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‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Ready to Make its Comeback

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” will make its comeback to the Greek capital during November 13-14, following its absence last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Έναρξη υποβολής ενδιαφέροντος για 7 τουριστικές σχολές του ΟΑΕΔ

Ξεκίνησε η περίοδος υποβολής ενδιαφέροντος για την εκπαίδευση νέων στις επτά πειραματικές τουριστικές σχολές του ΟΑΕΔ.

O όμιλος Grecotel κέρδισε 7 βραβεία στα Greek Hospitality Awards 2021

Ο όμιλος Grecotel ξεχώρισε στη φετινή διοργάνωση των Greek Hospitality Awards, λαμβάνοντας 7 βραβεία για τις υπηρεσίες υψηλής ποιότητας που προσφέρει.

Χρυσή διάκριση στα Greek Hospitality Awards για το Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki

Το Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki απέσπασε το χρυσό βραβείο ως το καλύτερο “θέρετρο” ξενοδοχείο πόλης στην Ελλάδα, στα Greek Hospitality Awards.

Minister Kikilias: Investments Next Step for Greece Tourism Growth

Investments play a major role in the efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product and achieve growth, says Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Commission: EU Certificate ‘Crucial’ to Europe’s Covid-19 Response

The EU Digital Covid-19 Certificate has played a decisive role in Europe’s response to the pandemic and facilitated travel, according to a European Commission report.

Crete’s Gournes Project Attracts Four Bidders

A tender for the exploitation of the former US military base of Gournes on Crete, also referred to as the “mini-Ellinikon”, has attracted four bidders.

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Greece to Fund New Smart Cities Program with €320 Million

Greece’s Smart Cities program, which involves the digital transformation of municipalities, will be funded with 320 million euros, Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis announced.

Athens Limits Traffic to City Center with New Alternate Day Regulation

Starting on October 25, entrance into a defined area in the center of Athens will be allowed to certain vehicles based on an odd/even traffic regulation system.

Mount Olympus Presented as Alternative Tourism Destination to German Market

The many alternative tourism activities that can take place on Mount Olympus were presented to German travel professionals by the Region of Central Macedonia.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Geopark Aiming to Join UNESCO Global Network

The Municipality of Lavreotiki has initiated a nomination process for the inscription of its geopark on UNESCO’s Global Geoparks Network list.

Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 Lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday during a ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

Χρυσό βραβείο για την Mideast Travel Worldwide στα Greek Hospitality Awards 2021

Η Mideast Travel Worldwide κέρδισε ένα Gold Award στην κατηγορία Best VIP & Luxury Travel Services στα Greek Hospitality Awards 2021.

Τρία βραβεία απέσπασε το Grand Hotel Palace στα Greek Hospitality Awards 2021

Το ξενοδοχείο Grand Hotel Palace διακρίθηκε με 3 σημαντικά βραβεία στα Greek Hospitality Awards 2021.

US will Lift Travel Ban for Vaccinated EU, UK Citizens on November 8

The United States will open to foreign nationals that are fully vaccinated, including from the UK and Europe, from November 8.

International Travel Flows to Greece Continue Steady Trend

International arrivals to Greece are maintaining the momentum of previous months marking a 110.5% increase in September compared to the same month a year ago.

Entering Greece: Covid-19 Travel Rules Extended

All of Greece’s Covid-19 travel rules for international flights and passengers have been extended.

Covid-19: EU Summit to Examine Freer Travel Movement, Simpler Rules 

EU leaders are expected to request the mutual recognition of Covid-19 certificates from third countries in an attempt to facilitate travel in and out of the EU. 

Road Arrivals to Greece Pick Up Pace in August

The number of road arrivals to Greece gained momentum in August exceeding the 1 million mark, according to INSETE data.