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Grand Hyatt Athens Appoints New General Manager

The brand new five-star Grand Hyatt Athens hotel has appointed Costas Papachristophorou as its new general manager.

Collette Tours Selects Mykonos and Santorini to Host 2019 Sales Meeting

The Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini in 2019 will host the annual sales meeting of Collete Tours, one of the largest and oldest tour operators in the United States.

New Faces: Christina Mitsopoulou, Sales & Reservations Manager at ‘Mykonos Pearls’

This week, GTP Headlines introduces Christina Mitsopoulou, the Sales & Reservations Manager at 'Mykonos Pearls', a fast-growing company that manages selected villas on Mykonos.

Greek Tourism Success Story ‘Troubles’ German Press

Germany’s daily business paper Handelsblatt appears to be wondering whether Greece’s unprecedented success in tourism will continue into the new year.

Celestyal Cruises Says Goodbye to 2018 with Authentic Greek Music Onboard the ‘Olympia’

Celestyal Cruises will hold two unique cruises before the end of 2018 and offer authentic Greek entertainment onboard its “Olympia” ship.

Investors Eyeing Greece for Resort & Hotel Real Estate, Says Survey

Greece, Spain and Italy have been ranked at the top as being the most attractive countries in the Mediterranean for investors.

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.

Ryanair to Launch 21 New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced the launch of 21 new routes connecting Greece with popular international destinations for summer 2019.

Grace Hotels Goes ‘Gracefully Pink’, Supports Fight Against Breast Cancer

Grace Hotels this month is becoming "Gracefully Pink” to support the Hellenic Association of Women with Breast Cancer “Alma Zois”.

World Premier of Lyric Opera to Be Staged on Delos

The UNESCO World Heritage site of Delos, on October 6 and 7, will host the world premiere of the one-act lyric opera titled, “Hera Descends on Delos”.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

Ryanair Announces New Routes from Greece for Summer 2019

Low cost carrier Ryanair will connect Mykonos with Bordeaux and Thessaloniki with Manchester as part of its summer 2019 schedule.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Greece’s Nudist Beaches among Europe’s Best

Three beaches located on popular Greek islands are among the Top 10 Nudist Beaches in Europe, according to a survey released by Promotional Codes.

South Aegean Region to Compete in ‘European Young Chef Award 2018’ Event

The South Aegean Region is searching for the perfect candidate that will represent the Aegean islands at the European Young Chef Award 2018.

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

Tourism to Greece Roars Ahead, Arrivals Up in July

Greece recorded a 9.8 percent increase in international air arrivals in July but a 2.1 percent decline in the number of road arrivals compared to the same month in 2017.

WTM London: Marketing, PR Companies Sign Up for New Agency Pavilion

A number of marketing and PR companies from the UK and Greece have signed up for the new Agency Pavilion of WTM London, which will take place in November.

Mykonos Mayor Sues Minister, Calls for More Police in Summer

Mykonos Mayor Konstantinos Koukas has pressed charges against former alternate public order minister Nikos Toscas and the head of Greek Police for failing to ensure order on the island.

Die Presse Warns Greece’s Reliance on Tourism Risky

The Greek tourism sector may have helped the country emerge stronger from the crisis but Austrian paper Die Presse claims reliance may prove to be risky in the coming years.