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Greece Tops ‘World’s Most Popular Luxury Cruise Destinations’ List in October

Greece and the ports of Piraeus, Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes were among the most requested luxury cruise destinations in October, according to a report by CruiseCompete.

Greece Partner Country of Finland’s Matka 2023 Travel Expo

The Matka Nordic Travel Fair, one of northern Europe’s largest travel events, returns in January 2023 in full force with Greece as its partner country.

Eastern Halkidiki Travel Packages Introduced to Polish Tour Operators

Polish tour operators were introduced to the diverse travel packages for holidays in Eastern Halkidiki, Northern Greece.

Wave Awards: 175,000 Cruise Passengers Vote for Greece as Favorite Destination

Greece was named a “Passengers’ Favorite Cruise Destination” at the Wave Awards 2022, the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Costa Navarino Receives Global Double at 2022 World Golf Awards

Greece’s Costa Navarino in the Peloponnese received two leading global accolades at the 9th World Golf Awards.

Grand Forest Metsovo in Greece is Once Again the World’s Leading Landmark Hotel

The Grand Forest Metsovo, a Greek luxury nature retreat, was once again given the title of the “World’s Leading Landmark Hotel” at the World Travel Awards.

Tourist Arrivals at South Aegean Islands Jump 15% Over pre-COVID Levels

Greece’s South Aegean islands, which include popular destinations like Rhodes, Santorini, and Mykonos, are breaking traveler flow records in 2022.

Mitsis Hotels’ 2021 CSR Report is ‘A Story of Change’

Mitsis Hotels’ new CSR program exemplifies the Group’s values and aspiration to act as a role model for sustainable tourism development in Greece.

Sani Resort Gets Global Applause for Family, Cultural Tourism Offering

The Sani Resort in Kassandra, Halkidiki, won a triple distinction at the World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2022 held recently in Muscat, Oman.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Amalia Hotels Group Revamps Website to Enhance Customer Experience

The Amalia Hotels Group recently presented its revamped and upgraded website, following contemporary trends that aim to enhance customer experience.

Greece Scoops Four ‘Travel Oscars’ at 2022 Travvy Awards

Greece shined at this year’s Travvy Awards in Florida, US, taking home a total of four “travel oscars”.

Parliament Approves Greece-Saudi Arabia MoU for Culture

Greece and Saudi Arabia's cultural MoU signed in July 2022, was recently ratified by the Greek Parliament.

Thessaloniki Metro Finds to be Displayed Near Sintrivani Station

The Thessaloniki Metro crossover building, located near the under-construction Sintrivani Station, will become a museum where finds from the metro excavations will be displayed.

Study: What Consumers are Paying Attention to When Searching and Booking Travel

When booking holidays, consumers are paying attention to how inclusive current travel offerings are, according to data by Expedia Group Media Solutions.

Lesvos Takes Steps to Enter Cruise Market

The regional authority of the North Aegean has plans to rebrand Lesvos and reintroduce the Greek island as a cruise destination.

Free Entrance to Greek Museums, Sites on October 28 National Holiday

State-run museums, monuments and archaeological sites in Greece will offer free entrance to all on the ‘Ohi Day’ national public holiday on October 28.

South Aegean Region Sees 2022 Tourism Season Ending with Record Arrivals

The islands of the South Aegean Region are expected to see record international arrivals by air this year and surpass pre-Covid 2019 levels.

DNA TRAVEL to Participate in Greek and Int’l Tourism Exhibitions, B2B Events

DNA TRAVEL, which offers alternative experiential travel packages in multiple locations in Greece, will participate in a number of national and international exhibitions and B2B events this autumn.

Greece Submits Olympus’ World Heritage Nomination File to UNESCO

Greece has submitted a preliminary nomination file to UNESCO to include Olympus on its World Heritage List.