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Home Sharing Breathes Life into Underdeveloped Athens Neighborhoods

The growing Airbnb phenomenon in Greece is now penetrating underdeveloped neighborhoods in Athens, breathing life and creating new conditions of safety and business activity.

MSc in Sustainable Tourism Development: Deadline for Applications is April 5

Applications for the MSc in sustainable tourism development, launched by Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne, end on April 5.

Best of Global Animation Comes to Greece at ‘Animasyros11’

The finest films in international animation are currently on show in Greece, at the Animasyros11 festival, which is taking place on the island of Syros.

Chios Forum Explores Future of European Port Policy

European port policy was the focus of the two-day Jean Monnet symposium, which was recently held on the Aegean island of Chios.

Strategy Key to Tourism Growth, Says Greek Hotel Chamber Head

Ensuring the sustainability of tourism enterprises through far-reaching strategies is key to a competitive product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Aqua Vista Hotels: Utilizing Modern Technology for Tourism Development

Aqua Vista Hotels recently participated in the IMIC 2017 international conference and shared its know-how on the importance of utilizing modern technology for tourism development.

IMIC 2017: The End of Tourism as We Know It

Redefining the way we market and manage tourism and refocusing the attention on the traveler were the key findings of this year’s IMIC 2017 conference.

Santorini Saturation Challenge Tops Mayor’s Agenda

Santorini Mayor Nikos Zorzos spoke of the massive implications of overtourism and lack of government direction during the IMIC 2017 conference recently held on the island.

Cultural Venues Boosting Athens Tourism, Image Still Needs Polishing

A study focusing on Athens and how it has managed to build up a healthy tourism dynamic was presented on the first day of the IMIC 2017 conference on Santorini.

Santorini IMIC 2017 Opens Dialogue Between Academia & Tourism Stakeholders

Tourism as a field of study, the challenges, solutions and trends, as seen through the eyes of academics, is the focus of a three-day meeting on Santorini.

IMIC 2017

IMIC 2017 under the title "Tourism: Trends, Prospects and Implications for Enterprises and Destinations", will be held on 19-21 October on Santorini island.

IMIC 2017 Conference to Explore Greece’s Tourism Prospects

The latest trends in the tourism industry will be on the focus of the IMIC 2017 International Conference to be held October 19-21 on Santorini in Greece.

Rhodes Hosts Environmental, Science and Technology Conference ‘CEST2017’

Rhodes from August 31 to September 2 will host the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017).

Dimitrios Buhalis Elected Vice Chairman of UNWTO Affiliate Members

Professor Dimitrios Buhalis has been elected as one of the Vice Chairmen of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Members.

Greek Universities, Paris I–Panthéon Sorbonne Offer Master’s in Tourism

A Master's degree program in sustainable tourism development has been launched by the Harokopio and Aegean Universities and the Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne University.

Lesvos Island Still Struggling to Keep Tourism Alive

Lesvos sees overnight stays drop by 40.63%, number of visitors by 42.58%, and tourism-related revenue by 35.18% as refugees continue to flock to the island.

Rhodes to Host Int’l Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences

The island of Rhodes will host the International Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences that will focus on new technologies and the analysis of environmental systems.

Greek Hotel Federation Head Yiannis Retsos Shares Insight with TEI Tourism Graduates

Hellenic Hotel Federation President Yiannis Retsos gave a lecture on "Strategic Hotel Design and Human Resource Management” at the TEI of Athens.

Rhodes to Host Environmental Science & Technology Meet in 2017

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes will host the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST) on August 31 through September 2, 2017 and organizers are calling on interested parties to submit papers.

Greek Islands Seek to Gain from Santorini’s Cap on Cruise Traffic

Smaller and less popular Greek islands are looking to tap into cruise traffic turned away from Santorini, following a decision by the island’s authorities last week to implement a system controlling the number of visiting cruise passengers.
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