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Three Greek Hotels Win at World Spa Awards 2021

Three Greek hotels are among the winners of the World Spa Awards 2021, the global initiative that celebrates and rewards excellence in the spa and wellness sector.

Athens Named Best European Capital for Food Lovers

Athens has been ranked as the “Best European Capital for Food Lovers”, according to research by London-based Uswitch.

Crete Getting Ready to Welcome New Archaeological Museum in Chania

Crete is gearing up for the opening of the new Archaeological Museum of Chania, where over 3,500 artifacts will be displayed.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Ready to Make its Comeback

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” will make its comeback to the Greek capital during November 13-14, following its absence last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Crete’s Gournes Project Attracts Four Bidders

A tender for the exploitation of the former US military base of Gournes on Crete, also referred to as the “mini-Ellinikon”, has attracted four bidders.

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Greece to Fund New Smart Cities Program with €320 Million

Greece’s Smart Cities program, which involves the digital transformation of municipalities, will be funded with 320 million euros, Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis announced.

Mount Olympus Presented as Alternative Tourism Destination to German Market

The many alternative tourism activities that can take place on Mount Olympus were presented to German travel professionals by the Region of Central Macedonia.

Greece’s Lavreotiki Geopark Aiming to Join UNESCO Global Network

The Municipality of Lavreotiki has initiated a nomination process for the inscription of its geopark on UNESCO’s Global Geoparks Network list.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites to Stay Open During Winter

Athina Luxury Suites, a boutique hotel on the Greek island of Santorini, will remain open all year long to welcome travelers also during the winter season.

Olympic Flame for Beijing 2022 Lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 was lit on Monday during a ceremony in Ancient Olympia, Greece.

Survey: Dutch Travelers Choose Greece for its Hospitality, Food, Weather

Dutch travelers mainly choose Greece for its hospitality, delicious cuisine and mild climate, according to a survey conducted by Griekenland.net.

Archaeological Site of Ambracia Western Necropolis Now Open for Visitors

The archaeological site of Ambracia Western Necropolis in Arta, western Greece, is now open to the public.

Attica Promises Year-round Memorable Travel Experiences to French Travelers

The multiple travel experiences that the destinations of Attica offer its visitors were presented during the IFTM Top Resa expo in Paris.

Athens Aiming to Have 10 ‘Pocket Parks’ by End of the Year

The City of Athens is speeding up efforts complete a network of 10 pocket parks in the Greek capital by the end of the year.

Let’s Ferry Appoints Michalis Papyrakis as Commercial Director

Greek online booking platform Let’s Ferry has appointed Michalis Papyrakis as its new commercial director.

NEW Hotel Puts Weekend Brunch Back on the Menu

The NEW Hotel in Athens will be serving weekend brunch again, having added new flavors and tasty selections.

CNT: ‘Nana Princess’ Among Top Resorts in Greece for 2021

The Nana Princess on Crete is on the list of the Top 10 Resorts in Greece for this year, according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards.

Halkidiki Shows its Alternative Tourism Forms to French Market

The Halkidiki Tourism Organization presented the destination’s alternative forms of tourism to French travel professionals during the IFTM Top Resa expo in Paris.