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WTM: Tourist Demand for Halkidiki Robust

Early bookings of UK holidaymakers show that demand for Halkidiki in northern Greece is going strong into 2023.

Grecotel Promotes Cretan Lifestyle and Diet at Experiential Conference

The health benefits of the Cretan lifestyle and diet were highlighted at an experiential conference in Rethymno, attended by over 100 university professors and co-organized by Grecotel.

Kourtis to Show Unique Furniture & Deco for Hotels at Xenia 2022 Hospitality Expo

Kourtis S.A., a leading Greek company in the furniture industry for over 100 years, has announced its participation in the upcoming Xenia 2022 hospitality expo in Athens.

WTM London 2022 Sees Over 35,800 Visitors, Double the Attendance of 2021

An incredible number of travel professionals walked through the doors at the World Travel Market (WTM) expo last week, with over 35,800 people participating.

London’s Famous Red Buses ‘Feature’ Thessaloniki

Londoners are getting a ‘taste’ of Thessaloniki this month thanks to a red bus promo campaign launched by the Greek city’s tourism organization.

Attica Vineyards Take Center Stage for Wine Tourism Day in Greece

Marking World Wine Tourism Day, Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki visited wineries in the Attica region which were open to visitors free of charge.

Greece Aiming for Extension of Direct Flights from Saudi Arabia

The Greek Tourism Ministry is aiming to extend Greece-Saudi Arabia direct flights beyond the summer months, a move that would increase tourist flows between the two countries.

Greek Athlete Charalampos Pitsolis Wins 39th Athens Marathon

Greek runner Charalampos Pitsolis is the winner of the 39th “Athens Marathon, the Authentic”.

WTM: Younger Travellers First to Return After Covid, Should be Seen as an ‘Investment’

Younger travellers were the first to return after Covid and collectively had the most disposable income, according to experts discussing youth tourism at the WTM London expo.

UNESCO to Celebrate 50th World Heritage Convention with Conference in Delphi, Greece

The celebration of the 50th anniversary of UNESCO’s historic World Heritage Convention will take the form of a conference in Delphi, Greece, during November 17-18.

Runners From Across the Globe Unite in Greece for 39th Athens Marathon

Greece welcomes 45,000 runners from 92 countries for this year’s Athens Marathon on Sunday, November 13.

Greece Takes the Crown as Wanderlust Readers’ Most Desirable Country in Europe

Greece was voted as Europe’s ‘Most Desirable Country’ for 2022 by the globe-trotting readers of the UK’s Wanderlust magazine.

Greece’s South Aegean Region Presents ‘Green’ Initiatives at WTM

The South Aegean Region presented its sustainability agenda at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 tourism expo in London.

Avance Car Rental Shows its Best at WTM London 2022

Avance, a car rental company with a presence throughout Greece, presented its services at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2022 travel and tourism exhibition in London.

WTM: Tourism Should Focus on Equal Pay, Gender Equality Training

Equal pay and gender equality training are crucial to ensuring the tourism sector is a fair employment space, according to findings of a UNWTO survey presented at WTM London.

Thessaloniki to Host ECTAA’s Semi-Annual Meeting 2022

Thessaloniki in Northern Greece will be the host destination of the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Associations’ (ECTAA) Semi-Annual Meeting 2022 during November 22-25.