connect with us
Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

Santorini Mayor Calls for Self-Management Tourism Scheme, Making Island Year-round Hotspot

Aware of Santorini’s robust brand name internationally, the Cycladic island’s mayor highlighted the need for local administration to take over the management of the destination ahead of the “Santorini: Year-round Destination” event to be presented at the Acropolis Museum on...

GTP Welcomes New Partners to its Travel Business Network

Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients E-tourgreece, Windmill Traditional Residence, MG Yachts and AthensWas Hotel that have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.

‘Tolerance’ Theme for Greece’s European Heritage Days

“Violence and tolerance” will be the focus of this year’s European Heritage Days events to be held in Greece, on September 25-27, particularly at a time when the country is in the international spotlight due to the ongoing tragedies of thousands of Syrian refugees seeking safety...

Life in a Verse: Weeklong Athens World Poetry Fest Kicks Off

Seventy poets from 21 countries are participating in the 2nd Athens World Poetry Festival, which kicked off at the Megaron Mousikis on Monday and will run for a week.

The Acropolis Museum to ‘Reveal’ the Mysteries of Samothrace on World Tourism Day

On the occasion of World Tourism Day on September 27, the Acropolis Museum will give visitors the opportunity to discover the landscapes, the people and the great archaeological exhibits of Samothrace.

Acropolis Museum Winner in 2015 TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards for Museums

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, has been honored this year as part of the 2015 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards for museums around the globe, ranking as the 11th on the list of top 25 museums in the world and 8th top museum in Europe.

Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.

August Full Moon Greek Style with Sites, Museums Open to All

A total of 140 events across dozens of archaeological sites, museums and main attractions in Greece, from Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus and Cape Sounion to the Theopetra Caves, the castle town of Mystras and the once sacred island of Delos, will welcome the full moon on August...

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.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates Six Years with Impressive Samothrace Show

As part of celebrations for its sixth birthday, the Acropolis Museum will launch a series of exhibitions featuring archaeological treasures from small museums across Greece, with “Samothrace - The Mysteries of the Great Gods” launching the festivities on June 20.

‘The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great’ Conquer Canada

Featuring over 500 ancient treasures, many of which exhibited for the first time outside Greece, “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opened last week at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, was warmly welcomed by a 1,000-plus audience.

Newcomer AthensWas Hotel Promises Luxury and Romance in the Heart of Town

In the heart of Athens, at the foot of the Acropolis, Anemi Hotels group announces the opening of its newest arrival, the luxury design AthensWas Hotel.

Ryanair Dubbed ‘Second Largest Carrier’ at Athens Airport

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair recently celebrated its first year of operations in Athens and was announced as the second largest carrier based at Athens International Airport.

Italian Journalists Get a Taste of Athens

Eight Italian journalists explored Athens and the islands of the Argosaronic during a press trip held April 16-19 by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) office in Italy.

‘The Greeks – Agamemnon to Alexander the Great’ Take Canada By Storm

Featuring over 500 ancient treasures, many of which exhibited for the first time outside Greece, “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opened in December at the Pointe à Callière, Montreal Museum of Archaeology and History, has attracted over 100,000...

Free Admission at the Acropolis Museum on March 25

On the occasion of the Greek National Holiday on Wednesday March 25, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has announced free admission and access to special events.

100 Years of Greek Tourism Architecture on Display at the Acropolis Museum

Greek tourism’s architecture of the last 100 years will go on display at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Athens Welcomes Greek Tourism Expo

Some 162 exhibitors, 74 hosted buyers, 2,600 B2B meetings and 6,650 visitors “came to meet the Greeks” at this year’s 1st Greek Tourism Expo which took place at the Metropolitan Expo on 5-7 December.

Tastes of Halkidiki take the Spotlight at the Acropolis Museum

In efforts to promote local products and introduce the region as a gastronomy destination, Halkidiki authorities are organizing “Halkidikis Gefseis” (Tastes of Halkidiki) on Thursday 11 December at the Acropolis Museum restaurant in Athens.

Greece Frowns Upon British Museum’s Loan of Parthenon Marbles Sculpture to Russia

The decision of the British Museum to send a Parthenon sculpture on a loan to the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg to celebrate its 250th anniversary, has sparked an angry reaction in Greece.