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Greece’s New Ellinikon Experience Park Opens for Christmas

The new Ellinikon Experience Park, at the former Athens airport, from December 20 will offer Athenians and travelers a chance to get away from the urban mayhem.

Greek Thematic Tourism Forms Introduced to Belgian and Dutch Markets

The GNTO introduced Greece’s thematic forms of tourism to the Belgian and Dutch markets through local TV and online productions.

Chios Island Receives ‘Bike Friendly’ Certification

The Greek island of Chios has been certified as a ‘Bike Friendly Destination’ by NatTour, a nonprofit organization that promotes sustainable tourism practices.

Kālesma Mykonos Receives Two Honors at 100% Hotel Design Awards 2021

The Kālesma Mykonos luxury hotel was applauded for its unique design and received two honors at the 100% Hotel Design Awards 2021 held in Athens.

Thessaloniki Looking to Host the Air Race World Championship in 2022

Thessaloniki Mayor Kostantinos Zervas announced the municipality’s aim to host the Air Race World Championship in the northern Greek city in 2022.

Hyatt to Open New Hotel on Greece’s Popular Santorini Island

Hyatt Hotels Corporation plans to expand its brand and will open a new resort on Santorini, Greece, as well as in other locations in Europe and the Middle East.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Celebrates the Holiday Season in a Sustainable Way

The Greek capital’s NJV Athens Plaza hotel is celebrating the Christmas holiday season in a sustainable way and with the lowest possible impact on the environment.

MSC Lirica Cruise Ship to Homeport in Piraeus for Summer 2022

MSC Cruises will deploy its MSC Lirica cruise ship to the Eastern Mediterranean market for the summer 2022 and homeport in Piraeus, Greece, during the entire season.

OMMA Santorini Hotel Wins at LLM Readers’ Travel Awards 2021

Luxury boutique hotel OMMA Santorini in Greece is included on the list of the Best Hotels in Europe for 2021 released by LLM Magazine.

Reload Hotel Sales Management Welcomes New Account Executive

Crete-based Reload Hotel Sales Management has appointed Yota Drakopoulou as its new Account Executive.

Sweden’s ‘First Class Magazine’ Highlights Greece as Ski Destination

Sweden’s ‘First Class Magazine’ highlights Greece as an ideal destination for winter sports.

Global Investor Everty Acquires Iconic Santorini Hotel

Real estate investment company Everty has acquired the Iconic Santorini, a luxury boutique hotel on the popular Greek island of Santorini.

Two Bars in Greece are Among the Best in the World

The Clumsies and Baba Au Rum in Athens, Greece, are included on The World's 50 Best Bars for 2021 list by UK-based William Reed Business Media.

Metaxa Hospitality Group Wins ‘Brand of the Year’ Title for 2021

The Metaxa Hospitality Group was named “Brand of the Year” at the Cretan Taste Awards 2021 held in Heraklion.

Travelport and Cathay Pacific Expand Distribution Agreement

Travelport and Cathay Pacific have extended their long-standing partnership with a renewed and expanded multi-source content distribution agreement.

Lamda Presents Destination of the Future: Ellinikon Commercial Hub

Lamda Development will invest over 600 million euros in a new state-of-the-art commercial center at the former Athens airport on the city’s southern coast.

UNWTO Calls Against Blanket Travel Restrictions

Following the emerge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, the UNWTO is reminding countries that the imposition of blanket restrictions on travel is discriminatory.

Cyprus Airways to Resume Flights to Athens on December 15

Cyprus Airways will resume flights to Athens with three weekly flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Report: Culture Sector Can Become Competitive Advantage for Greece in post-Covid Era

The culture sector could become Greece's competitive advantage and support economic recovery in the post-Covid-19 era, according to a report by the Delphi Economic Forum.

Greece to Receive Parthenon Frieze Fragment from Italy

A fragment of the Parthenon frieze will be returned to Greece from a museum collection in Italy, under a long-term loan agreement.