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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

Greece Keeps High Guest Satisfaction Rating in July Despite Capital Controls

Greek hotels received a high guest satisfaction rating in July, despite the uncertainty in the country due to capital controls at the time.
Posted On 26 Aug 2015

Ellinair Extends Seasonal Domestic Routes Due to Popular Demand

Greek carrier Ellinair, member of Mouzenidis Group, announced on Monday that it is extending three summer season routes in Greece until the end of September.
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

New Hotels to Open in the Heart of Athens

Syntagma and Omonia squares in central Athens will welcome two new grande hotels in 2016.
Posted On 11 Aug 2015

Ryanair Handles Athens-Paphos Route

Low-cost airline Ryanair is now carrying out flights to Paphos from Athens, after Aegean announced its decision to stop the service.

Spain’s Goldcar Expands Presence in Greece

Goldcar, one of Spain's leading car hire firms, is adding two more Greek destinations to its list of offices, with plans to invest some 19 million euros in the coming year in the local car rental market.
Posted On 24 Jul 2015

Ellinair is Offering 10,000 One-way Tickets for Domestic Travel at Special Prices

Greek carrier Ellinair has announced that it will charge the cheapest fare of 20 euros on 10,000 one-way tickets for domestic flights.
Posted On 20 Jul 2015

Titania Athens’ La Brasserie Serves Up a Mean Pizza for Lunch

In one of the city’s hottest spots for lunch, the Titania Hotel’s La Brasserie restaurant, the chefs prepare pizza for lunch daily, adding to the rich menu of delicious snacks, salads and lights meals served.

The Athenian Riviera: Where Luxury is the Only Way

In the second part of the GTP’s luxury series, we explore the coastline hotels of the Athenian Riviera, which were the first to raise the standard of accommodation in Greece in the early ’60s.
Posted On 24 Jun 2015

New Athens Business Council to Boost Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis announced the establishment of a business council aimed at boosting investment during the municipality’s 1st Development Conference held at the Zappeion Megaro on Thursday.

New Signs Make Athens Walking Experience Easier

City activist group atenistas are placing signs throughout the historic center of Athens in efforts to make walking the Greek capital easier for residents and travelers.