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Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

MSC Cruises Expects 20% Growth in Greece and Cyprus for 2019

Global cruise giant MSC Cruises expects 20 percent growth in Greece and Cyprus in 2019, on the back of a 72 percent rise in 2018.

Minoan Lines Among Top Corporate Superbrands in Greece for 2018-2019

Minoan Lines is among the top Corporate Superbrands in Greece for 2018-2019, in the Transportation category, as voted at this year's "Superbrands 2019" awards.

Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki Welcomes Summer with its ‘Ursa Minor’ Restaurant

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki is welcoming summer with the opening of its “Ursa Minor Roof Top Bar Restaurant” on June 6.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

Adriatic Sea Region Expecting Over 5.5m Cruise Passengers in 2019

The number of cruise passenger movements in the Adriatic Sea is expected to rise by 7.3 percent to a record 5.52 million in 2019, says recent data.

Study: Greek Young Job-seekers in Shipping Need More Experience

The number of Greeks seeking jobs in shipping and marine tourism is on the rise but candidates lack experience, according to findings of FocusBari.

Greek Flag Carrier AEGEAN Marks 20 Years of Award-winning Service

Greek national carrier and Star Alliance member AEGEAN is celebrating 20 years in the air since its first flight in 1999.

Grecotel Wins Gold Award for its Technology Innovations in Tourism

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has been honored with the gold award at the Impact Bite Awards 2019, for offering unique hospitality experiences through cutting edge technologies.

Top SUP Athletes to Participate in 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup Event

Top SUP athletes from all over the world will gather on the Greek island of Corfu to participate in the 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup 2019, taking place June 15-16.

Newly Evolving Chinese Market Seeking Customized Travel to Greece

All the more Chinese nationals seeking to travel to Greece are interested in tailor-made holidays, according to research presented at ITB China 2019.

‘Ikos Andalusia’ Selects HotelAvailabilities’ Channel Manager Platform

Ikos Andalusia, the new venture of Ikos Resorts in Marbella, Spain, has selected to use the Channel Manager platform of HotelAvailabilities.

Greek Tourism Ministry Approves Leros Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved a concession agreement for the construction of a marina on the Dodecanese island of Leros.

Grecotel’s Casa Marron Peloponnese Opens Doors to the Boho Crowd

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts recently announced the opening of its latest project, the Casa Marron resort in the Peloponnese.

ANEK Lines Upgrades Wifi Service on its Ferries

ANEK Lines has launched its new “Wifi on Board” service, aiming to offer an upgraded Internet browsing experience to its passengers.

Santorini’s Aqua Luxury Suites Receives TripAdvisor’s 2019 Certificate of Excellence

Aqua Luxury Suites, a high-end hospitality property on Santorini, has received the prestigious Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor for 2019.

New ‘Azur Suites’ Aparthotel to Open in Glyfada

Azur Suites, a new aparthotel located in the suburb of Glyfada, on the Athenian Riviera, is ready to open its doors for the summer of 2019.

‘Civitel Attik’ Welcomes Summer by the Pool

Civitel Attik, a member of Civitel Hotels & Resorts, is inviting all to enjoy carefree moments by its pool this summer, under the Athenian sun.

‘Odeego’ Offers Classic Car Driving Experiences on Athens Riviera

Odeego is offering unique driving experiences at popular destinations along the Athenian Riviera, with its unique collection of classic cars.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Included in TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame 2019

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa has once again been honored with the ‘Hall of Fame’ certificate by leading travel and booking site TripAdvisor.