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‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Airbnb Gains Popularity Among the ‘Over 60s’ Age Group

All the more senior citizens are looking into the vast potential of home-sharing platforms, currently renting their homes via Airbnb or booking as guests.

Quality and Sustainability Can Drive Tourism Growth in Greece

Quality and sustainability could be the main drivers of growth for Greece’s tourism industry, according to Sani SA CEO Andreas Andreadis.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Delphi Economic Forum 2019 to Focus on Int’l Growth Challenges

Over 500 leading personalities from 24 countries are expected to gather in Delphi during February 28 – March 2 to discuss on international politics, finance, culture and science.

World Leaders to Gather in Greece for Delphi Economic Forum 2019

Heads of State, Prime Ministers and EU Commissioners will participate in the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, which will be held between February 28-March 3 in Delphi, central Greece.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

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.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

GNTO Chief: 2018 Starts with Increase in Tourism Arrivals by 15-30%

Tourism arrivals to Greece have increased by 15-30% since the beginning of the year, according to GNTO President Charalambos Karimalis.

Delphi Municipality, Enterprise Greece Join Forces to Attract Tourism Investments

The Municipality of Delphi and Enterprise Greece have signed a memorandum of cooperation to attract tourism investments in the destination.

PM Tsipras: Greece Has Returned to Growth

“Greece’s economy has returned to growth through difficult but necessary reforms,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said while speaking at the Delphi Economic Forum 2018.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

Part of Delphi Archaeological Site, Museum to Operate on Tuesdays

Only a section of the archaeological site and the museum of Delphi will be open to visitors on Tuesdays, the Greek Culture Ministry announced.

Elatos Resort to Host Greek Version of Oktoberfest Beer Festival

The Elatos Resort & Health Club on Mount Parnassos is welcoming winter with its Greek version of the Oktoberfest Beer Festival on October 14.

Cycling Race to be Held in Memory of WWII Distomo Massacre Victims

Distomo in central Greece will host the 1st “Distomo Cycling Race of Memory”, dedicated to the victims of the massacre, conducted by Nazi forces occupying Greece during World War II.

Thassos Excavation Wins Archaeology Award

The French School at Athens and the Greek Culture Ministry received the grand prize in archaeology for excavation works on the island of Thassos.

Wyndham, Zeus Int’l Welcome Two New Loutraki Hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group and Zeus International have announced the opening of two new hotels in the Greek seaside town of Loutraki.
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