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Athens Launches ‘Heat Alert’, Opens Air-conditioned Spaces for Heatwave

The Municipality of Athens has launched a “Heat Alert” system, informing residents and visitors of extreme hot weather and providing information on protection measures.

Greece Presents Priority Areas to Get ‘ESPA 2021-2027’ Funding

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis outlined the priority areas that will benefit from a new round of EU funding, known as ESPA, during a conference held recently in Kalamata.

86th Thessaloniki International Fair to Host UAE as Honored Country

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be this year’s country of honor at the 86th Thessaloniki International Fair, scheduled to take place in Thessaloniki during September 10-18.

Ftelia Pacha: New Open Beach Experience Comes to Mykonos

Spanish-based Pacha Group opened recently its Ftelia Pacha Mykonos, a new restaurant and bar located on the popular beach of Ftelia on the island of Mykonos.

Angsana Corfu Resort to Welcome DJ Valeron to its New Vertigo Rooftop Bar

The five-star Angsana Corfu Resort & Spa on June 29 will welcome DJ Valeron to its brand new Vertigo Rooftop Bar on the island of Corfu.

UNWTO: First Global Youth Tourism Summit to Take Place in Sorrento, Italy

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is getting ready to host its first Global Youth Tourism Summit, that will bring more than 130 young people from 60 countries to Sorrento, Italy, next week.

SETE: Greek Tourism 2022 Revenues May Reach or Even Exceed 2019 Levels

Revenues from Greek tourism this year may even exceed 2019 levels although 2022 is a “difficult, complicated and unpredictable” year, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Greek Tourism Enterprises Still Short of Staff, Portal Open for Jobseekers

Tourism businesses in Greece are still short of staff with at least 2,430 job openings listed on the Public Employment Service (DYPA) portal.

IATA: Airlines Gaining Lost Ground as Tourism Picks Up Pace

IATA revised upward its outlook for the industry’s 2022 financial performance adding however that key challenges ahead will include soaring fuel prices.

Covid-19 Back to Disrupt Summer as Cases Spike Across Europe

Europe ushered in summer this week with a surge in Covid-19 cases and a warning by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) that Omicron subvariants may lead to an increase in hospitalizations.

Lavender Agritourism Project Promo Launches in Evros, Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting the lesser-known Greek destination of Evros with the “Vast Purple of Evros” agritourism project showcasing the cultivation of lavender in the area.

Greek Products Shine at Summer Fancy Food Show 2022 in New York

Greek products were showcased at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2022, a significant F&B event that took place in Manhattan, New York, during June 12-14.

Acropolis Rally 2022 to Start from ‘Super Special Stage’ at the Olympic Stadium

The EKO Acropolis Rally 2022 will begin on September 8 from a special stage to be created inside the premises of the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

New Smart Hotel Opens Right Next to Piraeus Port

The Port Square, a new smart hotel in Piraeus, has opened its doors right next to the city’s port.

ACI World Renews Health Accreditation for the 14 Greek Airports Run by Fraport Greece

The 14 Greek airports run by Fraport Greece have received renewed health accreditation from ACI World for the measures implemented to curb the spread of Covid-19.

RoSPA Awards: Emirates Takes Triple Gold for Safe Services

Emirates has been recognized for its ground transport services and won awards in multiple categories at the annual RoSPA Awards 2022.

Robust Traveler Flows Boost Greece Travel Receipts by 1,000% in April

Greece’s travel receipts in April increased by 1,000.4% percent to 647.0 million euros from 58.8 million euros in the same month last year, driven by a strong rise in the number of international arrivals.

AllinBlusive Expands ‘The Best Part of Your Holidays’ Experience to Mykonos

AllinBlusive Private Cruises has expanded activities to Mykonos and promises unforgettable experiences at the only Riva Lounge in Greece at the exclusive Nammos Beach Bar.

Greece Welcomes First Ferry from Cyprus 21 Years Later

Greece welcomed the first passenger ferry from Cyprus this week, marking the beginning of a highly discussed maritime connection between the two countries.

Greek Hoteliers Choose Local Products, Support Greece’s Primary Production

More and more Greek hoteliers are choosing to serve and promote Greek products in their hotels, according to a survey by the Institute for Tourism Research and Forecasts (ITEP).