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Greece Named Best Destination at UK’s Wave Awards 2019

Greece received the "Best Destination (Port or Country)" title at the Wave Awards 2019, which is considered the premier awards of the UK cruise industry.

Fraport Greece Airports to Handle 35-40 Million Passengers after Upgrade

The 14 Greek regional airports managed by Fraport Greece are expected to handle 35-40 million passengers annually once upgrade works are completed.

Ryanair to Launch 12 New Routes from Greece for Winter 2019

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair has announced its Greek 2019 winter schedule, which offers 12 new routes connecting Greece with 10 countries.

Aqua Vista Hotels Travels to the US for 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow

Aqua Vista Hotels visited the US and presented its portfolio of luxury hotels in California, during the 2nd Greek Panorama Tourism Roadshow.

New Award-winning Chefs at ‘Grace Santorini’ and ‘Grace Mykonos’ Hotels

Three award-winning chefs will collaborate with the Grace Hotel Santorini and Grace Mykonos hotel for the 2019 summer season.

DNA Travel Looks to Promote Attica’s Wine Tourism

DNA Travel is supporting the efforts of the "Attica Wine & Food Experience" association by offering know-how and new ideas for future endeavors.

‘Tool’ Honored at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

Greek digital marketing services company Tool won two silver awards at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019 event that was recently held in Athens.

HotelBrain Takes Home 24 Honors at Greek Hospitality Awards 2019

HotelBrain was included among the best hospitality companies in Greece, at the Greek Hospitality Awards 2019, and also won a list of honors for 23 of the hotels it has under its management.

Aqua Luxury Suites Announced Europe’s Luxury Hotel of the Year 2019

The five-star Aqua Luxury Suites, located on Santorini, recently won the Luxury Travel Guide's 2019 Award for Europe's Luxury Hotel of the Year.

Aqua Luxury Suites Welcomes Ioannis Galanis as New Hotel General Manager

Ioannis Galanis has been appointed as the new general manager of the five-star Aqua Luxury Suites, located in Imerovigli on the island of Santorini.

Fraport-run Greek Airports See 12.3% Passenger Traffic Rise in January 2019

Greece's 14 regional airports run by Fraport Greece registered a 12.3% rise in passenger traffic in January this year, compared to the same month in 2018.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites Honored as ‘Boutique Hotel of the Year’

The Athina Luxury Suites hotel on Santorini has been named “Boutique Hotel of the Year” at the Greek Hotel of the Year Awards.

Cruiseway Travel: Demand for Luxury Cruises on the Rise

Demand for luxury cruises has been on the rise during the last few years, a trend continuing into 2019, according to Athens-based agency Cruiseway Travel.

TripAdvisor Reveals Greece’s Top Hotels for 2019

A number of Greek hotels, located in some of the country's most popular tourism destinations, are included on TripAdvisor's 2019 Travelers’ Choice Awards list.

Aqua Vista Hotels Participates in ‘Women Talk About Tourism’ Event

Aqua Vista Hotels recently participated in a panel discussion titled, “Women Talk about Tourism”, which was held within the framework of the "Money Show Athens 2019".

Early Bird Registration for 5th Santorini Experience is Open

Registration for the 5th “Santorini Experience” sports tourism event is now open, with an early bird 50% discount valid until March 31, 2019.

Short-term Rentals a Boon for Greek Property Owners

Greek property owners have been making the best of the sharing economy with revenue from short-term rentals up by 105 percent over the last two years, an AirDNA study reveals.

EU Parliament Warns Unregulated Tourism May ‘Hurt’ Santorini

A European Parliament report on overtourism is warning that if tourism flows continue to increase on Santorini, the island will suffer dire consequences.

South Aegean Ready to Shine as European Region of Gastronomy

The culinary traditions of the South Aegean Region are reaching all the more people within the framework of its tenure as “European Region of Gastronomy 2019”.

Athens, Crete, Santorini, Rhodes Hotel Investments Get Green Light

Major tourism projects in Athens and on the islands of Crete, Santorini and Rhodes have received the go-ahead by Greek authorities.