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Lamda Ready to Pour €2bn into Hellinikon Phase 1 Projects

Lamda Development plans to invest some 2 billion euros in the Hellinikon project in the next five years, up from its initial 1.1 billion euro plan.

UNWTO Report Offers Insight into Short-term Rental Challenges

Fair competition, consumer protection, planning and sustainability are the key areas of focus of a new report covering short-term rental practices released by UWNTO.

Zeus International Honored for Top Hospitality, Spa Services

Zeus International has received two SSLHLA awards for the prime hospitality and spa services offered at its Wyndham Athens Residence and Wyndham Grand Novi Vinodolski hotels.

Out of the Blue Resort Again Takes Home the ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort for the third consecutive year received the ‘Signum Virtutis” seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards event.

Creta Maris Revives Traditional Customs of Crete

The guests of the Creta Maris Beach Resort took part in two of the oldest customs of Crete for the production of raisins through traditional methods.

Royal Caribbean Announces Shanghai as Homeport of 5th ‘Oasis Class’ Ship

Royal Caribbean International's fifth Oasis Class ship, named "Wonder of the Seas", will set sail from Shanghai, China, in 2021.

Αφιερωμένο στον Λυκ Μπεσσόν το 10ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Τουριστικών Ταινιών Αμοργού

Την συνεισφορά του Λυκ Μπεσσόν στην ανάπτυξη της Αμοργού με το διάσημο "Απέραντο Γαλάζιο" θα τιμήσει το 10ο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Τουριστικών Ταινιών Αμοργού.

ICAP: Inbound Tourism Drives Greek Travel Operator Growth in 2018

The Greek travel agency sector saw its market share increase by 9 percent in 2018, driven in large part by a surge in inbound travel, says ICAP Group

Minister Backs Peloponnese Region to Increase Tourism Flows

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis is exploring why the Peloponnese Region accounts for only 2.6 percent of Greece's tourists.

ERA: EU’s Flight Compensation Rule Impacting Smaller Carriers

The European Regions Airline Association (ERA) is re-examining an EU legislation covering issues of compensation for travelers, claiming it is impacting smaller carriers.

New EIB Loan to Go Towards Greek Flood Protection Projects  

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will back new investments to protect homes and businesses across Greece from flooding and climate change.

Minoan Lines Wraps Up Santorini Palace Ferry Routes

Minoan Lines has announced that its high speed vessel Santorini Palace will complete its scheduled ferry routes for the 2019 season on October 14.

Elite Athletes Lived the Santorini Experience 2019

Amateur and professional athletes from all over the world participated in the Santorini Experience sports tourism event during October 4-6.

Axia Hospitality Receives the 2019 ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

Axia Hospitality received the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2019 that was held in Athens.

Scoot Named Best Low-cost Carrier at TTG Travel Awards 2019

Scoot, the low cost arm of Singapore Airlines, has been named “Best Low-cost Carrier” for the Asia Pacific region at the 30th TTG Travel Awards 2019.

Ετήσιο συνέδριο ΣΕΤΕ – «Redefining Realities: #someREACTdifferent»

Οι έννοιες της βιώσιμης ανάπτυξης, της καινοτομίας και των εμπειριών, θα αναπτυχθούν στις τρεις ενότητες του φετινού ετήσιου συνεδρίου του ΣΕΤΕ.

Λήγουν σήμερα οι ηλεκτρονικές δηλώσεις εγγραφής στο Kythnos Challenge

Λήγουν σήμερα οι ηλεκτρονικές δηλώσεις εγγραφής στο Kythnos Challenge, το οποίο θα διεξαχθεί στις 19 και 20 Οκτωβρίου.

Greece Gains Ground with Canadians, Australians in 2016-2018

Canada, Australia, Denmark, the US and Poland were the top source markets for Greece over the 2016-2018 period, according to INSETE.

ABTA: Brits Plan to Stop by Greece in Next 12 Months

British travelers have a soft spot for Greece with 13 percent planning to visit in the next 12 months, a study by ABTA reveals.

More Greek Destinations in Cruise Company Plans, Says CLIA

International cruise companies are looking to include more Greek destinations in their future itineraries, says the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).