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Halkidiki Tourism Organization Meets with Key Players of German Travel Market

Executives of the Halkidiki Tourism Organization met with German tour operators, travel agents and journalists during DRV’s 2021 conference in Messinia, Greece.

Virgin Atlantic Re-appoints Discover the World as Partner for Greece and Cyprus

Virgin Atlantic has re-appointed Discover the World as its sales partner in the markets of Greece, Cyprus, France, Germany, Benelux, Italy and Russia.

Greeks and Covid-19 Vaccine: 11% are Hesitant to Get the Jab, 8% Say ‘No’

Eleven percent of Greeks appear hesitant to get the Covid-19 vaccine while eight percent are “refusers” (anti-vaxxers) and do not intend to get the jab.

Zakynthos Island Welcomes Opening of Lesante Cape Resort

The Greek island of Zakynthos in 2022 will welcome the Lesante Cape Resort & Villas, a new complex of luxury villas and suites.

South Aegean Voted Best Greek Hospitality Region 2021

The South Aegean Region was honored once again at the Greek Hospitality Awards for its ongoing efforts to upgrade Greece’s tourism product.

Greece a Leading Choice for European Travelers Seeking to Get Away by March

Greece is among the Top 5 destinations of choice for Europeans hoping to take a holiday by March, the latest European Travel Commission survey says.

DWP: 5 Reasons to Pick Greece as a Wedding Destination

The Destination Wedding Planners (DWP) platform has listed five reasons for couples to pick Greece as the ideal destination to tie the knot.

Metaxa Hospitality Group is ‘Greece’s Leading Hotel Group’ for 2021

The Metaxa Hospitality Group received the title of “Greece’s Leading Hotel Group” for 2021 at the World Travel Awards.

Athens is Getting More Green Spaces, Welcomes Another Pocket Park

The Municipality of Athens has added another green space to its network of pocket parks, an initiative that aims to improve the quality of life of the city’s residents and visitors.

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.