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Lamia in Central Greece to Host 2021 Acropolis Rally

The city of Lamia in Central Greece will host the 2021 Acropolis Rally, scheduled to take place in Greece between September 9-12.

Delphi Economic Forum to Host 800 Speakers from 42 Countries in May

The 6th Delphi Economic Forum will take place during May 10-15 in hybrid form with the participation of 800 speakers from 42 countries.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

Elitour: George Patoulis Re-elected President of Greek Health Tourism Council

Attica Governor George Patoulis has been re-elected president of the Greek Health Tourism Council – Elitour for a second term.

Op-Ed: ‘Looking Towards Tourism with Optimism, Under a New Operating Model’ – Aris Marinis

Aris Marinis, the president of the General Panhellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET), tells us how the need for a travel consultant is expected to rise in order to cover customer wishes in the post-coronavirus era.

ETOA: EU Must Speed Up Launch of Digital Green Certificate

With summer approaching, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is calling on EU authorities to speed up the process for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel.

Greek and Int’l Tourism Professionals Meet at Travel Trade Athens 2021 Event

The 7th Travel Trade Athens event has brought together executives of leading tourism enterprises from Greece and abroad.

Delphi Forum to Analyze the Future of Greek Tourism

The future of Greek tourism will be analyzed during the 6th Delphi Economic Forum that is scheduled to take place in hybrid form between May 10-15.

Central Macedonia Destinations ‘Star’ in Episode of Pekin Express Reality TV Show

Four destinations in Central Macedonia were recently promoted through an episode of popular adventure reality TV show Pekin Express.

Athens Commercial Center Upgrade to Include More Pedestrian-friendly Streets

The Municipality of Athens is planning to revamp more squares and make more streets for pedestrians only, in the city’s commercial center.

Athens Epidaurus Festival Introduces New Brand Identity

The Athens Epidaurus Festival, one of Greece’s most significant cultural events, has launched a new brand identity, with the aim to initiate a new era of cultural creation.

Registration Opens for Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Digital

Registration has opened for the 6th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum (PSTF) that will take place virtually on May 25.

Op-Ed: ‘Greek Tourism Today and Beyond 2021’ – George Vernicos

Tourism must be adjusted to the new 'after covid era' reality, emphasizing on quality and sustainability, according to George Vernicos, the Secretary General of SETE and representative of tourism to the European ESC.

Greek Hoteliers Hope Covid-19 Vaccines, Tests will Support Tourism Season

Greek hoteliers are hoping that the country’s tourism industry will improve its performance this year with the help of Covid-19 vaccines, tests and health protocols.

Sea Safety at Greek Beaches a Priority for GNTO

Aiming to prevent accidents on Greek coasts, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has joined forces with the Safe Water Sports NGO.

TCB Invites Tourism Professionals to ‘Connect’ at Thessaloniki Travel Event

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) in May will hold the ‘CΟΝΝΕCT Tourism & Travel Event Thessaloniki’ for tourism and travel professionals.

Cove Paros Boutique Hotel Preparing to Open in June

Cove Paros, a boutique hotel on the Greek island of Paros, is preparing to open its doors in June to welcome guests for the summer season.

Piraeus to Host ‘Red Bull Art of Motion’ Freerunning Event in July

The Red Bull Art of Motion, one of the world's most innovative freerunning competitions, will take place in Piraeus, Greece, in July.

Survey: Travelers’ Optimism Returns as Vaccines Fuel Hope

New research reveals that the travelers’ appetite to explore the world remains undiminished and is fueled by the roll out of vaccines worldwide.

Athens: Plato’s Academy Park Regeneration Project Gets Green Light

Greece’s Archaeological Council has given its approval for the regeneration of the park and archaeological site at Plato’s Academy in Athens.