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Greece is an Attractive Investment Opportunity in Med and Europe, Says Minister

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invites Greek and foreign investors to take advantage of the new prospects and invest in Greek tourism.

Shipping Minister: Corfu-Othoni Islands Ferry Link Set for 2019

Greek Shipping Minister Fotis Kouvelis announced that a ferry route linking the Ionian island of Corfu with the Othoni islands would launch at the start of 2019.

UNESCO Sites in Greece Among 47 in Danger Due to Rising Sea Levels

Rhodes' Medieval City, Corfu's Old Town and Delos are among 47 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Mediterranean facing the threat of rising sea levels and erosion.

Mirum Hellas Moves Ahead with Elounda Luxury Hotel, Holiday Home Venture

Mirum Hellas is moving ahead with a 410-million-euro luxury tourism project including the construction of holiday homes in Elounda, Crete.

DiscoverEU: Free Tickets Available for 18-year-olds to Travel Around Europe

As of November 29, 18-year-olds in the EU can apply for a free ticket to travel around Europe between April 15 and October 31, 2019.

Navarino Challenge 2018 Welcomes 2,500 Athletes from 36 Countries

More than 2,500 professional and amateur athletes of all ages participated in Greece's award-winning sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge 2018”, which took place in Messinia.

Grace Hotels to Join Auberge Resorts Collection

Grace Hotels, a luxury hotel collection owned by the Libra Group, will be joining the Auberge Resorts Collection, an international luxury resort brand.

‘Thessbrunch’ Returns with New Autumn Menus and Events in Thessaloniki

After a short summer break, Thessbrunch, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, returns with new autumn menus and events.

Athens ICOMIA World Marinas Conference to Focus on Growth

The viability of Europe’s marina industry will be the focus of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference to be held in Athens during October 25-27.

ITB Asia 2018 Finishes on a High with Record-breaking Numbers

Asia’s leading travel trade show, ITB Asia, wrapped up on a high as the annual event achieved record-breaking numbers, according to Messe Berlin (Singapore).

Ανακοινώθηκαν τα ξενοδοχειακά workshops του 100% Hotel Show 2018!

Τα workshops του 100% Hotel Show 2018 καλύπτουν ένα ευρύ φάσμα θεμάτων, που ξεκινάει από τις πωλήσεις και φτάνει μέχρι τον αρχιτεκτονικό σχεδιασμό των ξενοδοχείων.

Investors Eyeing Greece for Resort & Hotel Real Estate, Says Survey

Greece, Spain and Italy have been ranked at the top as being the most attractive countries in the Mediterranean for investors.

Corfu’s Kassiopi Tourism Project Set to Take Off in 2019

Works for the 120-million-euro tourism project of NCH Capital in the Kassiopi region on the island of Corfu, are set to begin in early 2019.

Athens’ SNFCC Wins Over the Crowds with Culture

Since its handover to the Greek state last year, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has welcomed some 3.4 million visitors.

Airlines Making Contingency Plans Ahead of Potential Brexit Upset

Unclear air traffic regulations due to Brexit, may lead to disruption, or even worse, to the complete halt of operations for up to a week.

Cobalt Air Suspends Operations, Cypriot Ministry Pledges to Help Stranded Passengers

The Ministry of Transport of Cyprus announced that it would provide support to all those stranded by the collapse of Cobalt Air.

Piraeus Bank Signs Financing Agreement of €40m with Thomas Cook Hotel Investments

Greece's Piraeus Bank has signed a financing agreement of €40 million with Thomas Cook Hotel Investments, a joint venture between Thomas Cook plc and LMEY Investments.

Ryanair: New Kefalonia – Berlin Route from April 2019

Ryanair has announced a new route from the Greek island of Kefalonia to Berlin Tegel, with a twice-weekly service commencing in April 2019.

Domotel Hotels Launches ‘Life Experiences’, Holds Special Wine Event

Domotel, a chain of boutique and lifestyle hotels, has launched its “Domotel Life Experiences” program, which focuses on gastronomy and wine.

Scoot Gives Greek Travel Agents an Aircraft Tour of its B787 Dreamliner

Singapore Airlines-owned Scoot and Athens International Airport (AIA) recently gave Greek travel agents an aircraft tour of the B787 Dreamliner.