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Attica’s ‘City Break’ Side Promoted to Russian Tour Operators

Attica’s tourism offerings and city break options were introduced to leading Russian tour operators in Moscow and St Petersburg.

‘Travel Cue Management’ Expands to Greece with Acquisition of Prime Travel

Travel Cue Management has expanded its activities to Greece with the acquisition of Prime Travel, a tourism agency based in Piraeus.

Greece Ponders Allowing Privately-run Waterways at Resorts, Marinas

The Greek government is considering allowing private entities to set up waterways at destinations with resorts, marinas and boat shelters.

Linking Tourism with Trade Key for Market, Says Greek Commerce Body

The Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE) is calling for ways to channel the strong tourism dynamic towards stimulating retail trade.

Commission Approves €380 Million German Rescue Aid to Condor

The European Commission has approved Germany's plans to grant a €380-million loan to charter airline Condor, after the collapse of its parent company Thomas Cook.

Cyprus Airways Announces Athens – Paphos Service

Cyprus Airways will connect Greece’s capital Athens with the city of Paphos in Cyprus as of December 21 with three flights per week.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.

‘Base Element’ Clinches Three Silver W³ Awards for Web Design Performance

Base Element has received three silver honors at the W³ Awards 2019, which celebrates outstanding websites and web marketing projects.

Piraeus Port Development Project Approved

Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee has approved a 611.8-million-euro investment plan for the modernization and upgrade of Piraeus Port.

Lamda Ready to Pour €2bn into Hellinikon Phase 1 Projects

Lamda Development plans to invest some 2 billion euros in the Hellinikon project in the next five years, up from its initial 1.1 billion euro plan.

UNWTO Report Offers Insight into Short-term Rental Challenges

Fair competition, consumer protection, planning and sustainability are the key areas of focus of a new report covering short-term rental practices released by UWNTO.

Zeus International Honored for Top Hospitality, Spa Services

Zeus International has received two SSLHLA awards for the prime hospitality and spa services offered at its Wyndham Athens Residence and Wyndham Grand Novi Vinodolski hotels.

Creta Maris Revives Traditional Customs of Crete

The guests of the Creta Maris Beach Resort took part in two of the oldest customs of Crete for the production of raisins through traditional methods.

Royal Caribbean Announces Shanghai as Homeport of 5th ‘Oasis Class’ Ship

Royal Caribbean International's fifth Oasis Class ship, named "Wonder of the Seas", will set sail from Shanghai, China, in 2021.

Athens Marathon: A Celebration of Sports, Culture, Tourism

The 37th Athens Marathon will take place in the Greek capital during November 9-10 and once again will promote Greece's sports ideals, culture and tourism.

Elite Athletes Lived the Santorini Experience 2019

Amateur and professional athletes from all over the world participated in the Santorini Experience sports tourism event during October 4-6.

INOMO to Showcase Over 25 New Products for Hotels at Xenia 2019 Expo

INOMO, a company offering tailor-made furniture to 5-star hotels, will present over 25 new products at the Xenia 2019 exhibition in Athens.

Axia Hospitality Receives the 2019 ‘Signum Virtutis’ Seal of Excellence

Axia Hospitality received the Signum Virtutis seal of excellence at the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards 2019 that was held in Athens.

Scoot Named Best Low-cost Carrier at TTG Travel Awards 2019

Scoot, the low cost arm of Singapore Airlines, has been named “Best Low-cost Carrier” for the Asia Pacific region at the 30th TTG Travel Awards 2019.

Greece Gains Ground with Canadians, Australians in 2016-2018

Canada, Australia, Denmark, the US and Poland were the top source markets for Greece over the 2016-2018 period, according to INSETE.