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Les Roches: New Master’s Degree in Hospitality Strategy and Digital Transformation

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education is unveiling an ambitious action plan to train the hospitality leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow.

Greece Among Safest Places to Travel in 2020, Says Survey

Greece is included on the list of the Top 10 Safest Places to Travel in 2020, which was recently released by Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection.

GNTO Ups its Budget to Boost Greece in US

The Greek National Tourism Organization has set aside 1 million euros to promote the country’s destinations to the US market.

Greek Hoteliers Set Sights on Epiphany Weekend Arrivals

Greece’s hoteliers are betting on arrivals for the three-day Epiphany holiday to increase occupancy levels and boost revenues.

Greece, Cyprus and Israel Ink EastMed Gas Pipeline Deal in Athens

Greece, Cyprus and Israel inked a deal to construct a 1,900km subsea pipeline that will transport natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean to Europe.

Ryanair: Two New Greek Routes to Armenia for Summer 2020

Ryanair has announced the launch of two new services connecting Greece and Armenia for the summer of 2020.

Tourism to Britain Sees Upward Trend Despite Brexit

Tourism to the UK has been on an upward trend over the last year with forecasts for a 6.6 percent rise in spending by tourists despite Brexit.

Robot ‘Persephone’ to Welcome Visitors at Serres’ Alistrati Cave

An AI-enabled robot by the name Persephone will soon be offering guided tours of the Alistrati Cave in the northern Greek town of Serres.

TAP Air Portugal Receives 30th New Aircraft

TAP Air Portugal recently celebrated a milestone in the renovation of its fleet by receiving its 30th new aircraft also ending the commercial operation of its last Airbus A330.

Louis Hotels Receives ‘Treasures of Greek Tourism Award’ for 2nd Year in a Row

Louis Hotels, for the second consecutive year has been honored at the Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards 2019.

Hellinikon Casino Tender Closer to Finalization

Greece’s gaming commission is proceeding to the next phase of procedures for the 30-year license to operate an integrated resort and casino at Hellinikon.

Fraport Greece Priorities: Extending Tourism Season, Promoting Destinations

Fraport Greece says it is committed to extending the tourism season by increasing inbound traffic and attracting more airlines to the Greek market.

Athens Welcomes New Year with Fireworks, Music and Revelry

Thousands of Athenians and visitors ushered in the New Year during a big party which was held on December 31, at central Syntagma Square.

Big New Year’s Eve Party at Syntagma Square

The Municipality of Athens will ring in the New Year at Syntagma Square with plenty of entertainment that will include lots of music, fun, dancing, lights and fireworks!

Cable Car to Mount Parnitha Closed to Visitors

The cable car to Mount Parnitha will not be available to the visitors of the mountain on Tuesday and Wednesday, due to adverse weather conditions and snowfall.

Greece’s Tourism Goals for the New Year – Minister

Opening up to new markets, increasing tourism revenue and attracting more high-spending tourists, are among the goals of the Greek Tourism Ministry for 2020.

Greece in Top 5 Mediterranean Tourism Destinations

Greece ranks fourth in terms of its share in the Mediterranean tourism market, according to an analysis by the Bank of Greece.

Greek Hoteliers Expect 2020 to Be a Challenging Year for Tourism

The new year is expected to be one with many challenges for Greek tourism, according to the Hellenic Hoteliers Federation.

Amphipolis Tomb Works High on Culture Ministry’s Priority List

Greece is speeding up works at the Amphipolis tomb in order for the site to initially welcome specific groups of audiences by the beginning of 2022.

Greece’s AEGEAN Confirms Bid for Croatia Airlines

Greece’s AEGEAN airline company has submitted a non-binding bid for the acquisition of Croatia Airlines.