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ELSTAT: Turnover in Greek Accommodation and F&B Grows in Q2

Second quarter 2019 turnover for Greece’s accommodation and food services sector grew by 12.9 percent compared to the same period last year.

Diving Tourism Regulations in Greece to Change

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced that it intends to make changes to the institutional framework that concerns diving tourism in Greece.

Thessaloniki Prepares for 1st Innovation & Technology Park

Thessaloniki will soon welcome its own innovation and technology park where fresh ideas will be able to find support and evolve into the new technologies of tomorrow.

Hotel Chamber Discusses Greek Tourism’s Major Challenges with Minister

The major challenges that Greek tourism is up against - competitiveness, infrastructure and Brexit - were discussed between the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

GNTO Head Gerekou Ready for New Era in Greek Tourism

The Greek National Tourism Organization has entered a “new era” and will support tourism startups, innovation and new ideas, says GNTO President Angela Gerekou.

WWF Greece: Culprits Behind Salamina Oil Spill Still Unpunished

The culprits behind a massive oil spill off the coast of Salamina, near Athens, caused by a sunken tanker two years ago, have still not faced any penalties, according to WWF Greece.

Mykonos Crowned Best LGBTQ+ Destination for 2019

The Greek island of Mykonos was recently named best Star LGBTQ+ Destination and received the first prize at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2019.

Thessaly’s Trails Presented at TourNatur Expo in Germany

The hiking trails of Thessaly in Greece were promoted to German professionals during the TourNatur 2019 alternative tourism exhibition held in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Travelport Appoints Alistair Rodger as Global VP Agency Sales in Europe

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, has appointed Alistair Rodger as Global Vice President of Agency Sales in Europe.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019: Registrations Open for ‘Kythnos Challenge’ Race

Registrations are open for the 1st Kythnos Challenge, a new race to take place on the Cycladic island in October as part of the Cyclades Trail Cup event.