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Syntagma Square to Welcome New Elia Ermou Athens Hotel

The Elia Ermou Athens, a brand new four-star hotel near Syntagma Square, will soon open its doors to welcome guests of the Greek capital.

Study Says Greek Thermal Springs an Untapped Treasure

Greece’s thermal spring facilities can triple revenues to some 390 million euros per year if they are upgraded, according to a study conducted by Palmos Analysis.

Halkidiki Tourism Body Head Optimistic About 2019

Halkidiki in Northern Greece is seeing tourism flows rise with Germans in the lead followed by the Brits, while authorities prepare to tap into the Irish market.

Greece: Best Heritage Destination by Travel + Leisure India & South Asia

Greece was named “Best Heritage Destination” at India’s Best Awards 2018, organized by the prestigious travel magazine Travel + Leisure India & South Asia.

‘Out of the Blue’ Wins Best Spa Resort in Europe Award at 2018 Prix Villégiature

The Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort on Crete has been announced the "Best Spa Resort in Europe" at the prestigious 2018 Prix Villégiature Awards.

Brexit to Determine 2019 Pre-bookings from UK to Greece

The United Kingdom's exit from the EU (Brexit) is among the main factors expected to affect pre-bookings from the UK to Greece in 2019.

Ionian Islands: Air Arrivals to Record Double-digit Growth for Third Year

The Region of the Ionian Islands expects international air arrivals in 2018 to record a double-digit growth for a third consecutive year.

Rhodes to Host ‘ASTA International Showcase’ Event in 2019

The island of Rhodes in 2019 will host the ASTA International Showcase, an event organized by the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA).

Philoxenia – Hotelia 2018 Expos See Increase in Visitor Numbers

The Philoxenia and Hotelia hospitality exhibitions, which took place recently in Thessaloniki, saw a significant rise in commercial visitors by 36 percent.

Athens Acropolis Site and Museum Attract Over 4.5m Visitors

The Acropolis site and museum have welcomed a total of 4.5 million visitors thus far in 2018, according to Greek Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba.

ASTA: Greek Tourism Ministry Most Supportive in the World

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has lauded Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for her support in promoting tourism and fostering ties between Greece and the US.

Greek Shipowners Put Billions into New Orders in Jan-Oct 2018

Greek shipowners invested over 10 billion dollars in new orders and the acquisition of second-hand vessels in the first 10 months of the year, according to shipbrokers Golden Destiny.

TEMES Partners with Consillium to Further Develop Golf Tourism at Costa Navarino

TEMES SA has entered into a partnership with Czech investment firm Consillium SA, aiming to further develop golf tourism at Costa Navarino.

Emirates Invites Travelers to ‘Fly Better’

Emirates has launched its new “Fly Better” brand, inviting global travelers to enjoy a prime flying experience.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’: A Party Like No Other

The 36th "Athens Marathon. The Authentic" brought over 55,000 runners to the Greek capital, in a celebration of sports, support and willpower.

Philoxenia: Greece Needs Actions to Get Share of Silver Tourism Market 

Greece must take immediate actions to create the conditions that will allow senior tourism to expand, according to expert opinions.

Corfu Nominated for European Location Award 2018 – Vote Now!

The Greek island of Corfu in the Ionian sea is competing with 11 other destinations for the European Film Location Award 2018.

Semiramis Hotel Blends Mediterranean Cuisine with Japanese Culinary Tradition

Semiramis Hotel in Kifissia, Athens, has partnered with Japanese restaurant "Freud Oriental" to introduce its guests to a new culinary concept.

Lufthansa to Expand Network to US and Thailand for Summer 2019

Lufthansa has announced that for summer 2019 it will further expand its route network to Austin in the US and Bangkok in Thailand.

Religious Tourism in the Peloponnese Remains Unexplored

The Peloponnese Tourism Organization has listed a number of ways to boost the promotion of religious tourism in the Peloponnese.