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Tourism Minister: Greece Calls for Calm in Covid-19 Health Crisis

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said the coronavirus outbreak requires levelheadedness and added that Greece must be ready for all possible scenarios.

INSETE: Road Arrivals to Greece Up by 35.6% in January 2020

The number of arrivals by road to Greece increased in January by 35.6 percent to 625,600 compared to 462,000 in the same month a year ago.

Thessaloniki’s Pier VI Extension Project Attracts Seven Suitors

A project for the extension of Thessaloniki’s sixth pier has attracted the interest of seven companies/consortia from Greece and other European countries.

Kythera is Greece’s First Small Island to Develop Via Ferrata Trail Network

Kythera has become Greece’s first small island to develop a “via ferrata”, a special network of trails that combines hiking with canyoning and climbing.

Minoan Lines Christens New Kydon Palace Ferry

Minoan Lines christened its new cruise ferry, Kydon Palace, at the port of Souda in Chania, Crete.

Argo Travel Appoints Nopi Savvidou as New Office Director in Thessaloniki

Argo Travel has appointed Nopi Savvidou as the new director of its office in Thessaloniki, northern Greece.

HATTA: Greece’s Travel Agents Association Announces New Board of Directors

The Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies’ (HATTA) has announced its new Board of Directors.

UNWTO Seeking Disruptive Ideas for 2nd Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition

The UNWTO is looking for disruptive ideas and innovators to take part in the 2nd Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.

Αποχαιρετισμός στον Βασίλη Μιχαλακόπουλο

Τον Βασίλη Μιχαλακόπουλο, σημαντική προσωπικότητα του τουριστικού κλάδου και Γενικό Διευθυντή της Smile Acadimos αποχαιρετά σήμερα ο ελληνικός τουρισμός.

Corfu’s Joy Cruises Announces Upgrade of its Fleet

Joy Cruises, a daily cruises provider based on the island of Corfu, has announced plans to proceed with a strategic renovation plan for 2020.

Greece on Heightened Alert for Coronavirus After Italy Infections

Greece is intensifying precautionary measures after the coronavirus spread to neighboring Italy.

Greece Cracks Down on Illegal Airbnb Activities

Short-term rental operators who fail to declare their properties by February 28 will be faced with stiff penalties.

Greece – Egypt Join Forces Against Antiquities Smuggling

Greece and Egypt have agreed to boost efforts in the area of culture with a primary focus on jointly addressing the illegal trade of antiquities.

ITB Berlin 2020 to Take Place as Scheduled, Says Organizer

The ITB Berlin 2020 travel trade show will take place as planned between March 4-8 and will not be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

European Tourism Sector Calls for Solidarity and Support to China

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the European tourism sector offers a message of solidarity and support to China and also urges an evidence-based approach to travel restrictions.

AEGEAN: No Rebooking Fees Until March 20 Due to Coronavirus

AEGEAN will not apply rebooking fees until March 20 to passengers that wish to reschedule their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Euronews Features Lipsi for its Long History and Traditions

Lipsi, a cluster of tiny islands in the Dodecanese, is among the Greek destinations featured for its history and traditions, in the online edition of Euronews.

The Future of Greek Tourism to be Discussed at 5th Delphi Forum

The future of tourism and its sustainable development will be among the main issues to be analyzed during the 5th Delphi Economic Forum in Delphi during March 5-8.

RateHawk Delivers Strong Q4 2019 Results in Greece

RateHawk, an online booking tool for travel professionals, recently announced its commercial results for Greece, for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Grace Mykonos: The Best of Both Worlds on the Island of Mykonos

Looking for the perfect combination of fun and tranquility on the island of Mykonos? Grace Mykonos is the choice for you.