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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.

Santorini’s Aqua Luxury Suites Receives TripAdvisor’s 2019 Certificate of Excellence

Aqua Luxury Suites, a high-end hospitality property on Santorini, has received the prestigious Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor for 2019.

Long-term Rental Property Market in Athens Gaining Lost Ground

Athens' rental property market is picking up pace after the economic crisis and the onslaught of short-term rental options, says Eurobank Property Services.

New ‘Azur Suites’ Aparthotel to Open in Glyfada

Azur Suites, a new aparthotel located in the suburb of Glyfada, on the Athenian Riviera, is ready to open its doors for the summer of 2019.

‘Civitel Attik’ Welcomes Summer by the Pool

Civitel Attik, a member of Civitel Hotels & Resorts, is inviting all to enjoy carefree moments by its pool this summer, under the Athenian sun.

‘Odeego’ Offers Classic Car Driving Experiences on Athens Riviera

Odeego is offering unique driving experiences at popular destinations along the Athenian Riviera, with its unique collection of classic cars.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Included in TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame 2019

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa has once again been honored with the ‘Hall of Fame’ certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.

INSETE: Greek Tourism Drives Growth, Creates Jobs in 2018

The Greek tourism industry’s direct contribution to the country's GDP came to 21.6 billion euros in 2018, according to data released by INSETE.

Flexibility and Upgrades Key to Fortifying Greece’s Cruise Travel Industry

Tapping into innovation is key to establishing Greece as a top cruise destination, according to Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos.