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Business Travel is Back but Must Be Redefined, Says Accor Report

Accor says demand for business travel is back but segment must be redefined focusing on ‘purpose’.

TUI Expecting Rhodes Fires to Cost Around €25 Million

TUI said it was on track to achieving its full-year targets despite the fires on Rhodes, expected to cost the company some 25 million euros.

Greece Funds Bus, Ferry Services to Ensure Affordable Transport

The Greek Transport Ministry released 18.3 million euros to bus and ferry services providers to ensure affordable transport.

Greek Island Entrepreneurs Calling for Support, Incentives

The Greek government is looking into ways to encourage and support entrepreneurship on the Greek islands.

Tourism Professionals Team Up to Rebrand Loutraki as Prime Destination

Loutraki tourism stakeholders are aiming to attract more tourists who stay longer and spend more.

Athens a City Break ‘Bargain’ in Europe for UK Travelers

Athens is among the 10 best value cities for travel this year, found the UK’s annual Post Office City Costs Barometer.

Gastro Event ‘Taste of Loutraki’ Showcases Corinthia Through Food

‘Taste of Loutraki’ organizers are aiming to establish the annual foodie event as a comprehensive travel experience.

EEA: Greece in Europe’s Top 3 for the ‘Excellent’ Quality of its Swimming Waters  

Greece is once again in Europe’s Top 3 countries for the excellent quality of its swimming waters, the European Bathing Water Quality report found.

Eleonas’ Intercity KTEL Bus Depot Project Moves to Next Phase

The Eleonas intercity KTEL bus depot project has moved to the next phase after environmental terms were approved.

Greece Launches New ‘Tool’ to Crack Down on Tax Evasion

Greek authorities are enhancing tax fraud efforts with a new digital ‘tool’ that enables financial profiling and cross-referencing.

ETC: Travelers to Europe Seek Cheaper Options This Summer

Europe is still an attractive destination for long-haul travelers this summer but costs are a consideration, according to the European Travel Commission.  

ETC: Greece a Top Choice for Long-haul Travelers in May-August 2023

Travelers from Canada, Australia, Brazil, and the US name Greece a long-haul destination of choice for 2023.

Hyatt Hotels Aiming to Expand More in Greece, Invest in Lesser-known Destinations

US hospitality giant Hyatt has plans to boost its presence on the Greek market and invest in lesser-known destinations.  

April Tourism Kicks Off for Rhodes With Full Flights

The tourism season on the Greek island of Rhodes has begun with a boom.

Transport Subsidies to Be Distributed to Greek Islanders, Businesses

The Greek government will release 40 million euros to eligible Greek island residents and businesses for fuel and transport costs.

Spinalonga Leprosy Center to Be Converted into Exhibition Space

The Leprosy center and hospital on Spinalonga island, Crete, will be converted into multiuse spaces, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Global Outbound Travel Up by 90% in 2022, Says ITB-IPK Study

Almost 700 million trips were made in 2022 reflecting a 90% rise in outbound travel, according to the IPK World Travel Monitor.

GNTO Joins Tourism Partnership for Chania, Crete

GNTO, Greece’s tourism board, has joined the Tourism Partnership for Chania cluster, an initiative of Marketing Greece.

ITB Berlin Expo Ready to Make Strong Comeback

With the slogan “Open for Change”, the ITB Berlin travel trade show will open its doors as an in-person expo on March 7 for the first time as a pure B2B event.

Taxes and Energy Costs Taking Toll on Greek Tourism and F&B Businesses

Greek hospitality and F&B businesses warn that taxes and rising energy costs are a threat to their viability.