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Aqua Vista Hotels Honored Once Again at Greece’s ‘Tourism Awards’

Aqua Vista Hotels has once again been honored at the Tourism Awards, an event that rewards the best practices of those involved in Greek Tourism.

Athens Residents, Visitors Can Report City Issues on New Novoville App

Athens residents can now make requests to city authorities on everyday issues, using their smartphones through the new interactive Novoville app.

Strong Tourism in Greece Driving Investment Activity

The dynamic growth of tourism is stimulating investment activity in Greece, with more than 400 projects submitted to the Tourism Ministry in the last three years for approval.

Digital Transformation of Greek Tourism on Show at ITB Berlin

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the ministry’s actions aimed at keeping ahead of the changing business and market requirements in the digital era, at the ITB Berlin 2019.

Greece’s Key Role in Tourism Policy-making Tops Minister’s ITB Agenda

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with stakeholders, officials and counterparts on the sidelines of ITB Berlin, with the aim to establish Greece as a leading decision-maker in tourism.

Greek Economy Loses Steam in Q4, Recovery on Course

Greek economic growth slowed down in the fourth quarter of 2018, following nine consecutive quarters of positive performance, the statistical authority announced.

Ikos Aria Ready to Open on Kos in May 2019

The new 5-star ultra-modern hotel "Ikos Aria", located on the Greek island of Kos, is getting ready to open its doors on May 15.

European Commission Sees 2.2% Growth for Greece in 2019

The European Commission is forecasting a 2.2 percent growth for the Greek economy in 2019, following the completion of its bailout program last August.

Greece Breaks All Tourism Records, Welcomes 33 Million Travelers in 2018

A total of 33 million people visited Greece in 2018, generating more than 16 billion euros in revenues and breaking all performance records to date.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Reach 2.4 Million in 2018

Thessaloniki recorded 2.4 million overnight stays in 2018, according to data presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA).

Zeus International Adds Former ‘Kaningos 21’ Hotel to Roster

Zeus International has been named preferred bidder for the former 4-star Kaningos 21 hotel, located in central Athens, on Kaningos Square.

Tourism Awards 2019 Getting Ready to Celebrate the Best of Greece

On Thursday, January 31, entry submissions for the sixth edition of Greece’s Tourism Awards will close and the judging committee will take over.

Interview – Haris Siganos: Zeus International is a ‘Project’ for Greek Tourism

Haris Siganos, CEO of Zeus International, speaks of the company's plans to contribute more to the development of Greece's tourism product.

Northern Greece Hoteliers Say March Pre-bookings to Set Pace for 2019

Northern Greece hoteliers are cautious when making forecasts for 2019 in view of Brexit and the comeback of rival markets, and expect to have a clear indication after March.

Santo Maris Oia Shows ‘True Luxury’ with New Corporate Identity

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini has launched a new corporate identity that highlights its offer of authentic hospitality in a luxury environment.

Cooperation, Sustainable Tourism Policy Top First Meeting of Greek Regions

Greece's 1st Regional Meeting for Tourism recently took place in Athens with the participation of 13 Greek regional authorities.

Outwardness, Investment Key to Greek Tourism Development

Greece’s investment opportunities were analyzed during events in London, Berlin and Barcelona, by the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development, George Tziallas.

Greek Hoteliers Bring ‘Ski Week’ Proposal Back to the Table

Greek hoteliers have reiterated their proposal for the establishment of an annual winter school holiday, dubbed “White Week”.

Greek Tourism Numbers Add Up to a Robust 2018 Close

As 2018 comes to a close, the Greek Tourism Ministry issued an update on figures, which back positive forecasts for a record year in tourism.

UNWTO Invites Ideas for 1st Global Gastronomy Tourism Startup Contest

The World Tourism Organization is inviting startup companies to submit their ideas for its 1st UNWTO Gastronomy Tourism Startup Competition.