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GDPR Regulation to Change Health Travel Practices

Health travel professionals must redesign their security risk strategies in view of a new privacy law known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25.

Travelgems Launches Tours and Activities Platform for Tourism Professionals

Travelgems, an innovative travel web service, has launched a new tours and activities reservations platform, designed especially for tourism professionals.

Hilton Athens’ Pool Area Gets New Look

The Hilton Athens hotel has styled its pool deck with a refreshed look and invites Athenians and visitors to experience the new ambiance this summer.

Lufthansa Offers a Better Night’s Sleep in Business Class

Lufthansa is offering Business Class passengers on select long-haul flights a better night's sleep with its new “Dream Collection” of linen and mattresses.

Vote for Athens in the 25th World Travel Awards!

Athens, Greece, is nominated for four prestigious World Travel Awards and needs your vote!

First E-ticket Test Run at Greek Sites on May 20

Starting May 20, and phased out in June, an e-ticketing system allowing admission to Greek museums and sites will take effect, according to the culture ministry.

Fraport Sets Sights on 23 Smaller Greek Airports

Fraport Group, currently running 14 regional airports in Greece, has expressed interest in taking over the management of 23 smaller airports across the country.

Mythos by Divani: ‘MasterChef’ Recipes on Athenian Riviera

The Divani Apollon hotel is inviting guests to its Mythos by Divani restaurant, which this year includes “Masterchef” contestant Savvas Lichanidis on its team.

Low-cost Carriers Bringing People Closer, Study Says

Τhe services of low-cost carriers are bringing people and regions in Europe closer, according to a report by the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS).

Flynas: New Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia to Athens

Low-cost carrier flynas will launch new direct flights from Saudi Arabia to European destinations, including Athens, for the summer season.

Central Macedonia to Present Innovative Tourism Products at Thessaloniki Tech Event

The Region of Central Macedonia will present innovative tourism products on sustainable transportation, “smart” tourism ecosystems and new technologies during the “thessweek” event in Thessaloniki.

Athens Airport Announces 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for Students

Athens International Airport and the Hellenic American University will hold the 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for high school students during June 25-July 13.

Royal Caribbean Returns to Arabian Gulf with New Cruises for Winter 2019-20

After a two-year break, Royal Caribbean International in December 2019 will return to the Arabian Gulf to operate sailings from the port of Dubai.

Senior Tourists in Greece Spent €2 Billion in 2016

Senior tourists in 2016 accounted for 6.1 percent of all trips to Greece and some 2 billion euros in tourism-related revenue, according to SETE Intelligence.

Tziallas: Ministry Focused on Sustainable Tourism, Fair Distribution of Tourist Flows

Ensuring sustainable tourism development and stronger performance is a priority for the Greek government, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas.

Piraeus Port Authority Working to Slash Carbon Emissions

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is taking measures to reduce its carbon footprint by effectively reducing its emissions.

Porto Carras Receives Three ‘Blue Flags’ for Beaches and Marina

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki has received three Blue Flag quality awards for its marina and beaches Kochi and Sithonia.

Rigas Hotel on Skopelos Embraces Local Artists

The Rigas Hotel on Skopelos will host a painting exhibition by local artist Roger Fox between May 14 and 28.

‘Green Surfing Mare Villa’ on Paros Welcomes Guests After Renovation

Following extensive renovation works, the Green Surfing Mare Villa on Paros is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Turkish Airlines Offers Free Tours Around Istanbul for Transit Passengers

Turkish Airlines is offering its layover service "touristanbul" free of charge to all its international passengers traveling through Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.