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Greek Think-tank Calls for ‘Brain Gain’ Strategy

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) is urging the Greek government to draw up a ‘brain gain’ strategy, in view of the growing potential of the tourism industry.

Travelgems Launches Tours and Activities Platform for Tourism Professionals

Travelgems, an innovative travel web service, has launched a new tours and activities reservations platform, designed especially for tourism professionals.

Hilton Athens’ Pool Area Gets New Look

The Hilton Athens hotel has styled its pool deck with a refreshed look and invites Athenians and visitors to experience the new ambiance this summer.

Lufthansa Offers a Better Night’s Sleep in Business Class

Lufthansa is offering Business Class passengers on select long-haul flights a better night's sleep with its new “Dream Collection” of linen and mattresses.

Vote for Athens in the 25th World Travel Awards!

Athens, Greece, is nominated for four prestigious World Travel Awards and needs your vote!

First E-ticket Test Run at Greek Sites on May 20

Starting May 20, and phased out in June, an e-ticketing system allowing admission to Greek museums and sites will take effect, according to the culture ministry.

Mythos by Divani: ‘MasterChef’ Recipes on Athenian Riviera

The Divani Apollon hotel is inviting guests to its Mythos by Divani restaurant, which this year includes “Masterchef” contestant Savvas Lichanidis on its team.

Flynas: New Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia to Athens

Low-cost carrier flynas will launch new direct flights from Saudi Arabia to European destinations, including Athens, for the summer season.

Central Macedonia to Present Innovative Tourism Products at Thessaloniki Tech Event

The Region of Central Macedonia will present innovative tourism products on sustainable transportation, “smart” tourism ecosystems and new technologies during the “thessweek” event in Thessaloniki.

Athens Airport Announces 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for Students

Athens International Airport and the Hellenic American University will hold the 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for high school students during June 25-July 13.

Royal Caribbean Returns to Arabian Gulf with New Cruises for Winter 2019-20

After a two-year break, Royal Caribbean International in December 2019 will return to the Arabian Gulf to operate sailings from the port of Dubai.

Piraeus Port Authority Working to Slash Carbon Emissions

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is taking measures to reduce its carbon footprint by effectively reducing its emissions.

Porto Carras Receives Three ‘Blue Flags’ for Beaches and Marina

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki has received three Blue Flag quality awards for its marina and beaches Kochi and Sithonia.

Rigas Hotel on Skopelos Embraces Local Artists

The Rigas Hotel on Skopelos will host a painting exhibition by local artist Roger Fox between May 14 and 28.

‘Green Surfing Mare Villa’ on Paros Welcomes Guests After Renovation

Following extensive renovation works, the Green Surfing Mare Villa on Paros is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Turkish Airlines Offers Free Tours Around Istanbul for Transit Passengers

Turkish Airlines is offering its layover service "touristanbul" free of charge to all its international passengers traveling through Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport.

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

Greece and Uzbekistan Discuss Tourism Relations

Greece is seeking ways to increase tourist flows from Uzbekistan and also establish a direct air connection between the two countries.

AHEPA to Hold 2021 Convention in Greece

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) will hold its 2021 Family Supreme Convention in Greece, in efforts to promote the country as a tourism destination.

Divani Palace Reveals ‘Acropolis Secret’ for Fine Dining in Athens

The Divani Palace Acropolis Hotel is inviting all to experience a unique culinary experience in Athens at its "Acropolis Secret" restaurant.