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German Travel Interest in Greece Soaring

Greece is winning over German travelers, pushing rival Turkey aside, with tourism professionals saying 2018 will break all records.

Eurostat: Overnight Stays in Greece Up in 2017

The number of overnight stays in tourist accommodation establishments in Greece in 2017 is expected to exceed 106 million, according to Eurostat.

Fraport Greece Appoints Ilias Maragakis as Chief Operating Officer

Fraport Greece has appointed Ilias Maragakis, an executive with more than 20 years of aviation experience, as its new chief operating officer.

Applications Open for Seasonal Hotels Subsidy in Greece

Hotel operations in Greece wishing to remain open in winter can now apply for state subsidies going towards their staffing needs until March 23.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.

GNTO: More Arrivals from Finland to Greece in 2018

Tourist arrivals from Finland to Greece are expected to post a significant increase in 2018, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Looks to Promote Larissa’s Tourism Offerings

Ways of promoting Larissa as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and local officials.

Greece Takes Part in Conference on Maritime Western Silk Road Opportunities

Actions to be carried out by Greece to promote the Silk Road as a means of linking Europe with China were recently presented at a conference in Venice.

TCB, American College of Thessaloniki Join Forces in Tourism

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau and the American College of Thessaloniki have signed a cooperation agreement to promote congress tourism.

Spain’s Nautal Acquires Greek Yachting Startup ‘incrediblue’

Spanish intermediate charter agency Nautal has taken over Greek online yachting rental platform incrediblue, for an unrevealed sum.

Star Alliance Introduces New ‘Round the World’ Fares

Star Alliance has introduced new Round the World (RTW) fares, making it possible to travel and stop only at two destinations for at least 24 hours.

Zela Aviation Coordinates Mongolian Airlines’ First Caribbean Flight

Zela Aviation recently coordinated MIAT Mongolian Airlines’ first flight to the Caribbean, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for ACMI.

Greek Hospitality Awards 2018: Έως 2/2 η προθεσμία υποβολής συμμετοχών

Στις 2 Φεβρουαρίου λήγει η προθεσμία υποβολής συμμετοχών στη βράβευση-θεσμό της ελληνικής ξενοδοχίας Greek Hospitality Awards 2018.

‘Holiday Suites Arnis Street’ Launches New Website

Following its recent renovation, the Holiday Suites Arnis Street hotel in Athens has launched a new website that offers a user-friendly experience.

‘Avance Rent a Car’ Holds Annual Meeting in Athens

Greek car rental company Avance Rent a Car recently held its annual meeting in Athens for its representatives that serve its branches in Greece.

NVJ Athens Plaza: ‘Sushi Nights’ in the Greek Capital

The NJV Athens Plaza, located in Athens center, will hold “Sushi Nights” every Friday and Saturday at its Explorer’s Bar & Plaza Café.