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GNTO: More Fam Trips to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) during the winter months will continue to promote Greece to foreign tourism markets through fam and press trips.

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

South Aegean Shines at ‘European Young Chef Award 2019’ Contest

Eirini Giorgoudiou, a young Greek chef representing the South Aegean Region, was announced as the winner of the "European Young Chef Award 2019" contest.

Electra Hotels Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Aiming to raise awareness on the prevention of breast cancer, the Electra Hotels & Resorts held a special event for its female employees and their friends.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

TUI Increases Hotel Capacity in Greece by 10% for Summer 2020

TUI has increased hotel capacity in Greece by 10 percent for summer 2020 to meet the rising demand from the German market.

Hundreds of Environmental Scientists Gather on Rhodes for 16th CEST2019 Conference

Rhodes recently hosted 420 environmental and technology experts from 81 countries for the 16th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2019).

HotelBrain Group: Six New Properties Added to ‘HotelKeys’ Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain Group, has added six new leased hotels, located on Paros, Crete, Naxos and Rhodes, to its portfolio.

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”.