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YES to Sea Tourism Forum Offers Graduates Chance at a Shipping Career

This year’s YES to Sea Tourism Forum offered young graduates insight into ways of securing a career in shipping and tourism.

WTA 2019: HotelBrain Named Europe’s Leading Hotel Management Company for 5th Year

Greek hotel management and consulting company HotelBrain won the title of Europe’s Leading Hotel Management Company at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2019.

Grecotel Hosts Classic Vehicles of Great Britain’s Veteran Car Club in Larissa

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel recently hosted the drivers and classic vehicles of the Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, which is currently on its “Orient Express 2019” voyage.

Glion, Les Roches Join Forces with BCA College in Hospitality Education

The Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches Global Hospitality Education have signed an articulation agreement with Athens-based BCA College, opening new opportunities for hospitality students in Greece.

Athens to Host Workshops for ‘Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders’

Athens in July will host the "Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders" workshops, which are organized by Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, a member of the Swiss Education Group.

Foreign Journalists Get a Taste of Attica’s Maritime Tourism Offerings

Journalists from Russia, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Serbia, were recently in Athens and learned more about Attica’s maritime tourism offerings.

TÜV Hellas Gives Certification to the New Lifts of Athens’ Four Seasons Hotel

TÜV Hellas (TÜV Nord) has carried out the inspection and certification process of the 19 new lifts of the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens.

Acropolis Museum Opens Gates to Ancient Athens Neighborhood – Photo Report

An ancient Athens neighborhood, uncovered during excavations for the construction of the Acropolis Museum, will soon open to the public.

Pelion’s Legendary ‘Moutzouris’ Train Hits the Tracks… Again

One of Pelion’s leading tourism attractions, the legendary “Moutzouris” steam-powered train will be up and running this weekend after routes were cancelled in the previous month.

Celestyal Cruises Accounts for 70% of Greece’s Home Porting Activity

Celestyal Cruises accounts for 70 percent of all home porting activity in Greece, according to the company's CEO Chris Theophilides.

Mouzenidis Group Reports Growth in 2018

Mouzenidis Group's turnover for 2018 came to 350 million euros driven by the improved performance of its companies Ellinair, Mouzenidis Travel and Grekodom.

Lufthansa Names Thessaloniki ‘City of the Month’

Lufthansa has named Thessaloniki “City of the Month” and is inviting travelers to visit the “crossroad of civilizations”.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

Zakynthos Authorities Allow Access to Famed Navagio Beach

Zakynthos authorities have given the green light for access via boat to the world famous Navagio Beach, which had been cordoned off earlier this year after a rockfall.

MSC Cruises Expects 20% Growth in Greece and Cyprus for 2019

Global cruise giant MSC Cruises expects 20 percent growth in Greece and Cyprus in 2019, on the back of a 72 percent rise in 2018.

Minoan Lines Among Top Corporate Superbrands in Greece for 2018-2019

Minoan Lines is among the top Corporate Superbrands in Greece for 2018-2019, in the Transportation category, as voted at this year's "Superbrands 2019" awards.

Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Welcomes Summer with its ‘Ursa Minor’ Restaurant

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki is welcoming summer with the opening of its “Ursa Minor Roof Top Bar Restaurant” on June 6.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

Greek CEOs See Stronger Economy Ahead but Still Cautious

Greek CEOs are optimistic about the country’s economy, which they believe will show signs of recovery in the next three years, according to KPMG.

Adriatic Sea Region Expecting Over 5.5m Cruise Passengers in 2019

The number of cruise passenger movements in the Adriatic Sea is expected to rise by 7.3 percent to a record 5.52 million in 2019, says recent data.