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Kountoura Agrees to Back Syros Tourism, Revival of Nautical Week

Increasing incoming tourism to Syros, as well as reviving its "Nautical Week" were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and island officials.

Digital Transformation of Greek Tourism on Show at ITB Berlin

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the ministry’s actions aimed at keeping ahead of the changing business and market requirements in the digital era, at the ITB Berlin 2019.

Greek Tourism Ministry, GNTO Support Rhodes Marathon

The Ministry of Tourism and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) are supporting the 6th International Roads to Rhodes Marathon that will take place on Rhodes in April.

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries

More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, on April 14, will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia to participate in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 sports event.

Greece Named Best Destination at UK’s Wave Awards 2019

Greece received the "Best Destination (Port or Country)" title at the Wave Awards 2019, which is considered the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.

Novotel Athens Honored for ‘Le Club AccorHotels Loyalty’ Program

The Novotel Athens hotel has been honored with a silver award for its Le Club AccorHotels Loyalty program at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.

‘Tool’ Honored at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

Greek digital marketing services company Tool won two silver awards at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019 event that was recently held in Athens.

Crowne Plaza in Athens Named Best Greek MICE City Hotel

The Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre was named Best Greek MICE City Hotel at the recently held Greek Hospitality Awards 2019.

Kallichoron’s ‘Grandma’s Breakfast’ Wins at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on Astypalea, has been honored at the Hospitality Awards 2019 for its unique “Grandma’s Breakfast”.

Rhodes Getting Ready for ASTA International Showcase Event in May 2019

Ahead of the ASTA International Showcase event that will be held on Rhodes in May, an ASTA delegation recently visited the island to meet with local authorities.

Samos Named ‘Best Island Destination’ at Scandinavia’s Greek Travel Awards

Scandinavian travelers voted for Samos as Greece's "Best Island Destination" at the Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Scandinavian Travelers Award Favorite Destinations, Hotels in Greece

Travelers from Scandinavia awarded their favorite destinations and accommodation facilities in Greece at the 1st Greek Travel Awards.

Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel Wins Gold at Greek Travel Awards 2019

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the island of Astypalea, has been honored as the “Best Boutique Hotel” at the Greek Travel Awards 2019.

Israel Technology Firms Interested in Greek Tourism Projects

Israeli tech firms have expressed interest in working with Greece to promote tourism synergies through new technologies.

A Decade of Success for Aldemar’s Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring

Aldemar Resorts’ Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring, a collaborative project promoting Greek gastronomy, recently celebrated 10 years of Greek tastes on tour.

Greece Expecting Twice as Many US Travelers in 2019

Greece is expecting the number of travelers from the US to Greek destinations to double this year on the back of a 25 percent rise in incoming US tourism in 2018.

Discounts on Ferry, Air Travel for Rhodes Marathon Announced

Blue Star Ferries and AEGEAN are supporting the 6th International Rhodes Marathon and will offer ticket discounts for those who will travel to Rhodes for the event.

Greek Startup Scene Growing, More Investments Pouring In

Investors have extended 2.4 billion euros in funding to Greek startups over the last nine years, according to research by Marathon Venture Capital.

Central Macedonia Region Reaches Out to US Market at NY Times Travel Show

Aiming to gain a share of the US travel market, the Central Macedonia Region participated in this year’s New York Times Travel Show.