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Greece Welcomed Over 27 Million Tourists in 2017, Says BoG

The number of inbound visitors to Greece in 2017 increased more than 27 million, according to the Bank of Greece.

Piraeus Master Plan Gets 10-day Extension for Deliberation

The period for public deliberation of the master plan for the revamp of the Piraeus Port has received a 10-day extension.

Tourism Offsets Greece’s Current Account Deficit

Greece’s current account recorded a deficit of 1.5 billion euros in 2017 down by 418 million euros year-on-year, with travel receipts slightly increasing.

Headless Aphrodite Statue Unearthed in Thessaloniki Metro Dig

A headless statue believed to be of ancient goddess Aphrodite was discovered during construction work for the metro station in Thessaloniki.

UN’s ‘Clean Seas’ Campaign to Run in South Aegean

In efforts to safeguard the marine environment, the South Aegean Region will work with the UN, promoting actions within its Clean Seas campaign.

Travelport to Incorporate NDC Content in Products for Airlines, Travel Agencies

Travelport has announced new products that enable airlines and travel agents in the IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) era.

EasyJet: New Summer 2018 Routes Connect Greece with France, Italy

EasyJet will add new Greek destinations to its summer 2018 schedule through flights connecting Crete with Lyon and Nice and Venice with Corfu.

Air France Strike on February 22: Update for Athens, Paris Flights

The Air France office in Greece has given an update regarding flight cancellations due to a strike called by the airline's worker unions.

Crete’s Galaxy Hotel Iraklio Launches ‘PURE Wellness Rooms’

The Galaxy Hotel Iraklio on Crete has launched its new “PURE Wellness Rooms”, offering guests a complete hospitality experience based on innovative cleanliness technology.

Royal Caribbean Registers Cruise Ships with HELMEPA

Royal Caribbean Cruises has become a member of the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association (HELMEPA) and registered 12 cruise ships under its management.

Vodafone Drone-tracking Technology Set to Make Skies Safer

Telecoms company Vodafone announced the test runs of a new drone-tracking technology aimed at ensuring safer air travel.

Glion–GEM: Special Offer for Applicants of Dual-degree MBA-MSc in Hospitality

Interested parties that apply for Glion and GEM's dual-degree MBA-MSc in Hospitality before May 31, 2018, will receive an early bird special discount.

Greek Hospitality Awards 2018: Στην τελική ευθεία για την τελετή απονομής

Η τελετή απονομής των Greek Hospitality Awards 2018 θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Παρασκευή 23 Φεβρουαρίου στο Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso.