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Greece Announces National Coordination Committee for Cruising Affairs

A National Coordination Committee for Cruising Affairs in Greece will be launched in a few days during a crucial juncture for the country's economy, Alternate Minister for Maritime Affairs Theodoros Dritsas announced on the first day of the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens.

CLIA Europe: Unlock the Potential of the Cruise Industry in Greece

CLIA Europe stressed the need for greater cooperation among all stakeholders in order to unlock the potential of the cruise industry in Greece, at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum which began on Tuesday in Athens.

Conde Nast Traveller: Greece Among Top Destinations for British Travellers

Greece is featured in the top 10 of the visited destinations of British travellers, according to the customary reader survey of Conde Nast Traveller (CNT), the premier travel and lifestyle magazine.

Alternate Tourism Minister Scraps Special Accommodation Seal

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has decided to terminate the special seal indicating legitimate accommodation, which was issued by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) in collaboration with other trade bodies.

More Non-Schengen Travelers Choose Greece

The number of travelers outside the 26-country Schengen Area visiting Greece has tripled in 2014 compared to 2010, according to figures released by SETE Intelligence.

Dinos Frantzeskakis Re-elected President of the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE)

Dinos Frantzeskakis was re-elected as the president of the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) for a 2-year mandate on May 25, following the association’s annual general assembly in Athens.

Greece’s Historic Hotel Pentelikon Shuts Down

One of Athens’ historic luxury hotels, the Pentelikon in the northern suburb of Kifissia, closed up shop on Monday.

Greek Destinations Included Among Best Gay Honeymoon Spots in the World

Three Greek destinations are included among the best honeymoon spots in the world for gay travellers.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Welcomed Into TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has been inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame after winning a Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year in a row.

E. Macedonia & Thrace Region Welcomes Swedes with Traditional Greek Treats

As part of its ongoing promotional strategy, the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace received Swedish visitors with local delicacies, music and more during the region’s special welcoming ceremonies at Kavala’s Mega Alexandros Airport. Incoming travelers were treated to...

Ikaria Comes to Athens for Three-day Expo

The North Eastern Aegean island of Ikaria will be showcased this week in the multipurpose area of the Athens metro at Syntagma Square.

Turkish Airlines Brings African Culture Closer to Athens

Aiming to strengthen cultural exchanges between countries and people, Turkish Airlines recently sponsored the 14th African Festival of Food, Music and Handicrafts in Athens.