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Hotel Chamber Presents e-Tourism Initiative to Boost Sector, Enhance Visitor Experience in Athens

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels on Friday presented a new e-tourism initiative aimed to improve tourism sector growth and the visitor experience in Athens by encompassing all touch points from planning stage through to memory sharing.

Greece Seeks EU Aid, Border Controls After Schengen Suspension Threat

Threats to drop Greece from the Schengen passport-free zone for failing to upgrade its refugee registering scheme and improve the conditions for incoming migrants seems to have shaken the Greek government, which has agreed to allow EU patrols to supervise migrant flows at its...

‘Fvw’ Survey: Paris Attacks Scare Off German Travelers

The findings from a GfK survey, conducted on behalf of fvw, reveal that German travelers are veering away from Muslim destinations including Egypt and Turkey, opting instead for countries such as Spain and Greece.

Internet Access Now @ Greece’s Ancient Sites, Museums

Net lovers can now have access to the internet at 19 archaeological sites and museums across Greece, the Central Archaeological Council (CAC) announced this week.

Tie the Knot… Underwater… on Greek Isle Alonissos

The Alonissos tourism committee announced that partners-to-be can now say “I do” underwater surrounded by friendly fish and even friendlier turquoise waters.

UNESCO Names Tinos’ Marble Mastery Heritage of Humanity

The marble masters of the Cycladic island of Tinos and their craft are now part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity following a decision on Wednesday, by the UNESCO committee which met for its 10th session in Namibia this week.

‘Respond On Demand’ Brings Travel Massive to Thessaloniki

Hospitality consultants and event organizers Respond on Demand last month held the first Travel Massive Thessaloniki networking event in the Greek northern city.

Robot ‘Spencer’ to Guide KLM Passengers at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

KLM this week launched the first tests at Schiphol Airport with the project robot Spencer.

European Associations In Partnership To Improve Tourist Guiding to Visitors with Disabilities

ENAT and FEG have signed a Partnership Agreement, aiming to improve the skills of professional tourist guides, who guide visitors with disabilities.