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Grand Hyatt Athens Appoints New General Manager

The brand new five-star Grand Hyatt Athens hotel has appointed Costas Papachristophorou as its new general manager.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

Epirus’ Music, Traditions and Flavors ‘Arrive’ at Athens Airport

As part of its "Fly me to the moon" program, Athens International Airport will introduce the destination of Epirus to travelers and guests.

Crete FVW Workshop Offers Insight into German Travel Trends

The 2018 FVW Workshop, recently held on Crete, brought together Germany’s top tour operators, travel agents and journalists, who exchanged insight with local sector professionals.

Minoan Lines Amends Itineraries, Prepares to Adopt IMO Fuel Regulation

Minoan Lines is amending its itineraries on the Piraeus-Chania and Piraeus-Heraklion routes, while preparing to adopt the new IMO Fuel Regulation.

SWOT to Manage New Mykonos Autograph Collection Hotel by Marriott

Greek hospitality experts Simple Way of Tourism (SWOT) will be managing the operations of a new Marriott Autograph Collection hotel on Mykonos, starting in 2019.

Aria Hotels Adds New Property to Crete Portfolio

“The Island Concept” is the name of the new luxury boutique hotel in Agios Nikolaos, Crete, that Aria Hotels is adding to its portfolio.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

ANEK Lines Holds ‘Autumn Bicycle Round 2018’ on Crete

Cycling enthusiasts and athletes of all ages participated in the Autumn Bicycle Round 2018, recently held by Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines.

Minoan Lines Promotes Chania-Piraeus Route through Digital Campaign

Greek coastal shipping company Minoan Lines has launched a digital campaign to promote its new Chania-Piraeus-Chania route.

Ferry Operator ANEK Sees Turnover Growth H1 2018

The ANEK Lines group posted improved turnover in the first half of 2018 at 72.9 million euros compared to 65.3 million euros in the corresponding period of 2017.

T+L: Crete Among 12 Best Tropical Destinations for Solo Travelers

Crete has been included on the list of the 12 Best Tropical Destinations for Solo Travelers, which was recently released by the Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine.

Greek Airport Passenger Fee Set to Rise After Works Completed

Fraport, the managing company of 14 regional airports in Greece, announced plans to increase a fee for all departing passengers as of April 1.

Eight Greek Beaches Lose 2018 ‘Blue Flag’ Award

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF) announced that eight beaches in Greece were dropped from the 2018 "Blue Flag" quality award list.

ANEK Lines: Piraeus-Chania Route Served by Elyros Ferry

The Elyros ferry, of Cretan passenger shipping company ANEK Lines, is now serving the Piraeus-Chania route with daily departures from both destinations.

Aria Hotels Expands its Hospitality Concept to Spain

Aria Hotels, a collection of boutique hotels and villas based in Greece, is expanding its activities to the Spanish market by opening a new office in Madrid.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

ANEK Lines Replaces Damaged Vessel on Piraeus-Chania Route

The itineraries of the ferry, “Eleftherios Venizelos” of ANEK Lines, will be operated by other vessels, following the amendment of the company’s routes between Piraeus and Chania.

Free Entrance to ‘Mykonos Palace’ Official Inauguration Ceremony on Crete

Minoan Lines on September 16 will hold the official inauguration ceremony of its Mykonos Palace ferry at the port of Souda on Crete with free admission.

Aria Concept Store in Chania Hosts ‘Three Moons’ Group Art Exhibition

The Aria Concept Store in Chania, Crete, is hosting the group art exhibition "Three Moons", which showcases a collection of paintings and jewelry.