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Greece-based Sports Tourism Body for Peace Gains International Attention

The Greece-based International Sports and Tourism Organization for Peace & Prosperity has already attracted the interest of bodies from around the world.

Croatia Airlines Celebrates 30 Years with Record Number of Passengers

Star Alliance member Croatia Airlines held an event in central Athens, marking its 30 years of service in air travel.

Greece and Poland Strengthen Tourism, Diplomatic Relations

Celebrating 100 years of diplomatic relations with Poland, Greece was the honored country in the Polish Industrial Heritage and Underground Tourism Fair.

Kos to Host ‘UCI Gran Fondo 2019’ Cycling Race

The island of Kos, during April 19-21, will host the UCI Kos Gran Fondo 2019, a cycling race to be held with the participation of athletes from all over the world.

‘Prince of Athens’ Cruise Concept Shows Best of Athenian Riviera

The Kivotos Hotels and Boat Masters have joined forces and launched the “Prince of Athens”, a new cruise concept that aims to introduce travelers to the best of the Athenian Riviera.

5th Athens-Fyli Climb Fest to Attract Foreign, Greek Climbers to Mount Parnitha

Professional and amateur climbers from Greece and abroad will participate in the 5th Athens Fyli Climb Fest, during April 13-14, on Mount Parnitha.

Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel Presents Pelion’s Hospitality to Int’l Travel Agents

The Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel and the Karaiskos Farm, located on Mount Pelion, recently presented their products and services to international travel professionals.

Airbnb Gains Popularity Among the ‘Over 60s’ Age Group

All the more senior citizens are looking into the vast potential of home-sharing platforms, currently renting their homes via Airbnb or booking as guests.

Vigla Hotel Promotes Amorgos as Hiking Destination at French Expo

The Vigla Hotel on Amorgos recently promoted the island as an ideal hiking destination at “Le Salon du Randonneur”, Europe’s leading exhibition on hiking activities.

Elia Ermou Athens Hotel Holds Grand Opening Party

The mew Elia Ermou Athens Hotel, located in the heart of the Greek capital, recently celebrated its opening with a grand party, in the presence of its senior executives, partners and friends.

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.