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GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Athens to Host Workshops for ‘Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders’

Athens in July will host the "Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders" workshops, which are organized by Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, a member of the Swiss Education Group.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.

Xanthi Ready to Host Conference on Alternative Tourism and Sustainability

The Greek city of Xanthi will host the American Farm School's 1st International Business Conference focused on the interconnection of alternative tourism and sustainability.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

Hilton Athens Celebrates Brand’s 100 Years of Hospitality

The Hilton Athens in the Greek capital recently celebrated the milestone 100th anniversary of Hilton, the global hotel chain.

Folegandros Ready to Host ‘Sunset Trail’ Running Event

The Greek island of Folegandros on June 22 will host the “Folegandros Sunset Trail”, a running race that is part of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2019 sports tourism event. Golden Star Ferries is offering a 30 percent discount on tickets to/from Folegandros, for athletes taking part in...

Athens to Welcome B&E Goulandris New Modern Art Museum in October

The new modern art museum of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation will open its doors on October 1 in Pagrati, Athens.

Top SUP Athletes to Participate in 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup Event

Top SUP athletes from all over the world will gather on the Greek island of Corfu to participate in the 3rd Corfu Emerald Cup 2019, taking place June 15-16.

CLIA Europe Says Locals and Travelers Must Both Benefit from Cruise Travel

The sustainable development of cruise destinations will benefit both cruise passengers and host communities, according to CLIA Europe.

Greek Maritime Golf Event at Costa Navarino June 8-9

The “Greek Maritime Golf Event” returns to Costa Navarino for the fifth year, during June 8-9, with a program full of many surprises for the Greek and global shipping industry.

Athens’ Megaron Welcomes Summer with Live Music in its Garden

The Athens “Megaron” Concert Hall has announced its schedule of live music nights, to take place in its garden during June and July.

Flexibility and Upgrades Key to Fortifying Greece’s Cruise Travel Industry

Tapping into innovation is key to establishing Greece as a top cruise destination, according to Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos.

Cruise Lines Call for Improved Infrastructure in East Med

Greece is among the destinations in the East Med that are in need of improved infrastructure to serve and cater to cruise ships, according to sector experts.

Costa Navarino Sets Dates for 2020 Messinia Pro-Am Golf Event

Costa Navarino, located in the Peloponnese, is preparing to host the fourth edition of the Messinia Pro-Am international golf tournament during February 19-22, 2020.

Rhodes Travels Back in Time with Medieval Rose Festival

A magical journey back in time kicks off this weekend on Rhodes, where the exciting sights and sounds of the Middle Ages come to life in the Medieval City.