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Thessaloniki Hoteliers Determined To Boost Arrivals

The Thessaloniki Hotels Association, during its recent annual general assembly, announced a series of actions and initiatives to boost international tourist arrivals to the Northern Greek city and wider region.

Russian VIP Travel Agents Tour Mount Athos Area

Thirteen Russian travel agents that exclusively handle VIP clients, were recently introduced to the tourism possibilities of the Mount Athos area during a familiarization trip organized by MidEast Travel.

Melia Athens Honored By Tripadvisor

The Melia Athens hotel, member of the chain Melia Hotels International, was recently honored for hospitality excellence by receiving the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for 2013.

British Ambassador Visits Heraklion Port

The British Ambassador to Athens, John Kittmer, was received today, 23 May, by Heraklion Port Authority President and CEO, Ioannis Bras, in Heraklion, Crete.

Greece Has Two Nominations In Europa Nostra’s Public Choice Award

Greece is among the 30 winners, selected from nearly 200 nominated projects, of the 2013 EU Prize for cultural heritage/ Europa Nostra Awards, according to a recent announcement.

Europa Nostra To Hold 2013 European Heritage Congress In Athens

Members of Europa Nostra and other representatives of the ever-growing cultural heritage movement from all over Europe will meet next month in Athens, Greece, for Europa Nostra’s European Heritage Congress for 2013.

Jet2 and Norwegian Are Latest Entries In Travelport’s Merchandising Platform

Travelport recently announced that European low cost carriers, and Norwegian, are the latest participants in the aggregated shopping component of its recently launched Travelport Merchandising Platform.

ITEP Announces New Board Of Directors

The new Board of Directors of the Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP) was announced 23 May by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

More Hotels Add “Greek Breakfast” To Their Menus

The "Greek Breakfast" program, entering its third year, is rapidly gaining ground and already many hoteliers in the country have included breakfast creations made exclusively with local products, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels recently said in an announcement.

HELMEPA’s New Summer Campaign Slogan Announced

“Do the right thing… place all your trash in the bin” is the 2013 "Seagull" slogan that will feature across the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association's (HELMEPA) summer campaign, the association recently announced.