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Hoteliers Gain Valuable Insight on Digital Marketing Tools at Xenia 2017

During the Xenia 2017 expo in Athens, Greek tourism experts discussed the ways digital marketing can support hoteliers in their efforts to achieve growth.

SETE Chief: Chinese Market is a Great Opportunity, Big Challenge

Improving air connectivity and creating additional visa centers are key to increase inbound tourism from China to Greece, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

Athens Airport Partners with ‘Alipay’, Becomes Chinese-friendly

In efforts to become a Chinese-friendly airport, Athens International Airport has partnered with online and mobile payment platform Alipay.

European Tourism Online Sales Grow, Opportunity for Improvement in Greece

Greece has a large opportunity for further growth in tourism related online sales, according to a study by Oxford Economics.

Russian Athletics Federation Eyes Greece as Sports Tourism Destination

Aiming to promote Greece as a sports and training destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with representatives of the Russian Athletics Federation.

Ryanair to Launch 23 New Routes from Greece in Summer 2018

Ryanair has announced that it will launch 23 new routes from Greece to European destinations for the 2018 summer season.

‘Heineken Growth Makers’ Discuss Challenges and Opportunities in Greek Tourism

The latest trends in the Greek tourism sector and ways of achieving growth were discussed during the 2nd Heineken Growth Makers Night event held recently in Athens.

Rotterdam to Help Greece in Oil Spill Cleanup

A team of Dutch experts is expected to arrive in Athens to support Greek authorities in efforts to contain the oil spill in the Saronic Gulf.

PM Tsipras: Greece is Going from ‘Grexit’ to ‘Grinvest’

The Greek economy is showing signs of recovery, attracting the interest of foreign investors, PM Alexis Tsipras said at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Home Swapping Platform Aims to Further Expand in Greece – Interview with ‘GuestToGuest’ President

GuestToGuest President Emmanuel Arnaud speaks on the prospects of home swapping in the global and the Greek markets.

AEGEAN Partners with Giannis Antetokounmpo in ‘Greece by Greeks’ Campaign

AEGEAN and NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo are revealing Greece’s travel "secrets" to the world through the "Greece by Greeks" campaign.

Marine Tours to Be Honored as a ‘Brand with History’

Marine Tours will be honored for its long history and commitment to the travel industry during the “Brands with History” event, organized by the Ecali Club.

German Travel Company Seeks to Add Pelion to its Cycling Destinations

German travel company Islandhopping is looking into the prospects of adding Mount Pelion to its cycling destinations in Greece.