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Attica Named Europe’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination at WTA 2021

Attica has been announced as Europe’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021 for its unique coastal destinations.

Rhodes: Mitsis Hotels to Host 7th Destination Wedding Planners Conference

Mitsis Hotels’ ultra luxury Alila Resort & Spa on Rhodes will be the host venue for the 7th annual Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) Congress during November 9-11.

Hotelising Announces New ‘HOTEL PRO’ Service for Hoteliers

Hotelising has expanded its portfolio of services aiming to provide hoteliers with more innovative tools in sales and revenue management.

WTM London: Covid-19 Test Facility Will Be at ExCeL Expo Center

WTM London will have a Covid-19 testing facility inside ExCeL expo center for visitors who need to take a test before flying home.

Greece: Overtourism or Poor Management? What is the Real Problem of Popular Destinations?

Greek tourism experts are questioning the existence of overtourism and think maybe poor destination management is the real reason behind the overcrowding at popular tourist hotspots.

Booking.com: 7 Predictions for the Triumphant Return of Travel in 2022

Booking.com has made seven predictions on the way people will reignite the travel spark in 2022.

Greece Wins ‘Favorite Destination’ Title at UK Cruise Awards

Greece has once again been named “Favorite Cruise Destination” at the UK cruise industry’s Wave Awards.

Elevate Greece: Almost 10% of Registered Startup Companies Are Active in Tourism

Almost 10% of the companies registered in Elevate Greece, the official platform for the Greek startup ecosystem, are involved in the tourism sector.

Santorini’s Oia Revealed as World’s Most Beautiful Village

Oia, a popular destination on the Greek island of Santorini, has emerged as the world’s most beautiful village, with over 1.6 million Instagram posts, says a study by Uswitch.

Ancient Olympia Shows its Best Through New Promo Video

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia in Greece has created a new video that promotes the areas history, beauty and sites of interest.

WTM London: Investing in Tourism’s Sustainable Future on the Agenda of Ministers’ Summit 2021

Tourism leaders from around the world will come together for the Ministers’ Summit at WTM London in November and commit to invest in the sector’s sustainable future.

CLIA Appoints Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe

The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) has appointed Marie-Caroline Laurent as Director General for Europe.

Amadeus Reveals the Technologies that will Increase Confidence to Travel

Amadeus, a leading provider of technology solutions for the tourism industry, reveals the technologies that will increase confidence to travel in the next 12 months.

TCB’s New Website Shows the Way to Hold a Great Convention in Thessaloniki

The Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) has upgraded its website to facilitate MICE tourism professionals and provide information on the city’s available services and venues.

Three Greek Hotels Win at World Spa Awards 2021

Three Greek hotels are among the winners of the World Spa Awards 2021, the global initiative that celebrates and rewards excellence in the spa and wellness sector.

Athens Named Best European Capital for Food Lovers

Athens has been ranked as the “Best European Capital for Food Lovers”, according to research by London-based Uswitch.

Crete Getting Ready to Welcome New Archaeological Museum in Chania

Crete is gearing up for the opening of the new Archaeological Museum of Chania, where over 3,500 artifacts will be displayed.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to German, Polish Markets

Thessaloniki was promoted as a tourism destination to German and Polish professionals during two fam trips organized by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Tourism Promotion of Athens on Agenda of Talks Between Ministry, City’s Airport

Ways to further promote Athens as a tourism destination were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias and Athens Airport CEO Yiannis Paraschis.

Greece to Fund New Smart Cities Program with €320 Million

Greece’s Smart Cities program, which involves the digital transformation of municipalities, will be funded with 320 million euros, Digital Governance Minister Kyriakos Pierrakakis announced.