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Athens Hotel Performance Turns Positive in October

Average occupancy at hotels in Athens, Greece, maintained its dynamic in October with a 0.4% increase compared to pre-pandemic 2019.

Christmas Factory Opening at Technopolis in Athens

“The Christmas Factory” is returning to the Technopolis cultural hub in Athens with activities and surprises for all.

Nine-Month Arrivals to Greece Fall Short of 2019 Levels

International arrivals to Greece from January to September this year did not manage to surpass pre-pandemic 2019 levels, according to data by the Bank of Greece.

Cycling Tourism Priority in Greek Hoteliers – NatTour Deal

Hoteliers in Greece will be working with nonprofit NatTour to promote bike tourism to visitors.

Greece 9-month Tourism Revenues Closer to 2019 at €15.5bn

Tourism revenues in Greece for the January-September period reached 15.5 billion euros, fast approaching pre-pandemic 2019 levels but not exceeding them.

Wave Awards: 175,000 Cruise Passengers Vote for Greece as Favorite Destination

Greece was named a “Passengers’ Favorite Cruise Destination” at the Wave Awards 2022, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay Hotel to Undergo Third Refurbishment

The 5-star Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort is set to enter the final stage of an extensive renovation ahead of a spring 2023 relaunch.

WTM: Tourist Demand for Halkidiki Robust

Early bookings of UK holidaymakers show that demand for Halkidiki in northern Greece is going strong into 2023.

Costa Navarino Receives Global Double at 2022 World Golf Awards

Greece’s Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese received two leading global accolades at the 9th World Golf Awards.

Grand Forest Metsovo in Greece is Once Again the World’s Leading Landmark Hotel

The Grand Forest Metsovo, a Greek luxury nature retreat, was once again given the title of the “World’s Leading Landmark Hotel” at the World Travel Awards.

Mitsis Hotels’ 2021 CSR Report is ‘A Story of Change’

Mitsis Hotels’ new CSR program exemplifies the Group’s values and aspiration to act as a role model for sustainable tourism development in Greece.

Sani Resort Gets Global Applause for Family, Cultural Tourism Offering

The Sani Resort in Kassandra, Halkidiki, won a triple distinction at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2022 held recently in Muscat, Oman.

Athens Increases Budget for Building Restoration Scheme

The Municipality of Athens is increasing its ‘Prosopsi’ building restoration subsidy scheme by 1 million euros.

Greek Athlete Charalampos Pitsolis Wins 39th Athens Marathon

Greek runner Charalampos Pitsolis is the winner of the 39th “Athens Marathon, the Authentic”.

Kefalonia’s Adults-only ‘Petani Bay’ Becomes a Member of Aria Hotels

Aria Hotels has added the Petani Bay Hotel - Adults Only on Kefalonia to its portfolio, strengthening its presence in the region of the Ionian Islands.

Runners From Across the Globe Unite in Greece for 39th Athens Marathon

Greece welcomes 45,000 runners from 92 countries for this year’s Athens Marathon on Sunday, November 13.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Accor Says Athens Performance Back on Track

French hospitality giant Accor says destination Athens was back on track this year with room revenue achieving pre-pandemic 2019 levels.

NatTour Joins Forces with HATTA to Promote Bike Tourism in Greece

NatTour, a nonprofit organization promoting sustainable tourism practices, has teamed up with Greek travel agencies to promote cycling tourism.

Amalia Hotels Group Revamps Website to Enhance Customer Experience

The Amalia Hotels Group recently presented its revamped and upgraded website, following contemporary trends that aim to enhance customer experience.