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Saudi Tourism Sector Worth Over $70 billion in 2019

Saudi Arabia's travel and tourism sector is expected to contribute $70.9 billion in total to the country’s GDP in 2019, according to the WTTC.

Attica Region Invites Arab Travelers to Greece  

Attica Tourism Directorate representatives visited Qatar to present the region’s luxury tourism options, aiming to attract higher spending travelers.

Athens Marathon will Welcome 63,000 Runners in 2019 – Online Registration Opens

Online registration for the Athens Marathon - The Authentic, which as of this year will be a two-day event in the Greek capital, has opened.

6th Mediterranean Yacht Show to Award Talented Greek Chefs

Greece's most talented chefs will be awarded at the "Chef's Competition" gastronomy event to be held in May, during the 6th Mediterranean Yacht Show.

Greece and Poland Strengthen Tourism, Diplomatic Relations

Celebrating 100 years of diplomatic relations with Poland, Greece was the honored country in the Polish Industrial Heritage and Underground Tourism Fair.

Greece’s First ‘IRONMAN 70.3’ Deemed a Complete Success

Greece’s first IRONMAN 70.3 event was deemed a complete success, as it attracted more than 4,500 athletes, team members, volunteers and sports lovers from all over the world to Costa Navarino in Messinia.

German Tour Operators Discover Athens and Attica

Some 40 German travel agents and tour operators were recently in Greece and had the chance to experience authentic Athens and the entire Attica region.

Kos to Host ‘UCI Gran Fondo 2019’ Cycling Race

The island of Kos, during April 19-21, will host the UCI Kos Gran Fondo 2019, a cycling race to be held with the participation of athletes from all over the world.

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Shows Visitors the ‘Colors of Greece’

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in the heart of Athens, is currently hosting an exhibition of Greek artist Evgnomonas Dialetis titled "Colors of Greece".

Record Number of Thessaloniki’s Hotels Join ‘Thessbrunch’ Spring Events

“Thessbrunch”, the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, returns this spring with innovative culinary suggestions and a record number of the city's hotels taking part.

Over 9m European Tourists Expected in Egypt by 2022

Arrivals from Europe to Egypt are expected to increase to 9.1 million tourists in 2022, according to data published ahead of the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2019.

Amorgos’ ‘Yperia 2019’ Convention to Focus on Culture, Sustainable Tourism

Issues related to tourism, culture and the environment will be discussed during the 17th Amorgos Convention of Culture & Tourism - “Yperia 2019” in October.

Greece’s MasterChef Cooks at Sea on ‘Cosmos’ Vessel

Greece’s TV show MasterChef recently held its cooking challenges at sea, on the ultra-modern “Cosmos” vessel of Evermore Cruises.

Athens Marathon Becomes Two-day Event, Increases Entries

The Athens Marathon event, to be held in November, will be extended to two days in order to meet the increasing demand for additional entries.

WTTC Global Summit Gets Glimpse of Greek Tourism Actions Ahead

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented Greece’s tourism sector goals during the WTTC Global Summit held recently in Seville, Spain.

Greek Basketball Legend Nick Galis to Attend 7th Navarino Challenge

Greek basketball legend Nick Galis will be the honored guest of the 7th Navarino Challenge, which will take place at Costa Navarino during October 11-13.