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Mideast Travel Celebrates 35 Years with New Campaign

Athens-based Mideast Travel Worldwide recently presented its new advertising campaign, as it celebrated 35 years of service in the Greek travel industry.

Wyndham Appoints Dimitris Vlachopanos as New Director of Development for SE Mediterranean

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has recruited Dimitris Vlachopanos as the new Director of Development for South Eastern Mediterranean to drive the company’s expansion strategy in the region.

Crete’s Euphoria Resort Connects to HotelAvailabilities Channel Manager

The five-star Euphoria Resort on the Greek island of Crete has partnered with hotel services company HotelAvailabilities for the use of its channel manager service.

Greece Excels in Hospitality, Lags in Destination Management – Study

Greece outperforms its competitor destinations on top satisfaction pillars, but falls behind in other factors that influence the visitor experience.

Air Canada Expands Presence in Athens, Hopes to Fly All Year Round

Canada's flag carrier Air Canada is expanding its presence in Athens in summer 2019 with additional flights to Toronto and Montreal.

Online Travel Booking Service RateHawk Expands to Greek Market

RateHawk, a global innovative online travel booking service for professionals, has launched operations in the Greek market.

New Faces: Ramina Ibragimova, Marketing Executive at Makedonia Palace

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Ramina Ibragimova, the marketing executive of Makedonia Palace, the legendary hotel of Thessaloniki.

American Airlines Ready to Connect Athens with Chicago

American Airlines will offer a new seasonal direct flight from Athens to Chicago, connecting the two cities from May to late September.

Greece Needs to See the ‘Bigger Picture’ for Tourism, SETE Chief Says

SETE President Yiannis Retsos underlines the importance of destination management for Greece to maintain its steady tourism course and see more success in the future.

Afitis Boutique Hotel in Halkidiki Celebrates 50 Years of Family Heritage

The Afitis Boutique Hotel, part of Melior Resorts and located in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is celebrating its 50-year anniversary this year.

Athens Rises in Most Expensive Cities Ranking

Athens, Greece, has risen five places in the list of the most expensive cities in the world, according to the Worldwide Cost of Living 2019 survey.

Greece to Have 30 ‘TUI Blue’ Hotels from Summer 2020

From Summer 2020, TUI Sensimar and TUI Family Life hotels in Greece will reopen under the TUI Blue lifestyle brand, bringing the number to about 30.

Athens-Attica Ready to Host FVW 2019 Workshop

German tour operators and travel agents will become acquainted with Athens and Attica at the "FVW workshop Athens-Attica 2019" during March 27-31.

Butterfly Stories Adds Mykonos & Skyros to its Portfolio and Sees Success for 2019

Elizabeth Kouta, CEO of Butterfly Stories, speaks of the company's newest cooperations and the new "Signature Breakfast Experience" service for hotels.

Bolivia Wants to Learn from Greek Tourism

Bolivian President Evo Morales, during his recent visit to Athens, said he would like for his country to learn from Greece's tourism success.

Polish Tourists to Discover Attica via New TUI Flights from Warsaw and Katowice

TUI Poland, a member of TUI Group, will launch seasonal flights to Athens from the cities of Warsaw and Katowice for summer 2019.

Competitive Prices Key to Limit ‘No-deal’ Brexit Impact on Greek Tourism

If Greece keeps its holiday prices at competitive levels, the impact of a "No-deal" Brexit will perhaps not be so severe on the country's travel and tourism sector, according to Euromonitor International.

‘Greek Breakfast’ Project to Debut at Food Expo 2019

The award-winning Greek Breakfast project of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels will participate for the first time in the Food Expo event, which will run March 16-18 at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens.

Bookings to Kos May Move on 2018 Levels

Tourism professionals of Kos returned from the ITB Berlin 2019 expo with an unclear picture regarding the Greek island's bookings for the 2019 season.

Greece @ ITB Berlin 2019 – Photo Report

Following its participation in this year’s ITB Berlin exhibition in Germany, Greece once again is expecting its tourism numbers to see a rise from the German market.