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Greece is Strengthening Link Between Culture and Tourism, Says Minister

Greece is slowly strengthening the connection between culture and tourism, managing this way to create “brands” for its tourism product, says Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

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.

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.

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.

Elivi Skiathos Hotel Opens to New Markets, Gets on CNT’s ‘Best’ List

The Elivi Skiathos hotel opened up to new markets this year, and gained a spot on Condé Nast Traveler’s "10 Best Resorts in Greece" list.

Patra Invites Residents, Visitors to Explore its Best

The Municipality of Patra is inviting residents and visitors to explore some of the Greek city’s landmark sites through a new online platform and mobile app.

Celestyal Announces Return to Year-round Cruising

Celestyal Cruises will return to year-round cruising to the Greek Islands and the Eastern Mediterranean as of March 14, 2022.

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.

World Animal Day: City of Athens Shows it Cares

The City of Athens celebrated World Animal Day 2021 with events at its shelter for stray animals in the Votanikos district.

Twin Influencers Promote Greece on China Central Television

Greek twin influencers Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou promoted Greece’s natural beauty and culture through a 4-minute video on China Central Television (CCTV).

Thessaloniki Introduces its ‘Next Door Heroes’ to Travelers

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has released a short video introducing travelers to the city's “next door heroes”.

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.

Poll: Athens Grand Walk Project Disappoints Residents

The “Grand Walk” project of Athens, which aims to unify the city’s archaeological sites and create bicycle lanes, has failed to win over the Greek capital’s residents, a survey reveals.

Covid-19: Greece Benefits from Announcing Travel Opening Early

Announcing its opening to travelers and setting out clear Covid-19 guidelines has given Greece a head start in tourism recovery, according to ForwardKeys.

US and Greece Renew Cultural Property Agreement

The United States and Greece have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that renews protections for Greek cultural property.

WTTC Makes post-Covid-19 Investment Recommendations for Travel, Tourism Sector

The WTTC has released a new report that provides investment recommendations for governments and destinations, as they work to rebuild their travel and tourism sector.

Streets in Athens and Thessaloniki to be Renamed After Late Mikis Theodorakis

Local authorities in Athens and Thessaloniki have put forward requests to rename streets in the two cities after late Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis.