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INSETE: Greek Tourism Drives Growth, Creates Jobs in 2018

The Greek tourism industry’s direct contribution to the country's GDP came to 21.6 billion euros in 2018, according to data released by INSETE.

Flexibility and Upgrades Key to Fortifying Greece’s Cruise Travel Industry

Tapping into innovation is key to establishing Greece as a top cruise destination, according to Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos.

TUI Keen on Further Developing its Hotel Brands in Greece

Greece is among the countries where travel giant TUI Group is interested in opening more hotels to include in its growing portfolio.

Cruise Lines Call for Improved Infrastructure in East Med

Greece is among the destinations in the East Med that are in need of improved infrastructure to serve and cater to cruise ships, according to sector experts.

European Travel Agents Charge IATA with Ticket Distribution Abuse

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) has lodged a complaint against IATA for restricting competition in the market for air ticket distribution.

Santikos Collection Ready to Open ‘The Alex’ Hotel in Piraeus

“The Alex” hotel, a member of the Santikos Collection group, will open its doors on June 20 in Piraeus and welcome guests to the Athenian Riviera.

Travelport: Travel Agencies Across the World Sign Up for ‘Trip Assist’ Mobile App

Travelport has now signed up over fifty agency customers across five continents to its Trip Assist white-label mobile app.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Wins TripAdvisor’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Certificate

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel has received the “Hall of Fame” Certificate of Excellence by leading travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Costa Navarino Sets Dates for 2020 Messinia Pro-Am Golf Event

Costa Navarino, located in the Peloponnese, is preparing to host the fourth edition of the Messinia Pro-Am international golf tournament during February 19-22, 2020.

Rhodes Travels Back in Time with Medieval Rose Festival

A magical journey back in time kicks off this weekend on Rhodes, where the exciting sights and sounds of the Middle Ages come to life in the Medieval City.

Interview – Alain Dupeyras: ‘Sustainable Long-term Practices Vital for Greek Tourism’

Greek tourism must adopt long-term sustainable practices in order to achieve further growth, according to Alain Dupeyras, Head of Regional Development and Tourism Division at the OECD.