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Forbes: Paros Among Best Destinations to Visit in 2023

Paros, the Greek island of the celebrated “Parian marble” from which famous antiquities like the Caryatids were made, was named 7th best place to travel in 2023 by Forbes.

Naoussa First Greek City to Join Europe’s ‘Iter Vitis’ Wine Cultural Route

The city of Naoussa in Northern Greece has joined the Council of Europe’s “Iter Vitis” Cultural Route, an initiative that safeguards wine biodiversity and strengthens European values.

‘Stay in Athens’ by Mastercard Initiative Promotes Greek Capital for Travel in November

The third edition of the “Stay in Athens” by Mastercard initiative will run in November aiming to promote the Greek capital as an autumn city-break destination.

Athens’ Historic Flower Shops at Syntagma Square Reopen

Athens’ historic flower shops, located on the left side of Greek Parliament, just steps away from Syntagma Square, have reopened to the public following a revamp.

Greece ‘TikToks’ its Way into World’s Most Trending Honeymoon Destinations

Greece ranked 4th on the “World’s Trending Honeymoon Destinations” list, according to TikTok data analyzed by luxury travel company Kuoni.

Greece Ranks 6th as World’s Most Popular Destination for Weddings

Greece ranks 6th in the World’s Most Popular Places for Destination Weddings list, according to Google search data analysis.

Greek Sports Tourism and Culinary Events Happening in October

Greece’s tourism season is continuing well into October with four international sports tourism and culinary events scheduled to take place.

The Hellenic Initiative: Applications Open for Venture Impact Awards 2021

Applications are open for the Venture Impact Awards 2021, a program organized by The Hellenic Initiative to support Greek youth entrepreneurship.

Amadeus Reveals 5 Key Trends to Drive Travel Recovery in post-Covid-19 Era

Travel technology provider Amadeus has revealed five emerging trends expected to drive travel recovery in the post-Covid-19 era.

ITB Berlin Presents Digital Meet-up Platform for 2021

ITB Berlin next year will hold its annual international travel trade show as an entirely virtual event under the name ITB Berlin NOW during March 9-12, 2021.

State, Shareholders to Inject Capital into Greece’s Covid-hit AEGEAN Airlines

The Greek government and AEGEAN shareholders are awaiting Commission approval to inject €180 million to safeguard the pandemic-hit airline.

Holiday Airline Germania Announces Collapse, Cancels All Flights

German low-cost carrier Germania announced that it has filed for bankruptcy, attributing the company’s collapse to increasing fuel prices.

‘Best Luxury Spas’ Online Guide Shines Spotlight on Wellness Hotels in Greece

A unique collection of Greece’s prime spa and wellness destinations can be found on the recently launched Best Luxury Spas online guide.

Greece Breaks All Tourism Records, Welcomes 33 Million Travelers in 2018

A total of 33 million people visited Greece in 2018, generating more than 16 billion euros in revenues and breaking all performance records to date.

Greek Tourism Numbers Add Up to a Robust 2018 Close

As 2018 comes to a close, the Greek Tourism Ministry issued an update on figures, which back positive forecasts for a record year in tourism.

Athens’ Occupancy Rates See Slight Increase Despite Sharp Rise in Airport Arrivals

Despite a sharp rise in tourist arrivals at Athens Airport during the first seven months of 2018, occupancy rates in Athens’ hotels only slightly increased by 3.6 percent.

Holiday Inn Athens Introduces ‘Open Lobby’ Concept

The Holiday Inn Athens, Attica Ave., Airport West hotel recently introduced an innovative Open Lobby concept for both business and leisure travelers.

Thessaloniki to Host Greek – Serbian Business Forum

More than 150 Greek and 70 Serbian enterprises will participate in the Greek – Serbian Business Forum to be held on March 19 in Thessaloniki.

EasyJet Confirms €40m Deal for Parts of Air Berlin

EasyJet said it will ink a 40 million euro deal to purchase a part of German carrier Air Berlin, which filed insolvency in August.

China, Greece Discuss Tourism, Business Travel, Investments

More investments and cooperation in tourism were at the center of talks between Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and SRCIC Chairman Jianzhong Lu.
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