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Central Bank: Greece 2017 Travel Receipts Up by 10.8% at €14.6bn

Greek travel receipts came to a total of 14.6 billion euros in 2017, up by 10.8% compared to 2016, according to final data released by the Bank of Greece.

US Ambassador: Greece Would Love to Welcome More American Visitors

Greek local communities and mayors would love to have more American visitors, according to United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.

Hoteliers Call on Ryanair to Re-examine Chania Base Termination

Chania hoteliers are calling on low-cost carrier Ryanair to re-examine its decision to shut down its base at Chania Airport on Crete.

ASTA 2018 Meet in Athens Exceeds Expectations

The participation of US and Greek travel agents at the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 in Athens has exceeded expectations, according to the organizers.

Ministry Lifts Swimming Ban Along Attica Coast After Oil Spill

Beaches along the Attica coastline are once again open to the public following a swimming ban due to a massive oil spill near Salamina island.

Transport Minister: Athens-Thessaloniki Railway Project Moving Ahead

Works on the railway aiming to reduce travel time from Athens to Thessaloniki down to three hours are proceeding, according to Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis.

Athens Authentic Marathon 2018 Registration Opens on April 18

Registration for the Greek capital's largest running event, the "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", will open on Wednesday, April 18.

Aqua Vista Hotels Supports Hospitality Initiative to Reinforce Greek Tourism

Aqua Vista Hotels was the exclusive Hospitality Sponsor of “The Hotel Design Workshop” event, held recently on the Cycladic island of Santorini.

Makedonia Palace’s ‘Salonica Restaurant’ Honored at Greek Cuisine Awards 2018

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel has been honored as the best restaurant in Thessaloniki at the Greek Cuisine Awards 2018.

Chania’s ‘Aria Concept Store’ Hosts First Group Exhibition

The Aria Concept Store of Aria Hotels will present its first group exhibition at the old port of Chania on Crete on April 28.

Smart Technology to be Highlighted at Posidonia 2018 Expo

The future of the shipping industry will be on a large display at this year’s edition of Posidonia, the world’s most prestigious shipping exhibition in Greece.

AccorHotels Sees Bright Future in Greece – Interview with VP Leisure Sales Jean-Claude Balanos

AccorHotels' VP Leisure Sales Jean-Claude Balanos speaks to GTP in regards to the hotel group further developing in the Greek market.