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Το Swiss Education Group φέρνει στην Αθήνα το τρίτο Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders Workshop

Το Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland διοργανώνει για ακόμα μία χρονιά το Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders Summer Camp στην καρδιά της Αθήνας.

UNWTO Announces Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

The 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition, designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform the sports tourism sector in the near future, has launched.

Lufthansa Group Airlines Increase Fuel Efficiency by 30% Since 1994

The airlines of Lufthansa Group increased their fuel efficiency by 30 percent since 1994, according to "Balance", the group's 25th sustainability report.

Fresh Hotel Athens Welcomes Guests to Renovated Rooms

The Fresh Hotel Athens has renovated its rooms, aiming to offer authentic hospitality experiences right in the center of the Greek capital.

Cookoo Restaurant: Mediterranean Palace Opens New Meeting Point in Thessaloniki

The Mediterranean Palace hotel has opened its Cookoo Comfort Food restaurant, aiming for it to become the new meeting point for Thessaloniki’s residents and visitors.

Sky Express Signs Interconnection Agreement with Middle East Airlines

Sky Express has signed an agreement with Middle East Airlines, allowing the passengers of Lebanon's national carrier to travel across its network of 32 domestic destinations.

National Bank of Greece – EIB Invest in Green and Urban Infrastructure

The National Bank of Greece and the EIB have launched a new green and urban infrastructure investment scheme in Greece.

WWF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Plastic-free Actions

Greece produces 700,000 tons of plastic waste annually - 68 kilos per person - with some 11,500 finding their way into Greek seas, according to a WWF report.

Strong Greek Presence at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Greek companies active in biotechnology, manufacturing, agri-food and digital technology, participated in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held in Washington.

Greek Consumer Group: Know Your Beach Rights

Greek beaches, whether private or public, are required by law to provide access to all bathers, according to Greece’s main consumers group, EKPIZO.

WTTC – JLL New Report to Prepare Destinations for Tourism Growth

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched ‘Destination 2030’, the first comprehensive assessment of cities’ readiness for tourism growth.

Airbnb Expands to Adventure Travel Market with New Service

Airbnb has launched an "Adventure" tour category that offers guests the opportunity to live multi-day experiences such as traveling around the world in 80 days.

Zeus International Receives Title of ‘Greek Business Champion’

Zeus International was announced as a "Greek Business Champion" at the “Protagonists of the Greek Economy” awards for 2019.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

Ferrari Club Passione Rossa ‘Drives’ to Greece for 20th Birthday

Passione Rossa, the most popular Ferrari car owners’ club in Italy, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a journey that includes stops in Greece.

Σε δύο εβδομάδες το Syrathlon 2019

Δύο εβδομάδες έμειναν μέχρι την μεγάλη αθλητική γιορτή το Syrathlon, που θα φιλοξενήσει η 'Αρχόντισσα των Κυκλάδων' στις 28-30 Ιουνίου.

Greece Growth Still Laggard Among EU Members, Says Eurostat

Annual GDP growth in Greece slowed down in Q1 2019 compared to the previous three quarters, according to figures released by Eurostat.

Europeans Boosting Budget for Travel in 2019

Europeans are boosting their budget for travel aiming to spend 3 percent more on their holidays this year, according to the Europ Assistance Annual Holiday Barometer.

Shipping Chamber Chief: Strong Benefits for Thessaloniki from Homeporting

Thessaloniki tourism professionals as well as the local economy stand to gain if the northern city port can attract homeporting activity.

Ebbing Demand, Rising Costs Take a Toll on 2019 Airline Profits

Diminishing demand and increasing costs are taking a toll on airline profits, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which cut its 2019 outlook for the air transport industry.