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Kos Needs New Tourism Destination Brand Identity, Says Ministry

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to establish a new tourism destination brand identity for the Aegean island of Kos.

New Provision for Greece’s Thomas Cook-hit Tourism Businesses

Greece’s Independent Authority for Public Revenue will allow an income tax deduction for businesses affected by the Thomas Cook collapse.

Greece Cruise Tourism Recovers with Increased Arrivals and Revenue in 2019

Greece’s cruise tourism industry generated more revenue in 2019 thanks to increased passenger and ship arrivals, according to the Bank of Greece.

Tourism Minister Says Greek Brexit Bill Key to Smooth Transition

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis underlined the significance of a Brexit regulations bill that was tabled in parliament.

Greece-bound Austrian Tourists Set to Rise in 2020

The number of Austrian travelers to Greece is expected to rise this year, says the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

EU Funds New Motorway Section in Central Greece

The European Commission has approved an investment of 255 million euros from the Cohesion Fund to construct the Lamia-Xyniada motorway section in Central Greece.

AKS Hotels Announces Dimitris Kakaris as New General Manager

Greek hospitality group AKS Hotels has appointed Dimitris Kakaris as its new General Manager.

Short-term Rental Expert AirDNA to Present Data at Athens Conference

AirDNA will present data on the Greek short-term rental market, during the BnB Guest Conference 2020 in Athens.

‘Discover the World’ Partners with Asian Carrier GoAir

Discover the World, a leading global travel sales specialist, has partnered with Asian carrier GoAir, aiming to expand the airline's reach into new markets.

Enjoy Santorini the Aqua Vista Hotels Way

Aqua Vista Hotels presents a few of its exclusive properties on Santorini that are sure to offer unforgettable hospitality experiences to travelers.

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Το Σχολείο Τουρισμού OnTour NEXT GEN «μιλάει» στη γλώσσα των νέων ταλέντων του τουρισμού της Ελλάδας, τονίζει η Λία Ζαμπέτογλου, Διευθύντρια Εκπαίδευσ...

Greece’s Jan-Sept 2019 Tourism Receipts Concentrated in Five Regions

Five regions in Greece, including South Aegean and Crete, generated the strongest highest tourism revenue in the January-September 2019 period.

Greece’s Lodging Professionals Not Satisfied with 2019 Results

The Hellenic Confederation of Tourist Accommodation Entrepreneurs (SETKE) is calling on the government to ease taxation citing below par performance in 2019.

European Best Destination 2020 – Vote for Athens!

Athens is competing with 19 popular cities in Europe for the title of "European Best Destination 2020".

Travelers from Turkey Choose Alexandroupolis in 2019

The Northeastern Greek town of Alexandroupolis emerged as a favorite travel destination for visitors from Turkey in 2019, marking an 11% rise.

Accor Now Counts 3,000 Properties in Europe

Accor has opened its 3,000th property in Europe, confirming its place as the leading hotel operator in the region, with a total of 340,000 rooms across 39 countries.

Europe to Welcome 20,000 More Young Travelers in 2020 via DiscoverEU

Around 20,000 18-year-olds are set to receive a travel pass to Europe under the fourth and latest round of DiscoverEU, an initiative of the European Commission.

Exhibition at Athens Airport Presents the Hills ‘West of the Acropolis’

The Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition that presents the area of the hills located west of the Acropolis site in the Greek capital.

Celebrity Cruises Announces Activist Reshma Saujani as Godmother of ‘Apex’ Ship

Celebrity Cruises has announced activist Reshma Saujani as the godmother of Celebrity Apex, the second ship in the brand’s Edge Series of vessels.

Greek Government Sets Goals for Tourism in 2020

The priorities for Greek tourism in 2020 were set by Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.