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Athens on Lonely Planet’s ‘Best-value’ List for 2020

Lonely Planet has included Athens, Greece, on the list of the 10 Best-value Destinations for an Affordable Adventure in 2020.

MR&H Forum 2019: Over 400 Experts Gather in Athens to Discuss Tourism in the Med

Over 400 tourism industry and real estate experts recently gathered in Athens to attend the 5th Mediterranean Resort & Hotel Real Estate Forum (MR&H) 2019.

SiteMinder Launches Hotel App Store

SiteMinder has launched the Hotel App Store which allows hotels to easily discover and connect applications to their business systems for greater guest experiences and revenue.

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

VLM Travel to Present its Tailor-made Tourism Services at Major Expos

VLM Travel Tourism Services will participate in two major travel fairs in Greece to introduce its products to market players and renew partnerships.

‘Divani Apollon’ Crowned Greece’s Best Hotel Spa for 2019

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, located on the Athenian Riviera, was announced “Greece's Best Hotel Spa for 2019” at the 5th annual World Spa Awards.

Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort Changes Hands

The ownership of the five-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, located in Halkidiki, northern Greece, recently changed hands.

Sabre Announces New GDS Media Solutions for Hoteliers

Sabre will introduce a new GDS media solution for hoteliers that will help travel agents find more relevant hotel options based on travelers’ personal preferences.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Introduces its Sustainability Practices to Students

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently introduced its sustainability practices and Zero Waste policy to 50 students from Heraklion.

Thessaloniki Hotels Continue to Serve ‘Thessbrunch’ in November

Thessbrunch, the popular culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, will continue to serve brunch in November in hotels around the city.

Santikos Collection Officially Opens Doors of ‘The Alex’ Hotel

Santikos Collection has opened a new chapter in its 30-year-long history with the official opening of “The Alex”, its first city hotel in Piraeus.

South Aegean Shines at ‘European Young Chef Award 2019’ Contest

Eirini Giorgoudiou, a young Greek chef representing the South Aegean Region, was announced as the winner of the "European Young Chef Award 2019" contest.

Argo Travel Shows Greece’s Best in International Tourism Expos

Argo Travel Group presented its travel products and services at the Luxperience expo in Australia and the ITB Asia travel trade show in Singapore.

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Efforts of Greek Charity Organization

The TUI Magic Life Candia Maris hotel on Crete recently provided accommodation to the volunteers of the “Colors of Love” Greek charity organization.

Mrs India Worldwide 2019 Beauty Pageant Shines Spotlight on Halkidiki

Halkidiki in northern Greece was the host destination to 150 beauty queens from India for the Haut Monde Mrs India Worldwide 2019 beauty pageant.

‘Athina Luxury Suites’ Awarded as Europe’s Best Wedding and Honeymoon Destination

The Athina Luxury Suites boutique hotel on Santorini recently received four honors as one of Europe’s and Greece's prime wedding and honeymoon destinations.

Electra Hotels Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Aiming to raise awareness on the prevention of breast cancer, the Electra Hotels & Resorts held a special event for its female employees and their friends.

Kos’ Neptune Hotels Receives Travelife Gold Award for Sustainability in Tourism

The Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa, located on Kos, for the third time has received the prestigious Gold Award by Travelife.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

GEPOET Announces New Board of Directors, Elects Aris Marinis as President

The General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) recently announced its new Board of Directors, which is now headed by President Aris Marinis.