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Greece Airport Traffic Up by 9% in Q1 2019

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports increased by 9 percent in the first three months of the year, according to the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Heraklion Home-porting Boosts Cruise Passenger Traffic by 39%

Thanks to increasing home-porting actions, the Cretan town of Heraklion marked a 39 percent rise in cruise traveler numbers in 2018 against 2017.

Aktor Concessions SA Preferred Bidder for 40-year Alimos Marina Deal

Greek company Aktor Concessions SA has been selected as the preferred bidder for the right to manage the Alimos Marina in southern Athens.

Kavala and Thasos Come Together for Tourism

Marketing Greece has launched the new “Tourism Partnership for Kavala-Thasos” in efforts to further develop and promote the tourism offerings of both destinations.

Mykonos Welcomes ‘The Wild Hotel’ and ‘Ftelia Beach Club’

The Interni Group in May will open two new properties on Mykonos: The Wild Hotel at Kalafati beach and Ftelia Beach Club at Ftelia bay.

TAL Aviation Appointed to Represent SunExpress Airline in Greece

Turkey-based leisure airline SunExpress has signed an agreement with TAL Aviation for its representation in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania.

New Faces: Georgina Parra, Sales Manager at Athens Marriott Hotel

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Georgina Parra, the sales manager of the Athens Marriott Hotel, located on Syngrou Avenue in the Greek capital.

Στον Βόλο θα διεξαχθεί το 4ο Ετήσιο Συνέδριο της International Place Branding Association

Forum ανταλλαγής ιδεών και σημείο διασύνδεσης όσων σχετίζονται με το branding τόπου θα είναι το 4ο ετήσιο συνέδριο της Διεθνούς Ένωσης Branding Τόπου.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Seeking to Increase Visitor Numbers and Spending

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are expressing concern over the number of visitors and tourism-related revenue, which in 2018 came to 420 million euros.

Greek Gov’t Considers Allowing Municipality Say-so in Airbnb Policies

The Greek government is considering handing over responsibility of short-term home sharing policies to local authorities.

French President Vows to Rebuild Notre Dame After Calamitous Fire

A day after Paris' 850-year-old Cathedral of Notre Dame fell to flames, French President Emmanuel Macron pledged that it will be rebuilt.

Greece’s First ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Deemed a Complete Success

Greece’s first IRONMAN 70.3 event was deemed a complete success, as it attracted more than 4,500 athletes, team members, volunteers and sports lovers from all over the world to Costa Navarino in Messinia.

Mykonos’ Kenshō Resorts Ready to Welcome Guests for Summer 2019

Kenshō Ornos and Psarou, two award-winning five-star resorts located on the Greek island of Mykonos, are ready to welcome their guests for the summer season.

Minoan Lines: Extra Itinerary from Piraeus to Cyclades and Crete on April 23

Minoan Lines will add an extra itinerary from Piraeus to the Cyclades islands and Heraklion (Crete) on Holy Tuesday, April 23, due to increased passenger traffic expected for the Greek Orthodox Easter holiday.

Hotels.com: Crete’s Kydon Hotel is ‘Loved by Guests’

Crete's "Kydon, The Heart City Hotel", has been honored for its prime hospitality services with the “Loved by Guests" award by Hotels.com.

HotelRev Selects HotelAvailabilities’ Channel Manager Platform

HotelRev, which offers revenue management solutions to hotels, has teamed up with HotelAvailabilities for the use of its Channel Manager platform by its members.

Experiencing Cretan Cuisine in Heraklion

Karatarakis Hotels and Restaurants reveals two restaurant selections on Crete that guarantee excellent selections to experience authentic Greek gastronomy.

Κάνε ΤΩΡΑ τον… άθλο σου στη Σύρο!

Το μεγάλο τριαθλητικό ραντεβού αυτού του καλοκαιριού, το Syrathlon 2019 και η "Αρχόντισσα των Κυκλάδων", η Σύρος σας περιμένουν, το τριήμερο 28-30 Ιουνίου.

Χρυσό βραβείο για το Hotel Megatrends Project 2018 στα Tourism Awards 2019

Το Hotel Megatrends project, που παρουσιάστηκε στην Xenia 2018, πήρε το χρυσό βραβείο στην κατηγορία Major Tourism Event στα Tourism Awards 2019.

Greek Hoteliers, Environmentalists Furious Over Shady Shoreline Bill

Greece’s hoteliers and environmental groups are up in arms over a new shoreline use law, expected to have catastrophic effects on the environment and tourism, if passed.