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Lebanon Seeks to Learn from Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura outlined the policies implemented for the upgrade of Greece's tourism product and services, during her recent visit to Lebanon.

Digital Transformation of Greek Tourism on Show at ITB Berlin

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the ministry’s actions aimed at keeping ahead of the changing business and market requirements in the digital era, at the ITB Berlin 2019.

Greece’s G & A Mamidakis Foundation Establishes Art Prize

Committed to promoting Greek culture, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation has announced the establishment of an Art Prize to be bestowed for the first time this year.

Marriott Runs for the Children and Cares for Clean Seas

Marriott International hotels in Greece and Cyprus recently organized the 7th Bike Ride event in Athens and the 5th Beach Cleaning activity in Porto Rafti.

‘Art Makes a Difference’ at Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki

Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki is currently hosting an exhibition of sculptures by artist Stathis Alexopoulos, titled “Art Makes a Difference”.

World Experts to Discuss Greece’s Cruise Comeback at Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum

Greece's cruise comeback will be discussed by some of the industry's leading companies and experts at this year’s Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum in Athens.

Trump Marks Greek Independence Day at the White House

US President Donald Trump spoke to guests from the Greek diaspora during a special event held at the White House ahead of Greek Independence Day.

India’s Top MICE Tour Operators Visit Athens and Thessaloniki

Six leading tour operators from India recently visited Athens and Thessaloniki, during a fam trip organized by ASIT-Anatolia Travel.

From ITB to #FoodExpo2019 Greek Breakfast Expands Outward

After winning over the crowds at ITB Berlin earlier this month, the ever-growing Greek Breakfast project made its debut at the Greece Food Expo 2019 in Athens.

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.

MSC Cruises’ Newest Ship Named ‘Belissima’ by ‘Godmother’ Sophia Loren

MSC Cruises’ newest state-of-the-art cruise ship has been named "Belissima" by its “godmother” and Hollywood icon Sophia Loren.

Athens Airport Invites All to a ‘Book Before the Flight’

Actively participating in the Athens World Book Capital events, Athens International Airport invites all travelers to indulge in a “Book Before the Flight”.

HAPCO Looks to ‘Shape the Future’ of MICE Tourism with 9th Conference

Registrations for the 9th Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) are now open with an early bird discount valid until March 20.

Greece Named Best Destination at UK’s Wave Awards 2019

Greece received the "Best Destination (Port or Country)" title at the Wave Awards 2019, which is considered the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Patra, Xanthi Hotels Fully Booked for Carnival

Xanthi and Patra hoteliers are expressing satisfaction with occupancy levels for the upcoming three-day holiday weekend marking the end of carnival season in Greece.

Greece Kicks Off ITB Berlin 2019 with ‘Greek Breakfast’

Greece kicked off ITB Berlin 2019 with a presentation of the award-winning 'Greek Breakfast' initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Quality and Sustainability Can Drive Tourism Growth in Greece

Quality and sustainability could be the main drivers of growth for Greece’s tourism industry, according to Sani SA CEO Andreas Andreadis.

Athens Applauded as Meetings Destination at Conventa 2019 Trade Show

Athens walked away with two significant honors at the Meetings Star Award Ceremony that was recently held during the 11th Conventa 2019 Trade Show in Slovenia.

Greek Tourism on a Steady Path in 2019, SETE Chief Says

Greek tourism in 2019 is expected to remain at steady level after a record of arrivals in 2018, according to Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos.

DNA Travel Looks to Promote Attica’s Wine Tourism

DNA Travel is supporting the efforts of the "Attica Wine & Food Experience" association by offering know-how and new ideas for future endeavors.