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Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Greek Tourism Developments on SETE Brussels Agenda

Ways to attract higher quality visitors and bring in investments topped the agenda of talks between the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and EU officials.

Fraport: Incentive Program to Attract New Int’l Routes to Greece During Winter

Fraport Greece will launch an incentive program to attract new international routes during the winter months at the 14 Greek airports it manages.

Commitment to Reforms Key to Regaining Investors’ Trust in Greece, Says ESM Head

Commitment to economic reforms is vital if Greece wants to attract foreign investments, said the head of the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Klaus Regling.

Commission to Back 32 Greece Reform Projects with €20m

A total of 32 projects in Greece have been selected to receive EU funding, following a decision recently adopted by the European Commission.

Athens Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

Greek Taxi Drivers React Again Over Liberalization Law

Greek taxi drivers are reacting to a Transport Ministry decision to amend an omnibus bill that paves the way for the further liberalization of the profession.

Sky Express to Launch Athens-Chania Route in November 2018

Greek airline Sky Express will connect Athens to Chania, Crete, with three daily flights as of November.

Shipping Professionals Meet Qatari Hospitality at Posidonia 2018

Shipping professionals visiting the Posidonia 2018 exhibition in Athens, had the chance to experience Qatari hospitality at the stand of Qatar Airways.

The Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 9th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on Wednesday, June 20, will celebrate its ninth anniversary with guided tours and cultural events.

‘The Luxury Hotels’ of Thessaloniki Introduce ‘Family Friendly’ Concept

The Luxury Hotels - Mediterranean Palace and Grand Hotel Palace – in Thessaloniki have introduced their guests to a new “Family Friendly” concept.

Moscow Gets Ready to Host ‘MeetingPlanners Russia 2018’ MICE B2B Event

Dozens of hosted buyers and MICE solution providers from Russia, CIS and Asian countries will participate in the MeetingPlanners Russia 2018 set to take place in September.

ITB Asia: Record Number of New Exhibitors for 11th Show in Singapore

ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’ is already exceeding expectations, recording a 20.8 percent increase in new exhibitors signing up for the 2018 show, versus the same period last year.