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Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Travels to Sweden

As part of its ongoing efforts to promote the Greek capital as a prime city break destination, the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB) participated in this year’s Grekland Panorama in Stockholm and invited participants to join them in Athens on April 27 for the 3rd Travel...

Interview with Claus Sendlinger, Design Hotels Founder & CEO

GTP presents Claus Sendlinger of Design Hotels who outlines his insights on the "design hotel" concept.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Condor Airlines Celebrates in Athens

Condor Airlines recently hosted a reception for Greek tourism professionals at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens.

Greek Employee Bodies Join Forces for Equality in the Workplace

The country’s employee and worker bodies have joined forces with the International Labor Organization (ILO) to promote equality in the workplace through a series of nationwide activities and events to be held on Wednesday.

ITB 2015: Aegean Airlines Shows Support to Greek Tourism

Aegean Airlines will invest in brand new aircraft this year and launch multiple new routes and services to support the quality of the Greek tourism product.

Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau Presents Agenda

The Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) presented its plans and projects for 2015, as part of its ongoing efforts to promote the Greek capital as a leading city break and MICE destination, during a special event last month at the Hellenic Motor Museum.

Athens Airport Traffic for February Soars

Passenger traffic at Athens International Airport recorded an important rise for February, compared to the same month last year, according to figures released by the airport authority recently.

Galaxy Bar in Athens Ranked One of “World’s 10 Best Rooftop Bars”

The Galaxy Bar of the Hilton Athens hotel was named one of the top 10 rooftop bars in the world by Premier Traveler magazine, a leading, award winning American publication for frequent and luxury travelers.

Third Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum Unveils Speaker Line-up

Senior officials from major international cruise companies will meet in Athens in May for the 3rd Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum to engage with government officials, network and do business with representatives of the Eastern Mediterranean’s port authorities, cruise ship suppliers...

Greece to Focus on Meetings Industry at ‘HAPCO/EFAPCO Think Forum’

A “Think Forum” addressed to conference and tourism professionals will take place in Athens on Thursday, under the organization of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO).

Athens Eyes Medical Tourism Potential

Recognizing the enormous potential of a dynamically developing sector, the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (EATA) presented a study on the industry of private health services and medical tourism at the International Health Tourism Convention held in the Greek...

Greek Tourism Employees Brush Up On Their Russian

Seventy employees of tourism enterprises in Athens have received certificates for successfully completing a series of Russian language seminars launched by the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (EATA) in cooperation with Mouzenidis Group.

Greeks Pick Rome, Corfu For Easter Fun

Rome and Corfu top Greek travellers’ choices for the upcoming Easter holidays, according to, with London, Istanbul and Paris in their first five picks.

Athens International Airport Collects ‘Airport of the Year’ Award

Athens International Airport (AIA) was named "Airport of the Year" in the 10-30 million passengers category at the Air Transport News (ATN) 2015 awards ceremony that took place in Geneva on Saturday.

Acropolis Among Top 30 Desired Destinations of UK Travellers

The Acropolis in Athens is among the 30 most desired travel destinations of Brits, according to a poll commissioned by British Airways as part of its "Inspire Us" travel photography challenge.

Hellenic Aviation Society to Hold Crisis Communications Conference

The Hellenic Aviation Society will hold a crisis communications conference on April 2 at the Divani Palace Acropolis in Athens.

Museum Shutdown in Greece on Monday Due to Guards’ Work Stoppage, Travel Agents React

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) has reacted to the decision of Greek guards at museums and sites to hold a 4-hour protest work stoppage on Monday, March 30.

Click Your Way to Greece… Through Google Street View

Google’s popular Street View map service has enhanced its Greece visual offerings with additional panoramic photos of more destinations.

Athens Hotel Occupancy to Sustain Upward Trend in 2015

Athens proved to be an attractive city break destination in 2014 as occupancy rose in the city's hotels by 21 percent compared to 2013, reaching 2008 levels.