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Creta Maris Puts Safety First for Guests and Staff

The Creta Maris Beach Resort recently held its annual emergency evacuation drill, with the aim to ensure the safety of its guests and staff.

Strikes, Work Stoppages to Disrupt Transport in Greece on October 2

Transportation in Greece will be disrupted on Wednesday, October 2, as employees of the metro, buses and ferries will participate in a general strike called for that day.

Travel, Hospitality Professionals to Meet Up in Athens for BTPF Forum 2019

Greek travel and hospitality professionals will gather in Athens during November 28-29 for the Business Travel Professionals Forum (BTPF) 2019.

WTM London 2019 to Reveal Latest Global Travel Research

The most current and thought provoking research into global and regional travel trends will be revealed during the WTM London 2019 during November 4-6.

Harper’s Bazaar: ‘Elivi Skiathos’ Among Best Greek Island Hotels

The Elivi Skiathos luxury resort, located on the island of Skiathos, has been included in Harper’s Bazaar selection of “The best Greek island hotels”.

NJV Athens Plaza Hotel Supports ‘The Good Ride’ for the Kids

The NJV Athens Plaza hotel hosted an impressive lineup of Porsche cars for “The Good Ride”, a charity event that aims to support children in need.

Grecotel Announces €60m Hotel Upgrade Scheme

Greek hospitality giant Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has announced the launch of a new 60-million-euro investment program in third-generation hotel units.

Athens Marathon 2019: Last Call for Entries

Only a few registration spots are still open for the 2019 “Athens Marathon. The Authentic”, scheduled to take place in Athens during November 9-10.

Kythera to Host Europe’s 1st ‘Green Flag Trails’ Auditor Training Course

Europe's first Green Flag Trails Auditor Training Course will take place on the Greek island of Kythera during October 4-11.

Ellinair Adds Vnukovo, Russia, to its Destination Roster

Ellinair, a Mouzenidis Group airline, has added a new Russian destination to its roster after entering a deal with Vnukovo International Airport.

Greece Targets 50-plus Dutch Travelers

Aiming to attract 50-plus Dutch travelers to Greece, the Greek National Tourism Organization took part in The Netherlands' “50PlusBeurs 2019” tourism expo.

Ryanair Announces New Athens – Toulouse Route for 2020

Ryanair has announced a new Athens route to Toulouse, France, with a twice-weekly service commencing in March 2020.

Celestyal Cruises to Debut in Adriatic in 2020

Celestyal Cruises next year will set sail in the Adriatic for the first time with its new 7-night “Romantic Adriatic” itinerary, as part of its 2020-2021 schedule.

Kalamaki Beach Resort Supports 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing Event

The Kalamaki Beach Resort was among the supporters of the 9th Corinth Canal SUP Crossing 2019, a major sports event held annually in Corinth.

CNic Hotels Supports 2nd Corfu Half Marathon Event

CNic Hotels is supporting the 2nd Corfu Half Marathon, the biennial event scheduled to take place on the island on Sunday, September 29.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Blueprint Gets Green Light

A revised master plan for the upgrade of Piraeus Port has been approved by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

GNTO Promotes Events Highlighting Greece’s Gastronomy, Sports, Culture

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting a number of gastronomy, sports and cultural events scheduled to take place in Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

‘The Luxury Hotels’ Honored for 22-year Dedication to Greek Hospitality

The Luxury Hotels group has been honored for its long history in Greek hospitality at the “Brands with History II” event, held at the Ecali Club in Athens.

Sojern Appoints Global Media to Expand Reach in Greece & Cyprus

Digital marketing company Sojern has appointed marketing agency Global Media as the exclusive representative of all its solutions in Greece and Cyprus.

Greece Revises its Remote Island Transport Policy

The budget for remote island transport services in Greece has increased by 45 percent, Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis announced.