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Enterprise Greece Lures China Investment with Residence Permits

In its latest inventive approach, Enterprise Greece is drawing in prospective Chinese property buyers by offering to issue residence permits to those investing over 250,000 euros, in efforts to boost the flailing real estate market and attract foreign investment.

Louis Cruises Introduces New Subsidiary Brand ‘Celestyal Cruises’

Cypriot firm Louis Cruises presented its new subsidiary brand and logo, Celestyal Cruises and announced that it will add a third ship to its fleet next year.

New Tourism Studies Program at University of the Aegean, Greece

As part of Greece’s ongoing plans to heighten the role of the tourism sector in the country’s economy, the University of the Aegean approved the establishment of a tourism department at its Rhodes campus.

Greece Interested in Charters from Beijing to Athens

Greece is interested in connecting Athens to Beijing via charter flights, Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) Secretary General Panos Livadas informed Chinese travel agents on the sidelines of the recent China International Travel Mart (CITM) in Shanghai.

Athens Landmark Hotel Emporikon to Open for Business

The Emporikon, a historic hotel building in the heart of Athens, is set to open its doors on New Year’s Day after more than half a century.

Italian Tour Operators ‘Discover a Unique Greece’ in Epirus

Italian tour operators pledged to include tours of the Epirus region, in northern Greece, in their packages for the coming summer after a five-day fam trip to the region organized by the Region of Epirus, the Greek National Tourism Organization - Italy (GNTO) and Minoan Lines.

Greece’s GB Roof Garden is One of the 101 Best Hotel Restaurants Around the World

The GB Roof Garden restaurant of the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece, is included on The Daily Meal's third annual ranking of the 101 Best Hotel Restaurants Around the World.

Top Business Schools to come to Greece for Masters and MBA Candidates

Access Masters, a tour of customized recruitment events for specialized masters program, is making two stops in Greece next week.

IATA: Strong Passenger Growth Continues in September 2014

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently announced global passenger traffic results for September showing demand growth of 5.3 percent (measured in revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) over September 2013.

Adam Goldstein of Royal Caribbean Cruises is Appointed New CLIA Chair

The Board of Directors of Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Adam Goldstein as Chairman as of 1 January 2015.