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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.

Study: Greek Young Job-seekers in Shipping Need More Experience

The number of Greeks seeking jobs in shipping and marine tourism is on the rise but candidates lack experience, according to findings of FocusBari.

Greek Flag Carrier AEGEAN Marks 20 Years of Award-winning Service

Greek national carrier and Star Alliance member AEGEAN is celebrating 20 years in the air since its first flight in 1999.

CNT: Santorini’s ‘Istoria’ Hotel Among the Coolest New Island Hideouts for 2019

The Istoria Hotel on the Greek island of Santorini is included on Condé Nast Traveller's "Coolest New Island Hideouts for 2019" list.

Grecotel Wins Gold Award for its Technology Innovations in Tourism

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has been honored with the gold award at the Impact Bite Awards 2019, for offering unique hospitality experiences through cutting edge technologies.

Top SUP Athletes to Participate in 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup Event

Top SUP athletes from all over the world will gather on the Greek island of Corfu to participate in the 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup 2019, taking place June 15-16.

Brits, Germans, French Driving April Tourism in Greece

Travelers from the UK, Germany and France were in the lead in terms of hotel bookings in Greece for the month of April, according to data released by INSETE.

Newly Evolving Chinese Market Seeking Customized Travel to Greece

All the more Chinese nationals seeking to travel to Greece are interested in tailor-made holidays, according to research presented at ITB China 2019.

Greek Polls Round 2 Bring Conservatives to the Fore

Candidates of the conservative New Democracy party clinched most regional and municipal positions in the second round of Greek elections.

‘Wanderlust Greece’ Creates Social Media Buzz for North Aegean Islands

The North Aegean islands of Ikaria, Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Limnos recently went viral through the new digital travel campaign of "Wanderlust Greece".

Seajets’ Tera Jet Vessel Connects Piraeus with Paros-Ios-Santorini

Seajets has launched a new itinerary from Piraeus to the Greek islands of Paros, Ios and Santorini, which will be operated by its highspeed Tera Jet vessel.

‘Ikos Andalusia’ Selects HotelAvailabilities’ Channel Manager Platform

Ikos Andalusia, the new venture of Ikos Resorts in Marbella, Spain, has selected to use the Channel Manager platform of HotelAvailabilities.

Local Banks Extend ATM Surcharge to Greek Non-customer Card Users

Greek debit card users will - as of July 20 - be charged an extra fee for the use of ATM machines at banks in which they do not have an account.

Greek Tourism Ministry Approves Leros Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved a concession agreement for the construction of a marina on the Dodecanese island of Leros.

Grecotel’s Casa Marron Peloponnese Opens Doors to the Boho Crowd

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts recently announced the opening of its latest project, the Casa Marron resort in the Peloponnese.

ANEK Lines Upgrades Wifi Service on its Ferries

ANEK Lines has launched its new “Wifi on Board” service, aiming to offer an upgraded Internet browsing experience to its passengers.