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Anatolia Hospitality to Open New Hotel for Millennials in Thessaloniki

Greek hotel management company Anatolia Hospitality has announced the construction of a new five-star hotel for millennials in Thessaloniki.

Lefkada Authorities Look to Extend Season Through Sea Tourism

Authorities of the island of Lefkada are interested in extending the tourism season through the development of sea travel and new theme-oriented products.

Loutraki Conference Underlines Importance of Waterway Network for Greece

The importance of seaplanes for travel in Greece topped the agenda of the first conference on waterways held in Loutraki recently.

HotelBrain Takes Home 24 Honors at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

HotelBrain was included among the best hospitality companies in Greece, at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019, and also won a list of honors for 23 of the hotels it has under its management.

Ionian Island Council Ups Funding for Waterway Projects

The Ionian Island Regional Council will increase the budget for waterway projects on the islands of Lefkada, Meganissi, Kefalonia and Ithaki.

Greece Attracts Foreign TV Productions

Television crews from South Africa and Italy are expected to visit Greece in September to film in popular tourism locations such as the Ionian islands.

Lefkada, Meganissi Waterways Documentation Submitted

Waterways company Water Airports SA has submitted to the transport ministry the relevant documentation for the management of waterways on Lefkada and Meganissi.

Zakynthos Welcomes New 5-star Olea All Suite Hotel

Combining key aspects of Mediterranean architecture with tropical elements, the five-star Olea All Suite Hotel on Zakynthos is opening its doors for the 2018 summer season.

Call of Interest Next Step for Patra Waterway

The highly anticipated waterway project in the Peloponnese city of Patra is set to move into the next phase with a call for interest expected to be announced this month.

Anatolia Hospitality Opens Athens Office

Thessaloniki-based Anatolia Hospitality has announced the opening of a new office in Athens, in efforts to further strengthen its network of associates.

Istion Yachting Launches ‘YachtHop’ for Innovative Sailing Experiences

Istion Yachting recently introduced its new member, the YachtHop, which aims to offer unique innovative sailing experiences to travelers.

Ionian Islands Ferry Link to Begin May 2018

The Ionian Islands in Greece, for the first time, will be connected through a ferry service that will begin on May 1, 2018.

‘China Meets Greece’ in Athens Concert

A concert under the theme, “China Meets Greece”, featuring musicians from Greece, China and Spain will be held on September 26 at the Athens Concert Hall.

’16th East Med Yacht Show’ Brings Sea Tourism in Spotlight at Piraeus

State of the art yachts, products and services related to sea tourism were presented during the 16th East Med Yacht Show held at the Zea Marina in Piraeus.

Ancient Lefkada Theater Unearthed

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient theater on the Greek island of Lefkada in the area of Koulmos Hill, the culture ministry said on Wednesday.

Region of Ionian Islands Improves Beach Access for Persons with Disabilities

The Region of Ionian Islands has installed special mobility ramps, powered by the sun, at the popular beach of Benitses on Corfu and Skala on Kefalonia to provide swimming access to people with disabilities.

Greece-Italy: €105 million of EU Funds to Boost Growth and Quality Jobs

The European Commission on Tuesday adopted a new interreg programme that aims to increase the economic competitiveness in the Greece-Italy border area by supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and the clustering of economic activities.

Famed Lefkada Beach Vanishes After 6.1 Richter Temblor

The repeatedly awarded Egremni beach, known for its impressive rock formations and crystal clear waters, on the south-western coast of the Greek island of Lefkada, has apparently vanished following a 6.1 Richter earthquake which hit the Ionian isle on Tuesday, killing two people.

WTM 2015: Ionian Isles – Investing in the ‘People Factor’

Why visit the Ionian islands? In short: you leave a happy (wo)man, you’ve received your money’s worth and your needs have been respected. These, in the words of Spyros Galiatsatos, Vice Governor of Tourism and Promotion for the Ionian Islands Region, are what makes… or breaks...

MG Yachts: 10 Reasons to Explore Greece Afloat in Luxury

Offering the comforts of a 5-star hotel plus freedom, luxury and privacy, MG Yachts brings three decades of hands-on experience to ensuring that its clients get the most out of their dream trip to Greece.
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