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Hundreds of Environmental Scientists Gather on Rhodes for 16th CEST2019 Conference

Rhodes recently hosted 420 environmental and technology experts from 81 countries for the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2019).

Smart Hospitality Center: Εκπαίδευση & πιστοποιήσεις από το AHLEI στην διαχείριση ξενοδοχείων

Η StudySmart και το AHLEI προσφέρουν μια νέα πρόταση στην επαγγελματική τουριστική εκπαίδευση που ακούει σε ένα όνομα… Smart Hospitality Center.

School for Tourist Guides to Open on Corfu

A school for tourist guides will open on the Ionian island of Corfu next year, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greek Culture Ministry Declares 2020 ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’

The Greek Culture Ministry is dedicating the year 2020 to the internationally-acclaimed Greek actress, activist, and former culture minister Melina Mercouri.

Sustainable Santorini Cruise Tourism Tops Minister – CLIA Europe Talks

Ways to facilitate cruise tourism to Santorini were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA Europe's Maria Deligianni.

Urban Renewal Programs Can Boost Athens’ Tourism, Says Deputy Minister

Urban renewal programs are key to transforming Attica into a vibrant urban center appealing to both residents and travelers, says Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

TEMES SA: €1.2bn in New Investments to Expand Award-winner Costa Navarino

TEMES SA, the company behind the award-winning Costa Navarino resort, is planning to proceed with a new round of investments worth 1.2 billion euros.

Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens Invests €2 Million for Revamp of Rooms and Suites

The Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens has completed the revamp a number of its rooms and suites, an investment worth some 2 million euros.

Piraeus Hosts Germany’s Rose of Charity Sailing Cup 2019 Event

Piraeus recently hosted the Rose of Charity Sailing Cup 2019, a German lifestyle event that aims to raise awareness on environmental issues.

Pylos Hosts Over 10,000 Visitors for Navarinia Festival 2019

Over 10,000 people were in Pylos, the Peloponnese, during October 18-20 to celebrate the 192nd anniversary of the Battle of Navarino.

Greece Sees Growing Tourism Numbers from France and the UK

French and British travelers boosted Greece's tourism arrivals and revenue during the first eight months of the year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Transport Infrastructure Projects in Greece in New Athens-Beijing Cooperation Agreement

A renewed cooperation agreement between Athens and Beijing includes potential transport infrastructure projects in Greece.

Marketing Greece Pushes for Zero Waste Tourism Policies with ‘Opa’ Campaign

Marketing Greece has launched a new campaign urging tourism enterprises and organizations to say “opa” to environmentally harmful practices and adopt zero waste policies.

Divani Caravel Opens Doors to New ‘Divine Acropolis View’ Suites

The Divani Caravel's brand new suites combine the Divani Collection Hotels signature hospitality experience with stunning views of the Acropolis.

Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Place Grace Hotel Santorini Among Greece’s Best

Auberge Resorts' Grace Hotel Santorini is included among Greece's top resorts for 2019, according to votes by travelers for the CNT Readers’ Choice Awards.

‘Out of the Blue’ Named Best Hotel for Children in Europe at Prix Villégiature Awards 2019

Crete’s Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort has been announced "Best Hotel for Children in Europe" at the prestigious Prix Villégiature Awards 2019.

Kalamaki Beach Resort’s Cleanup Event in Corinth Sees Great Turnout

The Kalamaki Beach Resort once again held a cleanup operation in Paleo Kalamaki near Corinth to raise awareness on the value of recycling.

Greek Tourism Revenue Up by 16.1% in August 2019

Travel receipts in Greece increased by 16.1 percent in August and by 13.6 percent during the January-August period, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Piraeus Port Sees Homeporting Grow by 18% in Jan-Sept

Homeporting activity at the port of Piraeus was up by 18.2 percent during the first nine months of 2019, according to the Piraeus Port Authority.

‘Dive in Blue Growth’ Event Focuses on Development of Diving Tourism in Greece

The development of diving parks and visitable underwater areas in Greece was discussed at the "Dive in Blue Growth" conference in Athens.