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‘Cretan Malia Park’ Joins Design Hotels

The Cretan Malia Park hotel has joined Design Hotels, a Berlin-based hospitality services company that markets over 300 hotels in 60 countries.

Athens Shortlisted for EUFCN’s European Film Location Award 2019 – Cast your Vote!

Athens is up for the European Film Location Award 2019, an annual competition organized by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and Cineuropa.

EBRD: Exports, Recovering Private Consumption to Drive Greece Growth

Exports and improved private consumption are likely to strengthen short-term growth in Greece, projected at 2.0 percent in 2019 and 2.4 percent in 2020, says EBRD.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

ITB-IPK Study Predicts Slower Growth for Global Tourism

International tourism is set to grow again this year but at a slower pace, with city breaks and round trips winning over the crowds more than ever.

G & A Mamidakis Foundation Brings Crete’s Students Closer to Art

As part of its Art by our side" program, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation held educational events for lyceum students at the Minos Beach art hotel on Crete.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Tourism Drives Central Ermou Up World’s Most Expensive Street List

Ermou street, one of the Greek capital’s main thoroughfares, has moved up to 14th spot from 15th last year, on Cushman & Wakefield's list of the world’s most expensive streets.

Athens to Host Greece’s First Ever ‘Yachting Awards Gala’

Athens in December will host Greece's first ever "Yachting Awards Gala" event that will honor the leaders of the country’s yachting and marine tourism sectors.

Athens Keeps Guests Satisfied with Culture, Locals and Hotels, Says GBR

Athens' guests appear satisfied with the city's culture, locals and hotels, with the satisfaction index reaching 8.1/10 in 2019.

Dozens of Peloponnese Monuments & Sites Proposed for EU Funding

A number of landmark sites in the Peloponnese, Greece, are to be included in the EU’s 2014-2020 NSRF funding program for culture.

Lycabettus Hill Upgrade to Create Athens Oasis

Lycabettus Hill in Athens is set to undergo enhancement works as part of an ongoing drive for the overhaul of the Greek capital.

GNTO: More Fam Trips to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) during the winter months will continue to promote Greece to foreign tourism markets through fam and press trips.

MSC Cruises Names New Ship ‘Grandiosa’, Ready to Sail the Med

“Grandiosa”, the newest ship of MSC Cruises, is ready to sail the Western Mediterranean, following its christening by MSC “godmother” Sophia Loren.

Peloponnese Chambers Join Forces to Promote Tourism, Agrifood

Tourism and the primary sector with emphasis on agrifood were at the center of this year’s Peloponnisos Expo held in the city of Tripoli.

Germany to be Country of Honor at Thessaloniki Int’l Fair 2020

The official logo of Germany’s participation in the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair as the honored guest country for 2020 has been unveiled.

Grecotel’s President Awarded Russian ‘Order of Friendship’

Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis was honored with the prestigious “Order of Friendship” by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort Targets Tourism Markets of Western Europe

Aiming to attract more visitors from Western Europe, Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort recently presented its luxury services at two leading international tourism exhibitions.

Travelport Appoints Nick Bray as Chief Financial Officer

Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry, has welcomed Nick Bray as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Action Global Communications Celebrates 30 Years of Successful Operations in Greece

Cyprus-based public relations agency Action Global Communications recently celebrated 30 years of successful operations in the Greek market.