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Int’l Air Arrivals to Greece Up by 30.3% in March 2018

Greece in March saw a 30.3% increase in international arrivals by air, compared to the same month in 2017, according to the monthly bulletin of SETE Intelligence.

Greek Culture Ministry to Move Ahead with Operational Reforms

The Greek Culture Ministry is set to undergo reforms and changes to its operations, aiming to invest in a future of accessible culture for all.

Greek Hotel Chamber Backs HOTREC’s Call for Slashed VAT Rates

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels welcomed proposals for the reduction of VAT rates for hotels in Europe, during the recent general assembly of HOTREC in Austria.

New Ferry Connection for Ionian Islands Begins

A new ferry service linking all of the Ionian Islands in Greece took place on May 2, and will run until the end of October.

Green Groups Appeal for Multibillion-euro Hellinikon Project to Stop

The Hellinikon project, set to be erected at the former Athens airport, is yet again about to be put on hold after environmental groups took the case to Greece’s highest court.

INSETE-trivago Team Up to Offer More Insight on Greek Hospitality Market

In its ongoing effort to provide the most accurate insight into Greek tourism and travel industry trends, INSETE has joined forces with trivago.

Athens Getting Ready to Host World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018

Athens will welcome the 2018 World Travel Awards (WTA) on June 30, with industry leaders from across the continent in attendance.

Greek Travel Show 2018: Ανοίγει τις πύλες της στις 4 Μαΐου η έκθεση διακοπών και ταξιδιών

Με πλήθος συμμετοχών από όλη την Ελλάδα, αλλά και με μια ευρεία γκάμα τουριστικών προτάσεων ξεκινά στις 4 Μαΐου η 2η Greek Travel Show.

New ‘Ikos Dassia’ Resort on Corfu to Open May 3

The brand new venture of the Sani/Ikos Group, the Ikos Dassia resort located on the island of Corfu in the Ionian sea, is set to open its doors on May 3.

Qatar’s Travel Agents Show Interest in Thessaloniki

Travel agencies based in Qatar are showing a particular interest to include Thessaloniki in their travel packages, according to the city's hotels association.

Grace Hotels Appoints New General Managers for its Properties in Greece

Grace Hotels has appointed Yiorgos Peroutseas and George Vlachopoulos as the new general managers of the Grace Mykonos and Grace Santorini hotels respectively.

Semiramis Hotel to Hold ‘Balance Day’ with Health, Wellness Events

The Semiramis Hotel in Kifissia, Athens, will hold a wellness charity event, under the theme "Balance Day", to celebrate the opening of its pool on May 6.

Avra Tours Nominated for a 2018 World Travel Award

Avra Tours on Crete has been nominated in the “Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company 2018” category at this year’s World Travel Awards.