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‘Dark Tourism’ on Central Macedonia Stakeholders Agenda

Central Macedonia tourism stakeholders explored ways to tap into “dark tourism” by opening up sites that have in the past been marked by tragedy.

Νέοι τομείς τουρισμού και διεθνείς συμμετοχές στη φετινή AITE

Η 6η Athens International Tourism Expo, που θα διεξαχθεί 6-8 Δεκεμβρίου 2019, μεγαλώνει φέτος με νέους τομείς τουρισμού και διεθνείς συμμετοχές.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

ITB-IPK Study Shows Global Tourism Dynamic Going Strong into 2019

International tourism is expected to continue its upward trend into 2019, on the back of a 6 percent rise in global outbound trips in the first eight months of 2018.

Η 4η Greek Tourism Expo εστιασμένη στις σύγχρονες απαιτήσεις του ελληνικού τουρισμού

Η 4η Greek Tourism Expo θα πραγματοποιηθεί στις 8-10 Δεκεμβρίου 2017 στο Metropolitan Expo.

Makedonia Palace Welcomes Eva Saringala as New Director of Sales

The historic Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, recently appointed Eva Sariggala as its new Director of Sales.

Nelios, atenistas Team Up to Create New Inner-city Park at Gazi

City activist group atenistas and digital tourism experts Nelios have pooled their resources to create a new park in central Athens' Gazi area as part of their ongoing efforts to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital.

In Spirit of Sports Titania Hotel Team Runs @ Athens Marathon

Titania Hotel’s team of runners took to the streets on November 8, for the 33rd Athens Marathon - The Authentic, joining athletes of the Make-A-Wish Foundation in the 5km run.

Athens’ Titania Hotel Takes Stroll Down Memory Lane

On the occasion of the autumn opening of its revamped Olive Garden Bar & Restaurant already serving guests delectable dinners and cool drinks under the stars, the Titania Hotel celebrates its unique history with an ongoing exhibition featuring rare photos and documents of yesteryear.

Dine & Wine All Fine at Titania’s Revamped Olive Garden

Following extensive renovation works, the restaurant located on the rooftop of the Titania Hotel in Athens invites guests to indulge in a “gourmet journey… Made in Greece”… with breathtaking views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and the cityscape below.

Titania Athens’ La Brasserie Serves Up a Mean Pizza for Lunch

In one of the city’s hottest spots for lunch, the Titania Hotel’s La Brasserie restaurant, the chefs prepare pizza for lunch daily, adding to the rich menu of delicious snacks, salads and lights meals served.

New Signs Make Athens Walking Experience Easier

City activist group atenistas are placing signs throughout the historic center of Athens in efforts to make walking the Greek capital easier for residents and travelers.

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.

TBEX CEO: Athens Is Absolutely A City Break Destination

GTP Headlines caught up with the CEO of TBEX, Rick Calvert, during the TBEX Europe 2014 travel blogger conference that took place in Athens on 23-25 October. Mr. Calvert underlined the positive effect the conference will leave on the city in the long run, a city that has much to...

Greece’s Main Tourism Body Says Shops In Athens And Thessaloniki Must Be Open All Sundays Of The Year

Greek tourism professionals recently expressed concern over the potential exclusion of Athens and Thessaloniki from a pilot scheme that will allow shops in Greece to open on all Sundays of the year.

Greeks Plan To Travel Abroad For May Day Holiday

Greeks are making plans to take a long weekend "escape" mainly to cities abroad for the upcoming May Day holiday, a recent survey said.

Athens Hoteliers Team Up With Private Marketing Company To Promote Greek Capital

A cooperation agreement aimed to focus on a common strategy for the promotion of the Greek capital to markets abroad was signed between the Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association and private marketing company Marketing Greece.

Survey: Thessaloniki Scores Big In Popularity But Low In Hotel Occupancy

Thessaloniki may have high visitor satisfaction ratings but the Greek Northern city is lagging behind in occupancy and average room rates compared with 26 other European cities.

Greek Tourism Promoted At Special Event In Turkey

This year was one of the best in terms of Turkish arrivals to Greece, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said during a special event for the promotion of Greek tourism to the Turkish market held in the Greek Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Want City’s Convention Bureau To Reopen

Thessaloniki is losing out on hosting major international conferences and events due to the lack of a conference and exhibition center in the city, the president of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, Aristotelis Thomopoulos, informed Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...
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