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Accor Appoints Georgios Kritikopoulos as New GM of Novotel Athens Hotel

Accor has appointed Georgios Kritikopoulos as the new general manager of the Novotel Athens hotel, located near the center of the Greek capital.

Travelbook Group Presents ‘One-stop Shop’ Services to Greek Hoteliers

Travelbook Group presented its products and services at the 35th Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition in Thessaloniki.

TUI Magic Life Candia Maris Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Crete's TUI Magic Life Candia Maris resort was the grand sponsor of the 4th Women's Race for the Prevention of Breast Cancer that took place in Heraklio.

Athens’ Divani Caravel Hotel Hosts China’s President Xi Jinping

The Divani Caravel hotel, located near the center of the Greek capital, hosted China's president Xi Jinping during his recent visit to Athens.

Condor Connects Germany with Mykonos, Santorini, Samos for Summer 2020

Condor, as of May 1, 2020, will connect Germany's main airports non-stop with the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Samos.

Kythera Trails Become First to Receive ‘Green Flag’ Certification in Europe

Two trails on the Greek island of Kythera received the Green Flag Trails certification and became the first ever hiking paths in Europe to win the seal.

Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into Strategic Partnership

Hospitality group Accor and the Alibaba Group have partnered to develop new digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the traveler experience.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization’s Website Now ‘Speaks’ Spanish

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has launched the Spanish version of its official website, aiming to attract Spanish-speaking travelers to the northern port city.

SWISS Celebrates Perfection with ‘Imperfect’ Campaign

As part of its “SWISS Celebrates Perfection” campaign, SWISS has launched a number of “mildly infuriating videos” designed to grind the gears of those who share the brand’s detail-oriented mindset.

New Appointment in Sabre Hospitality for EMEA & APAC

Sabre Hospitality Solutions has appointed Frank Trampert as its new managing director and chief commercial officer for EMEA and APAC.

Ryanair to Relaunch Athens – Chania Route for Summer 2020

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair will relaunch the Athens - Chania route, as part of its schedule for the summer of 2020.

Celestyal Cruises Welcomes US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt Onboard its ‘Crystal’ Ship

Celestyal Cruises held a reception in the honor of US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on its "Crystal" ship, in the presence of 300 American guests.

KLM Recycles Plastic Bottles to Make Tools to Repair its Aircraft

As part of its efforts to reduce waste, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is recycling PET plastic bottles to make 3D tools to repair its aircraft.

History Channel Partners with WFTGA and FEG Tourist Guides to Inspire Travel Choices

History Channel has partnered with WFTGA and FEG tourist guides to inspire travel choices through dedicated content on its TV and online networks.

WTM 2019: Navarino Challenge Event Honored as World’s 2nd Best in Wellness

Greece's sports tourism event "Navarino Challenge" was honored with the silver award in the “Best in Wellness” category at the International Travel & Tourism Awards held during WTM London 2019.

Travelbook Takes its ‘One-stop Shop’ Hotel Solutions to Int’l Expos

The Travelbook Group is presenting its "one-stop shop" solutions for hotels, resorts and villas at leading international exhibitions.

‘Galaxy’ of Hilton Athens Presents New Restaurant Menu

The Galaxy Bar & Restaurant of the Hilton Athens hotel is inviting all to experience its new menu and enjoy a breathtaking view of the Greek capital.

Alltours Expands Summer 2020 Holiday Program for Greece

Renowned tour operator Alltours has expanded its summer 2020 program for Greece to meet the rising demand of Austrian travelers.

MR&H Crowns ‘Wyndham Grand Mirabello’ as the Mediterranean’s Top 2019 Resort

The Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay resort has been honored with the MR&H Top Mediterranean Resort (currently in operation) Award for 2019.

Royal Caribbean Unveils Bold Features on New ‘Odyssey of the Seas’ Cruise Ship

Royal Caribbean International is setting an uncharted course for adventure with the cruise line’s newest ship, Odyssey of the Seas.