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Thomas Cook Expects to Send 3 Million Tourists to Greece in 2018

Thomas Cook expects to send 3 million tourists to Greece this year, up more than one third on two years ago, says the tour operator's CEO Peter Fankhauser.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens Aims for March 2019

The fully renovated and extended Astir Palace in Vouliagmeni, is set to open for business in March 2019, with the seal of approval of the Four Seasons hotel brand.

‘Cultural Routes’ 2020 Forum a Huge Success for Chania, Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with sector professionals in the city of Chania, which in 2020 will host the 10th “Cultural Routes” advisory forum of the Council of Europe.

France’s Air Traffic Controller Strikes Behind 33% of Europe’s Delays, Report Finds

Strikes by air traffic controllers in France are behind a third of Europe’s flight delays, followed by strike activity in Greece, Italy and Germany, over the 2004-2016 period.

Tziallas: Tourism Paving Way for Investment in Greece

The dynamic growth of tourism is stimulating investment activity in Greece, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

The New York Times: Athens Rises as Cultural Capital and Tourism Destination

Athens’ economic and artistic revival is featured in an extensive article by The New York Times, which also refers to the city's rising tourism figures.

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Naxos with New Partnership

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades islands by adding Naxos to its destinations, and a new property to its portfolio.

Amadeus Renews Partnership with Aspida Travel

Amadeus and Aspida Travel have announced the renewal of their long partnership in the Greek market for the next six years.

Poseidonion Grand Hotel Opens New Restaurant for Summer 2018

“Il Cortile”, the newly established restaurant of the Poseidonion Grand Hotel on the island of Spetses, is opening its doors to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Argentina Bets on Tourism, Ready to ‘Welcome the World’

GTP Headlines speaks to Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT) General Manager Eleonora Boano, about plans to reach out to new markets, make Argentina accessible, and promote the vast range of its products in a more targeted manner.