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New Greek Tourism Campaign Unveiled… ‘Oh My Greece’

Greece's diversity, nature, culture, gastronomy and lifestyle, are showcased through the country's new tourism promotional campaign: “Oh My Greece | Unlock the Feeling”.

International Tourist Guide Day 2019: Free Guided Tours to All

In celebration of International Tourist Guide Day 2019, Greek qualified tourist guides are introducing guests to interesting cultural sites in various parts of Greece.

Greece Sees Fastest Growth in Arrivals from Canada in Jan-Sept 2018

Greece welcomed the fastest growth in arrivals from Canada during the first nine months of 2018, according to the European Travel Commission (ETC).

Grekaddict Presents Latest Additions to Gastronomy Activities Portfolio

Aiming to introduce Thessaloniki's gastronomy tourism to the city's visitors, Grekaddict, a marketplace for travel experiences in Greece, has made a number of additions to its portfolio of culinary experiences for travelers.

Vasia Hotels Partners with HotelAvailabilities to Manage Rates on Booking Channels

Vasia Hotels and Villas on Crete has partnered with London-based hotel services company HotelAvailabilities for the use of its channel manager service.

AboutHotelier Joins the ‘100% Hotel Workshop Tour 2019’

Greek digital marketing company AboutHotelier has embarked on the 100% Hotel Workshop Tour 2019 to inform and promote its services that aim to boost the direct sales of boutique hotels.

Porto Heli to Host Range Rover Evoque Global Media Event

Land Rover has selected the Greek town of Porto Heli in the Peloponnese to hold its one-month global media event to present the all-new Range Rover Evoque to thousands of journalists from all over the world.

Travel Experience Expert ‘Grekaddict’ Expands Services to More Destinations in Greece

Thessaloniki-based Grekaddict, a marketplace for travel experiences in Greece, is expanding its services to Athens, Crete and some islands of the Cyclades.

Greece Sees Rise in Airbnb Rentals, Drop in Long-term Housing Availability

The short-term rental of properties in Greece has begun to create problems to the traditional long-term rental market, according to a Grant Thornton study.

PASIDA Aims to Award Best in Greek Short-term Rental Market

The Greek Property Managers Association (PASIDA) has announced plans to create an award to recognize the best short-term rentals in Greece.

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.