connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news. A Service by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)
 

Main Reasons to Visit MITT Exhibition in Moscow

The 26th MITT is opening its doors in Moscow this March and its organizer, ITE Group, gives us the main reasons for professionals to visit.

Cultural Tourism Key to Sustaining Communities, Safeguarding Heritage

A clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders is essential, according to the UNWTO and UNESCO.

Corfu Island Crowned Best European Film Location of 2018

The Greek island of Corfu was chosen from among 12 European destinations and won the 2018 European Film Location Award, a competition launched by the EUFCN.

Greek Passport Among World’s Most Powerful

The Greek passport is among the world’s most powerful, allowing access to 164 countries, according to the Global Passport Power Rank 2018 by Arton Capital.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

Nat Geo Traveler Russia: Greece Among Most Popular Destinations for Family Holidays

Greece has been announced as the second most popular destination for family holidays by the Russian edition of the National Geographic Traveler magazine.

Greece Becomes PATA Member, Gains More Access in Asian Market

Greece has joined PATA as a European country member, gaining the opportunity to claim its market share from the different markets of the Pacific Asia region.

EU Lawmakers Agree to Limit Intra-Schengen Border Checks

EU lawmakers have agreed to restrict the initial period for border checks to two months, instead of the current six-month period.

Athens Workshop Looks Into Cinema Tourism, Filming in Greece

More than 150 cinematography professionals recently gathered in Athens to participate in an open discussion on ways Greece can promote its locations for filming purposes.

‘Navagio’ on Zakynthos Named World’s Top Beach for 2018

Zakynthos' Navagio beach ranks first on the “World’s Top 50 Beaches” list for 2018, which was released by travel website FlightNetwork.

Athens Digital Lab Contest Looking for Innovative Ideas

In efforts to make Athens a friendlier city, the municipality invites young innovators and creators to submit ideas for the 2nd Athens Digital Lab contest.

Come for the Theater, Stay for the Epirus Experience

Offering the best of all (travel) worlds, Epirus is a dream come true for those restless souls who simply want it all.

Marine Environment Cooperation Network Sets Out to Keep Greek Seas Clean

The newly-established Marine Environment Cooperation Network in Greece, which consists of 28 local groups and associations, is launching a plastic-free campaign as its first activity.

Greek Hotels: Stars vs Zombies, Supply vs Demand

Fifty percent of Greek hotels are "Stars" and 25 percent are "Zombies", according to a PwC report that focuses on the structural analysis of the sector.

Young Greeks of Attica Show Support to California Wildfire Victims

"I feel you California!" say the young Greeks of fire-stricken Attica areas, showing their support to the young victims of the tragic California fires.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

Arta of Byzantine Monuments and Wetlands Takes Steps to Tap into Tourism

Like most of Epirus, Arta's secrets… are still secret... waiting to be discovered. The town can serve as an ideal base for one of the most rewarding travel experiences in Greece.

Greece in ‘High Spirits’ at WTM London 2018 Expo – Photo Report

With the traditional market of the United Kingdom showing growth, Greece is expecting a new record of British arrivals in 2018.

Athens, Thessaloniki Feature in Greece’s New City Break Promo Video

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Aegean Airlines launched a new video campaign promoting Athens and Thessaloniki as city break destinations.

Minister Kountoura Promotes Greek Tourism in 15 Seconds

Minister Elena Kountoura was quick to respond when CNN International's Richard Quest asked her to promote Greek tourism... in just 15 seconds.