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WTTC Appoints George Tziallas as Regional Director for Europe and North Africa

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has appointed George Tziallas as Regional Director for Europe and North Africa.

Greece: Digital Transformation, Public-private Partnerships Key for Tourism Development

Digital transformation is a prerequisite for Greek tourism’s development but its swift implementation requires close public-private cooperation, according to a study.

Greece Presents Tourism and Travel Revival Plan to EU Ministers

EU tourism ministers were recently introduced to a detailed plan drawn up by Greece for a pan-European opening of travel.

TTO: Vaccinations, Bilateral Agreements Vital for Greek Tourism Recovery

The recovery of Greek tourism depends on the course of vaccinations and the bilateral agreements to be signed with other countries, according to TTO President Voula Patoulidou.

Digital Transformation to Spearhead Greece’s Tourism Development, Say Experts

Digital transformation has profoundly affected the tourism industry and is spearheading developments in the sector amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to Greek experts.

Greek Hotels Chief: Covid-19 to Accelerate Tourism’s Digital Transformation

The Covid-19 pandemic is expected to accelerate the digital transformation of Greek tourism enterprises in the years to come, says Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Google: Online Searches for Greek Destinations Double Globally

Online searches for Greek destinations on Google has doubled worldwide, showing the strong interest of potential holidaymakers for the country.

Greece Needs New Technologies, Training to Address Automation

Greece needs to invest in new technologies and training to balance the possibility of automation driving out a large part of the workforce due to lack of skills, according to a recent report.

Greece Scores Low in Digital Maturity Index by SEV

In a report on Digital Maturity, Greece ranked 28th, behind Bulgaria and Romania, in terms of digital technology integration rates.

84th Thessaloniki Int’l Fair to Feature 5G Wireless Technology

High-tech innovations including the 5G wireless technology will be presented during the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Sabre Reveals Consumer Trends that will Shape the Hospitality Industry in 2019

Sabre Corporation has released a study, which reveals the top consumer trends that will shape the hospitality industry in 2019 and beyond.

Thessaloniki to Welcome School for Tourist Guides in 2019

A school for tourist guides will open next year in the city of Thessaloniki in northern Greece, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.

UNWTO Calls for Tech and Investment in Tourism at WTM London 2018

The UNWTO will focus on investment in tourism technology at this year’s Minister’s Summit at WTM London 2018 and also examine the role of music in tourism.

SETE ‘Thinks Different’ and Spreads the Word on Importance of Technology for Greek Tourism

Greece needs to move quickly to respond to the new challenges of the digital revolution, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Visit Greece Website to ‘Speak’ 10 Languages

Visit Greece, the official tourism website for Greece, run by the GNTO, is undergoing a revamp and will be available in 10 languages.

Greece Salutes World Tourism Day 2018

On the occasion of World Tourism Day 2018, key figures in Greek tourism underline the importance of tourism and the digital transformation.

Sabre: Digital Transformation Key Differentiator for Modern Hoteliers

The digital transformation of the hotel guest experience will be a major competitive advantage for hoteliers in 2018, according to a report by Sabre and Altimeter.

Amadeus Holds First ‘Airline Day’ for Greek Travel Partners

Travel technology platform Amadeus held a special event for its partners in Greece, aiming to inform on the trends that are set to transform the travel sector in 2018.

UNWTO: Five Pillars to Boost Tourism Sector

Aiming to boost tourism development, the UNWTO will focus on five pillars during the period 2018-2019, with special attention towards scaling up innovation and digitalization in the sector.