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Changing Trends Alter Tourism Outcomes for Greece

The changing trends in Greece's source tourism markets and duration of stay appear to have changed the sector’s outcomes, according to INSETE.

Ministry Announces New Programs in Tourism Studies

The Greek Tourism Ministry announced that it would be introducing 10 new tourism studies programs for the 2019-2020 period.

Lower Spain Margins, Boeing 737 MAX Issue Take Toll on TUI Group H1 Results

Airline overcapacity for Spain and the grounding of 15 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes appear to have taken a toll on TUI Group’s first half results.

Volotea CEO: ‘Athens Base Launch Most Successful in Our History’

One year after the opening of Volotea's base in Athens, the carrier's CEO referred to it as "the most successful launch" in the airline's history.

MR&H Forum Returns to Athens, Aims to Explore Greece’s Tourism Opportunities

Greece's dynamic tourism growth will take center stage at the MR&H Forum, scheduled to be held in Athens, during October 29-31.

Greek PM: Crete’s North Road Axis ‘Vital for Island’s Development’

The completion of Crete's north road axis is vital for the island’s further development, said Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

Emirates: ‘Expo 2020 Dubai’ Pavilion to Focus on Future of Commercial Aviation

Emirates, the premier partner and the official airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, has unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultra-modern pavilion for the six-month mega event.

Cyclades, Epirus Top Hotel Satisfaction Index in March

Greece is in the lead in terms of hotel services for the month of March, followed by Cyprus and Croatia, according to INSETE's monthly bulletin.

Louis Hotels Opens New ‘Polis 1907’ Boutique Hotel in Cyprus

Louis Hotels has opened its new "Polis 1907" boutique hotel in the heart of Polis Crysochous, in the northwestern part of Cyprus.

Athens Marathon will Welcome 63,000 Runners in 2019 – Online Registration Opens

Online registration for the Athens Marathon - The Authentic, which as of this year will be a two-day event in the Greek capital, has opened.

Greece Sets Up Tourism Body for Peace and Prosperity through Sport

Greece will be the home of a newly set-up goodwill organization aiming to promote peace and understanding through the values of sport and hospitality.

Athens Marathon Becomes Two-day Event, Increases Entries

The Athens Marathon event, to be held in November, will be extended to two days in order to meet the increasing demand for additional entries.

Obama Says ‘Concrete Demands’ Necessary for Gov’ts to Take Tourism Seriously

“Concrete and specific” demands from stakeholders can take tourism to the next level," said former US president Barack Obama during the WTTC 2019 Global Summit in Seville, Spain.

INSETE: City Breaks, Winter Destinations ‘Hot’ in February for Greeks

Αthens, Thessaloniki and Arahova welcomed the most Greek visitors in February, according to recent data released by INSETE.

Lebanon Seeks to Learn from Greek Tourism ‘Success Story’

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura outlined the policies implemented for the upgrade of Greece's tourism product and services, during her recent visit to Lebanon.

Vazeos Limousine Tours Appoints Lydia Tsekoura as Operations Manager of New Branch

Vazeos Limousine Tours has appointed Lydia Tsekoura as the Operations Manager of its newly established branch in the suburb of Glyfada, south of Athens' city center.

Cruise Industry Commits to Sustainable Practices for Cleaner Seas

The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA) underscored the global cruise industry’s commitment to sustainability, during recent events in Abu Dhabi and Berlin.

Nelios Expands to Spain, Cyprus with New Partnerships

Greek digital marketing agency Nelios is expanding its activities abroad with two new partnerships in Spain and Cyprus.

‘Divani Collection Hotels’ Among Greece’s Most Dynamic Enterprises

The Divani Collection Hotels group was announced as one of Greece's 19 most dynamic enterprises at the Growth Awards 2019.

India’s Top MICE Tour Operators Visit Athens and Thessaloniki

Six leading tour operators from India recently visited Athens and Thessaloniki, during a fam trip organized by ASIT-Anatolia Travel.