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Greece’s ‘Golden Keys’ Association Celebrates Excellence in Hotel Concierge Services

Les Clefs d’Or Hellas (The Golden Keys) participated in the 66th International Les Clefs d’Or Congress in Cannes and celebrated excellence in hotel concierge services.

Greece MICE Tourism Needs Larger Facilities, Experts Say

The need to increase the number and size of conference centers in Greece was discussed during the 9th Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Axia Hospitality’s 2nd Press Tweetup Event Goes to Paris

Axia Hospitality held its 2nd International Press Tweetup event in Paris and informed the French media on new hotel openings, products and services.

‘ATM Holiday Shopper’ to Offer a World of Deals at Arabian Travel Market 2019

The ATM Holiday Shopper, a brand-new travel event for consumers that includes discounts and deals, will launch at the Arabian Travel Market 2019.

Saudi Tourism Sector Worth Over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi Arabia's travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to the WTTC.

Attica Region Invites Arab Travelers to Greece  

Attica Tourism Directorate representatives visited Qatar to present the region’s luxury tourism options, aiming to attract higher spending travelers.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show to Award Talented Greek Chefs

Greece's most talented chefs will be awarded at the "Chef's Competition" gastronomy event to be held in May, during the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

Greece and Poland Strengthen Tourism, Diplomatic Relations

Celebrating 100 years of diplomatic relations with Poland, Greece was the honored country in the Polish Industrial Heritage and Underground Tourism Fair.

German Tour Operators Discover Athens and Attica

Some 40 German travel agents and tour operators were recently in Greece and had the chance to experience authentic Athens and the entire Attica region.

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Shows Visitors the ‘Colors of Greece’

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in the heart of Athens, is currently hosting an exhibition of Greek artist Evgnomonas Dialetis titled "Colors of Greece".

Record Number of Thessaloniki’s Hotels Join ‘Thessbrunch’ Spring Events

“Thessbrunch”, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, returns this spring with innovative culinary suggestions and a record number of the city's hotels taking part.

Over 9m European Tourists Expected in Egypt by 2022

Arrivals from Europe to Egypt are expected to increase to 9.1 million tourists in 2022, according to data published ahead of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019.

Amorgos’ ‘Yperia 2019’ Convention to Focus on Culture, Sustainable Tourism

Issues related to tourism, culture and the environment will be discussed during the 17th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism - “Yperia 2019” in October.

Greece’s MasterChef Cooks at Sea on ‘Cosmos’ Vessel

Greece’s TV show MasterChef recently held its cooking challenges at sea, on the ultra-modern “Cosmos” vessel of Evermore Cruises.

WTTC Global Summit Gets Glimpse of Greek Tourism Actions Ahead

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented Greece’s tourism sector goals during the WTTC Global Summit held recently in Seville, Spain.

Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

Hellenic Hoteliers Federation Celebrates 70 Years, Honors Key Sector Entrepreneurs

The Hellenic Hoteliers Federation celebrated its 70th Anniversary and honored 12 entrepreneurs for their contribution to the sector's development.

CLIA, Santorini Officials Work Together for Sustainable Cruise Travel Future

Improving the overall cruise travel experience for visitors to Santorini topped the agenda of talks between CLIA executives and island officials.

Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel Presents Pelion’s Hospitality to Int’l Travel Agents

The Kritsa Gastronomy Hotel and the Karaiskos Farm, located on Mount Pelion, recently presented their products and services to international travel professionals.

History War Museum Opens on Zakynthos

The “History War Museum Anastasios Liaskos” on Zakynthos, which offers valuable information on Greece's history, has officially opened to the public.