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August 15 Holiday: Tips on What to do in Athens While Greece Celebrates

Mid-August is a great time for residents and visitors to be in Athens city center as it is less crowded, there are no traffic jams and it is more quiet than usual. This may just be the best time to go out and really explore Athens center and Attica!

The Greek Connection: Hollywood Insists… #VisitGreece

Oscar winning superstar Tom Hanks and Canadian American actress and screenwriter Nia Vardalos are telling everyone to #VisitGreece.

Etihad’s President and CEO Addresses the Future of Global Airline Competition at GBTA Convention

Etihad Airways President and CEO James Hogan on Monday emphasized the importance of consumer choice and innovation as the fundamental drivers of competition in the international airline industry during a public conversation at the 2015 Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)...

The Greek Summer is ‘Happening Now’. Spread the Word!

Greek tourism professionals and businesses are invited to take part in the country's new national communication campaign and spread the word that the unique Greek summer is "happening now".

WEF Top Economist Says Greece Can Get Back on Track… As Long As…

Improving the quality of education, ensuring the broad-based participation of all its citizens in real employment, cutting red tape for new businesses and doing away with corruption, should be top priorities if Greece ever wants to recover from its current “economic malaise”,...

HotelBrain Head Tells World Greek Tourism is Tops

In interviews to CNN, the London Times and Sky News, HotelBrain founder and president Panos Paleologos underlined that tourism professionals in Greece demonstrated exemplary responsibility and honored their guests despite the political and economic turmoil and the negative media...

Happening Now: #GreekSummer – New National Campaign to Boost Bookings to Greece

A new national communication campaign, which highlights Greece's actual image and aims to boost last minute bookings to the country, has been launched.

Video: Minister Kountoura Informs Tourists on New Special Problem-solving Tourism Team in Greece

In a televised message to tourists in Greece, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura informs that the Tourism Ministry has launched a special team to address any possible problems related to tourism.

‘Let’s Show Faith and Love in What We Do and Know Best: Greece’ – Opinion

Opinion by Vice President of Aldemar Resorts, Alexandros Angelopoulos.

Nia Vardalos Shows Support to the Greeks On Social Media

Nia Vardalos, the star and screenwriter of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, took to social media to remind the world what "hard-working" and "loving" people the Greeks are.

A Message to Foreign Visitors in Greece By Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura

Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura on Thursday delivered a televised message to tourists currently in Greece and to travelers that are planning to visit.

Interview: George Grafakos, Aqua Vista Hotels CEO

George Grafakos, Aqua Vista Hotels CEO, tells GTP what exactly makes the Aqua Vista Hotels brand stand out and he gives us a "sneak preview" of the company's future plans which all evolve around offering unique experiences. Experiences with strong emotions and excellent service...

The Athenian Riviera: Where Luxury is the Only Way

In the second part of the GTP’s luxury series, we explore the coastline hotels of the Athenian Riviera, which were the first to raise the standard of accommodation in Greece in the early ’60s.

Interview: Andromachi Zerzivili, Vice-President & Chief Technology Officer of AKTINA TRAVEL GROUP

On the occasion of its 40th anniversary, Aktina Travel Group, one of the largest travel organizations in Greece, is launching a new corporate identity, welcoming an era of ongoing development with the aim of remaining the number one choice for credible and quality travel services.

Luxury & the City: Athens’ Handpicked Hotels for Pampering and Thrills

GTP takes a closer look at luxury travel in Greece. The first in our series focuses on city break hotels. From the lavish hotels in Athens and its surrounding suburbs to the coastline of Attica and the islands...

Ferries to the Greek Islands 2015 – Dodecanese

Useful tips on the Dodecanese islands in Greece and how to reach them by ferry.
Posted On 07 May 2015
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Ferries to the Greek Islands 2015 – Cyclades

Useful tips on the Cyclades islands in Greece and how to reach them by ferry.
Posted On 27 Apr 2015
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Greek Orthodox Easter Revelry and Reverence

Tolling bells echo in the background as Greeks hustle and bustle to get everything done before Holy Friday. This is the darkest day of the year for the Orthodox faithful as they mourn Christ’s passing. No activities are allowed on this day.
Posted On 08 Apr 2015
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The Zagori Experience in Northern Greece

The Rugged Rush of the Zagori Experience in Northern Greece estled in the northern Pindus mountain range amid rugged cliffs, rushing waters, lush forests and breath-taking alpine lakes are the tiny stone villages of the Zagori, known as the Zagorochoria. These remote little gems...
Posted On 02 Apr 2015
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Interview with Claus Sendlinger, Design Hotels Founder & CEO

GTP presents Claus Sendlinger of Design Hotels who outlines his insights on the "design hotel" concept.