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Greece 10-month Airport Arrivals Outdo 2019 Levels

Airport arrivals to Greece in the January-October period exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels by 0.8% or 169,000 arrivals, according to INSETE data.

Greece’s 2022 Tourism Revenues Set to Exceed Forecasts by €3bn

Greece’s tourism revenues for 2022 set to exceed forecasts by 3 billion euros, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

EU Tables New Rules to Combat Packaging Waste

The EU is aiming with revised rules to put an end to wasteful plastic and paper packaging.

Greek Culture Ministry, University of Connecticut Explore Potential Cooperation

The Greek Culture Ministry and the University of Connecticut are exploring a future collaboration that will combine technology with education and research.

Region of Crete Puts Aside €1.5m for Tourism Support, Promotion

The Region of Crete’s budget for 2023 includes the amount of 1.5 million euros for the support of the island’s new tourism promotional program.

Maria Callas’ 100th Birth Anniversary Enters UNESCO’s List

The centennial anniversary of Greek soprano Maria Kallas’ birth will be included on UNESCO’s celebratory list of anniversaries for 2023.

Ακόμα δίνετε τα upgrades δωρεάν; Αξιοποιήστε την Upstay!

Η UpStay είναι η τεχνολογική λύση «επόμενης γενιάς» για Upselling & Cross selling στα ξενοδοχεία.

Athens – NYC Mayors Agree to Work Together Under Sister City Deal

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis and NYC Mayor Eric Adams have signed a sister city agreement, which paves the way for joint initiatives in several fields including tourism.

New Marina Planned for Meganisi Islet in the Ionian

The Greek islet of Meganisi near Lefkada in the Ionian sea will be getting a 94-berth marina valued at 5.5 million euros.

Athens Rings in Christmas Season with Tree Lighting Party

Athens Christmas tree lighting marks the opening of dozens of holiday events in the Greek capital.

AEGEAN to Link Athens with Newcastle in 2023

Greek carrier AEGEAN will inaugurate a seasonal connection between Athens and Newcastle, UK, for summer 2023.

Elaia Grove Villas in Kalamata Now Members of Aria Hotels Portfolio

Aria Hotels has added the Elaia Grove Villas in Kalamata to its property portfolio, expanding its hospitality operations in more than a dozen areas in Greece.

AMVER Awards to Honor Greek Shipping Heroes

Members of the Greek shipping community that participate in the US Coast Guard’s AMVER Program will be honored for running to the rescue of vessels and crews in distress across the seven seas.

Rwanda to Host WTTC Global Summit 2023, Showcase the Power of Sustainable Tourism

The Rwandan capital of Kigali was announced as the host city for the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Global Summit 2023, marking the first time the event will visit Africa.

Xenia 2022: Η RevitUp.direct παρουσίασε καινοτόμες προτάσεις για το μέλλον του Revenue Management

Η RevitUp.direct συμμετείχε ενεργά στην Xenia 2022 με μία καινοτόμα παρουσίαση για το μέλλον του Revenue Management.

Athens in Top 10 Most Attractive European Cities for Hotel Investments

Athens is among the most attractive European cities for hotel investments in 2023, found a survey released by Deloitte.

Cities Winning Over Tourists Again After Pandemic

City destinations worldwide are winning over travelers once again after a slowdown due to Covid-19, found the latest WTTC report.

UNWTO and European Commission Share Joint Vision for Tourism’s Future

UNWTO has joined the European Commission in emphasizing the importance of jobs, education and investments for achieving the shared vision for a revitalized tourism sector.

AEGEAN to Boost Air Connectivity Between France and Greece in 2023

Greece’s flagship carrier AEGEAN will be increasing seats for the French market in 2023 to meet strong demand.

French Travel Agents Get to Know Trikala, Thessaly

Trikala's DMO promoted the destination’s tourism offerings to French travel agents during the Selectour conference held in Athens.