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Digital Transformation of Greek Tourism on Show at ITB Berlin

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the ministry’s actions aimed at keeping ahead of the changing business and market requirements in the digital era, at the ITB Berlin 2019.

‘Digi.travel’ to Discuss IATA’s NDC, Hospitality Issues

IATA's NDC program and the future of hotels in the digital era will be among the main topics of the Digi.travel EMEA Conference & Expo 2018 in Athens.

Greece Participates in Dialogue on Europe’s Tourism Strategy

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Georgios Tziallas represented Greece in a high-level conference on Europe's tourism strategy in Brussels.

Innovation, Solutions, Know-how @ 100% Hotel Show in Greece

This year’s hotel market fair 100% Hotel Show, to kick off on November 25-28 at the MEC Peania, is all about innovation, solutions and know-how.

Hotels Chamber Head Reluctant to Make Projections for Future

Urging a united front on all issues involving the sector, the head of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH) George Tsakiris made it clear that “tourism is an affair that affects us all” during the chamber’s 5th general assembly held recently at Athens’ Metropolitan Expo center.

100% Hotel Show Sets Sights on Further Tourism Growth

Hoteliers, entrepreneurs and international tourism professionals will have the chance to talk tourism at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, to take place on November 27-30 at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

100% Hotel Show Awards Design, Innovation, Novelty, Architecture

Greece’s best hotels in terms of design, lighting and renovation were awarded on Saturday, during the 100% Hotel Design Awards ceremony, which was launched for the first time at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

100% Hotel Show Booms Into Action, Spotlights Business Knowhow

Hoteliers, entrepreneurs, architects, designers and tourism professionals had the chance to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, which kicked off on Saturday and runs through today at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

Greece 100% Hotel Show Set to Take Off with International Hosted Buyers Ready for Action

Hoteliers, entrepreneurs and international tourism professionals will have the chance to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, to be inaugurated by Tourism Ministry Secretary General Anastasios Liaskos on 24 January at the MEC exhibition center in...

Greece 100% Hotel Show 2015 to Award Innovation

Hoteliers, entrepreneurs and tourism professionals will have the chance to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, set to kick off on 24-26 January at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

Greece’s 100% Hotel Show 2015 Set To Take Off

Hoteliers, entrepreneurs and tourism professionals will have the chance to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions at this year’s 100% Hotel Show, set to kick off on 24-26 January 2015 at the MEC exhibition center in Peania, eastern Attica.

Why Travel Brands Should Embrace Social Media

With the meteoric rise of social media, the marketing world has changed forever and this also applies to people’s behaviour when it comes to travel planning, a UK-based travel technolgy expert informs.

Dinos Astras

Exhibitions such as Philoxenia that have proved their value over the years are particularly important for the tourism industry professionals since they give the opportunity to both participants and visitors to gain information about the market's latest developments and also to...

Hotel Classification Progresses Steadily

The tourism development ministry recently announced the completion of the process of selection of a committee that will be responsible for the classification of hotels and rooms to rent. It also announced developments on basic issues of the tourism industry such as the promotion...

New Tourism Zoning Plan

Government last month introduced a draft proposal for the introduction of land zoning regulations for the tourism sector. The plan, if accepted and passed, is expected to lead to the construction of leisure and retirement villages, which could attract major investment to the...

Government Responsible for Inadequate Ferry Routes

Tourism and shipping industry speakers said Greek passenger ferries and dozens of popular Aegean island ports must urgently improve if this Mediterranean country is to continue to see strong increases in tourism arrivals. At a recent press call to announce the conclusions of last...

New Name for World Tourism Organization

After the transformation of the World Tourism Organization into a specialized agency of the United Nations, the tourism organization now refers to itself as UNWTO. It's newly-elected secretary general - till the end of 2009 - Francesco Frangialli, said because the acronym WTO was...

Peak Summer Arrivals Increase Substantially

The number of tourists that entered Greece during the month of August mark an impressive rise against the last few years. This year's peak travel period was so strong that a good number of hotels around the country were unable to absorb the demand.

Domestic Travelers Complain of Unfair Treatment

The average Greek will take two weeks' holiday this summer, most during the month of August, at a total cost of about 1,300 euros, according to an annual tourism survey released last month.

Investment Projects for Tourism Development

The government says it's in the process of drawing up plans to improve the picture and operation of ports and airports with a view to bolstering the tourism, Deputy Tourism Development Minister Anastassios Liaskos told a recent international conference on transport and technology...
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