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Greece Reaches Out to South Korean Travel Market

As part of Greece’s ongoing strategy to reach out to more markets, the Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO met in Athens with leading South Korean tour operators.

Greece Gets Tough on Employee Rights Violations Ahead of Tourism Season

Special units from Greece’s Labor Inspection Body (SEPE) will be carrying out heightened checks at hotels to ensure that labor laws and security regulations are being implemented.

Tighter Safety Rules for Hotels in Greece, More Inspections

Starting this month, Greece’s Labor Inspection Body will be carrying out checks at hotels to ensure laws and safety regulations are being implemented.

Investing in Human Capital Key to Greece’s Tourism Success Story, Says HotelBrain Head

The success of Greece’s tourism product hinges on its human resources, making upskilling and education key factors for tourism enterprises, according to HotelBrain President Panos Paleologos.

Greek Passport Remains Among World’s Most Powerful in 2022

The Greek passport remains among the most powerful in the world, ranking 7th on the Henley Passport Index, offering its holders visa-free access to 185 countries.

Greece is 3rd Most Searched Destination for post-Covid-19 Travel

Greece is among the world’s most searched-for destinations for post-Covid-19 travel, ranking third on the list provided by Esta-america.com.

May 2021 Flight and Passenger Traffic to Greece Improves

Incoming passenger traffic through Greece’s airports picked up this May marking a 673.4% increase compared to the same month in 2020.

Conference to Explore How Greece Can ‘Open the Door’ to Digital Nomads

The Digital Nomads Observatory in November will hold the ‘1st Digital Mobilities Conference: Nomads & Remote Workers’.

Most Greek Hotels to Open from mid-June, Says Head of Hoteliers

The majority of Greek hotels are expected to open in the second half of June, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Delphi Economic Forum to Host 800 Speakers from 42 Countries in May

The 6th Delphi Economic Forum will take place during May 10-15 in hybrid form with the participation of 800 speakers from 42 countries.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.

ETOA: EU Must Speed Up Launch of Digital Green Certificate

With summer approaching, the European Tour Operators Association (ETOA) is calling on EU authorities to speed up the process for the launch of a Digital Green Certificate to facilitate travel.

Delphi Forum to Analyze the Future of Greek Tourism

The future of Greek tourism will be analyzed during the 6th Delphi Economic Forum that is scheduled to take place in hybrid form between May 10-15.

Central Macedonia Destinations ‘Star’ in Episode of Pekin Express Reality TV Show

Four destinations in Central Macedonia were recently promoted through an episode of popular adventure reality TV show Pekin Express.

Greek Hoteliers Hope Covid-19 Vaccines, Tests will Support Tourism Season

Greek hoteliers are hoping that the country’s tourism industry will improve its performance this year with the help of Covid-19 vaccines, tests and health protocols.

Survey: Travelers’ Optimism Returns as Vaccines Fuel Hope

New research reveals that the travelers’ appetite to explore the world remains undiminished and is fueled by the roll out of vaccines worldwide.

Henley Index: Greek Passport Maintains 8th Spot Worldwide

The Greek passport remains among the strongest in the world ranking eighth on the Henley Passport Index.

Arcadia Presents Tourism Experiences, Year-round Destinations in New Video Campaign

The Arcadia Chamber has launched a new campaign that aims to promote the area’s tourism offerings and year-round destinations.

Katikies Mykonos Ensures Safety with GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Katikies Mykonos has achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities.

Rhodes’ 1st Virtual Marathon Kicks Off with Αthletes from 33 Countries

The International Rhodes Marathon is taking place this year as a month-long virtual event until May 9.