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Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

Διεθνείς Συμμετοχές στην Athens International Tourism Expo 2019

Με διεθνείς συμμετοχές εκθετών από 10 χώρες και εστιάζοντας στον τομέα του MICE επιστρέφει δυναμικά η Athens International Tourism Expo.

Greece Allocates €30m to Thomas Cook-hit Businesses

Thirty million euros will be allocated to tourism enterprises impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook UK, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Greece’s Tourism Ministry Supports US – Hellenic Education Initiatives

The Greek Tourism Ministry has signed an agreement with the Center for Hellenic Studies "Paideia" in the US to support efforts of spreading the Greek language.

ABTA: Consumers Still Set on Spending for Holidays Despite Instability, Brexit

Consumers are still set on spending their savings on travel despite political instability and Brexit, according to the Travel Trends Report 2020 released by ABTA.

Albania Hit Hard by 6.4 Quake

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Albania early Tuesday, has left behind at least 14 people dead and over 600 injured.

EU Still Needs to Work on Gender Parity in Trade

International trade in the European Union still has a long way to go in order to fully integrate women in the work force, a study reveals.

Greece Presents Year-round Alternative Tourism Options to Polish Tour Operators

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) introduced Greece’s year-round tourism options and alternative travel activities to leading Polish tour operators.

Argo Travel Introduces Greek Destinations to 37 Foreign Hosted Buyers

The Argo Travel Group introduced the best of Athens, Argolis, Santorini and Lesvos to 37 travel agents from Europe, North America and Asia.

Life Gallery Athens Hotel to Celebrate 15th Anniversary with Festive Events

Life Gallery athens is celebrating 15 years of presence in the Greek hospitality market and has announced a number events for December.

Athens’ SNFCC Invites All to Experience its Christmas World

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center’s (SNFCC) in Athens is inviting all to its “Christmas World” on Saturday, November 30, to celebrate the start of the holiday season.

Social Media και Blogging στο επίκεντρο του 7ου Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo

Social Media και blogging στο επίκεντρο του Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo 2019, στις 10 Δεκεμβρίου στο ξενοδοχείο Wyndham Grand Athens Hotel.

‘Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery’ Brings Accor Hospitality to Syntagma Sq

Central Syntagma Square is set to welcome in 2020, the Athens Capital Hotel – MGallery, a new addition to the Lampsa Hellenic Hotels SA portfolio.

EESC Calls on EU States to Stop Offering Investor Visas

Citing security risks, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) is calling on member states to stop issuing investor visas to non-nationals.

Greece Needs New Technologies, Training to Address Automation

Greece needs to invest in new technologies and training to balance the possibility of automation driving out a large part of the workforce due to lack of skills, according to a recent report.

Five Greek Mariners Join Celebrity Cruises’ 1st All-female Crew

Five professionals from Greece, will be joining an entirely female bridge and officer team on the “Celebrity Edge” which sails away on March 8, 2020 demonstrating Celebrity Cruises’ commitment to #BRIDGEthegap.

French Travel Agents Meet the Alternative Tourism Side of Northern Greece

A group of travel agents from France's Selectour recently explored the alternative experiences offered in Northern Greece.

ITB Asia Puts Corporate Travel High on Agenda

ITB Asia and the Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) have signed a three-year partnership to develop knowledge-sharing activities for the corporate travel community.

Greek Hotel of the Year: Μέχρι τις 2 Δεκεμβρίου η υποβολή υποψηφιοτήτων

Μέχρι την Δευτέρα 2 Δεκεμβρίου η υποβολή των υποψηφιοτήτων στα Greek Hotel of the Year Awards, που επιβραβεύουν την αριστεία στα ελληνικά ξενοδοχεία.

EBRD: Exports, Recovering Private Consumption to Drive Greece Growth

Exports and improved private consumption are likely to strengthen short-term growth in Greece, says EBRD.