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Maria Callas’ 100th Birth Anniversary Enters UNESCO’s List

The centennial anniversary of Greek soprano Maria Kallas’ birth will be included on UNESCO’s celebratory list of anniversaries for 2023.

Greek Destinations Among Europe’s Best to Escape to this Winter

Many Greek destinations have been included on Europe’s 50 Best to Escape Winter list released by Holidu and Spain–Holiday.

Greece Enters Top 20 Nation Brands Index 2022

Greece entered the top 20 of this year’s Nations Brands Index, an annual study published by Anholt-Ipsos.

ANEK Lines Promotes Greek Destinations at Italy’s TTG Travel Experience Fair

Greek destinations were promoted through ANEK Line's participation at the 59th TTG Travel Experience Fair recently held in Italy.

Summer 2023: Elafonisos on ‘Must-Visit’ Destinations List for Italians

Elafonisos is among the top “must–visit” summer 2023 destinations for Italian travelers, says a list by popular Italian site The Wom Travel.

Greece Ranks 6th as World’s Most Popular Destination for Weddings

Greece ranks 6th in the World’s Most Popular Places for Destination Weddings list, according to Google search data analysis.

Italian Media Put Halkidiki in the Spotlight

Some of Italy’s largest media outlets put Halkidiki in the spotlight this summer through a number of features dedicated to the destination’s beaches, gastronomy and unique nature.

Cruise Industry Pledges to Take Action for Sustainable Blue Economy

Cruise industry leaders and government officials pledged during the CLIA European Summit 2022 to work together towards a sustainable blue economy.

Greece Expecting 5,000 Cruise Ship Arrivals this Year

Greece will welcome some 5,000 cruise ships in 2022, a 25% increase compared to pre-Covid 2019, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring Event Kicks Off for 2022

Greece’s gastronomy will be introduced to a number of European countries through the 12th Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring initiative organized by Aldemar Resorts.

Central Macedonia Shows its Best at Leading Tourism Exhibitions

The Region of Central Macedonia in February and March presented its tourism offerings to travel professionals in the markets of Denmark, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Wizz Air to Launch 3 Routes from Italy to Skiathos this Summer

Wizz Air in June will launch new routes that will connect the island of Skiathos in Greece with three airports in Italy.

Northern Greece’s Wines Go to Festival in Italy

Italian tourism professionals got to know Northern Greece’s wines and wineries during the International Wine Tasting Festival that took place in Matera, Italy.

Volotea Announces New Athens-Turin Route

Volotea in late May will launch a new international connection between Athens, Greece, and the Italian city of Turin.

Greece is 3rd Most Desirable European Destination for Travel in 2022, Says Accor

Greece is the third most desirable European destination for travel in 2022 for people from the UK, The Netherlands, Germany, Poland and Russia, says a study by Accor.

Italian Travel Agents Experience the Outdoor Activities of Arcadia in the Peloponnese

A group of Italian travel agents had the chance to experience the outdoor activities of Arcadia in the Peloponnese and enjoy the area’s natural beauty and additional tourism offerings.

GNTO – Ryanair Partner to Promote Greek Tourism to UK, Germany and Italy

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) and Ryanair will run a joint campaign with the aim to promote Greek destinations to the UK, Germany and Italy.

Greece is 3rd Most Searched Destination for post-Covid-19 Travel

Greece is among the world’s most searched-for destinations for post-Covid-19 travel, ranking third on the list provided by Esta-america.com.

Poll: 7 in 10 Europeans will Travel for Holidays this Year

A new Euronews poll shows that seven in ten Europeans will travel for holidays this year and four in five are willing to carry vaccine passports for international travel.

TripAdvisor: Covid-19 Vaccines Driving Demand for Summer Vacations

Vaccine rollouts globally are driving increasing demand for summer vacations, a TripAdvisor traveler data and consumer sentiment analysis reveals.