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Athens to Host ‘Hola’ Flamenco Festival 2019 in September

Flamenco artists living Greece and popular musicians from Spain will gather in Athens on September 10 for the “Hola” Flamenco Festival 2019.

Seajets Head Honored for Supporting Attica’s Wildfire Victims

A year after the deadly fire in northeastern Attica, the head of Greek ferry operator Seajets, Marios Iliopoulos, was honored for supporting the wildfire's victims.

Thessaloniki’s Gastronomy on the Menu of the NatGeo Traveller Food Festival

The rich gastronomy of Thessaloniki was one of the "flavors" on the menu of the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival that took place in London, UK.

Navarino Challenge: ‘Sports Unite People’ for a 7th Year in a Row

Under the motto "Sports Unite People", the Navarino Challenge sports tourism event will be held October 11-13, for the seventh year at Costa Navarino.

T+L: Grace Santorini Among World’s Best Hotels for 2019

Grace Hotel Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection has been recognized as one of the best hotels in Travel + Leisure’s (T+L) 2019 World’s Best Awards survey.

‘The Alex’ Hotel Opens ‘ΝΕΣΤ’ Restaurant in Kastella

The Alex hotel of the Santikos Collection, recently opened the doors to the ‘ΝΕΣΤ’, its brand new rooftop restaurant in the area of Kastella, Piraeus.

Creta Maris Collects Honors for Excellent Hospitality Services

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete has received four honors for offering excellent services that focus on Cretan hospitality and the way of life of the locals.

Greek Panorama Expo to Host ‘Paths of Greece’ and ‘Hikers Friendly Hotels’

The Greek Panorama alternative tourism expo, to take place in Athens in November, will host the “Paths of Greece” and the “Hikers Friendly Hotels”.

Air France Surprises Passengers with Ballet Performance from Paris Opera

Air France recently surprised the passengers onboard its AF117 flight from Shanghai to Paris-Charles de Gaulle, with a live ballet performance from the Paris Opera.

New Opening Date for ‘ibis Styles’ Hotel in Athens

Ibis Styles, the economy brand of Accor, has announced that it will open its new hotel in Athens on August 10.

Greece Again Host Country for ‘Mrs. India Worldwide’ Beauty Pageant

Greece has once again been selected as the host country for the Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant, which will take place in Halkidiki in October.

Turkish Airlines Awarded by Athens Airport for High Aggregate Growth

Turkish Airlines was awarded by Athens International Airport (AIA) for its high growth and contribution to the development of the Greek aviation market.

‘Aegeo Spas’ Honored for High Quality Spa Management Services

Aegeo Spas, a leading spa management company in Greece, has received a number of awards in 2019 for the high quality of its wellness centers and services.

ITB Asia 2019 Conference to Focus on Trends Revolutionizing the Future of Travel

The ITB Asia 2019 conference will bring together thought leaders from across the MICE, leisure, corporate, and travel tech sectors for high-level discussions on the future of travel.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Athens Airport’s Call Center Wins Award for Offering Excellent Services

Athens International Airport’s call center was honored with the silver award at the Teleperformance Greece Customer Service Awards 2018.

Zela Aviation and MIAT Mongolian Airlines Renew GSA Partnership

Cyprus-based Zela Aviation and MIAT Mongolian Airlines have renewed their GSA (General Sales Agent) partnership for the fifth consecutive year.

‘blueFest Crete 19’ Event Connects Tourism with Culture

Tourism and culture were connected at the “blueFest 19” event, held on the island of Crete by the G & A Mamidakis Foundation.

Strong Earthquake Hits Athens

Athens was hit by an earthquake measuring 5.1 magnitude on Friday afternoon, according to the Institute of Geodynamics of the Athens National Observatory.

Grecotel’s Filoxenia Hotel Offers 5G High-speed Connection to Guests

Grecotel's Filoxenia hotel is now offering guests a unique communication experience with access to a 5G high-speed wireless network.