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Greece Stars in Travel TV Shows in France and Estonia

Popular travel TV shows in France and Estonia are shining the spotlight on the beauties and tourism offerings of central and northern Greece.

Navarino Residences Bring Architecture and Luxury to Pylos

Three new private luxury residences have been added to Costa Navarino resort’s roster of exclusive accommodation facilities in Pylos, in the southwest of the Peloponnese.

Athens Cypria Hotel Introduces New Babysitting Service to Guests

The four-star Athens Cypria Hotel has joined forces with Familior, a company offering childcare services, to provide its guests with a new babysitting service.

Civitel Creta Beach Supports ‘Clean up the Med’ Campaign

The Civitel Creta Beach resort has joined the “Clean up the Med” campaign, and recently held a cleanup operation on the beach of Ammoudara on Crete.

Grecotel Danilia Village Hosts Tourism, Gastronomy Events of Corfu

Grecotel’s Danilia Village, a traditional settlement and cultural park located on Corfu, recently hosted two events that promoted the island’s tourism offerings and gastronomy wealth.

Athens to Host 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival

Athens is preparing to host the 2nd Aegean Cocktails & Spirits Festival, an annual event that aims to present the most exciting cocktails created with a Greek twist.

Five-star ‘Kivotos Santorini’ Welcomes Guests to Imerovigli

The five-star “Kivotos Santorini” has opened its doors for the summer and is welcoming guests to Imerovigli, one of the most beautiful spots of Santorini.

Athens’ Achilleas Hotel Reopens After Major Renovation

Following major renovation works in its rooms and public areas, the Achilleas Hotel has reopened to welcome its guests to the Greek capital.

‘Skiathea Villas’ on Skiathos Receives Bike Friendly Seal

The Skiathea Villas, located on the island of Skiathos, has been certified as a Bike Friendly hotel and received the special seal from NATTOUR.

Hilton Athens to Serve Tastes of Spain for 10-day event

The Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience the culture and gastronomy wealth of Spain during a 10-day event to be held in its Byzantino restaurant.

Alitalia’s Passenger Revenues Increase by 5.9% in April

Alitalia’s passenger revenues increased by 5.9 percent in April, compared to the same month last year, due to the carrier's excellent performance on long-haul routes.

Greek Tourism Body SETE Calls for Integrated and Permanent Taxation Policy

The Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) has reiterated its call for government planning that will include tax cuts in transportation, among others.

Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA Contributes €650,000 for Environment, Local Community

Astir Palace is contributing 650,000 euros for works aimed to benefit the environment and local communities of Vari – Voula – Vouiliagmeni.

Navarino Challenge: Exciting Activities in Messinia for 2019 Event

Greek sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge” returns to Costa Navarino in Messinia, from October 11-13, with exciting sports activities for all.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

GlobalData: 67% of Chinese Tourists Travel for Gastronomy Holidays

The majority of Chinese tourists choose to go on gastronomy holidays, with Western Europe evolving into a key culinary destination for them, says GlobalData.

March Travel Receipts for Greece Up by 32.2%

Greece's travel receipts increased in March by 32.2 percent year-on-year to 319 million euros from 241 million euros in the same month last year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Zakynthos Authorities Submit Navagio Theme Park Plan to Ministry

Zakynthos authorities have submitted a plan to the tourism ministry, for the overhaul of the area at the Navagio beach, in the aftermath of a landslide incident earlier this year.

Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

‘Mythos by Divani’ Restaurant Opens for Summer on Athens Riviera

The Mythos by Divani restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso hotel has opened its doors for the summer season, inviting guests to dine in luxury on the Athenian Riviera.