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UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

Forbes Places Karpathos Among Budget Travel Picks for 2018

Forbes has included the island of Karpathos in the Dodecanese among the best budget places to travel in 2018, based on the preferences of tourism experts.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Qatar Airways’ Ultra-modern Airbus A350 Lands at Athens Airport

Qatar Airways recently flew the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Athens Airport, where the flight was greeted by a water canon salute.

Hotel Grande Bretagne Included on Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Gold List

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, is included on the 2018 Gold List of Condé Nast Traveler, which features the best hotels in the world.

‘Divine You’ Wellness Programs by Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, located on the Athenian Riviera, has introduced its guests to the “Divine You” programs, which offer wellness and rejuvenation services.

Inbound Visitors to Greece Rise 8% in Jan-Sep 2017

Greece saw an eight percent increase in the number of non-resident inbound visitors during the first nine months of 2017, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Axia Hospitality, Nelios Partner with ‘Euphoria Retreat’

Axia Hospitality and Nelios have partnered with wellness destination spa Euphoria Retreat to boost its online presence and sales.

Bloomberg: Tourism will Continue to Boost Greece’s Economy

Strength in the eurozone’s core economies is expected to help Greece, the country worst affected by the region’s debt crisis, according to Bloomberg.

Eva Air Among World’s Safest Airlines for 2018

Eva Air for the fifth consecutive year has earned a coveted spot among the World’s Safest Airlines for 2018, according to

Greece, UNWTO Strengthen Ties at FITUR 2018

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) will further strengthen their cooperation.

Navarino Junior Golf Academy Supports Tomorrow’s Champions

Last year was one full of success for the Navarino Junior Golf Academy, which is operated by Costa Navarino in the area of Messinia in the Peloponnese.

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts Wins Big at TUI 2018 Awards

The Grecotel Hotels & Resorts group has been honored with 20 TUI 2018 awards for luxury infrastructure and high-quality offered services.

Grace Santorini’s ‘Santoro’ Honored at FNL Best Restaurant Awards 2017

The Santoro Restaurant, part of the luxury boutique hotel Grace Santorini, was honored at the FNL Best Restaurant Awards 2017.

Greek Tourism Targets Latin American Markets

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura held meetings with her counterparts from Colombia, Cuba and Argentina and discussed ways to cooperate in the field of tourism.

Volotea Closes 2017 as Fifth Most Punctual Low-cost Airline in Europe

Volotea was announced as the fifth most punctual low-cost airline in Europe for the month of December 2017, by FlightStats.

Greek Tourism Receives Positive Messages from Spain for 2018

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said that she received positive messages from the Spanish market during her visit to the FITUR trade show in Madrid.

SWOT Partners with Thessaloniki’s Egnatia Hotels

SWOT | Simple Way Of Tourism has entered into a partnership with the Egnatia Palace and the Egnatia Hotel in Thessaloniki.

Ministry Invites Spain to Invest in Greek Tourism

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas recently invited Spanish investors to explore the significant opportunities of Greek tourism.

Lufthansa Group Reaches New Passenger Record in 2017

Lufthansa Group’s airlines in 2017 reached a new passenger record, as they welcomed some 130 million passengers on board their aircraft.