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‘Mykonos Pearls’ Appoints Grigoris Zorgianos as New Marketing Head

Mykonos Pearls, a leading hospitality and property management company in Greece, has appointed Grigoris Zorgianos as its new head of marketing.

Aqua Luxury Suites Welcomes Ioannis Galanis as New Hotel General Manager

Ioannis Galanis has been appointed as the new general manager of the five-star Aqua Luxury Suites, located in Imerovigli on the island of Santorini.

Greece to Launch Tender for the Lease of Mykonos, Rhodes Marinas

Greece’s public assets fund will announce tenders for the long-term lease of marinas on Mykonos and Rhodes, which will include a series of activities and the potential for commercial use.

Cruiseway Travel: Demand for Luxury Cruises on the Rise

Demand for luxury cruises has been on the rise during the last few years, a trend continuing into 2019, according to Athens-based agency Cruiseway Travel.

Athens Gets a ‘Taste’ of Kenshō at ‘Symposio at Ark’ Dining Event

Athens’ dining scene got a taste of the Kenshō gastronomy experience during the “2nd Symposio at Ark” event in Glyfada, Athens.

The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour 2019: Όλα όσα χρειάζεται να ξέρετε

Η νέα δράση του 100% Hotel Show 2019 με τίτλο "The Boutique Hotel Workshop Tour" ξεκινά το ταξίδι της με αφετηρία την Αθήνα, στις 9 και 10 Φεβρουαρίου.

Golden Star Ferries, Fast Ferries to Operate Rafina-Cyclades Islands Route

Golden Star Ferries and Fast Ferries announced that their Golden Express high-speed ferry will be connecting the port of Rafina with the Cyclades Islands for summer 2019.

Minoan Lines Announces Heraklion – Cyclades Itineraries

Minoan Lines has announced that its ultra-modern high speed ferry Santorini Palace will start its itineraries on the Heraklion - Cyclades islands route on April 25.

Grand Hyatt Athens Appoints New General Manager

The brand new five-star Grand Hyatt Athens hotel has appointed Costas Papachristophorou as its new general manager.

Celestyal Cruises Says Goodbye to 2018 with Authentic Greek Music Onboard the ‘Olympia’

Celestyal Cruises will hold two unique cruises before the end of 2018 and offer authentic Greek entertainment onboard its “Olympia” ship.

GNTO: Pre-bookings from UK to Greece Up 10% for 2019

Pre-sale tourist bookings for 2019 from the UK to Greece are up by 10 percent, according to the GNTO UK & Ireland Office Director Emy Anagnostopoulou.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Greece’s Nudist Beaches among Europe’s Best

Three beaches located on popular Greek islands are among the Top 10 Nudist Beaches in Europe, according to a survey released by Promotional Codes.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

WTM London: Marketing, PR Companies Sign Up for New Agency Pavilion

A number of marketing and PR companies from the UK and Greece have signed up for the new Agency Pavilion of WTM London, which will take place in November.

Mykonos Mayor Sues Minister, Calls for More Police in Summer

Mykonos Mayor Konstantinos Koukas has pressed charges against former alternate public order minister Nikos Toscas and the head of Greek Police for failing to ensure order on the island.

Die Presse Warns Greece’s Reliance on Tourism Risky

The Greek tourism sector may have helped the country emerge stronger from the crisis but Austrian paper Die Presse claims reliance may prove to be risky in the coming years.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.