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Commission Sets Growth for Greece at 3.5%

Greece’s real GDP will grow by 3.5% in 2022 and remain high at 3.1% in 2023, driven by a full tourism comeback, according to the European Commission.

High-speed Athens-Thessaloniki ETR 470 Train Makes Debut

Travelers to Thessaloniki from Athens will now be able to reach the city in under four hours on board the new high-speed ETR 470 train put into service by train operator TrainOSE.

Athens: Photos of Russia’s War on Ukraine Displayed on Vasilissis Olgas Avenue

An outdoor photo exhibition reflecting the devastating consequences of Russia’s war on Ukraine has opened on Vassilisis Olgas Avenue near the center of Athens, Greece.

Poland’s National Geographic Traveler Reveals 25 Hotspots in Greece

The latest Polish edition of National Geographic Traveler has dedicated 200 pages to 25 landmark destinations in Greece, located on the mainland and the islands.

flydubai Adds Mykonos and Santorini to Flight Network this Summer

flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, will begin flights to the popular Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini this summer from June 24.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Brings Elite Tennis Coaching to Athens Riviera

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens has joined forces with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis to offer its guests world class tennis coaching, wellness events and more.

Greece Examines Reducing VAT on F&B, Tourism, Transport Services

The Greek government is considering extending to the end of the year a reduced VAT scheme that currently applies to tourism, transport and F&B services.

Greece Counts on International Film Productions for Extra Promotion

The importance of film productions for the promotion of Greece was highlighted by Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou while at the Nu Boyana Film Studios in Thessaloniki.

Michelin-Starred Chef Ollie Dabbous Presents Greece’s Wines at London Event

Michelin-starred Chef Ollie Dabbous presented the wine routes and varieties of four Greek regions – Macedonia, Peloponnese, Cyclades and Crete - to foreign journalists in London.

Greece’s MarBella Collection Hotels Introduce Summer 2022 Offerings for Guests

MarBella Collection, a group of three five-star luxury hotels in Greece - two located on Corfu and another in the Epirus region - has unveiled its news for its summer 2022 offerings.

Mykonos is Europe’s Most Instagrammable Relaxing Location

The popular Greek island of Mykonos is Europe's most Instagrammable tranquil location, according to recent research.

Autohellas Sees Big Increase in Turnover and Profits in January-March

Autohellas, a Greek company that provides short-term car rental and long-term leasing services, recorded an increase in net results during the first quarter of 2022 year-on-year.

Ο ταξιδιωτικός οργανισμός Navigator Travel κέρδισε 2 βραβεία στα Tourism Awards 2022

Ο ταξιδιωτικός οργανισμός Navigator Travel έλαβε δύο αργυρά βραβεία στα Tourism Awards 2022.

Υψηλή διάκριση για τον Ενιαίο Φορέα Τουρισμού της Π.Ε. Τρικάλων

Ο Ενιαίος Φορέας Τουρισμού της Π.Ε. Τρικάλων απέσπασε το αργυρό βραβείο στην κατηγορία  Destination management / Destination branding στα Tourism Awards 2022.

Study: Russia-Ukraine War Leaves Tourism to Greece Untouched

Greece’s tourism sector appears to be resilient to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war, according to a study released this week by Alpha Bank.

Individual Hotel Booking Rates in Greece Set to Rise by 10-15%

Individual booking rates for hotels are expected to rise this summer by 10-15%, says Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

ETC Sees Full Comeback for Domestic Travel in Europe this Year

Domestic travel is expected to recover fully in 2022 as the Covid-19 pandemic gradually subsides, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Air France Launches ‘ACT’ Program to Reduce its Carbon Emissions

Air France has launched the “Air France ACT”, a program presenting its new decarbonisation trajectory aiming for 30% less CO2 emissions per passenger/km by 2030, compared to 2019.

Athens’ Gallery Walk to Make 37 ‘Stops’ in the Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens is inviting residents and visitors to experience its “Gallery Walk” events that are taking place in various locations around the city during May 12-13.

Acropolis Museum Opens Doors for European and Global Celebrations

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is organizing a number of events for its visitors to mark the celebrations for this year’s European Night of Museums and International Museum Day.