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33rd Athens Run: The Greek Capital Races for the Cure

The 33rd Athens Run and Alma Zois' 11th Greece Race for the Cure event will be jointly held in the Greek capital on September 29, aiming to help women win their battle with breast cancer.

GNTO Spreads the Word about Greece’s Alternative Tourism at TourNatur 2019

Greece’s year-round alternative tourism products were presented at Germany’s TourNatur 2019 expo by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Santorini Experience 2019 – Discounts and Offers for Participants

The organizers of the Santorini Experience 2019 event have announced offers available on ferry tickets, car rentals and accommodation for participants.

Selina and Hotelbeds Sign Strategic Distribution Agreement

Selina, a fast growing hotel brand, has signed a strategic distribution agreement with Hotelbeds, a leading international bedbank.

BBT Air: New GSA Airline Services Company Opens in Greece

BBT Air, a new company offering airline representation services, has opened in Athens, aiming to serve the Greek and international aviation market.

Mykonos Crowned Best LGBTQ+ Destination for 2019

The Greek island of Mykonos was recently named best Star LGBTQ+ Destination and received the first prize at the Travel Bulletin Star Awards 2019.

Cyclades Trail Cup 2019: Registrations Open for ‘Kythnos Challenge’ Race

Registrations are open for the 1st Kythnos Challenge, a new race to take place on the Cycladic island in October as part of the Cyclades Trail Cup event.

Minister Announces Northern Greece Tourism Agenda

The tourism product of Northern Greece was on the meeting agenda of Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Greek Gov’t Examines Funding Increase for Remote Island Ferry Services

The Greek Shipping Ministry is looking into ways to boost funding for remote island ferry services and ship lease, following problems on the Samothrace – Alexandroupolis route.

EU Hotels May Soon Be Rated Under Unified Star System

Aiming to ensure transparency, security and fair play, the Hotelstars Union (HSU) is preparing a unified star rating system that will apply to all hotels in the EU.

Sunday Times: Thessaloniki is an ‘Instant Escape’ Destination

The Sunday Times Travel Magazine promotes the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as an "instant escape" destination for British travelers.

NatTour Launches ‘Greek Bike Specialist’ Seal for Tour Operators

Aiming to promote cycling tourism in Greece, NatTour has launched the “Greek Bike Specialist” seal, a new certification for travel agencies and tour operators.

Crete Welcomes Mobile Exploration Children’s Museum

Crete's first Exploration Children's Museum has opened its doors to create and offer new educational experiences to families and their young ones.

Swiss Alpine Center: Celebrating Over 30 Years of Presence in Greece

Celebrating 32 years of presence in Greece, Alpine Center presents its programs that offer the growing hospitality industry the calibre of future employees that it desires.

Three Key Culture Projects in Greece Taking Steps to Completion

Three major cultural projects are scheduled to move into implementation phase in the upcoming period, according to Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Seajets Returns to Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route

Seajets’ Andros Jet catamaran on Monday, September 9, resumed services on the Samothrace - Alexandroupolis ferry route.

AFEA Becomes Official Travel Partner of Major Events in Athens

Aiming to promote Greece as a conference destination, AFEA Travel and Congress Services is supporting major events scheduled to be held in Athens.

Travelport Announces its Largest Hotel Partnership in Europe

Travelport has signed an agreement with Edwardian Hotels London, its largest hotel partnership of its kind managed by its Digital Media Solutions team in Europe.

Greece to Officially Request Parthenon Marbles’ Temporary Return

Greece will officially request the temporary return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens for the 1821-2021 bicentennial celebrations.

WEF Ranks Greece 25th for Travel & Tourism Competitiveness

Greece is ranked 25th among 140 countries in the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Travel & Tourism Competitiveness index.