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Karpathos Presented at ‘Smart Island World Congress’ in Majorca

The tourism offerings of Karpathos were introduced to the hundreds of attendees of the "Smart Island World Congress" held in Majorca, Spain.

Virtuoso: Affluent Travelers will Choose Greece in Summer 2018

Emerging from its financial upheaval, Greece is this summer's fastest-growing destination attracting affluent holidaymakers, according to luxury travel network Virtuoso.

Qatar Airways Signs Major Sponsorship Deal with Italian Football Club AS Roma

‎Qatar Airways has become the Main Global Partner of Italian football club AS Roma, after signing a multi-year partnership agreement.

Naxos, Small Cyclades Call on Local Tourism Enterprises to ‘Consume-Less’

Aiming to promote sustainable tourism, the Naxos and Small Cyclades Municipality is calling on local enterprises to participate in the European "Consume-Less" program.

Volotea Increases Passenger Traffic by 42% in 2017

Volotea in 2017 increased its passenger traffic by 42 percent, reaching 4.82 million passengers compared to 3.39 million in 2016.

TUI: Greece Top Choice for Austrian Travelers in 2018

Greece tops the preferences of Austrian travelers, with many destinations recording a double-digit increase in bookings for summer 2018, according to TUI Austria.

Greece Loses One Place on Henley Passport Index 2018

Greece lost one place year-on-year on the Henley Passport Index for 2018, ranking seventh among 199 countries, with its citizens enjoying visa-free access to 171 countries.

Medical Tourism Gains Ground, Says IPK Survey

Nearly 70 percent of all international health and medical outbound trips in 2016 were made for health-oriented reasons, according to a survey by IPK International.

Lufthansa Adds Santorini to New Summer 2018 Destinations

German carrier Lufthansa has included the Greek island of Santorini among the new holiday destinations in its summer 2018 schedule.

Home Swapping Platform Aims to Further Expand in Greece – Interview with ‘GuestToGuest’ President

GuestToGuest President Emmanuel Arnaud speaks on the prospects of home swapping in the global and the Greek markets.

South Aegean, Crete Among Top 30 EU Destinations in 2015

The South Aegean region and the island of Crete were among the 30 most popular tourism destinations in the European Union in 2015, according to Eurostat.

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Booking.com: Greece Among Top Global Food Destinations

Greece ranks fourth on a list of top food destinations around the world, as endorsed by the travelers of online booking platform Booking.com.

#GirlGanginMykonos: HotelBrain – Calzedonia Online Campaign Reaches 10m Followers

As part of the #GirlGanginMykonos campaign, HotelBrain and Calzedonia hosted 12 international fashion bloggers on Mykonos and triggered the interest of 10 million followers.

Les Roches Offers Hospitality a Postgraduate Diploma in Switzerland and Spain

Les Roches is now accepting applicants for its Postgraduate Diploma in International Hospitality Management offered in both Switzerland and Spain.

Study Reveals European Youth Skeptical of EU and Democracy

For most young Europeans, the European Union is more of an economic alliance rather than an institution of shared values, while some believe their country should leave the EU, a study said.

Les Roches Among Top 5 Education Institutions for Hospitality Studies

Les Roches has been ranked among the top 5 higher education institutions worldwide for hospitality and leisure management studies.

UNWTO: China Remains World’s Top Tourism Spender

Tourism expenditure from major outbound markets reflected an increasing demand for international tourism in 2016, with China, the U.S. and Germany as the world's top spenders.

GfK: Greece Among Top Choices for Germans and Britons

Greece is among the most popular tourist destinations for holidaymakers from Germany and the UK, according to a recent report released by GfK.

Private Sector Associations of Greece, Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Portugal Join Forces to Promote European Tourism

SETE, Greece’s umbrella body of private tourism enterprises, has launched a working group with the respective private sector associations of Cyprus, Italy, Spain and Portugal to form the "one voice" that will aim to place tourism high on the EU’s agenda.