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Grace Hotels to Join Auberge Resorts Collection

Grace Hotels, a luxury hotel collection owned by the Libra Group, will be joining the Auberge Resorts Collection, an international luxury resort brand.

Athens ICOMIA World Marinas Conference to Focus on Growth

The viability of Europe’s marina industry will be the focus of the ICOMIA World Marinas Conference to be held in Athens during October 25-27.

Investors Eyeing Greece for Resort & Hotel Real Estate, Says Survey

Greece, Spain and Italy have been ranked at the top as being the most attractive countries in the Mediterranean for investors.

Athens’ SNFCC Wins Over the Crowds with Culture

Since its handover to the Greek state last year, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has welcomed some 3.4 million visitors.

Domotel Hotels Launches ‘Life Experiences’, Holds Special Wine Event

Domotel, a chain of boutique and lifestyle hotels, has launched its “Domotel Life Experiences” program, which focuses on gastronomy and wine.

Yoleni’s: New Meeting Point for Greek Startup Community

The Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomy Center in Athens has been announced as the meeting point of the “START your night UP” series of events, organized by Envolve Entrepreneurship for startup entrepreneurs.

Athens’ Theatrou Square Back in Business

Theatrou Square, off Athens’ central Varvakeios Market, is back in business following an ambitious urban overhaul program implemented by the municipality.

36th Athens Marathon Breaks Participation Record – 55,000 People to Run in November

Some 55,000 runners will participate in the 36th “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” on November 11, compared to 51,000 participants in 2017.

Greek Airport Nine-month Passenger Traffic Figures Soar

Greek airports saw a record-breaking 10 percent rise in passenger traffic for the first nine months of the year, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

Athens National Garden to Be Restored Back to Beauty

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis has presented plans for the overhaul of the city’s central park, the National Garden, in the heart of the Greek capital.

MG Yachts Expands Fleet, Offers New Experiences for 2019

Greek yacht charter company MG Yachts has expanded its fleet, aiming to provide its customers with additional features and experiences for 2019.

GNTO: Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019

Pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the UK to Greece are up by 10 percent, according to the GNTO UK & Ireland Office Director Emy Anagnostopoulou.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Supports Battle Against Breast Cancer

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts for the first time participated in the "Greece Race for the Cure" running and walking event, to support the battle against breast cancer.

Mideast Travel Nominated as World’s Leading DMC at WTA 2018

Mideast Travel has been nominated as the “World’s Leading Destination Management Company 2018” at the 25th World Travel Awards (WTA) to take place in Lisbon, Portugal.

Athens Hotels Among Europe’s Most Affordable in October

Athens' hotels are among the most competitive in Europe, with the average hotel price reaching 96 euros in October, according to data released by trivago.

Ryanair to Launch 21 New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece with popular international destinations for summer 2019.

ASTA Appoints George Paliouras as President of Greek Chapter

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has appointed Greek travel professional, George Paliouras, as the president of its Chapter in Greece.

National Hellenic Society Awards Kountoura for Greece-US Tourism Ties

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was awarded by the National Hellenic Society on occasion of its annual Heritage Weekend & Classic held in Las Vegas.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel Holds ‘Wine Days’ for Guests

Aiming to offer unique wine experiences to its guests, the Sofitel Athens Airport is once again participating in the Wine Days event of the Sofitel brand.

Two Bars in Athens Included Among the World’s 50 Best for 2018

Two bars in Athens - “The Clumsies” and the “Baba au Rum” - have once again been included on the list of the World’s 50 Best Bars.