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Tourism Paves Way to New Era in Greece-China Ties

The Tourism Ministry is preparing a strategic plan to reach out to the Chinese market, aiming to bring some 500,000 Chinese travelers to Greece by 2021.

Piraeus Port to Transform with €140m Backing from EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has formally agreed to provide 140 million euros to support expansion and upgrading of Piraeus Port, Greece's main port.

‘Dark Tourism’ on Central Macedonia Stakeholders Agenda

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders explored ways to tap into “dark tourism” by opening up sites that have in the past been marked by tragedy.

Cancelled Flights Get Astra Airlines Under Greek Aviation Authority Supervision

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority is assessing whether Astra Airlines will be able to continue operations after the carrier recently cancelled a number of flights.

Ancient and Medieval Shipwrecks Come to Light off Kasos Island

Ancient and medieval shipwrecks were recently discovered by archaeologists carrying an underwater survey off the Dodecanese island of Kasos.

Athens Mayor Talks Tourism, Culture and Education in Shanghai

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis covered issues of tourism, culture and education during his recent visit to Shanghai, China.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization’s Website Now ‘Speaks’ Spanish

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has launched the Spanish version of its official website, aiming to attract Spanish-speaking travelers to the northern port city.

SWISS Celebrates Perfection with ‘Imperfect’ Campaign

As part of its “SWISS Celebrates Perfection” campaign, SWISS has launched a number of “mildly infuriating videos” designed to grind the gears of those who share the brand’s detail-oriented mindset.

New Appointment in Sabre Hospitality for EMEA & APAC

Sabre Hospitality Solutions has appointed Frank Trampert as its new managing director and chief commercial officer for EMEA and APAC.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Ένα πείραμα Ξενοδοχειακού Αρχιτεκτονικού Φωτισμού στο 100% Hotel Show 2019

Τρεις επιλεγμένοι Lighting Designers διαμορφώνουν μια ξεχωριστή εμπειρία για τους επισκέπτες του 100% Hotel Show 2019.