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Austrians Have Eyes Set on Greece for Summer 2023

Destinations in Greece are in high demand among Austrian travelers for the coming summer period.

Dutch Choose Rhodes as their Favorite Greek City for 2023

The main town of the Greek island of Rhodes was chosen by Dutch travelers as their Favorite Greek City for 2023, according to an online survey conducted by the website Griekenland.

Thessaloniki to Host ECTAA’s Semi-Annual Meeting 2022

Thessaloniki in Northern Greece will be the host destination of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) Semi-Annual Meeting 2022 during November 22-25.

GNTO: Travelers from Serbia are Eyeing Greece for Vacations in 2022

Serbian travelers are looking towards Greece to spend their summer vacations this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece Adds ‘Zeibekiko’ Dance and ‘Bouzouki’ Instrument to Intangible Cultural Heritage List

The ‘zeibekiko’ dance and the musical instruments ‘bouzouki’, ‘tzouras’ and ‘baglamas’ have found their place on Greece’s intangible cultural heritage list.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Welcomes City’s First Cruise Ship for 2022

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization (TTO) recently welcomed the Viking Sky, the first cruise ship to arrive at the city’s port, for 2022.

GNTO Promotes New Greek Destinations to European Markets

The GNTO has began promoting new Greek destinations to tourism professionals in the Scandinavian countries, The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Greece to Establish EuroVelo Coordination Center to Promote Bike Tourism

Greece is taking action to promote bike tourism through the establishment of a National EuroVelo Coordination Center.

Greece’s Magnesia Region Looks to Attract More Visitors from Poland

In efforts to attract more travelers from Poland to the area of Magnesia in central Greece, the GNTO and local authorities recently held a press trip for Polish media.

Pelion’s Erofili Hotel Completes Large-scale Renovation Project

The Erofili Hotel, located in the village of Portaria on Mount Pelion, has completed a large-scale renovation of its rooms and public areas.

Condor to Extend Services from Kalamata to Munich and Dusseldorf

Condor Airlines will extend its routes from Kalamata, Greece, to Munich and Dusseldorf in Germany, until November.

Thessaly Becomes First ‘Bike Friendly’ Region in Greece

Thessaly has become the first “Bike Friendly” region in Greece, following the signing of a memorandum of cooperation between regional authorities and NatTour.

Covid-19: Volos Authorities to Close Waterfront Area

Local authorities in Volos, central Greece, have decided to ban access to the city's waterfront, as part of efforts to avoid the further spread of Covid-19.

Greek Hoteliers Set Sights on Epiphany Weekend Arrivals

Greece’s hoteliers are betting on arrivals for the three-day Epiphany holiday to increase occupancy levels and boost revenues.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Thessaloniki Travel Guide Published in Hebrew

A new Thessaloniki pocket-sized travel guide, featuring the tourism offerings of the city and the greater region, was recently published in Hebrew.

Domotel Hotels Launches ‘Life Experiences’, Holds Special Wine Event

Domotel, a chain of boutique and lifestyle hotels, has launched its “Domotel Life Experiences” program, which focuses on gastronomy and wine.

SWOT Seals Partnership with Valeni Boutique Hotel in Pelion

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism), a Greek hospitality management company, has welcomed the Valeni Boutique Hotel, on Mount Pelion, to its network of associates.

SWOT Provides its Sales Expertise to STAR Hotels Through New Partnership

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism) will provide its expertise to STAR Hotels for the development of the group's sales in the Greek and international market.