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SWOT Announces Partnership with OMMA Santorini Hotel

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism) has partnered with Epoque Collection for the sales representation and development of its new property, OMMA Santorini.
grekaddict.com on Thessaloniki 84th International fair 2019
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‘Grekaddict’ to Present New MICE Services at 84th Thessaloniki Int’l Fair

Grekaddict, during September 7-11, will present its new MICE services and activities at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair.

Athens Airport Sees Record Number of Passengers in August

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport (AIA) reached a monthly record in August, at 3.04 million, up by 5.2 percent compared to 2.88 million during the same month in 2018.

Greek Ministry Decides Hotels with Ports to Pay Rent

Hotels which operate tourist ports or marinas on their premises will be required to pay an annual rent, according to a decision by Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis

Athens’ Titania Hotel Announces Afroditi Arvaniti as New Managing Director

The Titania Hotel, a 385-room property located in the heart of Athens, has appointed Afroditi Arvaniti as its new managing director.

Royal Caribbean’s Amplified ‘Freedom Of The Seas’ to Debut in 2020

Royal Caribbean's bolder and reimagined "Freedom of the Seas" ship will redefine island hopping in the Southern Caribbean, starting in spring 2020.

Liostasi Hosts Chef Alexandros Tsiotinis for Final ‘New Greek Cuisine’ Event

The “New Greek Cuisine @ Liostasi” event, held at the Liostasi Hotel & Suites on Ios, will come to end on September 9, with a degustation menu by chef Alexandros Tsiotinis.
Fira, Santorini island. Photo source: Visit Greece/Y.Skoulas
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Santorini, Corfu Among CNT’s Top 25 Destinations to Visit in September

The Greek islands of Santorini and Corfu are included on the list of the Top 25 destinations to go on holiday in September, which was recently published by Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

Travelport Renews Agreement with Greece’s Marine Tours

Travelport has renewed its long-term agreement with Marine Tours, one of the leading travel management companies in Greece.

Air France – KLM Welcomes Stefan Vanovermeir as General Manager East Med

Air France - KLM has appointed Stefan Vanovermeir as its new general manager for the Eastern Mediterranean countries.

GNTO Chief Sets Priorities for Greek Tourism

Modern sustainability practices are included in the Greek National Tourism Organization's (GNTO) plans to boost the country's tourism.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to Foreign Target Markets

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has carried out more than 100 marketing activities in 2019 for the promotion of the city to its target tourism markets.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Appoints Philippe Roux-Dessarps as New General Manager

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens has appointed Philippe Roux-Dessarps as its new general manager, an executive with a long experience in the hospitality industry.

Fast Ferries Welcomes New High-speed Passenger Ship to Fleet

Greek ferry operator Fast Ferries has added the “Thunder”, a new high-speed passenger ship to its fleet, which now includes four vessels.

Lufthansa’s New Sustainability Platform Focuses on CO2 Neutral Fuels

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub has launched the Compensaid, a platform which can be used by travelers to calculate and replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

Greek Inspectors Worm Out Tourism Industry Tax Evaders

Greek tax authorities have tracked down dozens of tourism enterprises that have failed to declare revenue after inspections at popular tourist destinations.

GNTO Promotes Halkidiki to Leading Polish Tour Operators

The Greek National Tourism Organization presented Halkidiki’s tourism offerings to 30 leading Polish tour operators, during an event recently held in the city of Lodz.

Celebrity Cruises’ ‘Apex’ to Set Sail for Athens and the Greek Islands in 2020

Athens and the Greek islands of Santorini, Mykonos and Crete will be included in the 2020 itineraries of Celebrity Cruises’ “Apex” ship.

Amadeus: Amex GBT Books American Airlines NDC Fares via New API

American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel and Amadeus recently announced NDC-enabled bookings using the Amadeus Travel API.

Messe Berlin, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce Partner for ITB India Event

Messe Berlin has joined forces with the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce to hold the first ITB India event in April 2020.