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WCSG 2022: Mexico’s Guanajuato Invites Europeans to 4th World Company Sport Games

Juan José Álvarez Brunel, Tourism Minister of the state of Guanajuato, Mexico, speaks to GTP Headlines and introduces next year's host city for the WCSG 2022, an event that attracts thousands of participants.

Brown Hotels has Expansion Plan for Greek Market

Brown Hotels is adding hotels in Athens to its portfolio as part of a broader expansion plan into the Greek market.

DAVE Red Athens Enters Greek Capital’s Hotel Scene

Israel-based Brown Hotels announced the official opening of the 87-room DAVE Red Athens on Omonia Square in the center of the Greek capital.

Nordwind Airlines Plans to Start Flights Between St. Petersburg and Greece in 2022

Russian leisure airline Nordwind is planning to launch flights from St. Petersburg to Athens and Thessaloniki in 2022.

Greece Continues Partnership with WTM London, Ready to Promote its Best to UK Market

The Greek National Tourism Organization will once again sponsor the International Media Centre at WTM London 2021, which will run in November.

Athens’ Divani Caravel Hotel Announces Reopening of JuJu Bar

The JuJu Bar of the Divani Caravel hotel will re-enter the Athenian night scene when it opens its doors on October 14.

US-Europe Air Travel Reopening Announcement Brings Surge in Bookings

The news that Covid-19 vaccinated European travellers will be able to fly to the US again from November has brought a strong surge in ticket sales.

Gulf Air: Extra-free Bag for Students Travelling to Larnaca from Athens

University students traveling to Larnaca from Athens will be allowed one extra checked-in bag on Gulf Air flights in addition to their free baggage allowance.

EU Citizens Can Enter UK Only with Passports, Not ID Cards, from October 1

EU, EEA and Swiss citizens from October 1 can enter the UK only if they hold a valid passport, according to the British authorities.

Cosmobeds Announces New Partnerships, Integrations

Aiming to offer its partner hoteliers the best options in the market, Cosmobeds, a Global Wholesaler and DMC specialist, has announced new collaborations and integrations into its platform.

England to Simplify Covid-19 Travel Measures, Scrap Traffic Light System

From October 4, the Covid-19 rules for international travel to England will change from the red, amber, green traffic light system to a single red list of countries.

Muse Bistro: Superb Cuisine that Elevates the Greek Hospitality Experience

If you’re in Athens and looking for a restaurant with a strong personality and dishes crafted to satisfy all palates, then look no further than the Muse Bistro of The Gem Society Boutique Hotel.

Greece Planning Actions to Strengthen Tourism Ties with China

Greece will aim to boost its bilateral tourism relations with China and promote actions to introduce new Greek destinations to Chinese visitors.

Greek-German Chamber Appoints Grigoris Tasios as Chairman of Tourism Committee

Greek tourism professional Grigoris Tasios is the new chairman of the Tourism & Culture Committee of the Hellenic-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Greece Presents Wine Tourism Strategy at UNWTO Global Event

Greece’s wine tourism strategy was presented to a wide range of experts by Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki at the 5th UNWTO Global Conference on Wine Tourism in Portugal.

Greek Hotel Market Expected to Bounce Back Quickly from Covid-19, Says Survey

Greece is among the countries that professionals believe will see the swiftest recovery in their hotel markets, according to a survey released by Tranio.

Thessaloniki Looks Forward to New Metro and Other Key Development Projects

“Thessaloniki is changing,” Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis recently said when referring to development projects that will be key to the city’s economic growth.

Covid-19: How the Unvaccinated in Greece Can Travel by Land, Air, Sea – Rules

Unvaccinated people in Greece must now have a negative Covid-19 rapid antigen test result to travel between regions on airplanes, ferries, trains and buses.

Greek PM Expects 2022 to Be ‘Very Good Year’ for Tourism

Greece is expected to have a very good tourism year in 2022, judging by this season’s performance, according to Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

Greece’s Covid-19 Rules for Those Not Vaccinated Begin September 13

As of Monday, September 13, individuals in Greece that are not vaccinated against Covid-19 will be subject to rules regarding their entry to indoor areas.