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‘HolidayCheck’ Awards 54 Hotels in Greece for 2018

Fifty-four Greek hotels received the HolidayCheck Award 2018 out of a total of 705 hotels that won the prize in 38 countries.

AirlineRatings.com Names the World’s Safest Airlines for 2018

AirlineRatings.com has released its annual list of the Top 20 safest airlines for 2018, which stand out for being at the forefront of safety and innovation.

Spyrou Philoxenia Adds Hotels in Grevena and Halkida to Portfolio

Hotel management company Spyrou Philoxenia has added two new hotels to its portfolio, located in Grevena, northern Greece, and Halkida on Evia.

Respond on Demand Announces List of B2B Events for 2018

Respond on Demand, a Greek company that brings Greek tourism professionals in contact with tour operators and travel agents from all over the world, recently announced its planned actions for 2018.

Expedia: US Travelers Choose Experiences Over Possessions

US travelers seem to be shifting away from a "society of stuff" to a "society of experiences" and are specifically saving for travel, according to a study by Expedia.com.

Ryanair Launches Connecting Flights to Europe via Porto Airport

Ryanair has launched connecting flights from Porto Airport to 20 European destinations, providing its customers with an expanded route choice.

Asteras Vouliagmeni Project Gets Go-ahead from Greek Gov’t

Greek ministers have signed a decision for the development works at the Asteras Vouliagmeni site to begin immediately.

Kountoura: Greek Tourism’s Strong Momentum will Continue in 2018

Greek tourism's strong momentum will continue in 2018, following a record year of arrivals, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Overnight Stays Up in Greek Hotels, Campsites in Jan-Sep 2017

During January–September 2017, Greece saw an increase in arrivals and overnight stays in hotels and campsites, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority.

PPA has Plans to Upgrade Piraeus Port

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is aiming to attract cruise passengers to explore the city during their stay in Piraeus.

Thomas Cook to Open New ‘Sunprime’ Hotel on Kos in Summer 2018

Aiming to expand its presence in Greece, British travel company Thomas Cook will open a new "Sunprime" hotel on Kos in summer 2018.

Kalamaki Beach Hotel Keeps it Green Year-round in 2018

The Kalamaki Beach Hotel, near the Isthmus of Corinth, continues to operate year-round while implementing environmental activities.

Liostasi Wins Three Accolades at 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards

The Liostasi Hotel & Suites on Ios sealed the year 2017 with the win of three accolades at the World Luxury Hotel Awards.

Sabre Achieves IATA NDC Level 2 Capability as IT Provider

Sabre Corporation has accelerated the evolution of its retailing technology by becoming IATA NDC Level 2 capable as an IT provider.

Conference to Focus on Health Tourism Benefits for Greek Local Authorities

The benefits of health tourism for Greek local authorities will be focused on during a conference on January 8 in Athens.

New UNWTO Chief Sets Priorities for Tourism

Adapting the tourism sector to new challenges including safety, employment and natural resources are the priorities set by the new UNWTO Secretary General, Zurab Pololikashvili.

Hellinikon Project Expected to Begin in mid-2018

Deputy Minister of Economy and Development Stergios Pitsiorlas expects works for the multi-million-euro Hellinikon investment project to begin in mid-2018.