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Rhodes Airport Welcomes Refurbished Hellenic Duty Free Shops

Rhodes International Airport "Diagoras" recently celebrated the inauguration of its refurbished Hellenic Duty Free Shops in the Intra and Extra Schengen areas.

May 2018 Job Figures Reveal Seven in 10 Hired in Greek Tourism

Hospitality and F&B services accounted for seven in 10 hirings in Greece in May, according to data from the labor ministry’s Ergani system.

Aegean Islands Promoted as Wedding Destinations for Chinese Tourists

The South Aegean Region is reaching out to the Chinese market, with a focus on promoting Rhodes and other islands as ideal wedding tourism destinations.

Trivago: South Aegean Islands Top Summer Choices for Foreign Holidaymakers

South Aegean destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos top the preferences of foreign holidaymakers this summer, according to trivago.

Το ‘The Hotel Design Workshop’ υποδέχτηκε περισσότεροους από 1.000 επαγγελματίες

Με τεράστια επιτυχία ολοκληρώθηκε το "The Hotel Design Workshop", που ταξίδεψε σε δημοφιλείς ελληνικούς τουριστικούς προορισμούς.

Greece has Tourism Education Upgrade on the Agenda

The Tourism Ministry aims to update Greece's tourism education in view of the sector’s leading role as a pillar of the Greek economy.

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

Greek Tourism Curbs Joblessness in April

Greece’s tourism sector is tackling unemployment head on, creating 100,246 new jobs in April this year, marking a third consecutive month on the positive, according to data from the Ergani system.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

4th Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences Event to Take Place on Rhodes

The island of Rhodes will host the 4th International Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences, which will focus on the simulation of environmental systems.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

ASTA 2018 Meet in Athens Exceeds Expectations

The participation of US and Greek travel agents at the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 in Athens has exceeded expectations, according to the organizers.

Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Athens, Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

Ministry, South Aegean Region will ‘Run for Tourism’ on Rhodes

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and South Aegean Region executives will “Run for Tourism” during the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon in April.

CNN Travel Features the Best of Greece

Greece’s natural beauty, history and gastronomy are presented by CNN Travel in an extensive feature entitled "Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods".

TripAdvisor: Crete Among World’s Top Destinations for 2018

Crete ranked fifth on the list of the Top 10 Destinations in the World for 2018, according to Tripadvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards for Destinations.

‘Princess Andriana’ of H Hotels Receives ‘Travelife’ Gold Certification

The Princess Andriana Resort & Spa of the H Hotels Collection group has received the Travelife Gold Certification for the 2017-2019 period.

Greek Property Market Showing Signs of Recovery

Greece’s property market appears to be recovering thanks to returning confidence and to increased tourism which is propelling demand for holiday homes.