Gloria Guevara, president, WTTC said, “The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and its members praise the Greek government for its tremendous efforts and strategic steps taken to restart international travel from May 14. This clear roadmap to recovery could reopen the door to a bumper summer of travel for sun-starved holidaymakers looking to get away to Greece and provide a significant boost to the country's economy.”
Elounda Beach Hotel & Villas, one of Europe’s Leading Luxury Villa Resort, had re-opened its doors for the summer season on July 03.
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has resumed its direct Athens and Cairo flights with scheduled operations having started July 01.
Climbing to its highest ranking ever at the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) Annual Report 2019, Athens ranked as the 17th top destination worldwide for association meetings, moving up seven positions from its 24th position in 2018.
The Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) paid a high-level visit to Greece to meet with the prime minister and minister of tourism and offer the United Nations’ specialised agency’s support as the country works to grow and diversify its tourism sector.
Cyprus Airways has officially signed an interline agreement with the Greek-based carrier, Sky Express.
This year Hilton celebrates its 100th anniversary. Over the last century, Hilton has grown from a single hotel in Cisco, Texas, to nearly 5,500 hotels and 14 brands in 106 countries. This leading hospitality brand has hosted more than 3 billion guests since 1919.
Greece’s Ministry of Tourism has made attracting overseas television and film productions a priority to showcase the country’s tourism product around the world.
Social research by UK holiday company, TUI, has revealed the most popular destination hashtags used on Instagram this summer.