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August 15: A Greece-wide Spiritual Salute to the Holy Mother

August 15 is for Greeks a day of celebration, marking the passing of the Holy Mother (Panagia) with devout services and massive feasts.

Investment Activity in Greek Hotel Sector Going Strong

Greece is evolving into one of the most popular global destinations, with investment activity in its hospitality sector picking up pace, according to a GBR Consulting report.

Opinion – Fear-mongering: Against Travelers’ Best Interests

Opinion: To capitalize on a nation’s or destination’s tragedy to create false perceptions, serve dubious interests or perpetuate prejudice, is unethical. Fear-mongering is never in the best interests of the traveler.

Discover the Untold Secrets of Crete with Aria Hotels

The best way to discover the untold secrets of Crete this summer and meet authentic Greek hospitality is by indulging in the Aria Hotels experience.

Greece Wildfires Leave Dozens Dead and Missing

Wildfires ravaged the Northeastern Attica coastline in Greece on Monday, July 23, leaving over 70 people dead, hundreds injured and dozens missing.

Thessaloniki Fair a Golden Opportunity for Post-bailout Greece

“Greece’s return to growth inherently creates opportunities," said US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt at a press event on the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Argentina Bets on Tourism, Ready to ‘Welcome the World’

GTP Headlines speaks to Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT) General Manager Eleonora Boano, about plans to reach out to new markets, make Argentina accessible, and promote the vast range of its products in a more targeted manner.

Greek Draft Law on Thematic, Special Interest Tourism Up for Discussion

A draft law covering thematic and special interest tourism is now open for public consultation through to June 27, on the Tourism Ministry's website.

Fraport Ups Investments at 14 Regional Airports in View of Rising Arrivals

In view of increasing arrivals, Fraport Greece will accelerate its renovation works at the 14 Greek regional airports under its management.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

Eurobank: Peak Interest in Greek Tourism, Energy, Logistics Set to Create Jobs

The tourism, energy and logistics sectors are set to create 605,000 new jobs in Greece over the next decade, according to a study released by Eurobank.

Athens 1st TravelFest Debuts with a Spotlight on Adventure

Aiming to cover the needs of the experiences-seeking traveler, the 1st TravelFest was held at the Dais Cultural & Sports Center in Maroussi.

Airbnb Runs into Obstacles Worldwide

Airbnb is facing all the more obstacles since it first entered the market, as authorities try to restrict the expansion of the home-sharing practice that has taken popular destinations by storm.

Greek Court Says ‘Atalanti Hills’ Tourism Investment Legal

The Atalanti Hills tourism project, slated for the Central Greece region of Fthiotida, has received the green light from the country’s highest court.

Greek Tourism Body Hails New Labor Agreement

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) welcomed the national general labor agreement signed with the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE).

Greek Property Market Showing Signs of Recovery

Greece’s property market appears to be recovering thanks to returning confidence and to increased tourism which is propelling demand for holiday homes.

UNWTO Bolsters Teamwork in Tourism with EU

The UNWTO and the European Parliament signed an agreement in Brussels towards the advancement of sustainable tourism across the EU.

EU ELEMED Project: Greece to Offer Shoreside Electrical Power to Seacraft

Shoreside power units will be installed at two ports in Greece, at Kyllini and Piraeus, as part of the EU’s ambitious ELEMED project.

Greek Casino Law Causes Commotion

Authorities on Santorini and Mykonos have expressed their opposition over revisions to a legal framework, covering the licensing procedures and operation of casino ventures.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.
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