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More Finnish Tourists Expected to Visit Greece in 2020

Finnish tourist arrivals to Greece are expected to rise by 10 percent in 2020, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greek Health Officials Issue Precautionary Guidelines for New Virus

Despite the limited risk of a new SARS-like virus entering Greece, the country's health officials have issued safety precautions.

Greece Remembers Melina Mercouri with Year Full of Cultural Events

Greece will host a number of cultural events this year to mark the 100-year anniversary since the birth of Greek actress, activist, and former culture minister Melina Mercouri.

Sustainability Matters for the Greek Tourism Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry has begun its transition to the "NO Plastic" era by placing recycling bins on its premises.

Halkidiki’s Philoxenia Hotel Receives ‘Green Key’ Eco-label for its Environmental Policy

The Philoxenia Hotel, located in Halkidiki, has been certified with the Green Key eco-label for its environmental policy.

SWOT Adds Mykonos Princess Hotel to its Network

SWOT has entered into a partnership with Mykonos Princess Hotel in the field of sales representation and development.

‘Sunny Greece’ Welcomes Angelos Samolis as its New Sales Manager

Greek tour operator Sunny Greece Travel & Tourism has appointed Angelos Samolis as its new sales manager.

Παράταση έως 26 Ιανουαρίου για την υποβολή αιτήσεων στον CapsuleT

Ως την Κυριακή 26 Ιανουαρίου η υποβολή αιτήσεων για την ένταξη travel tech startups στον 2ο κύκλο του CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator.

Έντονο το ενδιαφέρον στο 4o Forum Γαστρονομικού Τουρισμού

Έντονο ενδιαφέρον παρουσίασε το 4o Forum με θέμα την Ανάπτυξη του Γαστρονομικού Τουρισμού, που πραγματοποιήθηκε στις 17 Ιανουάριου στην Αθήνα.

EBRD-led Sustainable Tourism Plan for Rhodes Underway

Rhodes is next in line for the implementation of a pilot plan for the sustainable development of the destination.

‘Fun’ Greece at the Top of Dutch Travelers’ Wish List for 2020

Fun and entertainment are the top points in the mind of Dutch travelers when selecting Greece, with local tour operators expecting bookings to rise this year.

Greek Shipping Ministry Approves Routes for Two Ferry Operators

The Greek Shipping Ministry has given the green light to two coastal ferry companies to operate certain routes to the Greek islands.

Ministry to Set Up Steering Committee for Greece’s Strategic Tourism Plan

The Greek Tourism Ministry will set up a steering committee to oversee the actions of Greece's upcoming strategic tourism plan.

Brexit Uncertainty, Thomas Cook Collapse Slowed 2019 Global Tourism Growth

Factors such as Brexit uncertainty and the Thomas Cook collapse, contributed to a slower growth for international tourism in 2019, says the UNWTO.

DiaNEOsis Study Reveals Refugees’ Experience of Greece

A new study carried out by research institute diaNEOsis looks into how immigrants and refugees see Greece.

Hill International to Support Fraport Greece for the Upgrade of 14 Greek Airports

Hill International has been selected by Fraport Greece to provide project management support for the upgrade of its 14 regional airports in Greece.

Booking.com: Greece in Top 10 for Offering Exceptional Guest Experiences

Greece is among the 10 countries honored for offering exceptional hospitality experiences to its visitors, according to Booking.com’s 2020 Traveller Review Awards list.

4th Messinia Pro-Am Event Attracts Legendary German Goalkeeper and Golf Course Architect

German goalkeeper Sepp Maier and American golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. will take part in the 4th Messinia Pro-Am event at Costa Navarino in Greece.

HotelBrain Supports Greek Fine Food Exhibition ‘Expotrof’ in Athens

HotelBrain is supporting “Expotrof, The Greek Fine Food Exhibition”, scheduled to take place at Helexpo Maroussi in Athens during January 24-26.

Άνοιξαν οι εγγραφές για το Run Together Thessaloniki 2020

Η αντίστροφη μέτρηση για το Run Together Thessaloniki 2020, που θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 8 Μαρτίου, ξεκίνησε με την έναρξη των ηλεκτρονικών εγγραφών.