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Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.
Posted On 30 Mar 2016

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Expect Rise in Russian Arrivals this Season

Tourism professionals from the Northern Greek cities of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki predict a rise in arrivals of Russian visitors to Greece this year.
Posted On 29 Mar 2016

ITB: Thessaloniki Hotels Association Cautiously Optimistic about 2016 Tourism Season

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association predicts an increase in last minute bookings to Greece this season but expresses concern regarding the impact of the refugee crisis on the destination.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Chambers Gear Up to Promote Northern Greece as All-year Tourist Pick

Five chambers of Northern Greece have teamed up to discuss ways to promote the region as a tourist destination during a workshop on April 1 to be held at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall.
Posted On 15 Mar 2016

Respond on Demand Announces Fifth B2B Travel Event in Thessaloniki

A number of travel agents from abroad are expected in Thessaloniki this month to meet and discuss new cooperation opportunities with Greek tourism professionals at Respond on Demand's upcoming B2B Travel Event.
Posted On 07 Mar 2016

Ellinair Reinstates Flights from Athens to Thessaloniki, Heraklion

Greek carrier Ellinair will be reinstating its flights between Athens and Thessaloniki as of March 22.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

New Faces: George Papadopoulos, Executive Chef of Domotel Hotels & Resorts

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces, George Papadopoulos, the Executive Chef of Domotel Hotels & Resorts.
Posted On 29 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

Greece Expects 800,000 Serbian Tourists this Year

Greece should expect some 800,000 tourist arrivals from Serbia this year, according to the Central Macedonia prefect Apostolos Tzitzikostas.
Posted On 23 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

Ellinair Adds New Destinations to Growing International Network for 2016

Greek carrier Ellinair has added additional destinations to its international network, which will substantially boost connectivity between popular Greek destinations and renowned cities abroad.
Posted On 16 Feb 2016

Thessaloniki Tourism Resilient, Aims tο Stimulate Overnighters

The northern port city of Thessaloniki has proven to be resilient despite the ongoing political turmoil in Greece, with incoming tourism holding ground, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.
Posted On 12 Feb 2016

Greek Gov’t to Cut Some ‘Remote’ Island Air Routes

The government is considering to abolish some state-subsidized airline routes to remote Greek islands, Infrastructure and Transports Minister Christos Spirtzis said this week.
Posted On 11 Feb 2016

Waterways in Greece Get ‘Green’ Light, Move to Next Phase

The waterway projects at four Greek destinations have received relevant environmental licensing and can now move to the next phase of completion while the government explores ways to incorporate the projects into the country's "Fast Track" law, which accelerates the licensing...
Posted On 11 Feb 2016

Halkidiki Goes 5-star as 25 New Hotels Pop Up Since 2000

The popular Halkidiki peninsula in Northern Greece has grown into a hot luxury destination with more than 25 new hotel units constructed in the last 15 years, according to a study released by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).
Posted On 09 Feb 2016

TV Spot Released for 3rd Nafplio Marathon

The historic town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, will welcome runners and athletes, professionals and amateurs, on March 6 for the 3rd Nafplio Marathon.
Posted On 08 Feb 2016

North Aegean Islands Shine at Turkey’s EMITT 2016

Taking under consideration that tourism can bridge Greece and Turkey in the context of development, the North Aegean Region showcased 10 inhabited Greek islands to Turkish professionals and visitors at this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT in Istanbul.
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Santorini Mayor Discusses Airport Revamp with New Manager

Senior executives of the Fraport AG-Slentel consortium, which will take over the management of 14 Greek regional airports, recently briefed the Mayor of Thira, Anastasios – Nikolaos Zorzos, on their plans for Santorini Airport.
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

EMITT 2016: Thessaloniki Hoteliers Show Best to Turkish Travel Agents

Aiming to attract more Turkish tourists to Thessaloniki this year, the northern city's hotel association examined ways to expand partnerships with travel agencies in Turkey during this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran January 28-31 in...
Posted On 02 Feb 2016

Mt Athos Area Promo Plan Takes Center Stage at Turkey’s EMITT

The Halkidiki region, its tourism offerings and options were presented during the East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT held in Istanbul, Turkey, last week.
Posted On 01 Feb 2016