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Greece Finalizes Airbnb Online Registration Platform

Property owners leasing their homes via Airbnb or other platforms will be required within the month to register all rental activity on an electronic registry.

Countdown to Athens Half Marathon 2018

It’s the final countdown ahead of the 7th Athens Half Marathon on March 18, with a record number of participants set to make it the largest sporting event in spring.

Greece’s Year-round Tourism Scheme to Take Off from Rhodes

Aiming to establish Greece as a 365-day a year destination, the Tourism Ministry plans to launch its new ambitious campaign from the island of Rhodes.

Greece-Russia Year of Tourism: Regional Authorities Discuss Options

The Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018 recently kicked off with a two-day forum held by Greek and Russian regional authorities in Moscow.

Halkidiki Gaining Ground in Dutch Travel Market

Halkidiki, northern Greece, is gaining ground in the Dutch travel market, according to the Halkidiki Tourism Organization (HTO).

Amsterdam to Impose 30-day Limit on Airbnb-style Rentals

In efforts to rein in short-term home rentals, officials in Amsterdam said the city would be imposing a cap of 30 nights per year as of 2019.

Greek Taxmen May Pose as Tourists to Worm Out Illegal Airbnb Rentals

Greek taxmen may go undercover as tourists and conduct on-the-spot checks to ferret out sharing economy lodgings that are operating illegally.

Greece Wins Over 800,000 Russian Tourists in 2017

More than 800,000 Russian tourists visited Greek destinations in 2017, according to data released by the Russian Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism).

Greece-Russia Year of Tourism Set for Action

Greek tourism ministry authorities met with their counterparts in Russia to finalize the details of the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Greece Top Choice for Polish Travelers Backed by 30 New Flights

Thirty new direct flights to Greek destinations are boosting the Poles’ interest in Greece which now holds 31 percent of the market share.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Expos Bring the Crowds to Thessaloniki

The 33rd edition of the International Tourism Exhibition "Philoxenia", held in parallel with the Hotelia show, attracted more than 20,000 visitors to Thessaloniki.

Fraport Greece Aiming for Direct Flights from Asian, Arab Markets

Riding the momentum of growing tourist flows, Fraport Greece aims to boost direct flights from Asian and Arab markets to Thessaloniki airport.

Greece Welcomes a 100% Rise in Indian Travelers

The number of Indian travelers choosing Greece as a tourism destination this year shot up by more than 100 percent compared to 2016.

Philoxenia, Hotelia Tourism Shows to Welcome the Crowds Nov. 10-12

The 33rd Philoxenia and Hotelia tourism and hospitality sector shows, will welcome hundreds of participants and visitors in Thessaloniki during November 10-12.

Diane Kochilas Sets the Greek Table on US Public Television

The sights, sounds and tastes of Greece will travel to the US with "My Greek Table” set to air on American Public Television on October 6.

Greece-Russia Tourism Year Takes Off

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Russian Alternate Culture Minister Alla Manilova recently inaugurated the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Fam Trips, Foreign Productions Promoting Aegean Isles

Foreign show productions and fam trips for bloggers, journalists and tour operators are keeping the Aegean islands in the spotlight.

Amorgos’ Yperia 2017 Convention to Discuss Benefits of Film Tourism for Greece

The benefits of film tourism for Greece will be discussed during the 15th Amorgos International Convention on Culture and Tourism - “Yperia 2017” in October.

Athens Flying Week 2017 to Host Aviation Meet, Excite with Super Stunts

Greece’s biggest air event - the Tanagra International Air Show 2017 - is ready for take-off on September 16-17 as part of the 6th Athens Flying Week (AFW).

‘Santorini Experience’ 2017 Attracts Top Athletes – Schedule Announced

All is set for Greece to host the 3rd “Santorini Experience”, one of the top sports tourism events due to take place on October 6-8, 2017, on Santorini.