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‘Athens Tourism is Booming’ – Interview with Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos

Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos speaks to GTP Headlines about the newly-established hotel and the current tourism trends in Athens.

ASTA 2018 Meet in Athens Exceeds Expectations

The participation of US and Greek travel agents at the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 in Athens has exceeded expectations, according to the organizers.

SETE: ‘Gastronomy Destinations’ Initiative to Promote Greece’s Culinary Tourism

Greece's culinary tourism offerings will be promoted through “Gastronomy Destinations”, an initiative launched by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) and the Greek Gastronomy Guide.

Ryanair Launches New Routes from Greece, Criticizes Price Hikes at Regional Airports

Low-cost carrier Ryanair is adding 13 new routes to its 2018 winter schedule, connecting Athens and Thessaloniki with destinations in Europe, Asia and North Africa.

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

Delphi Municipality, Enterprise Greece Join Forces to Attract Tourism Investments

The Municipality of Delphi and Enterprise Greece have signed a memorandum of cooperation to attract tourism investments in the destination.

PM Tsipras: Greece Has Returned to Growth

“Greece’s economy has returned to growth through difficult but necessary reforms,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said while speaking at the Delphi Economic Forum 2018.

Debt Crisis a Real Enemy for Eurozone, Says Hellenic Republic President

Eurozone's real enemy is the debt crisis, President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos said during the opening ceremony of the Delphi Economic Forum 2018.

Kalymnos Hoteliers Announce Tourism Initiatives, Highlight Local Gastronomy

The Kalymnos Hoteliers Association is launching new initiatives and activities in efforts to promote the island's tourism offerings and gastronomy.

ACVB: International Conferences on Athens’ 2018-19 Agenda

Global conferences and new campaigns are included on the agenda of the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) for 2018 and 2019.

HORECA 2018 Expo to Host 550 Exhibitors, Special Events

With the participation of 550 exhibitors from Greece and abroad, the 13th HORECA will take place between February 9-12 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens.

Western Greece Honored as ‘European Destination of Excellence’

The Region of Western Greece has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 accolade for its cultural offerings.

Quality, Year-round Tourism the Answer to Overtourism

Quality and year-round tourism could be the answer to the phenomenon of overtourism, according to Celestyal Cruises CEO Kerry Anastasiadis.

‘Cultural Route of Epirus’ to Launch in October 2018

The Cultural Route of Epirus, a project that aims to promote the area’s ancient theaters, is expected to officially launch in October 2018.

Celestyal Focuses on Greek Market, Aims to Offer Year Round Cruises

Celestyal Cruises will focus on the Greek market in 2018 and extend the season, aiming to offer year round cruises by 2020.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Expected to Double US Travel to Greece

The ASTA Destination Expo, to be held in Athens during April 2018, is expected to double inbound tourism from the United States to Greece.

Airline Executives Express Concerns Over Travel in post-Brexit Era

Airline executives are calling on the UK to come up with a post-Brexit regulation policy in order for the industry to continue operating as normal, following the country's exit from the EU.

Greece Looks to Connect Tourism with Culture

Ways to connect tourism with culture to promote Greece as a year round destination were discussed during a workshop held by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Study: Greek Hospitality Sector Shows Signs of Financial Health

The Greek hospitality industry is leaving the crisis years behind, as it increased earnings by 3.6 percent and gross profits by 44.4 percent in 2016.

Greece’s Museum of Tourism Sets New Goals, Launches Website

With the ambition to grow further, Greece’s Museum of Tourism has launched a website and a special publication on its exhibits.
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