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Brexit to Determine 2019 Pre-bookings from UK to Greece

The United Kingdom's exit from the EU (Brexit) is among the main factors expected to affect pre-bookings from the UK to Greece in 2019.

2nd Int’l Hospitality Forum: Investments and New Technologies Take Center Stage

The investment opportunities in the Greek hospitality sector will be discussed during the 2nd International Hospitality Forum on November 24 in Athens.

Athens Hosts Discussion on Airbnb Phenomenon in Europe

Ways to regulate the home sharing market and deal with the issue of overtourism in European cities were discussed between the mayors of Athens, Santorini and Florence.

36th Athens Marathon Breaks Participation Record – 55,000 People to Run in November

Some 55,000 runners will participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on November 11, compared to 51,000 participants in 2017.

Nelios Celebrates 10 Years of Digital Marketing Innovation

Digital marketing agency Nelios recently celebrated 10 years of pioneering activities, during an event held in the presence of 200 business partners and friends in Athens.

SETE 2018 Conference to Focus on New Technologies, Destination Management

New technologies and destination management will be among the key issues to be discussed during the 2018 Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Conference on October 16 in Athens.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

Sports Tourism Boosts Investments at Costa Navarino

The Costa Navarino resort in Messinia, continues to invest in the fast growing sector of sports tourism, with the addition of more golf and tennis courses.

Athens Gains Ground as Leisure Destination

Athens has seen the number of foreign vacationers increase by 111 percent between 2012-2017, according to data released by GBR Consulting.

Nelios Upgrades Website of Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association

Greek digital marketing agency Nelios has undertaken the upgrade of the website of the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Greece’s Tourist Arrivals Rise Over 12% in Jan-Aug 2018

Greece’s tourist arrivals increased more than 12% during the first eight months of 2018, compared to the same period in 2017, according to Tourism Ministry Secretary General Evridiki Kourneta.

HotelBrain Launches New Mid-term Management Solution for Hotels

Hotel management company HotelBrain has announced the launch of the "HB Bridge Operation Contract", an innovative mid-term management solution for hotels.

Apollo Travel: New Flight from Oslo to Samos for Summer 2019

Apollo Travel has announced the launch of a new flight from Oslo to Samos for summer 2019, which is expected to bring some 13,000 Scandinavians to the island next year.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel to Donate to Wildfire Victims of Attica

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea has announced its support to the victims of the wildfires in Attica through its Room2Give CSR program.

Best Beaches in Greece Revealed by ‘Beach Inspector’

Beaches on Crete, Corfu, Rhodes, Mykonos and Kos are are among the best in the world for 2018, according to online platform Beach-Inspector.com.

First ‘Wyndham Residence’ Opens in Athens, Greece

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International have launched the Wyndham Athens Residence in the Greek capital, the newest addition to the group's global portfolio of properties.

Athens Wins Three Honors at World Travel Awards Europe Gala 2018

Athens has received three honors in the 25th World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony 2018, which was recently held in the Greek capital.

NBA Champion Giannis Antetokounmpo Promotes Greece in New Video

The Tourism Ministry has unveiled a new video that stars NBA basketball superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo showcasing Greece's tourism offerings.

Grecotel Renovates and Upgrades its Resorts in Greece

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts is welcoming guests this season in its upgraded and renovated hospitality units throughout Greece.