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UNWTO Praises Greece for 2018 Record Tourism Results

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has applauded the Greek Tourism Ministry and Minister Elena Kountoura for Greece's "record results" in 2018.

Athens Gets an ‘A’ as Ideal City to Set Up Airbnb Listing

AirDNA has graded the city of Athens in Greece with an "A" as a good place to set up an Airbnb listing, considering the returns hosts can get there.

‘Every Brand We Create Tells a Story’ – Interview with Dimosthenis Broussalis, GM of DASC Branding

Dimosthenis Broussalis, General Manager of DASC Branding, informs on just how important branding is as a factor for marketing an enterprise.

Marinet to Present Tech Solutions for Hotels at HORECA 2019 Expo

Marinet will present its integrated solutions for hotel promotion, marketing and sales, at this year’s HORECA trade show in Athens during February 8-11.

Air France: New Routes Between Greece and France in Summer 2019

Air France will launch three new routes from Greece during the 2019 summer peak season: Paris Charles De Gaulle – Heraklio, Crete; Marseille – Heraklio; and Athens – Bordeaux.

Regency Entertainment to Move Mt. Parnitha Casino to Athens Suburb

Regency Entertainment is planning to bring its casino, which is located atop Mt. Parnitha, to the northeastern suburb of Marousi in Athens.

AirDNA: Competition Heats Up in Greece’s Short-term Rental Market

The increase in Airbnb and HomeAway listings in Greece has led to a rise in competition in the country's short-term rental market, according to AirDNA data.

Greek Airbnb Property Managers Seek Hospitality Know-how from Hoteliers

Short-term rental property managers have reached out to Greek hoteliers seeking to be taught the basics on hospitality and tourism.

Air France-KLM Appoints Yiannis Pantazopoulos as New Sales Manager for Greece, Cyprus and Turkey

Air France – KLM has appointed Yiannis Pantazopoulos as the airline group's new sales manager for Greece, Cyprus and Turkey, effective February 1.

SiteMinder to Attend HORECA 2019 Expo in Athens

SiteMinder, a leading guest acquisition platform for the global hotel industry, will participate in the 14th International Hotel, Restaurant and Cafe Show HORECA trade show in Athens.

‘Paths of Greece’ Celebrates Eight Years of Action

The Social Co-operative Enterprise "Paths of Greece" is continuing its aim to make Greece one of the top 10 hiking destinations in the world.

Interview – Haris Siganos: Zeus International is a ‘Project’ for Greek Tourism

Haris Siganos, CEO of Zeus International, speaks of the company's plans to contribute more to the development of Greece's tourism product.

Helping Hoteliers Drive Revenue from Data – Interview with Gino Engels, Co-founder & CCO at OTA Insight

Gino Engels, the co-founder & CCO at OTA Insight, explains how the cloud-based data intelligence platform drives revenue and parity for hoteliers.

Athens’ ACVB Celebrates 10 Years, Aims for More Conferences in 2019

Following 10 successful years of operation, the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) continues its goal to establish the capital of Greece as the destination of choice for MICE and city break tourism.

TÜV Austria Hellas Aims for Quality Tourism with Certification Seal for Water Sports Centers

Aiming to boost the quality of tourism services in Greece, TÜV Austria Hellas has launched the "Water Sports Certified Quality" certification scheme for licensed water sports centers.

Minoan Lines Named a ‘True Leader’ in Sea Transport

Greek passenger shipping company Minoan Lines was honored with the prestigious “True Leader” title in sea transport by credit rating agency ICAP Group.

Interview – Yiannis Mattheos: Yachting Tourism Needs Support, Not Obstacles

As the year is coming to an end, Caldera Yachting CEO Yiannis Mattheos gives us an update on his company's activities and refers to the challenges the yachting industry is facing in Greece.

Discover the World Greece Welcomes New Sales Executive for Virgin Atlantic Airways

Discover the World Greece has welcomed Helen Kouvaraki as its new Sales Executive in Greece for Virgin Atlantic Airways.

The ‘Kings Palace’ Hotel to Re-enter Athens Hospitality Market in 2020

The building that once housed the historic Kings Palace in central Athens is expected to reopen its doors as a new upscale hotel by 2020.

Lampsa Thanks Media for Supporting Greek Tourism

Greek journalists covering tourism, gastronomy and lifestyle recently gathered together for the annual Christmas Party held by Lampsa Hellenic Hotels in Athens.