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Greece Starts the New Year with 9.7% Passenger Traffic Growth

Greek airports welcomed 2.1 million passengers in January 2019, thus starting the year with 9.7 percent traffic growth, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

EU States Support Deal for Visa Policy Update

European Union member states are backing a Commission proposal to modernize the union’s common visa policy in order to facilitate travel and ensure internal security.

Committee Partially Approves Master Plan for Piraeus Port Development

A number of projects included in Cosco's master plan to develop the port of Piraeus, were not approved by Greece's Port Planning and Development Committee.

Bank of Greece: Revenue from Travel Receipts Up 10.1% in 2018

The total of Greek tourism revenue in 2018 reached an all time high of over 16 billion euros, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Big Buildings Blocking Acropolis View Cause Stir

The construction of two multi-storey buildings in the immediate surrounding area of the Acropolis in Athens, has spurred a strong reaction of locals.

Industry Stakeholders Call for Integrated European Tourism Policy

Tourism and travel bodies have appealed to EU authorities to move towards an integrated European tourism policy with strategic funding at EU level.

Lesvos Gets First Official Thermal Spring

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has signed a decision for the official recognition of the hot spring “Therma” of Geras bay on the island of Lesvos in Greece.

Athens Revives Greek Customs for Carnival Season

Carnival festivities will kick off in Athens on Saturday, February 23, and last for 15 days, with more than 65 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Aria Hotels Adds Stylish Apartment Building to Athens Portfolio

Aria Hotels has expanded its portfolio of properties in Greece, with the addition of “Urban Stripes”, a stylish apartment building located in central Athens.

Minoan Lines’ Mykonos Palace Ferry Becomes Eco-friendly

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines has installed an exhaust gas cleaning system (often referred to as scrubbers) on its Mykonos Palace cruise ferry.

Rhodes Getting Ready for ASTA International Showcase Event in May 2019

Ahead of the ASTA International Showcase event that will be held on Rhodes in May, an ASTA delegation recently visited the island to meet with local authorities.

Ο ψηφιακός μετασχηματισμός των τουριστικών επιχειρήσεων στο επίκεντρο του 3ου Hotel Tech

Την αξία του ψηφιακού μετασχηματισμού των τουριστικών επιχειρήσεων ανέδειξε το 3ο Hotel Tech στην Αθήνα.