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Supercars in Athens for Gumball 3000 Rally

Athens recently welcomed 100 supercars that were participating in the Gumball 3000 Rally, an event that covers a different 3,000 mile route each year to raise money for charitable organizations.

UNWTO Announces Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

The 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition, designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform the sports tourism sector in the near future, has launched.

Strong Greek Presence at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Greek companies active in biotechnology, manufacturing, agri-food and digital technology, participated in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held in Washington.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

Ferrari Club Passione Rossa ‘Drives’ to Greece for 20th Birthday

Passione Rossa, the most popular Ferrari car owners’ club in Italy, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a journey that includes stops in Greece.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Holds Biodiversity Week on Crete

The Creta Maris Beach Resort held its Biodiversity Week event and informed guests about its multi-level initiatives for the protection of the environment.

‘Art in the Heart of Athens’ at Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in Athens city center is hosting a retrospective exhibition of Greek artist Kostas Spyropoulos.

5th Greek Maritime Golf Event at Costa Navarino Deemed a Success

The 5th Greek Maritime Golf Event held at Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese, was deemed a success, presenting two golf games and many events for the global shipping industry.

GNTO and CNT Promote Greece to Luxury Holidaymakers in the UK

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) on July 1 will hold a special event in London to promote Greece to UK luxury holidaymakers.

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 Sets New Attendance Records

More than 830 participants from 21 countries and 35 exhibitors from every facet of sea tourism attended the Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2019 in Athens.

YES to Sea Tourism Forum Offers Graduates Chance at a Shipping Career

This year’s YES to Sea Tourism Forum offered young graduates insight into ways of securing a career in shipping and tourism.

Grecotel Hosts Classic Vehicles of Great Britain’s Veteran Car Club in Larissa

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel recently hosted the drivers and classic vehicles of the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, which is currently on its “Orient Express 2019” voyage.

Glion, Les Roches Join Forces with BCA College in Hospitality Education

The Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education have signed an articulation agreement with Athens-based BCA College, opening new opportunities for hospitality students in Greece.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Athens to Host Workshops for ‘Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders’

Athens in July will host the "Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders" workshops, which are organized by Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, a member of the Swiss Education Group.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

Hilton Athens Celebrates Brand’s 100 Years of Hospitality

The Hilton Athens in the Greek capital recently celebrated the milestone 100th anniversary of Hilton, the global hotel chain.