anniversary. On this occasion, the...
Posted On 03 Sep 2015

Ellinair Announces New Winter Routes to Athens and Izmir from Thessaloniki

Greek carrier Ellinair announced on Wednesday that it will launch two daily flights between Athens and Thessaloniki next month, as part of its winter 2015-2016 flight schedule.
Posted On 02 Sep 2015

Ryanair Announces Extra Chania-Athens Flight On Election Day, Sept 20, in Greece

Ryanair announced that an additional scheduled flight will run on the Chania - Athens service on Sunday, September 20, to facilitate the travel of Greeks that vote in the country's capital city.
Posted On 02 Sep 2015