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Greek Minister Calls for Unified EU Tourism Policy

While in Brussels, Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura urged European stakeholders to work together towards setting up a common EU tourism policy.

Greece Looking to Add Restrictions to Airbnb-style Rentals

In view of the soaring number of short-term home rentals in Greece, the country's government is reportedly looking into ways to restrict the practice.

Greece Releases Brexit-related Guidance for UK Citizens

The Greek Foreign Ministry has launched a new website to provide guidance to UK nationals living in Greece or planning to visit the country, aiming to help them prepare for 'Brexit'.

Europa Nostra Says Giant Buildings Blocking View to Acropolis ‘Inconceivable’

Europa Nostra, Europe’s federation for the protection of cultural heritage, is backing the public outcry in Athens over the construction of two multi-storey buildings in front of the Acropolis.

Central Macedonia Backs Tourism Ventures for Growth

More than 152 tourism investments are already taking shape while 32 are in the pre-approval stage in the Central Macedonia Region in northern Greece.

Greece’s SNFCC Brings Culture Closer to the People

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, located along the Athenian Riviera, has in just two years evolved into a favorite venue for recreation, learning, sports and culture.

Aqua Vista Hotels Walks Away with Five Wins at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

Aqua Vista Hotels walked away with a handful of prizes for a number of its upscale properties at the prestigious award ceremony of the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.

Travelport and United Airlines Focus on Pioneering NDC Solutions

Travelport and United Airlines are carrying out a joint commitment to deliver customer support and solutions for the benefit of travelers and travel agents alike.

HotelBrain Takes Home 24 Honors at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

HotelBrain was included among the best hospitality companies in Greece, at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019, and also won a list of honors for 23 of the hotels it has under its management.

Aqua Luxury Suites Announced Europe’s Luxury Hotel of the Year 2019

The five-star Aqua Luxury Suites, located on Santorini, recently won the Luxury Travel Guide's 2019 Award for Europe's Luxury Hotel of the Year.

Skyros Carnival Goes to Athens Airport

The renowned carnival of the Greek island of Skyros will make a "stop" at Athens Airport and put on a festive show on Friday, March 1.