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Europa Nostra: Greece-Denmark ‘FIBRANET’ Project Wins 2021 Grand Prix Prize

Greece and Denmark were announced 2021 Grand Prix laureates for their FIBRANET – FIBRes project at this year’s European Heritage /Europa Nostra Awards.

Warner Bros Selects Rhodes as Filming Location of ‘The Bachelor’

Warner Bros has selected the Greek island of Rhodes as the filming location of its reality TV dating show “The Bachelor”.

Danish Market Gets to Know Greece’s Golf Facilities

The GNTO during the summer organized four professional golf tournaments in Denmark to promote Greece’s upgraded golf facilities to Danish tourism professionals.

Greece Among 7 Countries to Launch EU Digital Covid Certificate

The EU Digital Covid Certificate, which aims to facilitate travel this summer, has gone live in seven member states, including Greece.

Scandinavians Keen on Visiting Greece with Covid-19 Test or Vaccination Certificate

Scandinavians are willing to travel to Greece this year, either with a negative Covid-19 PCR test or a vaccination certificate.

Covid-19: Greece Joins rescEU Medical Equipment Reserve

Greece has joined the rescEU medical equipment reserve program, building up stocks of critical medical supplies to confront the coronavirus pandemic.

Greece will Open to 29 Countries on June 15 – Official list

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced the official list of countries from which visitors will be able to arrive and holiday in Greece, with flights to Athens and Thessaloniki, as of June 15.

Crete Wins Title of ‘Best Region’ at Greek Travel Awards in Scandinavia

Crete won three awards, including a gold for being voted "Best Region" in Greece, at the 1st Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Attica Region to Attend Danish Travel Show ‘Ferie For Alle’ with New Tourism Slogan

Τhe Region of Attica will attend this year's Danish Travel Show "Ferie For Alle" with a new tourism campaign slogan and a number of suggestions for Scandinavian travelers.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Sabre Appoints Andreas Syrigos as Regional Director for Nordics, Greece and Cyprus

Sabre has announced that Andreas Syrigos will take an expanded role to lead its Travel Network business in the Nordics, having already achieved tremendous growth during his leadership of Greece and Cyprus.

Report: Greece Must Invest In Its Image To Attract More Tourists From Nordic Market

Awareness of Greece is very high in the Nordic market but the country lacks when it comes to attractiveness, according to a destination report that analyzed and evaluated the position and image Greece has in the four Nordic countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Ai Stratis Island To Go Green

Greek island Ai Stratis won the government "competition," announced by Development Minister Kostis Hatzidakis, to become the country's first "green island" that will feature large-scale infrastructure for green energy, such as photovoltaic systems and wind farms.

EKPOIZO Reports Overpriced Airline Tickets

Consumer organization EKPOIZO recently discovered that advertized airline tickets have serious price variations, some which reached up to 63 percent between the advertized on-line cost and the actual charge.

Singapore Signs Open Skies Agreement

Singapore has concluded three bilateral Open Skies Agreements with Scandinavian countries Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The agreements allow both Singapore and Scandinavian airlines to fly between Singapore and any point in Scandinavia, via and beyond to any third country, without...

World Tourism Day 2007 Focus on Women

On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2007 a think tank was hosted in Bentota (Sri Lanka) supported by the World Tourism Organization under the theme "Tourism Opening Doors for Women."

Greece Experiences Twenty Percent Rise In Arrivals

At its annual press call to discuss tourism developments the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises said tourism arrivals to Greece have increased more than 19.5 percent in the period 2005-2006 when compared with 2004. It also forecast another major increase this year since the...

Philoxenia Hangs On

Aristotelis Thomopoulos, president of Helexpo, the organizer of the Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition, says this year's fair, the twenty-second, saw an increase in visitors and exhibitors (additional exhibitors this year included those to the new special section for spa...

Another Record Year for Blue Flags

This year 404 Greek beaches received Blue Flags, compared with 383 last year, placing Greece in second place among the 40 countries participating in the program. A total of 2,549 beaches around the world received Blue Flags, which means that for every six beaches Greece has one...

Worldspan Rate Runner Released in Greece

As of late last year, Worldspan's 'Rate Runner' is available within its Go! product for travel agency office managers in Greece and includes which low cost carriers are available in Rate Runner for the markets in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,...
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