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Survey: Air Passengers Want to Use Biometrics to Speed up Processes at Airports

Air passengers want to use biometric identification to speed up travel processes, says a survey by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

West Macedonia’s Voio Town Promises Tourism Experiences Full of Secrets and Surprises

The Greek town of Voio in Western Macedonia has a new campaign that promises tourist experiences full of ‘secrets and surprises’.

Greece Seen by Millions Through China’s WeChat Channel

Greece was promoted to millions of Chinese social media users through online events held by the Greek National Tourism Organization and China’s WeChat Channel.

OTA Insight to Share Hospitality Expertise at Xenia Expo ‘Digi Hotel’ Event

OTA Insight, which provides data intelligence for the hospitality industry, will share expertise at the ‘Digi Hotel’ event to take place at the upcoming Xenia expo in Athens.

Marie Claire Says Athens is an Ideal City Break Destination

French magazine Marie Claire presents “La nouvelle Athènes” and focuses on the Greek city’s “fresh face” and city break options for visitors.

Attica Shows its Authentic Tourism Experiences to UK Market

The Region of Attica presented its authentic tourism experiences to UK tourism professionals during the WTM London 2021 travel trade show.

CNN Travel Includes Nafplio Among Europe’s Most Beautiful Towns

CNN Travel has placed Nafplio, in eastern Peloponnese, on its list of Europe’s most beautiful towns.

Greece Building an Ecosystem for Tourism Data, Statistics

Greece is aiming to build an ecosystem for tourism data and statistics, according to the Secretary General for Tourism Policy Vicky Loizou.

RCA Awards: Greece Ranks as Second-Best Tourism Destination in Europe for 2021

Greece came second on the list of Europe's Best Overall Destinations for 2021 at the 25th Readers' Choice Awards (RCA).

Thessaloniki Joins UNESCO Creative Cities Network for Gastronomy

Thessaloniki has become a member of UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network for offering a creative gastronomy scene.

‘Lipsi is for Everyone’, Municipality Tells International Markets

The Municipality of Lipsi is letting international markets know that “Lipsi is for Everyone” through a new info campaign.

UNWTO and Instagram Partner to Help Destinations ‘Recover and Rediscover’

The UNWTO and Instagram have partnered to produce a Tourism Recovery Playbook to help destinations and businesses harness the power of digital storytelling to reach new audiences.

Lamda to Develop ‘The Ellinikon’ into a Smart, Sustainable City

Property developer Lamda Development says its urban regeneration project in Ellinikon will be created from the ground up as a smart and sustainable city.

Mitsis Hotels Presents its Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2020

Mitsis Hotels has published the second edition of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report (CSR) for 2020.

New Archaeological Museum of Messolonghi Ready to Open

The new Archaeological Museum of Messolonghi is getting ready to open its doors to the public in the next few weeks.

Acropolis Museum Introduces New Winter Programs for Children and Adults

The Acropolis Museum in Athens has introduced new winter programs and a reduced admission fee for children and adults.

Greece’s 2021 Tourism Numbers at 60% of 2019 Levels, Says Hoteliers Chief

Greece’s tourism numbers for 2021 have reached some 60 percent of 2019 levels, according to Hellenic Hoteliers Federation President Grigoris Tasios.

Greek Islands Win Gold as ‘Most Desirable Region’ at Wanderlust Awards 2021

The Greek islands won the gold award as the Most Desirable Region (short haul) at the Wanderlust Awards 2021 in London.

Greece’s Philoxenia Tourism Expo Returns After Covid-19 Hiatus

The Philoxenia 2021 international tourism exhibition will open its doors in Thessaloniki this month after going on hiatus last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid-19: Greece on Spain’s List of ‘High-risk’ Areas for Travel

Spain has placed Greece, Denmark, the Czech Republic and several other countries and regions on its “high-risk” travel list.