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US Ambassador: Greece Would Love to Welcome More American Visitors

Greek local communities and mayors would love to have more American visitors, according to United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.

AccorHotels Sees Bright Future in Greece – Interview with VP Leisure Sales Jean-Claude Balanos

AccorHotels' VP Leisure Sales Jean-Claude Balanos speaks to GTP in regards to the hotel group further developing in the Greek market.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Opens in Athens

The ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus theater in Athens on April 15 hosted the opening ceremony of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents.

Lufthansa Group Adds New Routes to Greece for Summer 2018

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have included a number of new routes to and from popular Greek destinations for summer 2018.

Ellinair Expects to Fly One Million Tourists to Greece in 2018

Greek airline Ellinair expects the number of its passengers to Greece this year to surpass one million, a 34 percent increase over 2017.

Monemvasia Unveils New Tourism Identity

The Municipality of Monemvasia has presented a new tourism strategy that includes a new logo inspired by the stone of the destination's Castle City.

SWOT’s BTPF Deemed ‘Major Tourism Event’ in Greece

The Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) event by SWOT was honored with a silver accolade at the Tourism Awards 2018 event held in Athens.

Marketing Greece Presents 2018 Action Plan for Greek Tourism

The promotion of Greece's most attractive and promising tourism products to markets abroad, are among the main priorities of Marketing Greece for 2018.

AEGEAN Announces Deal with Airbus for Up to 42 New A320neo Aircraft

Greek airline AEGEAN announced that it has signed a pre-agreement with Airbus for the order of up to 42 new generation aircraft of the A320neo family.

Wizz Air Launches Seven New Routes from Athens

Hungarian carrier Wizz Air has launched operations from Athens, aiming to bring affordable air travel services to Greek customers.

Kountoura Expects Over 30 Million Tourists in Greece in 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura expects the number of international tourist arrivals to Greece in 2018 to surpass last year's record.

SETE Sees Greek Tourism on the Upswing in 2018

SETE sees 2018 developing into a very good year for Greek tourism as there is a great demand for Greece from "big markets".

Patoulidou: Thessaloniki is Ideal for Conference, Sports Tourism

Thessaloniki has what it takes to be a host destination for international conferences and sports events, says the head of the city's tourism organization, Voula Patoulidou.

Cyprus Airways Returns to Athens with Flights from Larnaca

The relaunched carrier Cyprus Airways has announced that it will resume flights from Larnaca to Athens International Airport from March 29.

Halkidiki Getting Ready to Welcome More German Tourists in 2018

The northern Greek destination of Halkidiki is expecting an increase of 8 to 10 percent in arrivals from Germany this year.

Germania Expands Greece Service for 2018

German carrier Germania has announced that it is expanding its service to Greece with the addition of more flights and new routes for 2018.

Greece @ ITB Berlin 2018 – Photo Report by GTP Headlines

Photo report of Greece's participation at the ITB Berlin 2018 trade show that includes statements on the German market made by Greek tourism figures and travel professionals.

Interview – Sommet Education’s CEO on Hospitality Trends, Challenges and Greek ‘Philoxenia’

Sommet Education's CEO, Benoit-Etienne Domenget, talks to GTP Headlines on hospitality trends, challenges for the industry and Greek "philoxenia".

ITB 2018: Greece’s ‘365-day Destination’ Video Honored at ‘Golden Citygate’ Awards

Greece was honored at the 17th International Tourism Film and Multimedia competition "The Golden Citygate" at the ITB Berlin trade show in Germany.

Deloitte Carries Out Greece’s First ‘Special Liquidation’ in Hospitality

Deloitte was appointed "special liquidator" of Lakitira S.A. and helped safeguard the holiday plans of guests residing at the company's hotels in Greece.