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Greek Civil Protection: Be Ahead of the Fire – Alert, Prevent, Act

As the weather gets hotter and the winds stronger, Greece's civil protection authorities are urging residents and travelers to take preventative measures, be alert and ready to act in order to avoid fires.
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Airbnb Trend in Greece May Be Slowing Down

The Airbnb phenomenon which took Greece and particularly Athens by storm in the last few years appears to have tapered off, according to recently released data.

EY: Greeks Continue to Face Tax Challenges in 2019

Uncertainty in the global tax environment set to continue into the year is expected to perpetuate tax challenges in Greece, according to London-based services firm Ernst & Young (EY).

Athens Mayor Expresses Faith in EU-wide City Cooperation

Athens Mayor Giorgos Broulias joined other European city mayors during a summit in London and discussed the potential of an EU-wide cooperation.
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H TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas απαντά στην πράξη στις ανάγκες της τουριστικής αγοράς

H TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas απαντά στην πράξη στις ανάγκες της τουριστικής αγοράς με αξιόπιστες υπηρεσίες στο χώρο των κτηριακών ελέγχων.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Celebrates a Decade of Hospitality

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa celebrated a decade of operations, during which it recorded over 1 million overnight stays of Greek and foreign visitors.

HotelBrain Takes Part in ‘Aspire’s Leaders of Luxury’ Event

HotelBrain presented its business activities at the Aspire's Leaders of Luxury Summit, a significant meeting for UK’s top influencers in luxury travel.

Accor and Air France – KLM Launch Enhanced Loyalty Program Partnership

The Accor Group and Air France - KLM have announced a new enhanced loyalty program partnership with more rewards for their joint customers.

Greek Tourism Sector Creates 105,284 New Jobs in May

Stronger than ever, Greece’s tourism sector is again stimulating employment by creating 105,284 new jobs in May, according to labor ministry data.

Greek Ministry Secures EU Funding for Renovation of Cultural Monuments

A number of restoration and renovation projects at cultural sites across Greece have secured EU funding, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture.

Greece’s Divani Collection Joins ‘Global Hotel Alliance’

Greece’s Divani Collection has joined the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), a leading international alliance of independent hotel brands.

Epoque Collection Opens First “OMMA” Five-star Boutique Hotel on Santorini

The Epoque Collection, a Greek hospitality management company, has announced the opening of its first  “OMMA Santorini” property in Imerovigli, in early July.

BlueFest Crete 2019 Event to Showcase Local Gastronomy and Art

The G & A Mamidakis Foundation in July will hold the 2nd “blueFest Crete 19 | Culture & Beyond”, a two-day festival that aims to promote local gastronomy and art.

Greek Yachting Association Sets Dates for 2020 MEDYS Event

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the coastal town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, during May 2-6, 2020.

Το 100% Hotel Show επιστρέφει ανανεωμένο στις 15 Νοεμβρίου

Το 100% Hotel Show ετοιμάζει την πιο εντυπωσιακή του διοργάνωση, στις 15-18 Νοεμβρίου, με μια πρωτοποριακή δομή για τα Ελληνικά εκθεσιακά δεδομένα.

Greek Island Holiday Home Market on the Upswing

Prices for holiday homes on the Greek islands are picking up with Mykonos, Santorini, Aegina, Tinos, Skopelos, Ithaki and Kythnos as top choices. 

Hellinikon Casino Licensing Bid Again Delayed to July 31

The Hellenic Gaming Commission has approved the extension of the international tender for a casino license at Hellinikon to July 31.

Piraeus-bound Metro Line Held Up by Red Tape

The first three stations on a metro line connecting Athens with the port of Piraeus have been put back due to red tape with openings now planned for 2020.

Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park Next on Grecotel’s Upgrade Drive List

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts moves ahead with its upgrade program for the Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, in efforts to meet the high demand for services of the finest quality.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Awarded Blue Flag for 6th Year in a Row

The Kastri beach of the Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete was awarded with the “Blue Flag” eco-label for the sixth consecutive year.