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Hilton Athens Awarded as Greece’s Leading Business Hotel at WTA 2018

The Hilton Athens hotel, for the fourth consecutive year, has been awarded as Greece’s Leading Business Hotel at the prestigious World Travel Awards (WTA) 2018.

Minoan’s ‘Mykonos Palace’ Now Serving Chania-Piraeus

The Chania-Piraeus route, now handled by Minoan Lines’ “Mykonos Palace”, was inaugurated on Monday, during a special event at Souda Bay on Crete.

Greek Q1 Tourism Revenue Edging Upward

Greek tourism-related revenue grew in the first quarter of the year to 554 million euros, marking a 13.2 percent increase compared to 2017, according to the Bank of Greece.

GNTO VP: Perseverance and Consistency Behind Greek Tourism Success Story 

Establishing Greece as multi-island destination in the Mediterranean, offering 365 days of tourism options, tops the tourism ministry’s agenda, according to GNTO VP Aggeliki Chondromatidou.

Ellinair Welcomes Thanos Pascalis as New CEO

Greek carrier Ellinair, a member of Mouzenidis Group, has announced that it has appointed Thanos Pascalis as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Kallichoron Becomes Astypalea’s First Bike Friendly Hotel

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel has become the first on the Greek island of Astypalea to be certified as a Bike Friendly Hotel.

Aldemar Resorts Launches Nine New Websites

Greek hospitality group Aldemar Resorts has announced the launch of nine new websites, aiming to offer information on its hotels.

First ‘Wyndham Residence’ Opens in Athens, Greece

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International have launched the Wyndham Athens Residence in the Greek capital, the newest addition to the group's global portfolio of properties.

Greek OTA airtickets Turns into Metasearch Engine

Greek online travel agent airtickets on Friday announced that it has changed its business model and is currently operating as a metasearch engine.

Applications Open for Tourism Training Programs in 13 Greek Cities

Waged-workers or short-term unemployed seeking to further their education can apply as of Monday, July 16, for state-run post-graduate programs in tourism.

‘Golden Age Hotel of Athens’ Appoints Vicky Liakou as Director of Sales

The Golden Age Hotel of Athens, located in the heart of the Greek capital, has appointed Vicky Liakou as its new Director of Sales.

AKS Porto Heli Hosts 11th International Music Festival

Aiming to strengthen the cultural ties of Greece and Russia with other countries around the world, the AKS Porto Heli hotel is hosting the 11th International Music Festival.

IFITT Greece Announces New Board of Directors

The Greek Chapter of the International Federation of IT in Travel & Tourism (IFITT) has announced its new Board of Directors.

CLIA: Greece 3rd Most Popular Cruise Destination in Europe

Greece is the third most popular cruise destination in Europe with 4.09 million passenger visits in 2017, according to a report released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

IOBE Think-tank Sees 2% Growth for Greece

The Greek economy is set to grow by approximately 2 percent in 2018, according to the Foundation for Economic & Industrial Research (IOBE).

Thessaloniki Fair a Golden Opportunity for Post-bailout Greece

“Greece’s return to growth inherently creates opportunities," said US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt at a press event on the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Sabre Connects Hoteliers and Tour Operators on SynXis Enterprise Platform

Sabre Corporation has announced the launch of the SynXis Tour Manager, a solution which aims to help hoteliers seamlessly manage distribution to tour operators.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Once Again Celebrates Blue Flag

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete, recently held a number of environmental activities to celebrate the “Blue Flag” quality award, which its Kastri beach received earlier this year.