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Hellinikon Project Can Place Athens in the ‘Center of the World’

The development of the Hellinikon area on the Athenian Riviera can place Athens in the “center of the world”, says Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE).

Sports Events Key for Tourism Growth in the Peloponnese

Sports tourism can be a significant driver of tourism growth for the Peloponnese, as it is currently the fastest growing segment of thematic tourism, according to TEMES CEO Stefanos Theodoridis.

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries

More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, on April 14, will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia to participate in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 sports event.

Fraport Greece Airports to Handle 35-40 Million Passengers after Upgrade

The 14 Greek regional airports managed by Fraport Greece are expected to handle 35-40 million passengers annually once upgrade works are completed.

Quality and Sustainability Can Drive Tourism Growth in Greece

Quality and sustainability could be the main drivers of growth for Greece’s tourism industry, according to Sani SA CEO Andreas Andreadis.

Greek Tourism on a Steady Path in 2019, SETE Chief Says

Greek tourism in 2019 is expected to remain at steady level after a record of arrivals in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

DNA Travel Looks to Promote Attica’s Wine Tourism

DNA Travel is supporting the efforts of the "Attica Wine & Food Experience" association by offering know-how and new ideas for future endeavors.

Kountoura Optimistic About Greece’s Tourism Progress in 2019

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura is optimistic about Greece’s progress in the tourism sector in 2019, following the country's record year in 2018.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Athenaeum Hotels to Present Athens Properties at ITB Berlin 2019 Expo

Aiming to boost its presence in the international tourism market, Greece's Athenaeum Hotel Group in March will participate in the ITB Berlin 2019 expo during March 6-10.

CNic Hotels: ‘Gemini’ Upgraded to Four-star Hotel, Set to Open in April

CNic Hotels is proceeding with the upgrade of its Gemini Hotel on Corfu, from a three- to a four-star hotel, which will be ready to open its doors in April.

Holiday Suites Arnis Street Hotel Wins 2019 ‘Loved by Guests’ Award

The Holiday Suites Arnis Street hotel, located in Athens, has been honored with the “Love by Guests” award by Hotels.com.

Delphi Forum 2019 Looks into Sustainable Tourism and Technology

The ways technology and sustainable practices can shape the future of the Greek tourism industry will be discussed during the Delphi Economic Forum 2019.

Athenian Riviera Hotel & Suites Getting Ready to Welcome Guests for Summer 2019

The Athenian Riviera Hotel & Suites, located in the coastal area of Vouliagmeni near Athens, is getting ready to welcome its guests for the upcoming 2019 tourism season.

‘Ios Adventure’ Event to Combine Sports Tourism with Nature

Ios this summer will host the "Ios Adventure", an exciting sports tourism event that combines running and swimming races with the Cycladic island's unique nature.

Luxury Greece DMC & Travel Joins ‘Traveller Made’ Network

Luxury Greece DMC & Travel has joined Traveller Made, a network of luxury travel designers dedicated to provide unique and exclusive bespoke journeys to travelers.

Attica Region Sets Up Film Office in Athens to Facilitate Foreign Producers

The Region of Attica has announced the establishment of a film office in Athens, aiming to attract more foreign TV and cinema productions.

‘Greek Breakfast’ Initiative to Travel Abroad

Following a successful presence in Greece’s hospitality industry, the Greek Breakfast initiative is now ready to promote its vast culinary options to foreign markets.

HORECA 2019 Expo Expected to Attract Record Number of Visitors

Some 125,000 professionals of the international hospitality industry and the wider food market are expected to attend the HORECA 2019 expo - a record number compared to previous years.