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South Aegean Islands Beat October 2019 Tourist Traffic Levels

The South Aegean Region has made 2021 a recovery year exceeding pre-pandemic 2019 tourist traffic levels in October.

CLIA Appoints Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe.

Digital Nomads Rank Greece Highly for ‘Wellbeing’

The sense of “wellbeing” appears to be a strong incentive for digital nomads to move to Greece, according to an HSBC survey.

WTM London Unveils Saudi as Premier Partner for 2021

Saudi, the authentic home of Arabia, has been announced as Premier Partner of WTM London 2021, as the country ramps up its global drive to reach 100 million visitors a year by 2030.

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Ready to Make its Comeback

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” will make its comeback to the Greek capital during November 13-14, following its absence last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Santorini’s Athina Luxury Suites to Stay Open During Winter

Athina Luxury Suites, a boutique hotel on the Greek island of Santorini, will remain open all year long to welcome travelers also during the winter season.

Greece Performing ‘Below Expectations’ on Innovation

Greece ranks 47th on a list of 132 of the world’s most innovative countries, performing “below expectations” according to the Global Innovation Index by WIPO.

Greece Still Has a Long Way to Go to Win Over Digital Nomads

A new study finds that Greece has a long way to go to win over digital nomads, though many consider it as an option due to its history and culture.

MarBella Corfu Hotel on CNT’s ‘Top 10 Resorts in Greece’ List

Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards has placed the MarBella Corfu hotel among the Top 10 Resorts in Greece for 2021.

Athens International Airport Appoints Riccardo Lambiris as New Chairman

Riccardo Lambiris has been appointed as the new chairman of Athens International Airport's (AIA) Board of Directors.

PM Revises Upward Greece’s 2021 Economic Growth Forecast to 5.9%

Greece’s economic growth forecast for 2021 has been revised upwards from 3.6% to 5.9%, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

Olympic Yacht Show 2021 Aims to Give Maritime Tourism a Boost

The Olympic Yacht Show 2021, scheduled to take place in Sounio during October 1-5, will promote Greece’s maritime tourism sector to the international market.

Registration for 2021 Athens Marathon Event Opens September 1

Registration for this year’s “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” opens on September 1 on the event’s official website.

Athens Expands Street Art Program

The Athens Municipality has expanded its street art program with the addition of another impressive mural in the district of Gazi.

Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort Ready to Welcome Guests to Santorini

The brand new five-star Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort is ready to welcome its first guests to the area of Kamari on the island of Santorini.

Thessaloniki Int’l Fair Boosts September Hotel Occupancy Levels

The country’s largest trade event, the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair scheduled to take place in September, has boosted hotel occupancy levels in the northern Greek city.

Athens View Balcon: A Delicious Break at Elia Ermou Hotel

The Elia Ermou Athens and its in-house restaurant, the Athens View Balcon, are a welcome addition to the Greek capital’s hotel scene.

Port Authority Takes Actions to Make Piraeus Sustainable

The Piraeus Port Authority is aiming to implement a series of actions that will upgrade the country’s largest port bringing it in line with “green” policies.

ITB Berlin 2022 to Take Place as Live Event with Virtual Elements

ITB Berlin 2022 will take place as a live travel trade show with virtual elements during March 9-13.

Over 1 Million Tourists Chose South Aegean Islands So Far

Over 1 million international tourists spent their holidays in the South Aegean Region in the last three months, including on such islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos.