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Cookoo Restaurant: Mediterranean Palace Opens New Meeting Point in Thessaloniki

The Mediterranean Palace hotel has opened its Cookoo Comfort Food restaurant, aiming for it to become the new meeting point for Thessaloniki’s residents and visitors.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

‘Kenshō Psarou’ on Mykonos Voted Greece’s Leading Boutique Hotel at WTA 2019

The five-star "Kenshō Psarou" on Mykonos was named "Greece's Leading Boutique Hotel" at the World Travel Awards 2019 Europe Gala Ceremony.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Holds Biodiversity Week on Crete

The Creta Maris Beach Resort held its Biodiversity Week event and informed guests about its multi-level initiatives for the protection of the environment.

Life Gallery Athens: ‘Kool Life Restaurant’ Enters New Era of Gastronomy

The Kool Life Restaurant & Bar of the Life Gallery Athens hotel is entering a new era of gastronomy through its collaboration with Greek chef Giannis Baxevanis.

Avance Car Rental Among the ‘Protagonists of the Greek Economy’ for 2019

Greek car rental company Avance Rent a Car was named a "Protagonist of the Greek Economy", having received an award for its positive business performance.

‘Art in the Heart of Athens’ at Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in Athens city center is hosting a retrospective exhibition of Greek artist Kostas Spyropoulos.

UNWTO Chief: Greece Gets Kudos for Expertise, Experience and Innovation

Expertise, experience and innovation make Greece a leading tourist destination, according to UNWTO Secretary General Zurab Pololikashvili.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

New ‘Villaggio’ Adults-only Hotel Opens in Hersonissos, Crete

The newly established adults-only Villaggio Hotel on the Greek island of Crete has opened its doors to welcome guests for the summer season.

5th Greek Maritime Golf Event at Costa Navarino Deemed a Success

The 5th Greek Maritime Golf Event held at Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese, was deemed a success, presenting two golf games and many events for the global shipping industry.

Divani’s ‘Apollon Beach’ Promises an Exciting Summer in the City of Athens

The Divani Collection Hotels group is welcoming Athens' summer guests to its “Apollon Beach”, in the area of Kavouri on the Athenian Riviera.

TripAdvisor Welcomes Poseidon Athens Hotel in its ‘Hall of Fame’

The Poseidon Athens Hotel in Paleo Faliro has been honored with the "Hall of Fame" certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.

GNTO and CNT Promote Greece to Luxury Holidaymakers in the UK

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) on July 1 will hold a special event in London to promote Greece to UK luxury holidaymakers.

Mideast Travel Applauded as Leading DMC in Europe and Greece at WTM 2019

Mideast Travel Worldwide was announced Leading Destination Management Company in Europe and in Greece at the 26th World Travel Awards.

Porto Carras Resort Partners with AboutHotelier to Increase Online Direct Bookings

The Porto Carras Grand Resort has joined forces with Greek digital marketing company AboutHotelier to further increase its online direct bookings and sales.

SETE: Fine-tuning Tax Policy Key to Stronger Tourism in Greece

Implementing a friendlier-to-investments taxation policy in Greece is key to ensuring the tourism sector’s dynamic future, according to SETE.

Greek Accommodation Services Turnover Lagging in Q1, ELSTAT Says

Greece’s accommodation services sector recorded a 37 percent decrease in its turnover index in the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same period last year.

Greece’s Privatization Agency Pushes Forth Two Rhodes Tourism Projects

Greece’s privatization agency has paved the way for the completion of a property sale on Rhodes for the creation of a tourism project that will include a golf course.