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‘Cretan Malia Park’ Joins Design Hotels

The Cretan Malia Park hotel has joined Design Hotels, a Berlin-based hospitality services company that markets over 300 hotels in 60 countries.

Athens Shortlisted for EUFCN’s European Film Location Award 2019 – Cast your Vote!

Athens is up for the European Film Location Award 2019, an annual competition organized by the European Film Commissions Network (EUFCN) and Cineuropa.

Athens Heads for €270 Million Revamp

Athens is set to undergo a €270 million revamp with works to focus on improving the everyday life of citizens and the overall experience of tourists.

G & A Mamidakis Foundation Brings Crete’s Students Closer to Art

As part of its Art by our side" program, the G & A Mamidakis Foundation held educational events for lyceum students at the Minos Beach art hotel on Crete.

Athens Hoteliers Call for New Strategy, Improved Tourism Policies

Hoteliers in Athens are calling for a new strategy and improved policies in order to meet current challenges and further enhance tourism in the Greek capital.

Athens to Host Greece’s First Ever ‘Yachting Awards Gala’

Athens in December will host Greece's first ever "Yachting Awards Gala" event that will honor the leaders of the country’s yachting and marine tourism sectors.

Athens Keeps Guests Satisfied with Culture, Locals and Hotels, Says GBR

Athens' guests appear satisfied with the city's culture, locals and hotels, with the satisfaction index reaching 8.1/10 in 2019.

GNTO: More Fam Trips to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) during the winter months will continue to promote Greece to foreign tourism markets through fam and press trips.

MSC Cruises Names New Ship ‘Grandiosa’, Ready to Sail the Med

“Grandiosa”, the newest ship of MSC Cruises, is ready to sail the Western Mediterranean, following its christening by MSC “godmother” Sophia Loren.

Germany to be Country of Honor at Thessaloniki Int’l Fair 2020

The official logo of Germany’s participation in the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair as the honored guest country for 2020 has been unveiled.

Grecotel’s President Awarded Russian ‘Order of Friendship’

Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis was honored with the prestigious “Order of Friendship” by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort Targets Tourism Markets of Western Europe

Aiming to attract more visitors from Western Europe, Halkidiki’s Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort recently presented its luxury services at two leading international tourism exhibitions.

Travelport Appoints Nick Bray as Chief Financial Officer

Travelport, a leading technology company serving the global travel industry, has welcomed Nick Bray as its new Chief Financial Officer.

Action Global Communications Celebrates 30 Years of Successful Operations in Greece

Cyprus-based public relations agency Action Global Communications recently celebrated 30 years of successful operations in the Greek market.

Macedonia Region Promotes New Film Office at Philoxenia 2019

The Region of Central Macedonia presented its ambitious new film office project at Thessaloniki's Philoxenia 2019 tourism exhibition.

Kids Put Athens Acropolis Among World’s Top ‘Immersive Experiences’

Children placed the Acropolis in Athens among the world’s top “Immersive Experiences” in the Family Traveler Excellence Awards 2019.

Xenia 2019 Hospitality Expo to Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ for First Time

Greece's unique products and authentic recipes will be presented during the Xenia 2019 exhibition by “Greek Breakfast”, the culinary initiative of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Seajets Supports European Rally Champions Chris Ingram and Alexey Lukyanuk

Greek ferry operator Seajets supported drivers who climbed to the first and second place in the final ratings of this year's European Rally Championship (ERC).

Crete Gets Ministry Support for Special Interest Tourism Development

The Greek Tourism Ministry will extend support to Crete to develop special interest tourism products that can attract travelers to the island all year long.

Xenia 2019 to Open with Record Number of Participants and Innovative Concepts

The Xenia 2019 expo will take place in Athens during November 23-25 with a record number of participants and high-tech innovations for the hospitality industry.