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Thessaloniki New ‘Happening’ City Break Destination, ABTA Says

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) has included the Greek city of Thessaloniki among the destinations to watch for in 2019.

Ongoing Casino Negotiations Impeding Hellinikon Project Works

The Hellinikon project has been deferred to the end of 2019, due to negotiations for the establishment of a casino on the premise.

Duty Free Shops Investments for Three Greek Airports Get Green Light

Hellenic Duty Free Shops will move ahead with investments for upgrade and expansion works at the airports of Rhodes, Zakynthos and Chania in Greece.

Greek Airbnb Hosts Called to Submit Short-term Rental Tax Declarations by Nov 30

Greeks leasing out their properties through sharing economy platforms - such as Airbnb - have until Friday, November 30, to submit tax declarations for short-term rentals in an electronic registry of Greece’s revenue authority.

Santikos Collection to Open its First City Hotel in Piraeus in Summer 2019

The Santikos Collection in 2019 will open "The Alex", a new property located in the port city of Piraeus, just 15 minutes from Athens city center.

Greece Reaches Out to Jordan Market with Tourism Workshop

Approximately 180 tourism professionals participated in over 510 B2B meetings during the 1st Greek Tourism Workshop, held in Amman, Jordan.

Kalamata Seminar Casts Spotlight on Messinian Gastronomy, Products

The unique flavors and products of the Greek region of Messinia were presented at a seminar on local gastronomy, held in Kalamata by the Constantakopoulos Foundation.

British Airways Says Goodbye to Iconic Boeing 767

British Airways has said goodbye to one of the most iconic aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 767, which had been in service for almost 30 years.

Dolce Attica Riviera Hotel Introduces ‘Body in Balance Weekends’

The Dolce Attica Riviera hotel in Vravrona will hold “Body in Balance Weekends”, offering its guests the chance to rejuvenate their mind, body and soul.

SWISS Brings On Board Culinary Variety of Bernese Oberland Region

SWISS this winter will bring on board the culinary variety of the Bernese Oberland region, as part of the "Taste of Switzerland” in-flight food concept.