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Hilton Athens to be Sold to TEMES-Dogus Consortium

TEMES, the developer of Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese, and D-Marine Investments Holding, a subsidiary of Turkey's Dogus Holding, have agreed with Alpha Bank to acquire its majority stake (97.3 percent) in Ionian Hotel Enterprises, the owning company of Hilton Athens.

SEV Report Says Tax Evasion Behind Tourism Figure Variations

The recent discrepancies in foreign travel receipts between the Bank of Greece and the Tourism Ministry are in great part due to tax evasion and reflect the impact of tax policies, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

Greece’s Astir Palace Sale A Done Deal

The sale of the landmark coastal Astir Palace resort to Apollo Investment Holdco - a subsidiary of consortium Jermyn Street Real Estate Fund IV LP - has been completed, with the project ready for take-off four years after the procedure began.

Taxman Knockin’ on Greek Hoteliers’ Door

Hoteliers across Greece as well as property owners active in short-term rentals are being crosschecked by the Greek tax authorities in efforts to clamp down on rampant tax evasion.

Bettany Hughes to Give a ‘Taste of Chios’ at WTM London 2016

English historian, author, and broadcaster Bettany Hughes will host a special promotional event for the island of Chios during the World Travel Market London 2016.

Minoan Lines Announces Changes to Heraklion-Piraeus Route in November

Minoan Lines has informed that its scheduled sailings on the Heraklion – Piraeus line will be amended from November 8 until November 26.

Signature Travel Taps into Educational Tourism from India to Greece in 2017

Greek travel agency Signature Travel has announced the launch next year of educational tourism programs to Greece for students in India.

Costa Navarino Celebrates Harvesting Season with Authentic Experiences and Multi-awarded Products

Costa Navarino, in the southwest Peloponnese in Greece, welcomes this year’s harvest through a range of authentic experiences that celebrate the region’s rich gastronomy and offers guests the opportunity to learn more about its home-produced food and product range, Navarino Icons.

Epirus in the Running to Host ‘Mototour of Nations 2017’ Event

Epirus is among the candidate destinations to host the Mototour of Nations 2017, a motorbike gathering - mototourism event organised under the auspices of the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM).

‘Most Romantic Historic Hotel’ in Europe for 2017 is in Greece

The Kyrimai Hotel in Greece won the title of the "Most Romantic Historic Hotel" at the Historic Hotels of Europe 2017 Awards ceremony that took place recently on Santorini.

WTM London 2016 Attracts New Exhibitors from All Corners of the Globe

The world’s oldest surviving republic, a luxury chauffeur service in Iceland, an African destination that has high hopes for tourism, a national airline and the developers of a ground-breaking app, are all among more than 150 new exhibitors waiting to do business at World Travel...

Hard Rock Cafe to Rock Athens with Grand Opening 4-day Music Fest

Hard Rock Cafe Athens will host a Grand Opening four-day music festival, open to all, to celebrate its full operation in the Greek capital.