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Tourism Enterprises Among Greece’s Top Startuppers

Enterprises active in tourism are among the top startups in Greece, according to data by Elevate Greece.

Arcadia Chamber to Create Online Platform for Tourism

The Arcadia Chamber is planning to create an online platform to promote the area’s destinations, experiences and products to potential visitors.

Chambers of Arcadia and Guiyang to Join Forces in Tourism

The Chamber of Arcadia in Greece will partner with the Chamber of Guiyang in China to promote common initiatives in tourism.

Greek PM: Foreign Investors Trusting Greece More Than Ever

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has welcomed European Investment Bank (EIB) backing for urban development and energy efficiency investment across Greece.

Greek Startups Gain Ground, Attract $6bn in a Decade

Over the last decade, Greek startup companies have raised $6 billion, according to research carried out by Marathon Venture Capital.

EIB to Fund Small Scale Climate, Social Projects in Greece

The European Investment Bank (EIB) will allocate 200 million euros in funds to accelerate small-scale investments in Greece.

Elevate Greece Announces Funding for Startups

Startups on the Elevate Greece registry will be able to apply for 60 million euros in funding, the development ministry announced recently.

UNWTO Partners with Expedia Group to Guide Tourism Recovery

UNWTO and the Expedia Group have joined forces, aiming to strengthen ties between the public and private sectors and drive tourism’s recovery from Covid-19.

G20 Tourism Ministers Agree to Public-Private Actions for Sector Recovery

In a historic meeting, in the midst of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, G20 Tourism Ministers addressed the current challenges to the tourism sector and the way forward.

Greek Hospitality Sector Gives Back to Society with ‘Hotels For’ Initiative

The establishment of “Hotels For”, a new hospitality sector social responsibility initiative, has been announced by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Tourism Startup Guestflip Wins CapsuleT, Phase 2 Opens on Dec. 12

Greek travel startup GuestFlip won a 10,000-euro award after participating in phase 1 of Capsule T, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator.

CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator Presents ‘Phase 1’ Greek Startups

Greek tourism startups that made it into the first cycle of the Capsule T accelerator program presented their projects to sector professionals and angel investors.

‘The Mindspark’ Event Returns to Thessaloniki in September

“The Mindspark”, a leading event focusing on marketing and innovative thinking, will return to Thessaloniki in September, hosting speakers from all over the world.

Glion: New Master’s Degrees in Entrepreneurship, Finance & Luxury Management in Hospitality

The Glion Institute of Higher Education has announced its new portfolio of master’s degrees in hospitality, luxury management and finance, available across campuses in Switzerland and the UK.

Les Roches Announces a New Master in International Hotel Management

Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, among the top institutions in hotel management education worldwide, will launch a new Master program as of September 2019.

World Leaders to Gather in Greece for Delphi Economic Forum 2019

Heads of State, Prime Ministers and EU Commissioners will participate in the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, which will be held between February 28-March 3 in Delphi, central Greece.

Greece Still Lagging Behind in Implementation of Open Data Program

Despite launching its Diavgeia open data program in 2010, Greece is still lagging behind in readiness, implementation and impact of open data practices.

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.

UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

Kyvernitis Travel Takes Over Tourism Company HRG Greece

The Kyvernitis Travel group recently acquired HRG Greece, a company specializing in the tourism and MICE industry.
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