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‘The Great Gatsby’ Becomes Immersive Cinema Experience at Grand Hyatt Athens

Baz Luhrmann’s romantic drama film "The Great Gatsby" will become an immersive movie experience at the Grand Hyatt Athens hotel in the Greek capital with Cinema Alive, Greece's first immersive cinema.

Main Reasons to Visit MITT Exhibition in Moscow

The 26th MITT is opening its doors in Moscow this March and its organizer, ITE Group, gives us the main reasons for professionals to visit.

Greek MPs Pass Thematic/Special Interest Tourism Bill by Majority Vote

Greece has passed a bill covering thematic and special interest tourism, the upgrade of tourism training and the strengthening of entrepreneurship.

Draft Law on Incentives for Strategic Investments Open for Debate

A bill that foresees a series of incentives aimed at stimulating strategic investment activity in Greece, has been opened to public consultation until December 17.

Cultural Tourism Key to Sustaining Communities, Safeguarding Heritage

A clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders is essential, according to the UNWTO and UNESCO.

Athens Airport Counts Over 1.6m Passengers in November

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) in November recorded a robust increase of 12.3 percent, reaching 1.62 million.

Extra Charges Driving Airline Revenues Sky High, Says Report

Extra fees for luggage, seat selection and in advance bookings are expected to boost airline revenue by 13 percent to 92.9 billion dollars in 2018, according to a report by IdeaWorksCompany and CarTrawler.

Ryanair Announces New Thessaloniki – Krakow Route for Summer 2019

Ryanair will launch a new route that will connect the Greek city of Thessaloniki with Krakow, Poland, in summer 2019.

‘Santorini Experience’ Sports Tourism Event Earns International Distinction

The “Santorini Experience” sports tourism event received a distinction at the Travel & Hospitality Awards, which recognizes accomplishments across the travel industry.

‘Antikythera Shipwreck’ Exhibition in Beijing Extended to February 2019

An exhibition on Greece's Antikythera shipwreck, running at The Palace Museum in Beijing, China, will be extended by two months, after the event received a huge turnout.

Liostasi Hotel on Ios Honored for ‘Dreamiest Design’ at SLH Awards 2018

Ios' Liostasi Hotel & Suites has won the “Dreamiest Design Award” at the Small Luxury Hotels (SLH) of the World Awards 2018, for its unique facilities and aesthetics.

NJV Athens Plaza Adds a Twist to its Restaurant Menu

“The Parliament”, the historic restaurant of the NJV Athens Plaza hotel in Athens, has revealed its new menu, which offers Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist.

ECTAA: European Travel Agents to Meet in Łódź, Poland, for Spring 2019 Meeting

The European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Association (ECTAA) will meet in Łódź, Poland, in June 2019, for its semi-annual meeting.

Jan-Aug Visitors to Greece Up by 19%, Dynamic to Continue into 2019

Greece saw its visitor numbers rise by 19 percent during January-August 2018, with the upward trend expected to continue into 2019.

Revision to Greek Casino Law Paves Way for Hellinikon Project, Minister Says

An amendment to a law on the licensing terms for casino operations in Greece is expected to set the Hellinikon development project into action.

Athens’ Christmas Tree to Light Up on December 11 at Special Event

Athens is getting ready to welcome the Christmas holidays under the massive Christmas tree on Syntagma Square, set to light up on Tuesday, December 11.

SETE to Support Wine Tourism Initiatives

Integrating wine activities into tourism to create a comprehensive product and bring added value to the overall Greece tourist experience, was the focus of a SETE workshop.

Attica Region Embarks on Tourism Roadshow to The Netherlands, Belgium

The Region of Attica, during December 10-11, will embark on a tourism roadshow in The Netherlands and Belgium to promote the travel options of its destinations.

Nelios Launches New Hybrid CMS Platform for Hotel Websites

Greek digital marketing agency Nelios has launched the “Hotel Ease”, an innovative Hybrid CMS platform, designed to cover the needs of hotel websites.

Finnair Chooses Amadeus Network Revenue Management to Drive Greater Profitability

Finnair has chosen to use the Amadeus Network Revenue Management solution to improve accuracy in forecasting customer demand and better optimize its origin and destination network.