With reference to the recent catastrophic fires that affected Peloponissos and Evia, as President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels I would like to send a message and extend an invitation; a challenge to the government and the business tourism community.
The need for Greece's tourism policy to improve drastically was the main point of this year's 5th International Meetings and Incentives Conference (IMIC) titled "Selling Destinations, Venues and Services: Supplier Perspectives - Buyer Demands," which took place recently in Athens.
Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis recently proceeded with a government reshuffle whereas the up until now tourism minister, Aris Spiliotopoulos (now education minister), was replaced by New Democracy Member of Parliament for Evia, Kostas Markopoulos.
Greece's newest golf course opens this month on the island of Crete. Owners say it is the most challenging golf course in Greece and one that will be meticulously maintained. The course takes in the typical ancient landscape of Crete and will host many of the visitors that come...
The Athens-based Airotel group renames its Riva unit after the group's founder, Stratos Vasilikos. The Stratos Vasilikos Hotel on Mihalako-poulou, after being closed for a radical renovation program, will reopen in the early part of next year, in lots of time for the 2004 Games.
Athens could soon acquire a theme park, an aquarium, a marine research park and more marinas as part of a major two-year investment project by the Hellenic Tourism Organization's new real estate subsidiary, Development Minister Nikos Christodoulakis said last month.
Some 20,000 visitors were informed of this year’s top Greek destinations at the fourth Summer Holidays Expo international exhibition, according to organizer Helexpo. The exhibition took place 22-25 April at the Helexpo exhibition center in Thessaloniki.
Aiming to include spa tourism and thermalism within the overall development of the country’s national tourism product, the Greek Tourism Ministry announced another three thermal springs recently recognized by the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee.
Two new Greek thermal springs were recently recognized by the Natural Thermal Resources Protection Committee, bringing the total of the country's recognized springs to 20, according to the Greek Tourism Ministry.
Greece, along with France and Croatia, is becoming one of the most popular destinations for nudists from around the world as the country has plenty of beaches where the sun can be enjoyed in the buff while also hotels exclusively open to naturists are on the rise.
Greek hotels from Crete, Chalkidiki and Evia promoted their services to international travel professionals and senior citizens at the 19th SENIOR, the biggest fair in Sweden for an active older audience.
The Greek island of Skyros looks like it will be the first of the Sporades islands to benefit from seaplane services, as the license for the construction of a waterway at Linaria Port has been granted.
Greece's first professional blogger network, Travel Bloggers Greece (TBG), recently gathered at the Thermae Sylla Wellness Hotel in Edipsos, Evia Island, to celebrate its one-year anniversary and hold its first meeting of 2016.
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