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Cruise Lines Call for Improved Infrastructure in East Med

Greece is among the destinations in the East Med that are in need of improved infrastructure to serve and cater to cruise ships, according to sector experts.

Rhodes Travels Back in Time with Medieval Rose Festival

A magical journey back in time kicks off this weekend on Rhodes, where the exciting sights and sounds of the Middle Ages come to life in the Medieval City.

Civitel Creta Beach Supports ‘Clean up the Med’ Campaign

The Civitel Creta Beach resort has joined the “Clean up the Med” campaign, and recently held a cleanup operation on the beach of Ammoudara on Crete.

Grecotel Danilia Village Hosts Tourism, Gastronomy Events of Corfu

Grecotel’s Danilia Village, a traditional settlement and cultural park located on Corfu, recently hosted two events that promoted the island’s tourism offerings and gastronomy wealth.

Athens to Host 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival

Athens is preparing to host the 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival, an annual event that aims to present the most exciting cocktails created with a Greek twist.

Hilton Athens to Serve Tastes of Spain for 10-day event

The Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience the culture and gastronomy wealth of Spain during a 10-day event to be held in its Byzantino restaurant.

CLIA Expects 5% Rise in Cruise Travel for 2019

Some 30 million passengers are expected take cruises in 2019, a 5 percent increase from 2018, according to CLIA Europe.

Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

AKS Hotels Introduces MICE Facilities to Professionals

AKS Hotels introduced its MICE tourism options to a group of executives and decision makers during a three-day FAM trip in Porto Heli.

Grecotel Larissa Imperial Hosts ‘LIVE 2019’ Medical Symposium

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel in Larissa, central Greece, was the host venue of the international medical symposium “Leading Innovative Vascular Education – LIVE 2019”.

‘Luxury Yacht Parties’ Presents Revamped Vessel at East Med 2019 Show

Luxury Yacht Parties, a Greek yachting company specializing in social and private events at sea, recently presented its revamped vessel at the 18th East Med Yacht Show 2019 in Athens.

Indianapolis Children’s Museum to Host Ancient Greek Treasures Show

“The Treasures of Ancient Greece. Life, Myth and Heroes” exhibition, featuring over 150 ancient Greek artefacts, is set to open at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in the US, on June 15.

Greece’s Historic Mansions Open Doors for ‘European Private Heritage Week’

Historic mansions across Greece will open their doors to the public during May 16-19 on the occasion of the “European Private Heritage Week” initiative.

Emirates Flies Top Chefs to Greece for ‘Sani Gourmet’ Festival

Renowned chefs from New York, Dubai, Melbourne and Japan flew with Emirates to northern Greece, to participate in the Sani Gourmet culinary festival that took place in Halkidiki.

Russia to Host Two Major Travel Events in September 2019

All eyes of the travel industry will be on Moscow and Saint Petersburg this September, as the two Russian cities will host two landmark events for the Russian tourism industry.

Greece’s Museums Open with Free Admission on May 18

Greece’s museums will once again take part in the worldwide celebration of International Museum Day and on May 18 will open for the public free of charge.

Iconic Red Bus to Feature at WTM London 2019

An iconic red London bus will take center stage in the UK and Ireland section of the WTM London 2019 travel exhibition that will run November 4-6.

Posidonia 2019 Forum to Cast Spotlight on Greek Cruise Comeback

Greece’s sea tourism, with particular focus on its cruise travel sector, will come into the spotlight at the 2019 Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum during May 28-29 in Athens.

GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.