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Selina Theatrou Athens Hotel Ready to Offer Authentic Experiences

The Selina Theatrou Athens is getting ready to reopen its doors and offer hospitality based on the global Selina Hotels concept.

Seven Greek Cities Among Europe’s Top 10 Most Resilient for Summer Travel

Seven Greek cities are among the most resilient destinations in Europe for this summer, according to research by ForwardKeys.

Paros Airport Aiming to Become International Gateway

The Paros Municipality is aiming to turn the island’s upgraded airport into an international gateway.

Event: Thessaloniki Travel Professionals to ‘Connect’ with Hosted Buyers from 15 Countries

Tourism professionals from Thessaloniki and 15 foreign countries will have the opportunity to network at the online ‘CΟΝΝΕCT Tourism & Travel Event’ to be held next week.

Airlines Warn High Cost of Covid-19 Testing Could Delay Tourism Recovery

The high cost of Covid-19 testing requirements could thwart the tourism industry’s recovery, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Elefsina Archaeological Site Upgrade to be Completed in 2022

Works for the upgrade of the Elefsina archaeological site, located near Athens, are expected to be completed by 2022.

Alonissos Mayor Calls for Creation of ‘One of a Kind’ Underwater Archaeological Park

Alonissos Mayor Petros Vafinis has proposed the creation of an underwater archaeological park – the first of its kind in Greece.

Airlines Urge Countries to Apply WHO Covid-19 Travel Management Proposals

The global airlines industry is calling on governments to comply with Covid-19 recommendations on international travel from the World Health Organization (WHO).

Airbnb, Booking, VRBO Agree to Comply with Greek Tax Laws

Greece’s national revenue body has made an agreement with short-term rental operators Airbnb, Booking.com and VRBO for compliance to local tax laws.

Conference to Explore How Greece Can ‘Open the Door’ to Digital Nomads

The Digital Nomads Observatory in November will hold the ‘1st Digital Mobilities Conference: Nomads & Remote Workers’.

European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 Competition Launches

The European Commission has announced the launch of the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 competition, an event that rewards European cities for their sustainable tourism practices.

IATA Expects Net Airline Industry Losses of $47.7bn in 2021

IATA expects net airline industry losses of $47.7 billion in 2021 and says immediate priorities are restart plans, employment support and cost reduction.

Workshop: GNTO Will Say ‘Benvenuti in Grecia’ to Italian Tourism Professionals

The Italian office of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is getting ready to hold its ‘Benvenuti in Grecia’ online workshop to introduce Greece to Italian tourism professionals.

‘Can’t Miss Thessaloniki’ Campaign Takes Off

The ‘Can’t miss Thessaloniki’ campaign aims to set the northern Greece destination as a ‘top of mind’ choice for international travelers.

EU Launches European Destination of Excellence (EDEN) 2022 Competition

The EU has launched the EDEN 2022 competition that rewards the best achievements in sustainable tourism in smaller destinations across Europe.

Most Greek Hotels to Open from mid-June, Says Head of Hoteliers

The majority of Greek hotels are expected to open in the second half of June, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

GNTO Supports Virtual Events Promoting Crete and Thessaloniki

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is supporting two virtual events that will promote the popular destinations of Thessaloniki and Crete.

Delphi Economic Forum to Host 800 Speakers from 42 Countries in May

The 6th Delphi Economic Forum will take place during May 10-15 in hybrid form with the participation of 800 speakers from 42 countries.

Lamia in Central Greece to Host 2021 Acropolis Rally

The city of Lamia in Central Greece will host the 2021 Acropolis Rally, scheduled to take place in Greece between September 9-12.

Athens Supports Tourism Industry Through Partnerships

The Municipality of Athens and its tourism partners are preparing for the reopening of Greek tourism in mid-May, aiming to provide the city’s visitors with safe experiences.