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‘Miles Away Travel’ Wins Over the Crowds with Sifnos Showcase

Miles Away Travel brought the Cycladic island of Sifnos to Athens during the 3rd International Greek Tourism Expo held last month winning over the crowds with its innovative presentation.

E-guide Trip2Athens Expands Online Through Partnerships

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) has entered partnerships with the Attica region, Marketing Greece and the Beijing International Bloom Travel Service Corp for the inclusion of its e-tourist guide Trip2Athens in their online platforms.

Calling All Investors: Hotels Up for Sale in Athens

Hotels or properties in central Athens suitable to become accommodation facilities are seeking investors who will take over and give them a new lease on life.

WTM 2016: Greece’s Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso Named Top Wellness Venue

The luxury Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso was named the best wellness destination in Greece at the Wellness Travel Awards 2016 held on the sidelines of the recent World Travel Market (WTM) in London.

Greece Arrival Numbers on the Rise, Revenue Shrinking

Despite growing arrival numbers, Greek tourism has failed to meet expectations with the balance of travel services marking an 8.8 percent drop in the first eight months of 2016 against last year, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

ANEK Lines Supports Actions for Greek Coastal Shipping Upgrade

ANEK Lines expressed its support to actions and initiatives that will improve and strengthen the future of coastal shipping in Greece during an event on “Designing the Coastal Shipping Network” held recently at the company’s conference center in Chania, Crete.

Greek Tourism Body Urges Investments in Infrastructure

In order for the Greek tourism sector to continue on its path to growth and remain competitive, investments in infrastructure amounting to 6.5 billion euros are required through to 2021, according to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Epirus Palace Hosts Swedish Cyclists in One-of-a-Kind Fam Trip

Fifteen Swedish cyclists had the chance to learn more about the bicycle options available in Epirus during a recent fam trip this month jointly organized by Swedish tour operator Τrawell and Epirus Palace Hotel & Conference Center in Ioannina.

Greeks Holidaying Less Due to Crisis?

Greeks took fewer holidays and cut their vacation period short in 2015, according to the latest data released by the country’s statistical authority ELSTAT, costing the local tourism industry up to 121 million euros in takings.