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Adria Airways Leaves Star Alliance after Declaring Bankruptcy

Slovenia's flag carrier Adria Airways has left the Star Alliance network after declaring bankruptcy and ceasing flight operations.

Bronze Olive Trees ‘Decorate’ the Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki is hosting an exhibition of bronze olive tree sculptures created by Greek artist Constantinos Valaes.

Applications Open for Thessaloniki’s School for Tourist Guides

Applications for enrollment in the Tourist Guide School of Thessaloniki, for the 2019-2020 year, will open on October 14.

CNN Travel: Milos Among World’s Most Beautiful Islands

The island of Milos in the Cyclades complex is included on CNN Travel's list of the most beautiful islands in the world.

Swiss Alpine Center and AHLEI Celebrate 25 Years of Partnership

The Swiss Alpine Center and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) recently celebrated 25 years of partnership.

Poseidon of Paros Hotel Celebrates 20 Years of Authentic Greek Hospitality

The Poseidon of Paros Hotel & Spa, located on the Cycladic island of Paros, recently celebrated 20 years of offering authentic Greek hospitality.

ECTAA Announces Eric Drésin as New Secretary General

The European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association (ECTAA) has appointed Eric Drésin as its new Secretary General.

Athens Acropolis to Get Disabled-friendly Lift, New Lights

The Acropolis in Athens, one of the world’s most visited archaeological sites, will soon offer improved access for the disabled and upgraded lighting.

AEGEAN Committed to Extend Greece’s Tourism Season

AEGEAN carried 11.6 million passengers during the first nine months of 2019, reporting a 7 percent growth in passenger traffic.

Electra Hotels Announces Leadership Changes

Electra Management, the parent company of Electra Hotels has announced changes to its leadership, aiming to further strengthen its position in the Greek hospitality market.

DNA Travel to Present Greek Alternative Tourism Products at Int’l Fairs

DNA Travel will present its Greek alternative tourism products to the international tourism industry during its participation in leading fairs.

Creta Maris Puts Safety First for Guests and Staff

The Creta Maris Beach Resort recently held its annual emergency evacuation drill, with the aim to ensure the safety of its guests and staff.

Greek Hotels Top GRI Satisfaction Index in August

Greek hotels hold the top position in terms of quality and services with an August GRI score of 86.9 percent, according to data released by INSETE.

Strikes, Work Stoppages to Disrupt Transport in Greece on October 2

Transportation in Greece will be disrupted on Wednesday, October 2, as employees of the metro, buses and ferries will participate in a general strike called for that day.

Travel, Hospitality Professionals to Meet Up in Athens for BTPF Forum 2019

Greek travel and hospitality professionals will gather in Athens during November 28-29 for the Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) 2019.

WTM London 2019 to Reveal Latest Global Travel Research

The most current and thought provoking research into global and regional travel trends will be revealed during the WTM London 2019 during November 4-6.

Harper’s Bazaar: ‘Elivi Skiathos’ Among Best Greek Island Hotels

The Elivi Skiathos luxury resort, located on the island of Skiathos, has been included in Harper’s Bazaar selection of “The best Greek island hotels”.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Supports ‘The Good Ride’ for the Kids

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel hosted an impressive lineup of Porsche cars for “The Good Ride”, a charity event that aims to support children in need.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Troubled about Slow Jan-Aug Performance

Hoteliers in Thessaloniki are concerned about a decline in overnight stays recorded in the first eight months of the year.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.