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Tender for Construction of Eleonas KTEL Bus Depot in the Cards

The Greek government is set to launch a tender for the construction and management of an intercity bus (KTEL) depot in Eleonas, Athens.

Greek Think-tank Calls for ‘Brain Gain’ Strategy

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) is urging the Greek government to draw up a ‘brain gain’ strategy, in view of the growing potential of the tourism industry.

Eurobank: Peak Interest in Greek Tourism, Energy, Logistics Set to Create Jobs

The tourism, energy and logistics sectors are set to create 605,000 new jobs in Greece over the next decade, according to a study released by Eurobank.

Minister Charitsis: Diversification of Greek Tourism Product Key to Island Growth

Alternate Economy Minister Alexis Charitsis stressed the importance of the diversification of the tourist product for the growth of North Aegean islands.

Kountoura: More Targeted Actions to Boost Tourism in North Aegean

The government is supporting North Aegean islanders towards securing a better future, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Kountoura Presents Central Macedonia Region Tourism Priorities

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently spoke of ways to boost investments in the Central Macedonia region.

‘Avance Rent a Car’ Appoints New General Manager

Athens-based car rental company Avance Rent a Car has appointed Stavroula Spiliopoulou as the company's new General Manager.

German Tour Experts Concerned About Greece Room Capacity

German tour operators are concerned about a shortage of rooms at Greek destinations in view of an increase in summer sales from Germany.

Quality, Stronger Capacity Tops Greek Accommodation Body SETKE Agenda

Increasing room capacity, introducing a new hotel rating system, and laying out quality standards topped the agenda of SETKE's annual conference.

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

Central Bank Head Sees Positive Year Ahead for Greek Tourism

The Greek tourism sector is moving full speed ahead for an even stronger year, said Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras in his 2017 report.

New KTEL Bus Depot Planned for Eleonas in Athens

Greek transportation authorities are looking into ways to move ahead with the construction of an intercity bus (KTEL) depot at the Eleonas neighborhood in Athens.

Interview – Dimosthenis Leontis Helps Hoteliers Boost Revenue Through ‘Hotelising’

Dimosthenis Leontis talks to GTP on his effort to help hoteliers through "Hotelising", an independent service provider that focuses on revenue maximization.

More Foreign Visitors at Thessaloniki Hotels in 2017

Foreign visitors outnumbered domestic travelers choosing to stay at hotels in the northern port city of Thessaloniki in 2017.

SETE in Brussels – Greek Tourism ‘Speaks Out’ in European Parliament

The European Parliament on Tuesday was informed of the strength, resilience and prospects of Greek tourism, as well as the challenges impending its future.

Rhodes’ Historic Capsis Returns as Akti Imperial Resort

The legendary Capsis Hotel on Rhodes is back completely renovated and will open its doors under the name Akti Imperial Deluxe Resort & Spa on May 23.

Nelios Marks Decade of Activity with New Projects

Marking 10 years in action, pioneering marketing agency Nelios has announced a series of activities promoting social responsibility and sustainable entrepreneurship.

Le Figaro Highlights Greece as Four-season Destination

French newspaper Le Figaro recently featured Greece as a four-season destination and also highlighted the country's tourism sector as "fast growing" for the Greek economy.

Liquidity, Return of Rival Markets Break Greek Tourism Spell

Limited access to cash on top of recovering rival markets are taking a bite out of Greece’s tourism sector in terms of arrivals and revenue, according to market experts.