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Greece’s Jan-Sept 2019 Tourism Receipts Concentrated in Five Regions

Five regions in Greece, including South Aegean and Crete, generated the strongest highest tourism revenue in the January-September 2019 period.

Special Tourism Promotion Planned for Greek Islands Overwhelmed by Migration Surge

Special tourism campaigns will launch for the Greek islands that have been affected by migrant flows.

Greece’s Lodging Professionals Not Satisfied with 2019 Results

The Hellenic Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs (SETKE) is calling on the government to ease taxation citing below par performance in 2019.

Interview – Tasos Lazaridis: A Social Media Strategy is Essential for Greek Tourism Businesses

Social media expert Tasos Lazaridis shares his expertise on how social media platforms can boost the reputation and sales of businesses of all sizes.

European Best Destination 2020 – Vote for Athens!

Athens is competing with 19 popular cities in Europe for the title of "European Best Destination 2020".

Travelers from Turkey Choose Alexandroupolis in 2019

The Northeastern Greek town of Alexandroupolis emerged as a favorite travel destination for visitors from Turkey in 2019, marking an 11% rise.

Accor Now Counts 3,000 Properties in Europe

Accor has opened its 3,000th property in Europe, confirming its place as the leading hotel operator in the region, with a total of 340,000 rooms across 39 countries.

Europe to Welcome 20,000 More Young Travelers in 2020 via DiscoverEU

Around 20,000 18-year-olds are set to receive a travel pass to Europe under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, an initiative of the European Commission.

Corfu’s ‘Achilleion’ and Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace Explore Partnership Opportunities

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is looking to establish a partnership between Corfu’s "Achilleion" and Vienna's Schönbrunn Palace.

Exhibition at Athens Airport Presents the Hills ‘West of the Acropolis’

The Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition that presents the area of the hills located west of the Acropolis site in the Greek capital.

Celebrity Cruises Announces Activist Reshma Saujani as Godmother of ‘Apex’ Ship

Celebrity Cruises has announced activist Reshma Saujani as the godmother of Celebrity Apex, the second ship in the brand’s Edge Series of vessels.

OTA Insight to Share Hospitality Expertise at Cyprus Expo

OTA Insight will present the latest on revenue management for hotels at the Hospitality Expo Cyprus trade show, which will take place in Nicosia between January 25-27.