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Hotel Investments in Greece on the Up

Following record years of tourist arrivals and revenue, Greece is attracting international interest for investments in its hospitality sector.

Greece’s Hotel Investment Opportunities to Enter the Spotlight at MR&H Forum

Investment opportunities in Greece's tourism sector will be in the spotlight during the Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) that will take place in Athens during October 17-19.

‘Rhodes’ is the Name of TUI’s New Boeing 737 MAX 8

German travel giant TUI Group has given the name of "Rhodes" to the second new 737 MAX 8 aircraft it has ordered as part of the renewal of its fleet.

New Faces: Ioanna Nomidou, Sales Executive at ‘Discover the World Greece’

This week, GTP introduces Ioanna Nomidou, the Sales Executive at ‘Discover the World Greece’, a part of Discover the World, a leading company in global travel services and distribution.

Chinese Tourists on the Rise in Greece, Says Argo Shanghai Travel

The number of Chinese visitors in Greece is rising rapidly and there is great optimism for the future, according to Argo Shanghai Travel in China.

Greek Travel Agents Discover Hangzhou, China, at Athens Event

The Hangzhou Tourism Commission and Argo Travel Group hosted an event in Athens to introduce the city of Hangzhou to Greek travel agents.

American Airlines to Connect Athens with Chicago in 2019

American Airlines announced that it will launch a daily seasonal service to Athens in Greece from Chicago in the US for the 2019 summer season.

Culture and Food Form Hospitality Concept of New ‘Legacy Gastro Suites’ on Crete

Crete has welcomed the Legacy Gastro Suites, a new five-star establishment that offers a unique concept, specially designed to celebrate authentic Cretan hospitality.

Two Greek Museums Shortlisted in Contest for Best Short Videos

The Diachronic Museum of Larissa and the Archaeological Museum of Kythera are among the 12 finalists in the running to win a "Museums in Short" 2018 award.

How to Create a Powerful Tourism Startup – Interview with Nikos S. Morantis

Destsetters Tourism Strategy Specialist Nikos S. Morantis speaks to GTP Headlines on how to create a successful tourism startup.

airtickets.gr Founder Blames Tripsta for Company’s Fall

Dimitris Kontogeorgos, founder of Greek online travel agent (OTA) airtickets.gr, claims that the financial problems of the Tripsta Group have been mistakenly linked to airtickets.gr.

‘Wyndham has Ambitious Growth Plans for Greece’ – Interview with Dimitris Manikis

Dimitris Manikis, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts' president and managing director for EMEA, speaks of the group’s plans for the Greek market.

Discover Santorini’s Hidden Treasures with DNA Travel

DNA Travel this summer is giving travelers - including history buffs and wine lovers - the chance to explore the alternative tourism side of Santorini.

Amadeus Aiming to Create ‘Live Travel Space’ to Deliver Better Journeys – Interview with Christian Baillet

Amadeus' Christian Baillet speaks to GTP on the company's innovative plans to offer the best possible travel experience.

Πώς να στήσεις ένα νέο τουριστικό start-up, από τον Νίκο Σ. Μοράντη

Ο Νίκος Σ. Μοράντης, ιδρυτής της εξειδικευμένης τουριστικής εταιρείας Destsetters, μας αποκαλύπτει το κλειδί της επιτυχίας ενός τουριστικού startup.

‘Our Innovations Start in Greece’ – Interview with Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser speaks of plans for the Greek market, underlining that the Group has faith in destination Greece.

Tripsta/airtickets Blames GDS Partner for ‘Massive Liquidity Problem’

Greek OTA Tripsta/airtickets said it was taking legal action against its main GDS provider for causing “a massive liquidity problem”, which resulted to the company suspending the issuance of future airline tickets.

Athens Connected with Malaga and Kuwait by Wataniya Airways

Wataniya Airways, a Kuwait-based airline, has added Athens, Greece and Malaga, Spain to its growing list of destinations.

Greek OTA Tripsta/airtickets Temporarily Suspends Operations

Greek online travel agent Tripsta/airtickets is temporarily suspending the issuance of airline tickets due to "a massive liquidity problem".

Thomas Cook Invites Greek Hoteliers to Invest in New Hospitality Concepts

Thomas Cook CEO Peter Fankhauser is inviting Greek hoteliers, investors and banks to join forces with the group for new investments in Greece’s hospitality sector.