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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.

Greece Sees ‘Impressive’ 43.2% Increase of Tourists from Spain in 2018

Greece in 2018 saw an "impressive" rise in arrivals from Spain by 43.2 percent to 255,883, compared to 2017, according to the GNTO.

Düsseldorf 50th boot Show a Stepping Stone for Greek Sea Tourism

Aiming to diversify its tourist offerings, Greece enhanced its presence at the 2019 boot Düsseldorf International Boat and Watersports Show.

Travelers from Finland to Greece Set for 11% Rise

A 20 percent rise in travelers to Greece from Finland last year is set to further increase by an additional 11 percent in 2019, according to data released by the GNTO.

Greece’s Upgraded Sea Tourism Offerings on Show at 50th ‘boot Düsseldorf’

Greece's best in sea tourism is on display at the worlds largest boat show‎ "boot Düsseldorf", running in Germany until January 27.

Greece in Talks for Direct Shanghai-Athens Air Link in 2019

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura held talks with Juneyao Air's head, aiming to establish a direct Shanghai-Athens air link to increase Chinese arrivals to Greece.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

China ‘Travels’ to Greece Via ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Promo

Some 40 million social media users in China now have the chance to virtually “visit” Greece, through the "Assassin’s Creed Odyssey" video game.

Rhapsody Travel Among Best Performing Greek Companies in 2018

Athens-based Rhapsody Travel has been included among the Best Performing Companies for 2018 at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards.

HAPCO Sees Interest for Greece as Conference Tourism Destination

Greece attracted the interest of international conference organizers during Spain's IBTM World exhibition, according to the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Pre-bookings by Belgian Travelers for Greece Up in 2019

The number of Belgian holidaymakers booking in advance for Greece is on the rise, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).