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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.

US News Report Ranks Greece 28th Best Country in the World

Greece ranked 28th in the 2018 Best Countries report, released by the US News & World Report, Y&R's BAV Group and the Wharton School-Pennsylvania University.

Travel Receipts in Greece Up 10.7% in Jan-Nov 2017

Greece saw a 10.7 percent year-on-year increase in travel receipts during January-November 2017, according to the Bank of Greece.

SETE: Lack of Transparency, Spatial Planning Curb Tourism Investment in Greece

The lack of a spatial planning framework and long delays in administrative procedures hinder tourism investment in Greece, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Quality, Year-round Tourism the Answer to Overtourism

Quality and year-round tourism could be the answer to the phenomenon of overtourism, according to Celestyal Cruises CEO Kerry Anastasiadis.

North Aegean Region Gets Ready for… Lights, Camera, Action

North Aegean governor Christiana Kalogirou signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Hellenic Film Office to promote the region as a prime filming location.

Bollywood Producers Show Interest to Film in Greece

A growing number of Bollywood producers are interested in filming movies at Greek destinations, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

European Meet-up Sees Momentum for Greek Tourism

Tourism experts recently attended a European meet-up event in Athens and explored new models and guidelines for the upgrade of services.

Over 250 Airlines Benefit from Travelport’s ‘Rich Content and Branding’ Tool

Over 250 airlines now benefit from Travelport's Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool which gives agencies and travel bookers a graphically rich experience when searching for and booking branded fares and ancillaries.

AFEA Celebrates 40 Years in MICE, Corporate Travel Industry

Athens-based AFEA Travel and Congress Services recently celebrated its 40th anniversary in the MICE and Corporate Travel Industry.

WTM Latin America: Greek Companies Participate in New ‘Destination Pavilions’ Section

WTM Latin America has launched the "Destination Pavilions" section, an exclusive area designed for companies that do not have stands from their own countries at the event.