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Winners of #MyBlueEurope Photo Competition Announced

The winners of the #MyBlueEurope photo competition, launched for both amateur and professional photographers, have been announced.

4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

WTA 2016: Grand Resort Lagonissi Crowned Ideal Destination for Luxury Weddings in Europe

The five-star Grand Resort Lagonissi was voted Europe’s Leading Luxury Wedding Resort at the World Travel Awards 2016, one of the most prestigious accolades in the hospitality industry.

Grand Resort Lagonissi Nominated for 2016 World Luxury Hotel Awards

The Grand Resort Lagonissi is delighted to announce that it is nominated for three prestigious World Luxury Hotel Awards for "Luxury Wedding Destination", "Luxury Beach Resort" and "Luxury Villa Resort".

Greek-Russian Tourism Forum Opens Wednesday at Lagonissi

A Greek-Russian tourism forum will take place on Wednesday, May 11, at the seaside area of Lagonissi, East Attica. The forum will aim to establish a strong connection between the two countries in order to increase mutual tourist flow.

‘Tourism Awards 2016’ Spotlight Shines on Greece’s Best Practices

The best practices of Greek companies and organizations in all sectors of travel, hospitality and leisure and initiatives that encourage innovation and the quality of Greek tourism were rewarded on Wednesday, April 6, at the glitzy awards ceremony of the Tourism Awards 2016.

Tourist Arrivals from Iran to Greece Expected to Soar in 2016

The number of visitors from Iran to Greece could soar to more than 20,000 this year if visa procedures are improved, Iranian travel agents said during the second Greek Tourism Workshop that took place recently in Tehran.

‘Leading Hotels of the World’ Welcomes Two New Members from Greece to its Collection

The Leading Hotels of the World (LHW) recently announced the addition of two new members in Greece to its collection of uncommon luxury hotels.

Greece Steps Up Presence at Turkey’s EMITT 2016 Expo – GTP Photo Report

Greek destinations and enterprises once again drew in the crowds at the recent East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT, which ran at the Tuyap Fair and Congress Center in Istanbul, Turkey.

Greece to Showcase Tourism Offerings at Turkey’s 20th EMITT Expo

A number of Greek hotels, travel agencies, associations and destinations are participating in this year's East Mediterranean Tourism and Travel Exhibition – EMITT and will show their best to international industry professionals and Turkish consumers.

Grand Resort Lagonissi Once Again a Winner at 2015 World Luxury Hotel Awards

The Grand Resort Lagonissi has once again received the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Award in the "Luxury Hotel & Conference Centre" category, in recognition for its exceptional facilities and service excellence.

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.

Young Face of the Week: George Skaramagas, Wellness & Fitness Manager of Capsis Hotels & Resorts

This week, GTP introduces George Skaramagas, the wellness and fitness manager of Capsis Hotels & Resorts.

Russian Regatta Boosts Tourism Ties with Greece

Greece has proposed to host Russia's “Regatta Verkhnevolzhskaya” in the Argosaronic Gulf in 2016.

Greece Tourism to Tap Into Middle Eastern Market

Tapping into the potential of the Middle Eastern tourism market is at the core of two events to be held in Dubai on Wednesday, and in Istanbul on April 2.

Developing Greek Tourism in a Simple Way – Interview with SWOT Manager George Constantinidis

Headed by Greek tourism professionals Christos & George Constantinidis, SWOT specializes in the field of Hotel Sales Representation, Online & Offline Marketing and Business Planning for tourism enterprises. "We develop Greek tourism in a simple way," George Constantinidis tells us.

Second Business Travel Professionals Forum Builds Bridges for Tourism in Greece

Building bridges and strengthening ties between tourism sector professionals was at the center of the 2nd Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) held recently in central Athens.

Second Business Travel Professionals Forum in Athens to Attract More Participants

The second Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF), set to take place on 11-12 December in central Athens, is expected to see a 60 percent increase in participation.

Leading Greek Hotel Chains To Take Part In Grekland Panorama 2015 Expo In Sweden

Some of the biggest brands in the Greek hospitality industry have confirmed their participation in Grekland Panorama 2015, the second fair for Greece in Stockholm, and are expected to make a strong presentation to the Swedish market.
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MidEast Travel Teams Up With Turkish Airlines To Promote Greek Tourism

Travel agents from Russia and eight countries from Asia and the Middle East recently experienced Greece's 5-star hotels, major sights and discovered the many options Greece offers as a tourism destination.