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Greece Tops ‘World’s Most Popular Luxury Cruise Destinations’ List in October

Greece and the ports of Piraeus, Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes were among the most requested luxury cruise destinations in October, according to a report by CruiseCompete.

Greece and Egypt Discuss Joint Tourism and Culture Ventures

Greece and Egypt are exploring ways to strengthen their collaboration in the tourism and culture fields.

Greece’s Travel Agents Strengthen Ties with Palestinian Tourism Professionals

Greece’s travel agents’ association and Palestinian tourism professionals have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen tourism flows between the two countries.

Greek Destinations Among Europe’s Best to Escape to this Winter

Many Greek destinations have been included on Europe’s 50 Best to Escape Winter list released by Holidu and Spain–Holiday.

Sani Resort Gets Global Applause for Family, Cultural Tourism Offering

The Sani Resort in Kassandra, Halkidiki, won a triple distinction at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2022 held recently in Muscat, Oman.

Greece Enters Top 20 Nation Brands Index 2022

Greece entered the top 20 of this year’s Nations Brands Index, an annual study published by Anholt-Ipsos.

Kefalonia’s Adults-only ‘Petani Bay’ Becomes a Member of Aria Hotels

Aria Hotels has added the Petani Bay Hotel - Adults Only on Kefalonia to its portfolio, strengthening its presence in the region of the Ionian Islands.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Strengthening Culture Ties with Greece Tops Agenda of US Assistant Secretary Satterfield

Fostering the cultural ties between the United States and Greece was on the agenda of US Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Lee Satterfield during her recent trip to Athens.

Parliament Approves Greece-Saudi Arabia MoU for Culture

Greece and Saudi Arabia's cultural MoU signed in July 2022, was recently ratified by the Greek Parliament.

WTM 2022: Beach Holidays Still Number-one Choice of Brits, City Breaks Come Second

UK holidaymakers mainly prefer vacations by the beach, according to the WTM London 2022 industry report.

ANEK Lines Promotes Greek Destinations at Italy’s TTG Travel Experience Fair

Greek destinations were promoted through ANEK Line's participation at the 59th TTG Travel Experience Fair recently held in Italy.

Peloponnese Food Stories Festival Wraps Up for 2022

The 1st Peloponnese Food Stories, a festival promoting the region’s rich gastronomy, came to an end in Trikala Korinthias with cooking sessions, tasting events, music and dancing.

Greek Tourism Promoted in Israel Through Basketball

Greece will be promoted as a tourism destination through the platforms of Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Club, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced.

Naoussa First Greek City to Join Europe’s ‘Iter Vitis’ Wine Cultural Route

The city of Naoussa in Northern Greece has joined the Council of Europe’s “Iter Vitis” Cultural Route, an initiative that safeguards wine biodiversity and strengthens European values.

Future of Coastal and Maritime Tourism to be Discussed in Athens Conference

A conference dedicated to coastal and nautical tourism, organised by the Nautilus EU funded project, will take place in Athens, Greece, this November.

Greece Carrying Out Renovations, Upgrades for Cultural Monuments, Sites Worth €1bn

Greece is currently carrying out and planning upgrades for culture worth 1 billion euros, assisting the economy and regional development, according to Culture Minister Lina Medoni.

Summer 2023: Elafonisos on ‘Must-Visit’ Destinations List for Italians

Elafonisos is among the top “must–visit” summer 2023 destinations for Italian travelers, says a list by popular Italian site The Wom Travel.

Lesvos Takes Steps to Enter Cruise Market

The regional authority of the North Aegean has plans to rebrand Lesvos and reintroduce the Greek island as a cruise destination.

Free Entrance to Greek Museums, Sites on October 28 National Holiday

State-run museums, monuments and archaeological sites in Greece will offer free entrance to all on the ‘Ohi Day’ national public holiday on October 28.