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First Int’l Gastronomy Meet in Athens to Promote Greek Cuisine

Promoting Greek cuisine beyond borders through synergies and tourism will be the main focus of the 1st International Hellenic Gastronomy Conference in Athens.

Austrian Airlines Looking to Hire 600 New Employees

Austrian Airlines has announced that it needs to expand its current staff by a total of 600 people in 2018 due to the expansion of its medium-haul fleet.

Η πλατφόρμα ενοικίασης ακινήτων Arendoo «μπήκε» στην Ελληνική αγορά

Η πλατφόρμα Arendoo.gr έχει μπει δυναμικά στην ελληνική αγορά και σχεδιάζει συνεχείς επενδύσεις για ολόκληρο το 2018 προς όφελος όλων των μελών της.

WEF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Economic Progress

Greece ranks last among 29 advanced economies in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

ABTA: Aviation ‘Critical Issue’, EU Air Deal a Must Before Brexit

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) is calling on the UK government to reach an aviation agreement with the EU before the Brexit deadline in March 2019.

Piraeus Port Breaks Container Traffic Record, Up by 6.4% in 2017

The port of Piraeus has broken its record for container traffic in 2017, marking a 6.4 percent increase at 3,691 million TEU in 2017.

Eurostat: Tourism from China to EU More than Tripled Since 2006

The number of nights spent in the EU by tourists from China more than tripled over the last ten years, to reach nearly 25 million nights in 2016, according to Eurostat.

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Opens in Athens

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology - Kostas Kotsanas recently opened its doors with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks.

Archaeological Finds on Keros Reveal Aegean Urban Hub

The islets of Keros and Daskalio were once a sophisticated urban center, with metal working shops dating back to 2500 BC, recent excavations reveal.

Ryanair Announces Manchester-Rhodes Route, Flights to Chania

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new Manchester-Rhodes route and extra flights to Chania, as part of its summer 2018 schedule.

Kyvernitis Travel Takes Over Tourism Company HRG Greece

The Kyvernitis Travel group recently acquired HRG Greece, a company specializing in the tourism and MICE industry.

Flydubai to Add Flights to Thessaloniki in June 2018

Dubai-based flydubai will add Thessaloniki, Greece, to its growing network of destinations, with direct flights starting in June.

AirBaltic Named Most Punctual Airline in 2017 by OAG

AirBaltic was recently recognized as the most punctual airline in 2017 based on data released by OAG, a leading global provider of digital flight information.

Στρατηγική συνεργασία του SETE Training με το Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne

Το SETE Training φέρνει στην Ελλάδα το κέντρο εκπαίδευσης Lausanne Hospitality Consulting, του κορυφαίου ελβετικού πανεπιστημίου Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne.

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).