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PM, Crete Governor Highlight Island’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

New Campaign Spreads the Word About Thomson-to-TUI Rebranding

A wide-scale campaign has kicked with a televised ad aiming to facilitate Thomson’s changeover to TUI, the group announced.

Greek Tourism Professionals Urge Fewer Words, More Action Over Oil Spill

Tourism professionals are calling for the quickest possible cleanup of the Saronic Gulf area, which was recently polluted with tons of fuel oil.

Piraeus Mayor to File Lawsuit Over Oil Spill Damage

Piraeus Mayor Yannis Moralis said the municipality will take legal action against all parties responsible for the oil spill off the coast of Salamina.

Experts Warn Against Swimming, Fishing Along Athens Riviera Due to Oil Spill

The beaches of Salamina, Faliro, Alimos, Hellenikon and Glyfada are off limits due to the oil spill in the Saronic Gulf.

Cooking Becomes Art at 6th Premier Gastronomy Festival in Bansko

The Premier Luxury Mountain Resort in Bansko is promising to take guests on a culinary journey during its 6th Premier Gastronomy Festival in November.

Salamina Oil Spill Drifting Along Coast Amid Accusations

A massive oil spill off the coast of Salamina from a sunken tanker has expanded along the Saronic Gulf to Piraeus drifting as far as Glyfada.

Greek Properties Prime Buys for Luxury Holiday Home Buyers

Mykonos, Santorini, Paros and Rhodes are among the top choices for buyers seeking to invest in luxury holiday accommodation.
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

Passenger Traffic to Greek Isles Picks Up in June-August

Outbound passenger traffic from the port of Piraeus to the Greek islands increased in the June-August period compared to the same period in 2016.
Posted On 01 Sep 2017

South Aegean Region Authorities Say Tourism in Good Shape

Tourism to the South Aegean Region is on the right track with the positive trend expected to continue into September and October.
Posted On 29 Aug 2017

IATA: Air Travel Marks Fastest First-half Growth in 12 Years

Demand for travel is back on track, according to IATA, as demand in June increased by 7.8% against the same period last year.
Posted On 17 Aug 2017

TUI Reports Strong Q3 Performance, Expects Good Year

TUI Group recorded turnover growth of 16.41 percent to €4.94 billion with EBITA climbing 18.7 percent to €191.0 million in the Q3 2016/17 period.

Greece Still Slow to Attract Tourism Investment

Investors seeking to place their money on tourism projects in Greece are becoming all the more reluctant due to time consuming procedures.

Report Explores Seasonality, Link to Greece Tourism Revenue

Exploring the causes of seasonality in Greek tourism and finding ways to effectively deal with the issue are the focus of a GSEE report.
Posted On 31 Jul 2017

Athens Int’l Airport Bolsters Handling Capacity 

Athens International Airport (AIA) has boosted its handling capacity to 26 million passengers following an ongoing upgrade budgeted at 35 million euros.
Posted On 25 Jul 2017

Commission Urged to Adopt a European Tourism Strategy

Tourism industry professionals, MEPs and regional authorities are urging the European Commission to adopt a comprehensive European tourism strategy.

E-device Ban on US-Bound Flights Easing Off

A US ban prohibiting any electronic devices larger than a smartphone on inbound flights from 10 Middle East and North Africa airports appears to be easing off.

Tourism on Eastern Aegean Islands Regains Momentum

Tourism flows across the Eastern Aegean islands, which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis, have begun to pick up pace, according to sector professionals.

Tourism Strategy Takes Center Stage in Kountoura-SETE Talks

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with the newly elected board of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) to discuss joint strategies.

Les Roches, Glion Institute to Hold 1st “Open Day in the Athens Riviera”

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education and the Glion Institute of Higher Education on June 23 will host their first "Open Day in the Athens Riviera".