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Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Historic Plaka Bridge in Epirus ‘Up and Standing’

The historic single-arch bridge of Plaka in the northern Greece region of Epirus, is up and standing after extensive restoration and reinforcement works.

GNTO Presents Greece’s Health and Wellness Tourism in Moscow

GNTO presented Greece’s health and wellness tourism options during the Greek Health Tourism Forum held in Moscow.

Athens’ Achilleas Hotel Holds Official Opening Party

The Achilleas Hotel, located at Syntagma Square in the center of Athens, celebrated its official opening with a party for partners and friends.

‘Asterocosmos’ Park Revives Christmas Spirit in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is ready for Christmas with its "Asterocosmos" amusement park, featuring a five-meter tall Santa Claus and games for all.

‘ITB India’ Ready to Debut in April 2020

The inaugural ITB India travel trade show is on track to take place in Mumbai during April 15-17, 2020.

Fishing Tourism in Greece: An Untapped Resource

Despite having a legal framework in place since 2015, Greece still hasn’t tapped into the vast potential of sustainable fishing tourism.

Rhodes’ Amada Colossos Resort Unveils New Brand Identity and Website

The five-star Amada Colossos Resort, located on the island of Rhodes, has renewed its brand identity with the launch of a new logo and website.

Russian Embassy Honors Grecotel President Nikos Daskalantonakis

The Russian Embassy in Athens honored Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis for contributing to the strong cooperation and friendship between Greece and Russia.

Two Greek Museums Up for ‘EMYA 2020’ Award

Two Greek museums - the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth and Lefkada's Angelos Sikelianos Museum - have been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) for 2020.

Alitalia: Passenger Revenues Grow by 5% in November

Italian carrier Alitalia recorded a 5 percent increase in passenger revenues in November, compared to the same month in 2018.

Greece’s ‘TicketSeller’ Shortlisted as Best Newcomer at SESA Startup Competition 2019

Greek online travel agency TicketSeller is among the finalists of the South Europe Startup Awards (SESA) competition in the “Best Newcomer” category for 2019.

Romania’s Nat Geo Traveler Gets to Know Thessaloniki’s City Break Side

Thessaloniki's city break options were introduced to representatives of the National Geographic Traveler Romania magazine.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Grekaddict Partners with Klook to Attract More Asian Travelers to Greece

Grekaddict has partnered with Hong Kong-based travel activities platform Klook, in its aim to attract more Asian travelers to Greece.

Andros’ ‘Methexis’ Experiential Festival to Reveal the Aegean’s Traditions

The Aegean’s cultural and culinary traditions will be on show during the “Aegean Methexis” experiential festival to be held on Andros in June 2020.

Louis Hotels Renews Partnership with Hilton International

Louis Hotels has renewed its partnership with Hilton International and renamed its Hilton Park hotel in Cyprus, to Hilton Nicosia.

GNTO: Webinar for UK Travel Agents on Greece’s City Breaks

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will promote Greece’s city break destinations to UK travel agents through a webinar.

Zeus International’s Hotels ‘Adopt’ Athens’ Karaiskaki Square for Christmas

As part of the Athens Municipality’s “Adopt your city” program, Zeus International’s hotels will decorate Karaiskaki square for the Christmas holidays.

Athens’ Golden Age Hotel to Present its High-end Services at AITE 2019 Trade Show

The Golden Age Hotel in Athens will present its high-end services to professionals attending the 6th Athens International Tourism Expo (AITE).