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Minister Theoharis Brings Rhodes on Board New Regional Tourism Council

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently visited Rhodes to brief local sector professionals on the creation of a Regional Tourism Council.

Cyprus Airways Appoints BBT Air as its GSA in Greece

Cyprus Airways has appointed BBT Air - Aviation Services, a newly established company based in Athens, as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for the Greek market.

Seventeen Greek Beaches Say Goodbye to their Blue Flags

Seventeen Greek beaches, located in destinations including Andros, Kythira, Kefallonia and Rhodes, lost their Blue Flag status for 2019.

Greece Again Host Country for ‘Mrs. India Worldwide’ Beauty Pageant

Greece has once again been selected as the host country for the Haute Monde Mrs. India Worldwide beauty pageant, which will take place in Halkidiki in October.

EBRD – SETE Team Up for Destination Management Project

Greece's tourism confederation SETE has joined forces with the EBRD for a pilot destination management plan running on the islands of Rhodes and Santorini.

Grecotel Holds CSR Events, Promotes Sustainable Tourism in Greece

The Grecotel Group is carrying out a number of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, with the aim to protect the environment and promote sustainable tourism development.

Thomas Cook Launches #noplaceforplastic Campaign from Rhodes

Thomas Cook has launched an environmental project tagged #noplaceforplastic at its Sunwing Kalithea hotel on the island of Rhodes.

‘DayTrip4U’ to Expand B2B & B2C Services to More Destinations in the World

DayTrip4U.com, a travel platform offering B2B and B2C services in Greece and Cyprus, has announced plans to expand to more destinations around the world.

AirBaltic Extends Athens – Riga Seasonal Routes to December

AirBaltic is extending its seasonal routes between Riga and Athens until December 1, aiming to meet the increasing demand for travel between the two countries.

Santorini, Rhodes Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Design Destination Plan

Tourism stakeholders and residents on the islands of Rhodes and Santorini have until July 31 to provide feedback for the creation of a viable destination management plan.

Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park Next on Grecotel’s Upgrade Drive List

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts moves ahead with its upgrade program for the Riviera Olympia & Aqua Park, in efforts to meet the high demand for services of the finest quality.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

Rhodes and Santorini Get EU-funded Destination Management Program

A pilot destination management planning initiative has rolled out on the popular Greek islands of Rhodes and Santorini, the EBRD announced.

Greece’s Privatization Agency Pushes Forth Two Rhodes Tourism Projects

Greece’s privatization agency has paved the way for the completion of a property sale on Rhodes for the creation of a tourism project that will include a golf course.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Rhodes Travels Back in Time with Medieval Rose Festival

A magical journey back in time kicks off this weekend on Rhodes, where the exciting sights and sounds of the Middle Ages come to life in the Medieval City.

Greece a Big Part of TUI fly’s Summer 2020 Flight Schedule

TUI fly has announced flights to European hotspots for the Summer 2020 season with a focus on destinations in Spain and Greece.

ASTA Event Introduces US Travel Agents to South Aegean Islands

Aiming to increase tourism flows from the US to destinations in the Dodecanese and the Cyclades, the South Aegean Region recently hosted the ASTA International Showcase event on Rhodes.

GNTO Supports Greece’s Entry in 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting Greece’s participation in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel.

‘The Sunday Times Travel’ Magazine Presents Greece’s Islands to UK Travelers

Greece’s islands are featured in the May edition of “The Sunday Times Travel”, one of Britain's best-selling magazines that includes tourism news, features and insider guides..