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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 in 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.

AEGEAN Invests €30m in Aviation Training Center at Athens Airport

Greek carrier AEGEAN has announced the establishment of a new aviation training center at the Athens International Airport for its aircrew.

AEGEAN Chief: Airbus A320neo Deal will Take Us Farther

AEGEAN signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of up to 42 A320neo Family aircraft, an investment valued at $5 billion at list prices.

World’s First Hydrogen Vessel ‘Energy Observer’ Arrives in Athens

Energy Observer, the world's first vessel powered by hydrogen and renewables, has arrived in Athens, the 20th stopover of its global tour.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Athens Mayor: City Break Visitor Numbers Soar by 600% Since 2013

Tourism arrivals to Athens are on the rise, with the number of city break visitors increasing by 600% since 2013, according to Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis.

Athens Targets French Travelers, Offers Exclusive Experiences

The Municipality of Athens has launched a digital campaign, in collaboration with Mastercard, aimed at attracting more French holidaymakers to the Greek capital.

Novotel Athènes Marks 30th Anniversary with Revenue Growth

Novotel Athènes recently celebrated its 30th anniversary in the Greek hospitality industry, which was marked by a significant rise in revenue during the first months of 2018.

Greece to Host ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event in 2019

The Greek destination of Messinia in April 2019 will host the IRONMAN 70.3, a challenging sports event that takes place in various locations around the world.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.

‘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.