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Qatar Airways Travelers Love Destination Greece, Says Country Manager

Greece continues to be one of the most popular destinations in the Qatar Airways network, according to the airline's Country Manager for Greece & Cyprus, Theresa Cissell.

Novotel Athens GM Tours ‘Energy Observer’ Hydrogen Vessel in Flisvos, Athens

Novotel Athens General Manager Evripidis Tzikas toured the Energy Observer, the world’s first vessel powered by hydrogen, which recently arrived at the Flisvos marina in Athens.

Greece Sees Rise in Bookings from China for 2018

The demand of the Chinese market for holidays in Greece remains high since the beginning of the year, recording an increase of some 30 percent in bookings.

‘Santorini Experience’: Special Accommodation Packages by Hospitality Sponsors

The hospitality sponsors of the fourth "Santorini Experience", a leading sports tourism event in Greece, are offering special accommodation prices to participants for stay on Santorini for the October 5-7 period.

China’s Hainan Airlines Celebrates 25th Anniversary at Athens Event

Hainan Airlines, a leading Chinese carrier, recently celebrated 25 years of service during an event that took place in Athens.

Kos: Hippocrates Birthplace to Host KEDE Int’l Health Tourism Conference

The Greek island of Kos, the birthplace of Hippocrates, Father of Medicine, will host the 2nd International Conference on Health Tourism, organized by the Central Union of Municipalities of Greece (KEDE).

Greece Investment Options Top NY Roadshow Agenda

Greece's investment opportunities are at the center of attention in New York this week during the Greek Investment Roadshow running through to June 22.

World’s First Hydrogen Vessel ‘Energy Observer’ Arrives in Athens

Energy Observer, the world's first vessel powered by hydrogen and renewables, has arrived in Athens, the 20th stopover of its global tour.

EuGMS 2020: Greece to Host 16th European Geriatric Medicine Congress

Greece will host the European Geriatric Medicine Society's (EuGMS) 16th International Congress in 2020 in Athens after competing for the event with Sweden and Israel last year.

‘Cultural Routes’ 2020 Forum a Huge Success for Chania, Kountoura Says

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with sector professionals in the city of Chania, which in 2020 will host the 10th “Cultural Routes” advisory forum of the Council of Europe.

Halkidiki Tourist Arrivals on Continuous Upward Trend, Says Minister

During the last three years, tourist arrivals to Halkidiki, northern Greece, have been on a continuous upward trend, according to Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Shipping Professionals Meet Qatari Hospitality at Posidonia 2018

Shipping professionals visiting the Posidonia 2018 exhibition in Athens, had the chance to experience Qatari hospitality at the stand of Qatar Airways.

The Acropolis Museum to Celebrate 9th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on Wednesday, June 20, will celebrate its ninth anniversary with guided tours and cultural events.

Moscow Gets Ready to Host ‘MeetingPlanners Russia 2018’ MICE B2B Event

Dozens of hosted buyers and MICE solution providers from Russia, CIS and Asian countries will participate in the MeetingPlanners Russia 2018 set to take place in September.

ITB Asia: Record Number of New Exhibitors for 11th Show in Singapore

ITB Asia, ‘Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show’ is already exceeding expectations, recording a 20.8 percent increase in new exhibitors signing up for the 2018 show, versus the same period last year.

‘World Tourism Day 2018’ to Focus on Tourism and Technology

This year’s World Tourism Day, held on September 27, will focus on tourism and the digital transformation, according to the UNWTO.