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China’s Leading MICE Professionals Visit Athens

The City of Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) recently held a fam trip in the Greek capital for 15 Chinese MICE professionals.

Navarino Challenge 2019 Holds ‘Love Auction‘ for a Good Cause

The Navarino Challenge 2019 sports tourism event is holding an online “Love Auction” for a good cause with the contribution of popular international athletes.

Xenia 2019 Hospitality Expo Attracts 32,000 Visitors

The Xenia 2019 hospitality trade show in Athens this year attracted 32,000 visitors from all sectors of the Greek tourism industry.

Athens’ Stavros Niarchos Park Features New Light Installations for Christmas

The Stavros Niarchos Park in Athens is inviting all to explore four new light installations, which are part of its Christmas decoration.

Tourism Minister Invites American Investors to Bet on Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis invited American entrepreneurs to invest in Greece during this year’s Capital Link Forum held in New York.

Mayor Lights Athens’ Christmas Tree at Syntagma Square

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis on December 10 turned on the lights to city's 17-meter tall Christmas tree at Syntagma Square.

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Greek Tourism Startup Guestflip Wins CapsuleT, Phase 2 Opens on Dec. 12

Greek travel startup GuestFlip won a 10,000-euro award after participating in phase 1 of Capsule T, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator.

Athens’ Achilleas Hotel Holds Official Opening Party

The Achilleas Hotel, located at Syntagma Square in the center of Athens, celebrated its official opening with a party for partners and friends.

‘Asterocosmos’ Park Revives Christmas Spirit in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is ready for Christmas with its "Asterocosmos" amusement park, featuring a five-meter tall Santa Claus and games for all.

‘ITB India’ Ready to Debut in April 2020

The inaugural ITB India travel trade show is on track to take place in Mumbai during April 15-17, 2020.

Theoharis to Discuss Greek Tourism Investment Opportunities in New York

Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis will present the Greek tourism sector's investment opportunities at the 21st Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum in New York.

Greece a Big Part of Swiss Hotelplan’s Summer 2020 Holiday Program

Holiday packages to a number of Greek destinations account for 30 percent of Swiss tour operator Hotelplan's summer 2020 program.

Russian Embassy Honors Grecotel President Nikos Daskalantonakis

The Russian Embassy in Athens honored Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis for contributing to the strong cooperation and friendship between Greece and Russia.

Two Greek Museums Up for ‘EMYA 2020’ Award

Two Greek museums - the Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth and Lefkada's Angelos Sikelianos Museum - have been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) for 2020.

Greece’s ‘TicketSeller’ Shortlisted as Best Newcomer at SESA Startup Competition 2019

Greek online travel agency TicketSeller is among the finalists of the South Europe Startup Awards (SESA) competition in the “Best Newcomer” category for 2019.