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Athens Mayor Expresses Faith in EU-wide City Cooperation

Athens Mayor Giorgos Broulias joined other European city mayors during a summit in London and discussed the potential of an EU-wide cooperation.

Antetokounmpo Most Valuable Player (Person) for Greece 

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been honored with the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the 2018-19 season.

Astir Odysseus Kos Resort Celebrates a Decade of Hospitality

The Astir Odysseus Kos Resort & Spa celebrated a decade of operations, during which it recorded over 1 million overnight stays of Greek and foreign visitors.

HotelBrain Takes Part in ‘Aspire’s Leaders of Luxury’ Event

HotelBrain presented its business activities at the Aspire's Leaders of Luxury Summit, a significant meeting for UK’s top influencers in luxury travel.

Kalamata Stakeholders Create Greece’s First Gastronomy Cluster

A total of 25 Kalamata professionals representing a range of business interests- including vinegar and wine makers, chefs, restauranteurs and hoteliers - have created Greece's first gastronomy cluster.

BlueFest Crete 2019 Event to Showcase Local Gastronomy and Art

The G & A Mamidakis Foundation in July will hold the 2nd “blueFest Crete 19 | Culture & Beyond”, a two-day festival that aims to promote local gastronomy and art.

Greek Yachting Association Sets Dates for 2020 MEDYS Event

The 7th Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the coastal town of Nafplio, in the Peloponnese, during May 2-6, 2020.

‘5th Santorini Experience’ to Host Real Madrid Coaches in October

The "5th Santorini Experience" event in October will host head coaches from the Real Madrid academies, who will teach football to children between 6-16 years old.

Supercars in Athens for Gumball 3000 Rally

Athens recently welcomed 100 supercars that were participating in the Gumball 3000 Rally, an event that covers a different 3,000 mile route each year to raise money for charitable organizations.

ITB Asia 2019 Sees High Participation of National Tourism Organizations

ITB Asia 2019 has already seen a 24.4 percent increase in exhibition demand from National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) and Regional Tourism Organisations (RTOs) compared to 2018.

UNWTO Announces Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

The 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition, designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform the sports tourism sector in the near future, has launched.

Strong Greek Presence at 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit

Greek companies active in biotechnology, manufacturing, agri-food and digital technology, participated in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held in Washington.

GNTO Promotes Best of Greek Tourism to Target Markets

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) recently highlighted Greece’s thematic tourism options through a number of promotional events to target markets.

Sofitel Athens Airport Hotel to Host Wedding Expo

The Sofitel Athens Airport hotel, near the Greek capital's airport, on June 19 will host a wedding exhibition under the title “Magnifique Weddings”.

Ferrari Club Passione Rossa ‘Drives’ to Greece for 20th Birthday

Passione Rossa, the most popular Ferrari car owners’ club in Italy, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a journey that includes stops in Greece.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Holds Biodiversity Week on Crete

The Creta Maris Beach Resort held its Biodiversity Week event and informed guests about its multi-level initiatives for the protection of the environment.