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Civitel Creta Beach Supports ‘Clean up the Med’ Campaign

The Civitel Creta Beach resort has joined the “Clean up the Med” campaign, and recently held a cleanup operation on the beach of Ammoudara on Crete.

Grecotel Danilia Village Hosts Tourism, Gastronomy Events of Corfu

Grecotel’s Danilia Village, a traditional settlement and cultural park located on Corfu, recently hosted two events that promoted the island’s tourism offerings and gastronomy wealth.

Athens to Host 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival

Athens is preparing to host the 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival, an annual event that aims to present the most exciting cocktails created with a Greek twist.

Five-star ‘Kivotos Santorini’ Welcomes Guests to Imerovigli

The five-star “Kivotos Santorini” has opened its doors for the summer and is welcoming guests to Imerovigli, one of the most beautiful spots of Santorini.

Athens’ Achilleas Hotel Reopens After Major Renovation

Following major renovation works in its rooms and public areas, the Achilleas Hotel has reopened to welcome its guests to the Greek capital.

‘Skiathea Villas’ on Skiathos Receives Bike Friendly Seal

The Skiathea Villas, located on the island of Skiathos, has been certified as a Bike Friendly hotel and received the special seal from NATTOUR.

Hilton Athens to Serve Tastes of Spain for 10-day event

The Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience the culture and gastronomy wealth of Spain during a 10-day event to be held in its Byzantino restaurant.

Alitalia’s Passenger Revenues Increase by 5.9% in April

Alitalia’s passenger revenues increased by 5.9 percent in April, compared to the same month last year, due to the carrier's excellent performance on long-haul routes.

Poll: Greeks Say EU ‘Moving in the Wrong Direction’

Greeks appear to be wary of the EU, with the majority claiming it is “moving in the wrong direction", according to a poll by MRB.

Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA Contributes €650,000 for Environment, Local Community

Astir Palace is contributing 650,000 euros for works aimed to benefit the environment and local communities of Vari – Voula – Vouiliagmeni.

Navarino Challenge: Exciting Activities in Messinia for 2019 Event

Greek sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge” returns to Costa Navarino in Messinia, from October 11-13, with exciting sports activities for all.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

GlobalData: 67% of Chinese Tourists Travel for Gastronomy Holidays

The majority of Chinese tourists choose to go on gastronomy holidays, with Western Europe evolving into a key culinary destination for them, says GlobalData.

March Travel Receipts for Greece Up by 32.2%

Greece's travel receipts increased in March by 32.2 percent year-on-year to 319 million euros from 241 million euros in the same month last year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Popular ‘Odontotos’ Train Rides Up and Running

Railway company OSE lifted a ban on train services along the popular “odontotos” rack railway, a major tourist attraction in the northern Peloponnese.

Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

‘Mythos by Divani’ Restaurant Opens for Summer on Athens Riviera

The Mythos by Divani restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso hotel has opened its doors for the summer season, inviting guests to dine in luxury on the Athenian Riviera.

Louis Hotels’ Hilton Gets ‘Blue Energy’ Award for Top Services

The team of the Hilton Park, Nicosia hotel, which is managed by Louis Hotels, has received the “Blue Energy” award by Hilton International.

Astypalea Becomes a Part of ‘My Greek Odyssey’

The island of Astypalea will reach millions of viewers around the world through the Australian travel show “My Greek Odyssey”.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.