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Framework to Regulate Greece’s Spa Tourism in the Pipeline

Greek Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos will table an updated legal framework to regulate the development of spa tourism in Greece.

Kavala’s ‘Elefthere Resort Project’ to Focus on Spa & Wellness Tourism Year Round

The Elefthere Seaside Luxury Thermal Spa Resort, a new innovative tourism project set to combine spa and wellness with hospitality, is currently under development in the thermal town of Eleftheres, near Kavala in northern Greece.

‘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.

‘Welcome Pickups’ and Ferryhopper Team Up to Offer Seamless Travel Experience

"Welcome Pickups" has entered into a partnership with Ferryhopper, a Greek travel platform that offers connections to over 160 Greek islands and major ports.

New App to Offer Israelis Visiting Greece Insight into Jewish Past

Israelis visiting Greece will be able to learn about the history of Greek Jewish communities through a new app being developed by the Bar-Ilan University.

Peloponnese Paves Way for Alternative Tourism with 1st ALTE Show

The 1st ALTE Peloponnese Tourism Exhibition is a fact aiming to serve as a reference point for alternative tourism offerings in the Peloponnese region.

Peristera Shipwreck off Alonissos to Become Underwater Museum

Authorities on the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos have announced plans to create an underwater museum around the 5th century shipwreck of Peristera.

Car Rental in the EU More Transparent after Consumer Body Action

Six leading car rental services providers have moved ahead with changes to their pricing presentation for consumers to know what they are paying for.

Airbnb Gains Popularity Among the ‘Over 60s’ Age Group

All the more senior citizens are looking into the vast potential of home-sharing platforms, currently renting their homes via Airbnb or booking as guests.

Maroulis Travel Receives ISO 9001 Certification by TÜV Hellas

Maroulis Travel has been certified by inspection body TÜV Hellas for the high-quality transportation services it offers to students and tourists.

Vigla Hotel Promotes Amorgos as Hiking Destination at French Expo

The Vigla Hotel on Amorgos recently promoted the island as an ideal hiking destination at “Le Salon du Randonneur”, Europe’s leading exhibition on hiking activities.

Sports Events Key for Tourism Growth in the Peloponnese

Sports tourism can be a significant driver of tourism growth for the Peloponnese, as it is currently the fastest growing segment of thematic tourism, according to TEMES CEO Stefanos Theodoridis.

Corfu Welcomes Costa Cruises’ Newest Ship ‘Costa Venezia’

The Greek island of Corfu was the first port of call for Costa Cruises’ newest ship, Costa Venezia, which recently departed on its maiden voyage from Italy.

Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.

Fraudsters Seeking to Cash in on Greece’s Airbnb Fad

Aiming to profit from the short-term rental fad, all the more individuals posing as realtors are emerging, says Greece's Real Estate Federation.

Kalamata Steps Up Tourism Promotion Strategy 

Aiming to boost incoming tourism all year round, the Kalamata Municipality announced that it would further enhance its promotional activities in 2019.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Greek Short-term Rental Bodies Join Forces to Promote Interests

Three Greek home-sharing associations have joined forces to promote their common interests and ensure the quality and services offered by their members.

ITB Berlin’s Medical Tourism Pavilion to Welcome More Exhibitors

The ITB Berlin travel trade show, which will be held during March 6-10, this year has recorded an increase in international exhibitors at the Medical Tourism Pavilion.

Lesvos Gets First Official Thermal Spring

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura has signed a decision for the official recognition of the hot spring “Therma” of Geras bay on the island of Lesvos in Greece.