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Travelport Unveils the Trends that will Shape Travel Experiences in 2020

Travelport's 2020 Trends report reveals the major forces that will become the technology enablers of travel over the next decade.

Europe’s Travel Agents Call on New Commissioner to Ensure Competitiveness

European travel agents are calling on the new Commissioner to work towards achieving a competitive, transparent and sustainable travel market.

AEGEAN: New Int’l Routes, 1.5 Million More Available Seats in 2020

Greek carrier AEGEAN is adding 11 new international destinations to its 2020 schedule and increasing the number of available seats by 1.5 million.

Greece Casino Competition Marred by Conflict

A tender for the 30-year license to operate an integrated resort and casino in Hellinikon, has run into another glitch, with one of the two bidders claiming it has been excluded from the game.

Marketing Greece Forms a New ‘Tourism Alliance for Rhodes’

Marketing Greece has joined forces with Rhodes’ tourism professionals aiming to promote the island through a new modern digital campaign.

China’s Leading MICE Professionals Visit Athens

The City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) recently held a fam trip in the Greek capital for 15 Chinese MICE professionals.

Greek Culture Minister Inspects Restoration Work Progress at Sites

Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni recently visited a number of sites across Greece, including the Museum of Vergina and the Amphipolis site, to inspect the progress of restoration and upgrade works.

Seajets’ High-speed ‘World Champion Jet’ Named Ship of the Year by Lloyd’s List

Seajets’ “World Champion Jet” was announced “Ship of the Year” at the Lloyd’s List Greek Shipping Awards 2019.

Alitalia Clinches Two ‘Global Traveler’ Awards for High-end Onboard Services

Alitalia received two awards for its high-end onboard services by the Global Traveler, a US travel publication for frequent international travelers.

Xenia 2019 Hospitality Expo Attracts 32,000 Visitors

The Xenia 2019 hospitality trade show in Athens this year attracted 32,000 visitors from all sectors of the Greek tourism industry.

Athens’ Stavros Niarchos Park Features New Light Installations for Christmas

The Stavros Niarchos Park in Athens is inviting all to explore four new light installations, which are part of its Christmas decoration.

Trainose Adds Extra Athens – Thessaloniki Rail Services for Christmas Season

Trainose will add two extra itineraries to serve the Athens - Thessaloniki route for the Christmas season.

Electra Hotels Appoints Nikolaos Lappas as its New Chief Financial Officer

Electra Hotels & Resorts has appointed Nikolaos Lappas as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Historic Plaka Bridge in Epirus ‘Up and Standing’

The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka in the northern Greece region of Epirus, is up and standing after extensive restoration and reinforcement works.

GNTO Presents Greece’s Health and Wellness Tourism in Moscow

GNTO presented Greece’s health and wellness tourism options during the Greek Health Tourism Forum held in Moscow.

Athens’ Achilleas Hotel Holds Official Opening Party

The Achilleas Hotel, located at Syntagma Square in the center of Athens, celebrated its official opening with a party for partners and friends.

‘Asterocosmos’ Park Revives Christmas Spirit in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is ready for Christmas with its "Asterocosmos" amusement park, featuring a five-meter tall Santa Claus and games for all.

‘ITB India’ Ready to Debut in April 2020

The inaugural ITB India travel trade show is on track to take place in Mumbai during April 15-17, 2020.

Rhodes’ Amada Colossos Resort Unveils New Brand Identity and Website

The five-star Amada Colossos Resort, located on the island of Rhodes, has renewed its brand identity with the launch of a new logo and website.