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Greek Gov’t Moves Ahead with Regional Port Privatization Plans

The Greek government said that it would be taking measures so that the procedures for the privatization of 10 state-owned regional ports would begin in 2020.

Austrian Airlines Adds More Greek Destinations to 2020 Summer Schedule

Austrian Airlines will add more Greek holiday destinations to its flight schedule for summer 2020, which will take effect on March 29.

GNTO Looks to Take Ionian Islands Tourism in New Direction

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is aiming for the Ionian Islands to follow a new direction towards sustainable tourism development.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

CNT: MarBella Corfu Hotel Among Top 20 Resorts in Greece

MarBella Corfu Hotel has been included on the list of Condé Nast Traveler's (CNT) Top 20 Resorts in Greece, as voted at the CNT Readers’ Choice Awards 2019.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

GNTO Promotes Events Highlighting Greece’s Gastronomy, Sports, Culture

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting a number of gastronomy, sports and cultural events scheduled to take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.
Fira, Santorini island. Photo source: Visit Greece/Y.Skoulas
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Santorini, Corfu Among CNT’s Top 25 Destinations to Visit in September

The Greek islands of Santorini and Corfu are included on the list of the Top 25 destinations to go on holiday in September, which was recently published by Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

New Development Model for 10 Greek Ports

Greece's government will be implementing a new model for the development of 10 state-owned ports, according to the Greek Shipping Minister.

Grecotel Holds CSR Events, Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Greece

The Grecotel Group is carrying out a number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with the aim to protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development.

‘DayTrip4U’ to Expand B2B & B2C Services to More Destinations in the World

DayTrip4U.com, a travel platform offering B2B and B2C services in Greece and Cyprus, has announced plans to expand to more destinations around the world.

Corfu’s CNic Paleo ArtNouveau Hotel Awarded for Excellence by TripAdvisor

The CNic Paleo ArtNouveau hotel on Corfu has been awarded with the “Certification of Excellence 2019” by travel and booking site TripAdvisor.

Greece’s Divani Collection Joins ‘Global Hotel Alliance’

Greece’s Divani Collection has joined the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), a leading international alliance of independent hotel brands.

Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park Next on Grecotel’s Upgrade Drive List

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts moves ahead with its upgrade program for the Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, in efforts to meet the high demand for services of the finest quality.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

CNic’s Renovated Gemini Hotel Welcomes Summer Guests to Corfu

Following extensive renovation work, the four-star Gemini Hotel of the CNic Hotels group, has opened its doors to welcome guests to the area of Messonghi on Corfu.

Ministry Approves Terms for Corfu’s Gouvia Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved the Special Regulation for the Operation of the Tourist Port of Gouvia on the island of Corfu.

Grecotel Danilia Village Hosts Tourism, Gastronomy Events of Corfu

Grecotel’s Danilia Village, a traditional settlement and cultural park located on Corfu, recently hosted two events that promoted the island’s tourism offerings and gastronomy wealth.