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Marketing Greece Appoints Ioanna Dretta as CEO and Managing Director

Marketing Greece, the private marketing company for Greek tourism, has appointed Ioanna Dretta as its new CEO and Managing Director.

Italian Media Make a Case for Athens City Break

Leading Italian media with four extensive feature articles brand Athens an exciting ‘new’ cultural destination worth rediscovering.

Lesvos Hoteliers Demand Emergency Measures to Save Island Tourism

Lesvos hoteliers are calling for emergency measures to give the island a boost following the negative impact of the refugee crisis on local tourism.

Thessaly Region Campaign Takes Off in Full Force

An integrated marketing plan for Thessaly that aims to strengthen the region's brand and attract visitors from new markets was presented recently.

Spanish Actress Falls in Love with Athens in De Viajes Travel Magazine

Actress Silvia Marty features in 14-page travel feature and fashion editorial showcasing Athens' ancient attractions and spirited modern soul.

Going to a Greek Beach? Book Your Sunbed Online!

An app for booking sunbeds at organized beaches in Greece is available and expected to take the country's "Sun & Beach" experience to a whole other level.

e-volution awards 2017: Discovergreece.com Applauded for Performance Marketing

Discovergreece.com was honored at the recent "e-volution awards 2017" for its optimal use of performance marketing practices.

Tourism Partnership Launches to Promote Athens as Year-round Destination

A collaborative initiative has been launched to promote Athens as an attractive, year-round, city break tourism destination.

Conde Nast Traveller Taps into Patmos’ Spiritual Energy

Leading travel magazine Conde Nast Traveller (UK) delves into the spiritual side of Patmos in a 10-page print and online destination feature that appears in the September edition of the publication.

‘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.

BBC Travel Offers the Best of Athens in a Bite

BBC Travel’s new video web series RSVP Abroad featured Athens and its culinary delights in one of its launch episodes, which was broadcast this month on BBC World News and BBC Travel Online.

Inspired by Poem, German Daily ‘Die Zeit’ Sings Praises of Acropolis

Journalist Alard von Kittlitz recently came up close and personal with the history of the Acropolis and was mesmerised by the ancient monument on a recent visit to Athens, as he wrote in a travel feature for leading German daily newspaper Die Zeit.

Hoteliers Bearing Gifts, Special Offers ‘Join’ Athens Half Marathon

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association in collaboration with some 138 private and public institutions including museums, art spaces, galleries, shops and eateries are yet again lending their hands-on support to the Athens Half Marathon, which takes place in the Greek...

‘Discover Greece’ Invites Travellers to Win their Dream Holiday in Greece

Discover Greece is giving travellers from around the world the opportunity to make their dream holiday in Greece a reality through its new "Dream Up Summer" campaign!

Ionian Blues on Kefalonia and Ithaca

In a colourful four-page travel destination feature published in the January issue of UK travel magazine Escapism, journalist Hannah Summers plunges into the blues and greens of Kefalonia and Ithaca, where she paints a picture of herb-filled rolling hills to hidden beach coves...

Greece: New Tourism Campaign Shows the Aegean Islands are ‘Like No Other’

In a move to boost its position in the international tourism market, the South Aegean Region on Tuesday presented a new campaign entitled "Aegean Islands. Like No Other", which lies at the heart of its three-year tourism strategy designed in collaboration with the Greek Tourism...

‘Athens is the Grandest Open-air University in the World’

UK’s The Daily Mail declares the Greek capital the ideal travel destination to bring ancient history lessons to life.

Corfu as an Appealing Winter Holiday Destination

The brilliant colours of Corfu were splashed across the pages of the Spanish edition of InStyle magazine this month, in an extensive travel feature showcasing the Ionian island as an appealing winter destination.

Brainstorming Ahead of S. Aegean Region’s Tourism Strategy

South Aegean Region authorities invited Dodecanese tourism professionals to a brainstorming event last week with the aim of collecting as much data and ideas as possible ahead of the official presentation of its three-year tourism strategy.

New Athens Campaign Invites All to ‘Speak Athenian’ and ‘Be an Athenian’

"Hipstorical", "Philosofa", "Theatricult", "Bistrocracy"... An exciting new "vocabulary" has arrived to fire the imagination of travellers to Athens and teach them to talk ... Athenian!