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Accor Announces Partnership with Greek Carrier AEGEAN

Accor has partnered with Greek carrier AEGEAN, with the aim to offer authentic experiences in select destinations.

Hollywood’s Tom Hanks Hails His ‘Haven’ Greece

“I’ve been Hellenic now for the better part of 32 years,” said award-winning actor Tom Hanks upon receiving the Cecil B DeMille Award at this year’s Golden Globes.

Athens Still Up for European Film Location Award 2019 – Voting Extended to Jan 20

Athens is among the nominees for the European Film Location Award 2019, with the voting process extended until January 20.

Greece Tables Brexit Regulations Bill in Parliament

The Greek Foreign Ministry has tabled a bill in parliament revising the regulatory framework and covering details with regard to the UK’s exit from the EU.

Greek Ferry Fares Set to Rise in View of IMO 2020

Greek ferry fares may increase by as much as 10 percent in view of rising fuel costs following the implementation of IMO 2020.

Ξενοδοχεία και παραδοσιακά καταλύματα συμμετέχουν στο 4ο Boutique Hotels Forum

Η SWOT | Hospitality Management Company και το ΞΕΕ διοργανώνουν το 4ο Boutique Hotels Forum στις 6 Φεβρουαρίου, στην Αθήνα.

Greece Sets Unemployment Aid Terms for Thomas Cook-affected Staff

The Greek government has announced the terms for unemployment benefits for staff working at tourism enterprises impacted by the collapse of Thomas Cook.

Greek Passport Ranked 8th Most Powerful in the World

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world, ranking eighth in the 2020 Henley Passport Index.

Condor to Connect Berlin with Popular Greek Destinations for Summer 2020

Condor is returning to Berlin's Schönefeld Airport with flights to popular Greek destinations for summer 2020.

E-payments in Europe Become Easier, Safer, Cheaper

Electronic payments are set to become safer, cheaper and easier, according to the European Commission’s latest guidelines.

ASN: 2019 One of the Safest Years Ever for Commercial Aviation

Τhe year 2019 was one of the safest ever for commercial aviation, according to the Aviation Safety Network (ASN).

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.