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Sky is the Limit for Greek Hospitality Management Company SWOT

George Constantinidis, the CEO of SWOT, talks to GTP on the company's efforts to boost the sales and revenue of its hotel partners.

Thessaloniki Aiming to Become Sports Tourism Destination Through Marathon Events

Thessaloniki's marathons are gaining acclaim every year and organizers are aiming to place the city on the map of international sports tourism destinations.

Athens Promoted as City Break Destination at WTM 2017

Athens was promoted as a city break destination by the City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB), during the WTM London 2017 expo.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers See UK Interest Rising at WTM 2017

Thessaloniki is winning over British travelers as a city break destination due to its diverse offerings, according to the Thessaloniki Hotels Association.

Air Malta to Offer Direct Services to Casablanca, Venice, St Petersburg

Air Malta in summer 2018 will launch new direct services to the destinations of Casablanca, Venice and St Petersburg.

UK Bookings to Greece Show Improvement, SETE Chief Says

Bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece are showing an improvement so far, according to SETE President Yiannis Retsos.

UNWTO/WTM: Tourism Protests are a ‘Wake-up Call’ for Destinations

The tourism industry must act now to tackle overtourism, UNWTO Secretary General Taleb Rifai underlined while speaking at the WTM London 2017.

UNWTO: International Tourism on Track for a Record Year

Destinations worldwide welcomed 901 million tourist arrivals during the first eight months of 2017, some 56 million more than in the same period of 2016.

Greece’s Popularity Soars at WTM London 2017

Greece’s tourism has seen a bumper year in 2017 and the prospects for 2018 are even more positive, according to an annual survey released at WTM London.

2017 is a ‘Spectacular Year’ for Greece, Kountoura Says at WTM London

International arrivals to Greece are estimated to exceed 30 million by the end of the year, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during WTM London 2017.

SETE Chief: First Signs for Greek Tourism in 2018 are Positive

The first signs for Greek tourism in 2018 seem to be positive, SETE President Yiannis Retsos said on the opening day of the WTM London 2017.

Brexit: A ‘No-deal’ Outcome is Worst-case Scenario for Travel

Fears about the impact of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on the travel trade dominated debates during the first day of the World Travel Market (WTM) 2017 in London.

Joanna Lumley Applauds Greece at WTM London 2017

Acclaimed author and actress Joanna Lumley was a special guest at the Greek press conference held during the WTM London 2017.

The Travel Tech Show @ WTM 2017

The Travel Tech Show at WTM, UK’s largest travel technology event, will be held on 6-8 November at ExCeL London, incorporated in WTM London 2017.

World Travel Market London 2017

WTM London, part of Reed Travel Exhibition’s World Travel Market events, will take place at ExCeL, London on Monday 6 to Wednesday 8 November 2017.

Porto Carras Grand Resort to Attend WTM 2017

Halkidiki-based Porto Carras Grand Resort will be attending the WTM 2017 as a co-exhibitor of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Kountoura to Discuss ‘Overtourism’ at 2017 UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will discuss the challenges of "overtourism" at the UNWTO/WTM Ministers’ Summit at WTM London.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Rena Dourou, Governor of Attica Region

As far as the Region of Attica is concerned, since our taking office we adopted a fact-based approach as to the promotion of Attica.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Christiana Kalogirou, Governor of North Aegean Region

Each island has its own distinctive character, and all of them together compose a unique “Constellation” of travel experiences that invites you to discover it.

Key Tourism Figures 2017: Elena Kountoura, Minister of Tourism

Our modern cities are “open museums,” known for their cultural attractions, their unique entertainment and nightlife, their exceptional food and shopping.