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Pre-bookings for Greece on the Rise, Says Tourism Minister

Pre-bookings for Greece are picking up pace by as much as 30 percent, paving the way for a new record year, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Privatizations Set to Boost Greek State Coffers by €2bn

Greece’s international lenders and the government are estimating that privatization projects will boost state coffers by some 2 billion euros this year.

Greece Presents its Tourism Offerings to Russian Market

Representatives of nine Greek regions recently gathered in Moscow to present Greece's tourism offerings, as part of the Greece–Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Western Greece Honored as ‘European Destination of Excellence’

The Region of Western Greece has been honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 accolade for its cultural offerings.

Anatolia Hospitality Launches Campaign to Celebrate New Group Identity

The Anatolia Group recently launched a new campaign titled, “We are our people”, to celebrate its new corporate identity dubbed “Anatolia Hospitality".

Out of the Blue Resort Celebrates 40 Years in Greek Hospitality Industry

The Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort on Crete, is celebrating 40 years in the hospitality industry with a campaign focusing on its history and vision for the future.

Greece Looks Into Port Security System Upgrade Projects

Port authorities in Greece recently discussed ways to finance the provision and installation of security and surveillance systems at Greek ports.

Kozani Relaunches Tourism Brand, Sets New Goals

The Municipality of Kozani has approved a long-term strategy aiming to promote the northern Greek city as a top travel destination.

‘Ikos Resorts’ Shines on TripAdvisor’s 2018 Best All-inclusive Lists

Ikos Olivia and Ikos Oceania in Greece are among the best all-inclusive resorts in the world and in Europe, according to TripAdvisor's 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards.

Mercedes-Benz to Show New X-Class Pickup at 27th Agrotica Fair

Mercedes-Benz will present its new X-Class pickup at the 27th International Agrotica fair, which will take place between February 1-4, in Thessaloniki.

WEF: Greece Still Needs to Work on Economic Progress

Greece ranks last among 29 advanced economies in the Inclusive Development Index (IDI) of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

Piraeus Port Breaks Container Traffic Record, Up by 6.4% in 2017

The port of Piraeus has broken its record for container traffic in 2017, marking a 6.4 percent increase at 3,691 million TEU in 2017.

Ancient Greek Technology Museum Opens in Athens

The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology - Kostas Kotsanas recently opened its doors with exciting displays of technologies made by the ancient Greeks.

Kyvernitis Travel Takes Over Tourism Company HRG Greece

The Kyvernitis Travel group recently acquired HRG Greece, a company specializing in the tourism and MICE industry.

Flydubai to Add Flights to Thessaloniki in June 2018

Dubai-based flydubai will add Thessaloniki, Greece, to its growing network of destinations, with direct flights starting in June.

AirBaltic Named Most Punctual Airline in 2017 by OAG

AirBaltic was recently recognized as the most punctual airline in 2017 based on data released by OAG, a leading global provider of digital flight information.

German Travel Interest in Greece Soaring

Greece is winning over German travelers, pushing rival Turkey aside, with tourism professionals saying 2018 will break all records.

Fraport Greece Appoints Ilias Maragakis as Chief Operating Officer

Fraport Greece has appointed Ilias Maragakis, an executive with more than 20 years of aviation experience, as its new chief operating officer.

Applications Open for Seasonal Hotels Subsidy in Greece

Hotel operations in Greece wishing to remain open in winter can now apply for state subsidies going towards their staffing needs until March 23.

Athens Airport – Piraeus Port Train Line to Launch in February

Getting from Athens International Airport to Piraeus Port will as of February take approximately one hour thanks to the launch of a new train line.