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Grand Hyatt Athens Appoints New General Manager

The brand new five-star Grand Hyatt Athens hotel has appointed Costas Papachristophorou as its new general manager.

Lake Vouliagmeni to Host ‘Seven Stars’ 2019 Luxury Awards Event

Vouliagmeni Lake, located on the south coast of Athens, will host the 7th Anniversary of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA).

Case study: Πως η digital διαφήμιση εκτόξευσε τις απευθείας κρατήσεις στο ξενοδοχείο Canaves Oia

To Digital Marketing Agency Panadvert δημοσίευσε case study με εντυπωσιακή αύξηση ύψους 209% στα αποτελέσματα των απευθείας κρατήσεων από online διαφημιστικές πλατφόρμες για το ξενοδοχείο Canaves...

Three Greek Cities Among World’s 100 Hottest Travel Spots in 2018

Athens, Heraklion on Crete, and Rhodes are included in the world’s 100 most popular travel destinations, according to Euromonitor International.

Corfu Island Crowned Best European Film Location of 2018

The Greek island of Corfu was chosen from among 12 European destinations and won the 2018 European Film Location Award, a competition launched by the EUFCN.

Pre-bookings by Belgian Travelers for Greece Up in 2019

The number of Belgian holidaymakers booking in advance for Greece is on the rise, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greek Passport Among World’s Most Powerful

The Greek passport is among the world’s most powerful, allowing access to 164 countries, according to the Global Passport Power Rank 2018 by Arton Capital.

AEGEAN Signs MoU with Pratt & Whitney to Power New Aircraft with GTF Engines

Greek airline AEGEAN has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Pratt & Whitney to power up to 62 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft with GTF Engines.

Collette Tours Selects Mykonos and Santorini to Host 2019 Sales Meeting

The Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini in 2019 will host the annual sales meeting of Collete Tours, one of the largest and oldest tour operators in the United States.

Travelworks Expands to UK Market with New Office

Travel and leisure communications agency Travelworks is expanding its presence to the UK market with a new office set to open in January 2019.

Ministers Present Greece’s New Shipping E-registry

The ministries of economy and shipping presented the new e-registry for Greek-flagged private and professional leisure boats and professional boats under foreign flags.

Polish Demand for Greece on the Rise, More to Come in 2019

Greece welcomed 960,000 visitors from Poland during the January-September 2018 period, remaining at the top of the Polish market.

Alltours Set for Super Year Ahead with New Offerings in Greece

German tour operator Alltours aims to boost its sales for trips to Greece in 2019 by 10 percent and bring 340,000 visitors to the country.

ITB-IPK Study Shows Global Tourism Dynamic Going Strong into 2019

International tourism is expected to continue its upward trend into 2019, on the back of a 6 percent rise in global outbound trips in the first eight months of 2018.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne Hotel Gets into the Christmas Spirit

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens officially welcomed the holiday season with the lighting of its Christmas tree in its festively decorated lobby area.

Greece Offers Attractive Opportunities for Investments, Says German Ambassador

Greece offers attractive opportunities for investments in a number of areas, according to Germany’s ambassador, Jens Plötner.

Greek Airports to See Passenger Traffic Rise by 5% Annually

The annual growth rate of incoming passenger traffic through Greek airports in the coming years is expected to rise by 5 percent.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Airbnb to Expand into Real Estate Market with New Prototype Homes

Home-sharing platform Airbnb has announced that it would begin testing prototype homes as soon as next year as part of its newly launched "Backyard" project.