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Minister Theoharis Brings Rhodes on Board New Regional Tourism Council

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently visited Rhodes to brief local sector professionals on the creation of a Regional Tourism Council.

Cyprus Airways Appoints BBT Air as its GSA in Greece

Cyprus Airways has appointed BBT Air - Aviation Services, a newly established company based in Athens, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for the Greek market.

Greece Expects Rise in 2019 Tourism Revenue

The Greek Tourism Ministry expects Greece to see an increase in revenue from tourism and travel this year, compared to 2018.

GNTO: Culture Essential for Greece’s Tourism Promotion

Cultural activities in Greece will play a big part in the country's promotion as a tourism destination, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Alitalia: Long-haul Routes Boost Passenger Revenues in August

Alitalia has reported a 2.5 percent increase in passenger revenues for the month of August, driven by the carrier's positive performance on long-haul routes.

UNWTO Launches 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition

The World Tourism Organization and Spanish tourism group Globalia have launched the second edition of the UNWTO Global Tourism Startup Competition.

‘Santo Maris’ on Santorini to Host One-off Cocktail Extravaganza

The Santo Maris Oia resort will host a one-off cocktail extravaganza and offer unique flavors in combination with the stunning sunset of Santorini.

‘Peloponnisos Expo’ to Promote Local Products, Entrepreneurship

Seven chambers of the Peloponnese region have joined forces for the upcoming Peloponnisos Expo, an annual event that promotes local products and entrepreneurship.

Greek Gov’t Pondering Passport Option for Investors

The Greek government is considering granting full citizen rights to investors bringing more than 2 million euros into the country.

MGE Confirms Interest in 30-year Hellinikon Casino Tender

US-based Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE) has confirmed its interest in a tender for a casino resort to open at Hellinikon in Athens.

Athens-Attica Hoteliers Join Forces with Airport for Tourism & Art

The Athens-Attica & Argosaronikos Hotel Association has joined forces with Athens International Airport (AIA) for the “The Stones Speak” series of cultural events.

Four Seasons Refreshes Mobile App with ‘Thoughtful Technology’

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has invested in "thoughtful technology" and now offers its guests the opportunity to seamlessly plan their travel through its mobile app.

FoodTreX: Thessaloniki Ready to Host Food Tourism Conference

Travel experts from all around the world will gather in Thessaloniki in October for the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit and discuss the benefits of gastronomy tourism.

WTM London will Once Again Show that #IdeasArriveHere

WTM London will once again host a series of high-profile industry conferences and seminars, as part of its #IdeasArriveHere concept.

33rd Athens Run: The Greek Capital Races for the Cure

The 33rd Athens Run and Alma Zois' 11th Greece Race for the Cure event will be jointly held in the Greek capital on September 29, aiming to help women win their battle with breast cancer.

GNTO Spreads the Word about Greece’s Alternative Tourism at TourNatur 2019

Greece’s year-round alternative tourism products were presented at Germany’s TourNatur 2019 expo by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Santorini Experience 2019 – Discounts and Offers for Participants

The organizers of the Santorini Experience 2019 event have announced offers available on ferry tickets, car rentals and accommodation for participants.

Selina and Hotelbeds Sign Strategic Distribution Agreement

Selina, a fast growing hotel brand, has signed a strategic distribution agreement with Hotelbeds, a leading international bedbank.

BBT Air: New GSA Airline Services Company Opens in Greece

BBT Air, a new company offering airline representation services, has opened in Athens, aiming to serve the Greek and international aviation market.

ELSTAT: Turnover in Greek Accommodation and F&B Grows in Q2

Second quarter 2019 turnover for Greece’s accommodation and food services sector grew by 12.9 percent compared to the same period last year.