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Skiathos Palace Cup Sets Sail for May 10-12

The Greek island of Skiathos is once again preparing to host the Skiathos Palace Cup, an annual sailboat match racing event, which will be held during May 20-12.

Croatia Airlines Ready to Launch Seasonal Flights to Athens

Croatia Airlines has announced the launch of its seasonal flights to Athens from Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split for summer 2019.

Laudamotion to Fly from Athens to Vienna in October

Austria's low-cost airline Laudamotion has announced new daily connections from Athens to Vienna, with flights starting in October 2019.

Sea Tourism, Cruise and Yachting on Agenda of YES Forum 2019

The “YES to Sea Tourism Forum 2019” event in Athens will focus on the challenges and opportunities that emerge from the sectors of sea tourism, cruise and yachting.

Poseidonion Grand Hotel Partners with ‘Baba Au Rum’ Bar for Summer 2019

The Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses has partnered with the award-winning “Baba Au Rum” bar aiming to offer a premium fine drinking experience to its guests.

MSc in Sustainable Tourism Development: Deadline for Applications is April 5

Applications for the MSc in sustainable tourism development, launched by Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, end on April 5.

Region Aiming to Promote Each Attica Destination in its Own Right

The Attica Region has allocated 2.7 billion euros for the promotion of each area within the region as a distinct destination, aiming to offer an array of tourism options all year round.

Vazeos Limousine Tours Appoints Lydia Tsekoura as Operations Manager of New Branch

Vazeos Limousine Tours has appointed Lydia Tsekoura as the Operations Manager of its newly established branch in the suburb of Glyfada, south of Athens' city center.

Ellinair ‘Highly Commended’ as Fastest Growing Airline in Greek Market for 2018

Ellinair was highly commended as the fastest growing airline in the domestic market for 2018, during the 19th Airline Marketing Workshop recently held by Athens Airport.

‘Art Makes a Difference’ at Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki

Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki is currently hosting an exhibition of sculptures by artist Stathis Alexopoulos, titled “Art Makes a Difference”.

Nelios Expands to Spain, Cyprus with New Partnerships

Greek digital marketing agency Nelios is expanding its activities abroad with two new partnerships in Spain and Cyprus.

‘Divani Collection Hotels’ Among Greece’s Most Dynamic Enterprises

The Divani Collection Hotels group was announced as one of Greece's 19 most dynamic enterprises at the Growth Awards 2019.

India’s Top MICE Tour Operators Visit Athens and Thessaloniki

Six leading tour operators from India recently visited Athens and Thessaloniki, during a fam trip organized by ASIT-Anatolia Travel.

Hellinikon Project Can Place Athens in the ‘Center of the World’

The development of the Hellinikon area on the Athenian Riviera can place Athens in the “center of the world”, says Mario Kontomerkos, CEO of Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment (MGE).

Lufthansa Group Flies Record Number of Passengers to/from Greece in 2018

The airlines of Lufthansa Group last year carried some 2.7 million passengers to/from Greece, a record number compared to 2017, up by 18 percent.

Greek Museum Admission Fees to Rise Next Year

Admission fees to 24 of Greece’s leading museums, sites and monuments will increase next year, according to Greece's tourism and archaeological authorities.

‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Triathlon Event to Host 1,500 Athletes from 61 Countries

More than 1,500 athletes and triathlon lovers from 61 countries around the world, on April 14, will gather at Costa Navarino in Messinia to participate in the prestigious IRONMAN 70.3 sports event.

HAPCO Looks to ‘Shape the Future’ of MICE Tourism with 9th Conference

Registrations for the 9th Panhellenic Congress of the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) are now open with an early bird discount valid until March 20.

INSETE to Hold Athens Seminar with Lausanne Hospitality Consulting

INSETE and Lausanne Hospitality Consulting during March 18-21 will hold a seminar in Athens on revenue management for hospitality professionals.

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Partners with Award-winning Chef Yiannis Baxevanis

Bluegr Hotels & Resorts has partnered with award-winning Greek chef Yiannis Baxevanis, who will act as the consultant chef for the brand’s four hotels in Athens and on Crete.