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EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

Former Google Executive Steve Vranakis is Helping to ‘Reposition’ Greece

Steve Vranakis, a former Google executive and current Chief Creative Officer of the Greek government, is aiming to reposition Greece on the global map.

SETE Looks Ahead and Aims to Redefine Greek Tourism

A number of best practices and business models were introduced to Greek tourism professionals during SETE's annual conference held in Athens.

New Faces: Yannis Syrakis, Consultant at Reload Hotel Sales Management

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Yannis Syrakis, a tourism e-Commerce professional who is offering his expertise to Reload Hotel Sales Management.

SETE: Greek Tourism Needs Effective Destination Management Plan

The management of Greece's tourism destinations was among the issues discussed during a meeting of SETE representatives with Interior Minister Panagiotis Theodorikakos.

Mideast Travel Celebrates 35 Years with New Campaign

Athens-based Mideast Travel Worldwide recently presented its new advertising campaign, as it celebrated 35 years of service in the Greek travel industry.

MSc in Sustainable Tourism Development: Deadline for Applications is April 5

Applications for the MSc in sustainable tourism development, launched by Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, end on April 5.

Greece Needs to See the ‘Bigger Picture’ for Tourism, SETE Chief Says

SETE President Yiannis Retsos underlines the importance of destination management for Greece to maintain its steady tourism course and see more success in the future.

EY ZHN Greece DMC Wins Gold for ‘Best Team Building Program’

Athens-based EY ZHN Greece DMC has received the gold award for the “Best Team Building Program” at the HR Awards 2018 held in Athens.

SETE 2018 Conference to Focus on New Technologies, Destination Management

New technologies and destination management will be among the key issues to be discussed during the 2018 Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) Conference on October 16 in Athens.

TUI Group Set to Become World’s Leading Provider of Destination Services

TUI Group says it is set to become the world's leading provider of destination services and leisure activities, following the completion of its acquisition of Destination Management from Hotelbeds Group.

TUI Brings ‘Hotelbeds’ Onboard to Boost Leisure Options

TUI Group is expanding its leisure and personalized offerings by adding Spanish hotel room specialist Hotelbeds Group to its roster.

Crete’s Hersonissos to Set Up Destination Management Body

As part of its plan to upgrade and promote the local tourist product, the Municipality of Hersonissos, Crete, announced this week the establishment of a destination management body.