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Swedish Travel Agents Get to Know Thessaloniki and Halkidiki

The Greek National Tourism Organization introduced the tourism offerings of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki to Swedish travel agents in Göteborg and Stockholm.

Study: Five of Europe’s Best Rooftop Bars are in Greece

Five of Europe’s best rooftop bars can be found in Athens and on Santorini in Greece, according to a study released by entertainment site MrQ.

Athens Municipality Partners with Panteion University to Boost Greek Capital’s Attractiveness

Athens Municipality has joined forces with Panteion University to boost the quality of life in the Greek capital and promote the city as an attractive tourism destination.

Elivi Skiathos Promises Guests Exciting New Experiences for 2022 Season

The Elivi Skiathos resort is inviting travelers to discover the island of Skiathos through outdoor activities including hiking, cycling and diving.

‘Botrini’s Santorini’ Restaurant Opening at Katikies Hotel

“Botrini’s Santorini”, the newly established restaurant of Michelin-starred Chef Ettore Botrini and Katikies hotel group is ready to open its doors on May 1.

Alkyon Hotel Skiathos Ready to Open on May 1

The Alkyon Hotel Skiathos has completed the first phase of its 2.7-million-euro renovation project and is ready to welcome its first guests to the island of Skiathos on May 1.

Thessaloniki Tourism Organization Promotes City’s Food and Wine to Int’l Audience

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization is promoting the city’s food and wine offerings through foreign media and organizations.

Greece Looking to Promote Lifelong Learning Opportunities for Tourism, Hospitality Executives

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to promote lifelong learning opportunities for tourism and hospitality executives in Greece, according to Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki.

Athens and Thessaloniki Among Most Affordable City Break Destinations in Europe

A new study has found that the Greek cities of Athens and Thessaloniki are among the most affordable city break destinations in Europe.

Two Greek Hotels Make Travel + Leisure’s Best List for 2022

Two Greek hotels - the Kālesma Mykonos and The Rooster - are included on Travel + Leisure’s ‘Best New Hotels in the World’ list for 2022.

Kalamata’s Castle Gets New Lighting and is Made Accessible to All

People planning to visit the historic castle of Kalamata should get ready for a new experience following the monument’s further upgrade.

Iconic Santorini Hotel Opens Doors for 2022 Tourism Season

The ‘Iconic Santorini’ hotel, located on one of Greece’s most popular island destinations, will open its doors for the summer season on April 19.

Greece Aiming to Find Balance Between Tourism Activity and Sustainability

The Greek Tourism Ministry has an ambitious sustainability tourism plan that aims to tackle overtourism and preserve Greek destinations.

Le Monde Wins 2nd Prize at Trophée Mille International 2022 Gastronomy Contest

Le Monde, the Institute of Hotel Tourism Studies, won the second prize at the Trophée Mille International 2022 gastronomy contest held in France.

Greece Sets Aside €160m for Tourism Ports Upgrade

The Greek Tourism Ministry plans to use 160 million euros from the RRF recovery fund to upgrade the country’s tourism ports by 2025.

Greece Sees Rise in Early Bookings from Belgian Market for Summer 2022

Early bookings and airline seats from Belgium to Greece for summer 2022 are increasing significantly, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization.

Poseidonion Grand Hotel Ready for ‘Weekend in Tweed’ Event

Dozens of cyclists will gather on the island of Spetses during April 15-17 to participate in the “Weekend in Tweed” event organized by the Poseidonion Grand Hotel.

Investment, Destination Management Key for Greek Tourism Growth, Says SETE Chief

Investments, destination management, digital transformation and new experiences are key for the sustainable growth of Greek tourism, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

Mitsis Hotels Rolls Out €500m Investment Program on Rhodes, Mykonos, Crete

Greek hospitality group Mitsis Hotels has announced a 500-million-euro investment plan for the development of new tourism projects on Rhodes, Mykonos and Crete.

GNTO: Greek Tourism Receiving Positive Messages for 2022

Greek tourism is expected to have a much better performance in 2022 compared to the past two years, GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis said while speaking at the 7th Delphi Economic Forum.