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Cultural Tourism Key to Sustaining Communities, Safeguarding Heritage

A clear and strong link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders is essential, according to the UNWTO and UNESCO.

‘Santorini Experience’ Sports Tourism Event Earns International Distinction

The “Santorini Experience” sports tourism event received a distinction at the Travel & Hospitality Awards, which recognizes accomplishments across the travel industry.

‘Antikythera Shipwreck’ Exhibition in Beijing Extended to February 2019

An exhibition on Greece's Antikythera shipwreck, running at The Palace Museum in Beijing, China, will be extended by two months, after the event received a huge turnout.

ECTAA: European Travel Agents to Meet in Łódź, Poland, for Spring 2019 Meeting

The European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Association (ECTAA) will meet in Łódź, Poland, in June 2019, for its semi-annual meeting.

Athens’ Christmas Tree to Light Up on December 11 at Special Event

Athens is getting ready to welcome the Christmas holidays under the massive Christmas tree on Syntagma Square, set to light up on Tuesday, December 11.

SETE to Support Wine Tourism Initiatives

Integrating wine activities into tourism to create a comprehensive product and bring added value to the overall Greece tourist experience, was the focus of a SETE workshop.

Attica Region Embarks on Tourism Roadshow to The Netherlands, Belgium

The Region of Attica, during December 10-11, will embark on a tourism roadshow in The Netherlands and Belgium to promote the travel options of its destinations.

Lake Vouliagmeni to Host ‘Seven Stars’ 2019 Luxury Awards Event

Vouliagmeni Lake, located on the south coast of Athens, will host the 7th Anniversary of the Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards (SSLHLA).

Pre-bookings by Belgian Travelers for Greece Up in 2019

The number of Belgian holidaymakers booking in advance for Greece is on the rise, according to data released by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

World’s Airports Seek Golden Ratio Between Growth and Sustainability

The golden ratio between growth and sustainability in the operation of airports, was analyzed during the 6th ACES – Athens 2018 Symposium held in the Greek capital.

Lebanon is Honored Country at Athens International Tourism Expo 2018 in Greece

Lebanon's participation as the honored country at the AIT Expo 2018 is expected to mark the start of a new momentum in bilateral tourism relations with Greece.

Collette Tours Selects Mykonos and Santorini to Host 2019 Sales Meeting

The Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini in 2019 will host the annual sales meeting of Collete Tours, one of the largest and oldest tour operators in the United States.

Patakis Travel to Present Land Transport Services at AIT Expo 2018 in Athens

Greek tourism agency Patakis Travel will present its land transportation services at the AIT Expo 2018 in Athens.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Athens’ Grande Bretagne Hotel Gets into the Christmas Spirit

The Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens officially welcomed the holiday season with the lighting of its Christmas tree in its festively decorated lobby area.

South Aegean Region Includes Major Tourism Fairs on 2019 Agenda

The travel and tourism products of the Region of South Aegean will be promoted in a number of major exhibitions in Greece and abroad in 2019.