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Coronavirus Hits Greek MICE Industry Hard

Greece’s MICE industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic and sector professionals are predicting a severe drop in arrivals and revenues for 2020.

Posidonia Announces New ‘Web Forums Week‘ for Shipping

The Posidonia Web Forums Week will bring together leading maritime organisations in October for a series of online conferences and events focused on the shipping industry.

Outdoor Campaign Showing the ‘Endless Greek Summer’ Continues

The "Endless Greek Summer" outdoor campaign continues to "spread Greece" around the country's international airports and via public transport in Athens.

Europe’s Hard-hit Aviation Industry Calls on EU to ‘Act Now’

Europe’s aviation stakeholders are ringing alarm bells calling on EU lawmakers to take action now and protect the industry as the Covid-19 crisis pushes ahead.

Skiathos Palace Cup Postponed Due to COVID-19

The Skiathos Palace Cup, a sailboat match racing event that was scheduled to take place in May on Skiathos, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Louis Phaethon Beach Hotel in Paphos Gets New Look

Following extensive renovation works, the Louis Phaethon Beach hotel in Paphos, Cyprus, is ready to welcome guests with a completely new look.

Kallichoron Hotel Gives Tips on Personalized Customer Service

The owners of the Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel on Astypalea shared ways to successfully personalize the hotel guest experience.

Greece’s Parīlio Hotel Makes Travel + Leisure ‘It’ List for 2020

The Parīlio Hotel on Paros in Greece is included on Travel + Leisure’s "It List 2020" that reveals the Best New Hotels in the World.

Benaki Museum’s Toys on Display at Athens Airport

Athens International Airport is hosting an exhibition of toys from the collection of the Benaki Toy Museum.

Danish Travelers are Going to Greece this Year

The interest of Danish travelers to visit Greece in 2020 is growing strong, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Croatia Airlines: Seasonal Flights to Athens for Summer 2020

Croatia Airlines has announced its seasonal flights from Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split to Athens for summer 2020.

Evia to Host Skyllias & Hydna Authentic Marathon Swim Event in July

The Greek island of Evia in July will host the Skyllias & Hydna Authentic Marathon Swim event, which will look to highlight the area's history and sports tourism options.

EU to Reset Flight Compensation Rules, Say Consumer Groups

EU authorities are planning to re-examine the Commission’s Flight Compensation Regulation to the benefit of airline companies.

Skiathos Airport Shortlisted for Most Scenic Approach to Landing – Vote by March 15

Skiathos Airport is among the nominees for PrivateFly's 2020 Scenic Airports awards, which are won by airports that offer the most stunning approach to landing.

Astypalea’s Kallichoron Hotel Wins Gold at Responsible Business Awards 2020

The Kallichoron Art Boutique Hotel, located on the Greek island of Astypalea, was honored for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program at the Hellenic Responsible Business Awards 2020.

Miraggio Kassandra Run 2020 in Halkidiki Set for October

The five-star Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort, for the second year is organizing the Half Marathon Miraggio Kassandra Run event, which will take place in Halkidiki, on October 11.

Louis Hotels Adds New Five-star Property to Crete Portfolio

Louis Hotels has added the five-star Asterion Suites & Spa to its portfolio of properties on the island of Crete.

Travelport Achieves Level 4 NDC Aggregator Certification from IATA

Travelport has achieved level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

Germany and Austria Meet Rethymno Carnival in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is holding press trips to Crete, looking to promote the carnival celebrations of Rethymno to Germany and Austria.

Thessaloniki’s Porto Palace Hotel Receives Green Key Sustainability Label

The Porto Palace Hotel Thessaloniki has received the Green Key label for its sustainable practices and eco-friendly hospitality services.