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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.

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.

Travelport and Delta Air Lines Sign Agreement to Drive Industry Retailing Innovation

Delta Air Lines and Travelport have signed a global distribution agreement, designed to further enhance value-generation for the entire travel retailing ecosystem.

GNTO Supports Summer Culture Festivals in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural events scheduled to take place in August and September in Greece.

Greece to Nominate Olympus for Inclusion on UNESCO World Heritage List

Greece is getting ready to nominate Mount Olympus for its inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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.