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Arta and its Legendary Stone Bridge on Show at Athens Airport

The Greek city of Arta, with its legendary stone bridge, is the 10th destination of Athens Airport’s “Fly me to the Moon-Sounds Greek to Me!” program.

Greek Gastronomy to be Featured in UK’s National Geographic Traveller Food Festival

Greece’s gastronomy and products will be featured in the National Geographic Traveller Food Festival, which will take place in London, on July 20-21.

New Destinations, Fresh Products Key to Stronger Greek Tourism Dynamic

Promoting lesser-known destinations and introducing innovative products are the next step if Greece wants to capitalize on the strong dynamic of its tourism sector.

Greek Island Sports Tourism Events in the Spotlight of Ergo Marathon Expo 2018

The South Aegean Region will promote a number of sports tourism events of the Cyclades and the Dodecanese during the ERGO Marathon Expo 2018 in Athens.

Rhodes Ready to Host 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference

Architecture and its connection with tourism will be the focus of the 3rd Architecture and Tourism Conference to be held on the island of Rhodes, on October 20-21.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

Aegean Cuisine Wins Over New York City

New York recently got a taste of the traditional products and recipes of the Aegean cuisine, during a special event at the James Beard House.

Linkwise Provides ‘Travel Insights’ to Network Affiliates

Affiliate marketing company Linkwise recently held the first “Travel Insights” event for its network affiliates and presented the current trends in the tourism industry.

South Aegean Region Crowned ‘Best Creative Destination’

The South Aegean Region has been awarded as the “Best Creative Destination” at the Creative Tourism Awards 2017 for its digital campaign “Aegean Islands Like No Other”.

Greece’s Winning and Losing Destinations in First Half of 2017

An InSETE study recently examined incoming tourism for each Greek region, comparing first half data for 2016 and 2017 based on number of visits, overnights stays and revenue.

Rhodes to Host 2nd Architecture and Tourism Conference

Tourism professionals and architects from Greece and abroad will participate in the 2nd Architecture and Tourism Conference, which will be held on October 21-22 on Rhodes.

Five Regions Collect Most 2016 Travel Receipts in Greece

Five out of 13 regions in Greece accounted for the better part (87.5 percent) of the 12,749 million euros in travel revenue for 2016.

Money Magazine Includes Crete Among ’10 Best European Destinations’

US magazine "Money" has named Crete a "Best European Destination" due to its numerous attractions and competitive prices.

‘Roads to Rhodes’ Marathon Returns for Third Year with New Routes

The island of Rhodes in Greece is getting ready to host the 3rd International “Roads to Rhodes” Marathon this April.

Greek Destinations That the Germans, French, Italians and Brits Love This Year

The Germans choose the Aegean islands, the French and Italians love Crete and the Brits are heading to the islands of the Ionian this summer.

Proposed VAT Hike on Greek Hotels and Islands Causes Stir

State Minister Alekos Flabouraris’ statement to increase VAT on accommodation from 6.5 percent to 23 percent set off alarm bells among the country’s hotel industry, with Greek hoteliers calling it the “premeditated murder of tourism”.

Greek Islanders Call for Public Vote on Tourism Tax Hikes

Tourism sector professionals on the Greek islands are calling for a public vote as the talk of a VAT (value-added-tax) hike on tourism picks up pressure and the negotiation process with Greece’s international lenders lingers on.

Aeroflot Promotes Greece’s Cyclades & Dodecanese Islands Worldwide

Aeroflot, the in-flight magazine of Aeroflot Airlines, has published a special seven-page editorial on the Cyclades and the Dodecanese island groups of Greece.
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Ministry Launches Call For Proposals For Greek SMEs Funding Program

The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks yesterday, 14 January, launched a call for proposals in regards to an NSRF-funded program to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing, tourism and trade-services in Greek...
Tourism SMEs Included In New NSRF-Funded Program
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Tourism SMEs Included In NSRF-Funded Program For Greek Regions

The Ministry of Development, Competitiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks will announce details on a regional program to assist small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing, tourism and trade-services on Monday, 14 January.
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