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Makedonia Palace Hotel Facelift to ‘Remake’ Thessaloniki History

The legendary Makedonia Palace Hotel in the northern port city of Thessaloniki is taking center stage again after a 12.4 million euro facelift, with the aim to re-establish it as one of the finest luxury accommodation units in Southeastern Europe.

Kountoura Promotes Greece During 10th LA Greek Film Fest

While recently in Los Angeles, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura discussed ways to promote Greece during meetings with investors, tour operators and US film industry professionals.

Closed Athens Ledra Hotel Going Up for Auction

The central Athens Ledra Hotel is poised to go on the auction block next month, following its shutdown in late May due to financial difficulties.

Ancient Palace of Nestor in Messinia Re-opens to Public

The ancient Palace of Nestor in Messinia near Pylos, will re-open to the public after three years of restoration works on Sunday, during a special inaugural event at noon by Greek Culture Minister Aristides Baltas.

Study: Sabre Finds Lowest Fares Globally in Each Region

Sabre Corporation has released a third-party study demonstrating that Sabre’s strategic investments and innovations in its air shopping platform have accelerated the company’s lead in low fare search.

Qatar Airways Exhibits at Posidonia 2016 International Shipping Exhibition

Qatar Airways is participating at Posidonia 2016, the leading international shipping event, taking place at the Athens Metropolitan Expo until June 10.

Porto Carras Culinary Treats Tantalize Russian President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin may have recently visited Greece to do lots of talking but he also had time to indulge in some of the finest Greek cuisine served at the Porto Carras Grand Resort while visiting the autonomous monastic community of Mount Athos.

Syros Gears Up to Host 1st TRIMORE Triathlon Event

Three days full of action, sports and cultural events are coming up on Syros that are sure to offer the ultimate experience to all. This is the 1st TRIMORE Syros Triathlon!

Posidonia 2016: Aktina and Lufthansa Invite Shipping Expo Guests on a Culinary Journey

On Thursday, June 9, Aktina Travel Group and Lufthansa will hold their second culinary event "Taste Trips" at the Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition at the Athens Metropolitan Expo.

Star Alliance Announces Management Change

The Chief Executive Board of Star Alliance recently appointed Jeffrey Goh as the Alliance’s Chief Executive, effective January 1, 2017, to succeed Mark Schwab, who will retire at the end of the year.

Κοινωνικός τουρισμός: Από 8 Ιουνίου οι αιτήσεις των τουριστικών καταλυμάτων Χίου, Λέσβου, Σάμου, Λέρου και Κω

Ξεκινούν από 8 Ιουνίου οι αιτήσεις των τουριστικών καταλυμάτων Λέσβου, Χίου, Σάμου, Λέρου και Κω για την ένταξή τους στο πρόγραμμα Κοινωνικού τουρισμού με στόχο την άμεση στήριξη του τουρισμού στα νησιά που δ...