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US President Trump Hosts Greek Independence Day Celebration

US President Donald Trump on Thursday, March 22, hosted a celebration at the White House in honor of Greece’s Independence Day.

SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".

Study Reveals Russian Travel Trends, Greece a Top Choice

Greece is among Russian travelers’ top choice, according to the RusIndex released at this year’s MITT by market researchers Ipsos Comcon.

EU’s PNR Directive Tightens Security for Travelers

The European Parliament and Council PNR (Passenger Name Record) Directive, being adopted across the EU, will require travelers to provide detailed personal information ahead of travel.

GDPR: What Greek Travel Agents Need to Know About EU’s New Privacy Law

A new privacy law, known as GDPR, will take effect across the EU, as of May 25, restricting how personal data is collected and handled.

WTTC: Tourism and Travel Accounts for 1 in 5 New Jobs in 2017

Travel and tourism accounted for some 7 million new jobs globally in 2017 or one in five, according to the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).

Entrada Upgrades Reservations Management Feature on its Platform

Entrada Travel Technology has announced the upgrade of its Reservations Management feature, which allows Entrada affiliate users to view their sub-affiliates reservations and proceed to any appropriate action.

Aria Hotels, Benaki Museum to Operate Leigh Fermor Property as Guest House

Aria Hotels and the Benaki Museum will operate the house of Patrick and Joan Leigh Fermor, in Kardamyli, as a guest house as of 2020.

Travel Massive Crete to Hold Event on Local Tradition and Tourism

Travel Massive Crete will hold a conference titled “Traditions as a tool for rural tourism development”, on April 5, in the village of Argyroupoli on the island of Crete.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne and King George Participate in ‘Earth Hour 2018′

The Grande Bretagne and King George hotels in Athens will go dark for one hour on March 24, to support the Earth Hour 2018 initiative against climate change.

Aqua Vista Hotels Wins Four Tourism Awards for Hospitality Innovation

Hotel management group Aqua Vista Hotels received four honors for its innovative projects in the hospitality sector at the Tourism Awards 2018.

BCD Meetings & Events Greece Wins Silver at Tourism Awards 2018

BCD Meetings & Events Greece was honored with the silver award in the Congress Tourism (MICE) category at the Tourism Awards 2018.

Ilisia Hotel in Athens Operates Under Own Trading Name

The Ilisia Hotel, located close to the center of Athens, has announced that it is now operating under its own trading name.