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Avance Rent a Car Introduces ‘New Look’ to Clients in London

Greek car rental company Avance Rent a Car introduced its new logo for the brand at this year's WTM London 2018 trade show.

Ellinair Shares Marketing Insights with Mediterranean College Students

Greek carrier Ellinair offered insights on aviation and its connection with marketing, tourism and technology, to students of Thessaloniki's Mediterranean College.

Argo Travel Lays Out Plans to Promote Greek Thematic Tourism Products

Argo Travel Group in 2019 will launch three projects, aiming to promote important thematic tourism forms (religious, wedding and medical) in Greece to markets abroad.

Ryanair Keen on Boosting Greece-Cyprus Connectivity

Ryanair is interested in developing further routes from Greece to Cyprus, according to the airline's sales & marketing manager for East Med, Nikolas Lardis.

Celestyal Cruises on Course to Extend Greek Tourism Season

Celestyal Cruises is going full speed ahead in its aim to extend the cruise tourism season in Greece, according to the company's CEO, Chris Theophilides.

‘Gastrodiplomacy’ Introduced as Tool to Promote Food Tourism

The concept of "Gastrodiplomacy", a way of promoting a country's local culinary scene, was introduced to an audience of tourism professionals during the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Greece in ‘High Spirits’ at WTM London 2018 Expo – Photo Report

With the traditional market of the United Kingdom showing growth, Greece is expecting a new record of British arrivals in 2018.

Minister Kountoura Promotes Greek Tourism in 15 Seconds

Minister Elena Kountoura was quick to respond when CNN International's Richard Quest asked her to promote Greek tourism... in just 15 seconds.

Greece Shares Best Tourism Practices at WTM London 2018

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during WTM London 2018, shared Greece's best practices and actions implemented to overcome challenges and achieve tourism growth.

Greece: No Indication (Yet) of Brexit Impact on UK Bookings for 2019

The booking behavior of British holidaymakers for Greece does not seem to currently have a "Brexit effect".

Halkidiki to Welcome Ireland as New Tourism Market in 2019

Ryanair's new Dublin-Thessaloniki flight, to take off in 2019, has sparked interest for the northern Greek destination of Halkidiki from the Irish market.

Greece Presents New Tourism Growth Plan at WTM London 2018

Greece's new growth plan for the "next day in tourism" was presented to the world on the opening day of the WTM London 2018 trade show.

Author Victoria Hislop Interested in Promoting Greek Tourism Through Film

Author Victoria Hislop is looking to transform some of her short stories into films that will “introduce people to a different side of Greece”.

Brexit: Travel Industry Waiting to See if Brits will Change 2019 Holiday Plans

While Brexit is approaching, new research from ForwardKeys revealed that trends in the UK outbound market show that it is still "business as usual".

Greece’s Best Goes to WTM London 2018 Tourism Expo

The best of Greece, including its best tourism practices, will be presented to the world at the WTM London 2018 expo, set to open on Monday, November 5.

Major €150m Hotel Investment Planned for Crete

Metaxas Group of Companies recently announced that it is planning a major hotel investment in the Mirabello Bay in the area of Kavousi, Eastern Crete.

‘Athens & Partners’ Announce €15m Plan to Boost Tourism in Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens, SETE, AEGEAN and Athens Airport have joined forces to establish the Greek capital as a top European destination.

Metaxas Group Aims to Overcome Santorini Investment Hurdles

Plans for a major tourism investment on Santorini by the Metaxas Group are still stuck on the drawing board due to a dispute with the island's municipality.

Thira Mayor: Santorini is a 365-day Tourism Destination

Santorini, one of the world's most popular tourism destinations, is expected to wrap up 2018 with over 2 million visitors, up from some 1.7 million in 2017.

Meeting Santorini’s Creator: The Volcano

Greece's island of Santorini, one of the world's most popular tourism destinations, owes all that it is today to a huge volcanic eruption in about 1600 B.C.