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Greek Accommodation Ranking Deadline Extended

A deadline for hotels, accommodation and camping facilities to be included in a mandatory classification system has been extended to 31 December 2021.

Greece Among Top 10 Best Countries in Europe to Retire

Greece is among the top 10 best countries in Europe to retire, according to a study released by Blacktower Financial Management Group.

IATA Grounds Greece’s Astra Airlines

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has suspended Greece’s Astra Airlines, which is reportedly seeking a new partner to inject much needed funds.

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation Welcomes Three New Members

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation has welcomed three new members, this way adding hundreds of hotels, operating on the islands and mainland Greece, under its roof.

Macedonia Region Promotes New Film Office at Philoxenia 2019

The Region of Central Macedonia presented its ambitious new film office project at Thessaloniki's Philoxenia 2019 tourism exhibition.

Kids Put Athens Acropolis Among World’s Top ‘Immersive Experiences’

Children placed the Acropolis in Athens among the world’s top “Immersive Experiences” in the Family Traveler Excellence Awards 2019.

Iberia Owner IAG Buys Air Europa for €1 Billion

IAG, parent company of Iberia and British Airways, has announced the acquisition of Spanish airline Air Europa for 1 billion euros.

Xenia 2019 Hospitality Expo to Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ for First Time

Greece's unique products and authentic recipes will be presented during the Xenia 2019 exhibition by “Greek Breakfast”, the culinary initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Seajets Supports European Rally Champions Chris Ingram and Alexey Lukyanuk

Greek ferry operator Seajets supported drivers who climbed to the first and second place in the final ratings of this year's European Rally Championship (ERC).

Ολοκληρώθηκε το 17ο Διεθνές Συνέδριο για τον Πολιτισμό και τον Τουρισμό – ΥΠΕΡΙΑ 2019

Με επιτυχία ολοκληρώθηκαν οι εργασίες του 17ου Διεθνούς Συνεδρίου για τον Πολιτισμό και τον Τουρισμό - ΥΠΕΡΙΑ 2019 στην Αμοργό.

Σήμερα στις 17:00 Ξεκινάει το 100% Hotel Show 2019

Σήμερα στις 17:00 ξεκινάει το 100% Hotel Show 2019, το απόλυτο εκθεσιακό event για ξενοδόχους και villa owners, στο MEC Παιανίας.

Greek Airport Passenger Traffic Up in First 10 Months

The number of passengers passing through Greek airports rose 5.1 percent annually in the first 10 months of 2019, says the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Mayor Pledges Cleaner, Safer Athens, Revamped Omonia Sq by Christmas

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis has promised the city’s residents that by Christmas, central Omonia Square will open to the public, cleaner and safer than ever before.

Crete Gets Ministry Support for Special Interest Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will extend support to Crete to develop special interest tourism products that can attract travelers to the island all year long.

Germany Gives Greece Back 1896 Athens Marathon Prize

A 6th century BC vessel, awarded in 1896 to Spyros Louis, the first modern-day marathon winner at the Olympic Games in Athens, has been returned to Greece.

Central Macedonia Governor Sets High Goals for Region

"Central Macedonia is the most attractive region in the Mediterranean for investments," according to the region's governor, Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

New Board for Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Mandrinos Re-elected as President

Andreas Mandrinos was re-elected as the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, following a general assembly held to elect a new board of directors.

Kihli Management Company to Take Part in 100% Hotel Show 2019

Kihli Hotel Enterprises, a Greek hotel management and real estate development company, will promote its expertise and services at the 100% Hotel Show 2019 in Athens.

Hyatt Regency Hotel Thessaloniki Promotes its Sustainable Practices at Philoxenia 2019

The Hyatt Regency Hotel Thessaloniki shared its special message for the significance of sustainable development in tourism, during the Philoxenia 2019 expo.

Louis’ Nausicaa Beach Hotel Clinches Award for F&B Services

Louis Hotels’ Nausicaa Beach resort, located in Portaras, Cyprus, has been honored for its excellent food and beverage (F&B) services