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Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

Bratti Hotel Signage: Νέα πρόταση στη σήμανση των ξενοδοχείων

Στις ξενοδοχειακές εκθέσεις του Νοεμβρίου, η Bratti Hotel Signage θα φέρει μια νέα πρόταση στον τρόπο που τα καταλύματα σχεδιάζουν την σήμανσή τους.

Ο Πάνος Αλμυράντης Πρόεδρος της Κριτικής Επιτροπής των Greek Hotel of the Year Awards 2020

Ανανεωμένη είναι η κριτική επιτροπή των Greek Hotel of the Year Awards, με Πρόεδρο τον Πάνο Αλμυράντη.

Tourism Paves Way to New Era in Greece-China Ties

The Tourism Ministry is preparing a strategic plan to reach out to the Chinese market, aiming to bring some 500,000 Chinese travelers to Greece by 2021.

Piraeus Port to Transform with €140m Backing from EIB

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has formally agreed to provide 140 million euros to support expansion and upgrading of Piraeus Port, Greece's main port.

‘Dark Tourism’ on Central Macedonia Stakeholders Agenda

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders explored ways to tap into “dark tourism” by opening up sites that have in the past been marked by tragedy.

Cancelled Flights Get Astra Airlines Under Greek Aviation Authority Supervision

Greece’s Civil Aviation Authority is assessing whether Astra Airlines will be able to continue operations after the carrier recently cancelled a number of flights.

Ancient and Medieval Shipwrecks Come to Light off Kasos Island

Ancient and medieval shipwrecks were recently discovered by archaeologists carrying an underwater survey off the Dodecanese island of Kasos.

Athens Mayor Talks Tourism, Culture and Education in Shanghai

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis covered issues of tourism, culture and education during his recent visit to Shanghai, China.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization’s Website Now ‘Speaks’ Spanish

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has launched the Spanish version of its official website, aiming to attract Spanish-speaking travelers to the northern port city.

SWISS Celebrates Perfection with ‘Imperfect’ Campaign

As part of its “SWISS Celebrates Perfection” campaign, SWISS has launched a number of “mildly infuriating videos” designed to grind the gears of those who share the brand’s detail-oriented mindset.

New Appointment in Sabre Hospitality for EMEA & APAC

Sabre Hospitality Solutions has appointed Frank Trampert as its new managing director and chief commercial officer for EMEA and APAC.

Global Spotlight on Greece as ‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic 2019’ Breaks All Records

Over 60,000 runners from 120 countries showed up in the Greek capital on Sunday, to participate in the 37th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” event.

Ένα πείραμα Ξενοδοχειακού Αρχιτεκτονικού Φωτισμού στο 100% Hotel Show 2019

Τρεις επιλεγμένοι Lighting Designers διαμορφώνουν μια ξεχωριστή εμπειρία για τους επισκέπτες του 100% Hotel Show 2019.

Οι νικητές του 10ου Φεστιβάλ Τουριστικών Ταινιών Αμοργού

Κατά τη διάρκεια μιας λαμπρής τελετής απονεμήθηκαν τα βραβεία του 10ου Φεστιβάλ Τουριστικών Ταινιών Αμοργού, στις 4 Νοεμβρίου στην Αμοργό.

Philoxenia-Hotelia: Αισιόδοξα μηνύματα από τον υπουργό Τουρισμού, κ. Χάρη Θεοχάρη

Ο υπουργός Τουρισμού, κ. Χάρης Θεοχάρης, έστειλε αισιόδοξα μηνύματα για την πορεία του ελληνικού τουριστικού προϊόντος, από το βήμα των εγκαινίων των εκθέσεων Philoxenia και H...

SEV: Doing Business in Greece Still Tough

The ease of doing business in Greece is improving but at a very slow pace and with inadequate steps, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

Rhodes to Welcome School for Tourist Guides

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to open a school for tourist guides on the Dodecanese island of Rhodes, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Thessaloniki Film Studio Aiming to Welcome Hollywood Productions in 2020

A film studio to operate in Thessaloniki, Greece, will be ready to welcome Hollywood productions by 2020, says Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Ryanair to Relaunch Athens – Chania Route for Summer 2020

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair will relaunch the Athens - Chania route, as part of its schedule for the summer of 2020.