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Turkey Comeback, Brexit May Impact Greek Tourism in 2019

Brexit and Turkey’s comeback are among key challenges ahead of 2019 for the Greek tourism industry, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Central Macedonia Region to Boost Presence in EU via New Brussels Office

Aiming to enhance its participation in EU decision-making and effectively promote its interests in funding plans, the Region of Central Macedonia has opened a new office in Brussels.

Greek Accommodation Body Says Tourism Law Still Needs Fine-tuning

The Greek Tourist Accommodation Federation (FEDE) has called on officials to address pending issues, following the voting of a new tourism law.

Christmas 2018 Events at the Acropolis Museum in Athens

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is welcoming the Christmas holiday season with workshops, music events and a number of surprises for all.

Tourism Solutions Provider FORTHcrs Enters New Era as ‘Liknoss’

Following its acquisition by Liknoss Holding SA, Greek e-tourism solution provider FORTHcrs has entered its new professional era under the name of "Liknoss".

Rhapsody Travel Among Best Performing Greek Companies in 2018

Athens-based Rhapsody Travel has been included among the Best Performing Companies for 2018 at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hosts Exhibit of Artwork by Penny Spyropoulou

Aiming to promote Greek art, the Sofitel Athens Airport is currently hosting an art exhibition of late artist Penny Spyropoulou.

TUI Included Among World’s Most Carbon-efficient Airlines by Atmosfair

TUI Group's airlines, TUI Airways and TUI fly, have achieved top rankings in the 2018 Airline Index by the independent climate protection organisation atmosfair.

NJV Athens Plaza: Live Music Nights by Greek Singer Dakis!

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel in the Greek capital is hosting live music nights every Friday and Saturday, headlined by Greek singer Dakis.

Greece’s Winter Destination Hotels to Reach Full Capacity, Experts Say

Greece’s winter destinations are set to welcome the majority of Greece’s holiday travelers with tourism experts expecting hotels to reach full capacity.

Real Estate Study Says Bad Hotel Loan Portfolios a Hidden Opportunity

Investment groups handling non-performing loan portfolios stand to gain from the hidden value of the properties serving as collateral.

EU Air Traffic Control Delays and Flight Cancellations Peak in 2018

The number of air traffic control delays and flight cancellations appear to have peaked this year, "achieving" the worst record in almost a decade.

Cooperation, Sustainable Tourism Policy Top First Meeting of Greek Regions

Greece's 1st Regional Meeting for Tourism recently took place in Athens with the participation of 13 Greek regional authorities.

Condor Adds New Routes to Greece for Summer 2019

German airline Condor will fly from Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Hanover to a number of Greek destinations, according to its summer flight schedule that starts at the end of March 2019.

Positive Performance for Goldair Handling in 2018

Goldair Handling in 2018 marked high growth in Greece and abroad, serving over 128,000 flights, up by 8.4 percent compared to a year ago.

‘The Telegraph’ Reveals Hidden Gems of Naxos and Small Cyclades

The islands of Naxos and the Small Cyclades are featured in an extensive article published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

MSC Bellissima Introduces First Digital Cruise Personal Assistant: Zoe

The MSC Bellissima, the newest addition to the MSC Cruises fleet, in March 2019 will introduce the industry’s first digital cruise personal assistant, named Zoe.

Anne Rigail Appointed CEO of Air France

Anne Rigail has been appointed as the new CEO of French airline Air France and will assume her new role on December 17.

Greek 11-month Airport Traffic Up by 10.1%, Flights by 9.9%

Greece’s airports recorded a “historic high” in passenger traffic during January-November 2018, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

Athens to Party at New Merchants’ Arcade & Theatrou Sq Shops on Dec 22-23

Festive activities, happenings and music events will take place at the new shops in the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, during December 22-23.