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A Journey To Athens Of 1961

British Pathé, the world's leading multimedia resource, has released a newsreel documenting Athens of 1961 and takes us all on a journey back in time.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

All Accommodation On Hydra, Greece, Now Categorized By Star Rating System

All hotels and lodges on Hydra have entered the internationally recognized star classification system, according to an announcement by the island's hotel association.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

25% Of Hotel Bookings In Europe Are Made Via Internet Intermediaries

Twenty-five percent of total overnights in hotels in Europe are made via Internet intermediaries mainly through on line tour agents and global distribution systems (GDS), according to a recent study carried out by HOTREC, the Confederation of Hotels, Restaurants & Cafes in the...
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

What Nationalities Are Visiting Thessaloniki? – Top 10 List

"Thessaloniki remains one of the most popular international destinations for the second consecutive year as it managed once more to win over more visitors," the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said recently.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

The BBC Goes To Monemvasia, Greece

Monemvasia's cuisine will star in an upcoming TV show on the BBC that explores different cuisines around the world and is presented by English chef Rick Stein.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

Museum Of Laskarina Bouboulina Open 7 Days A Week For Visitors On Spetses

Bouboulina’s Museum on Spetses, Greece, will operate every day to as late as 8:30 pm during the peak summer months due to high visitation, according to the museum's management.

Louis Cruises Hosts Virtuoso Greek Bouzouki Legend Thanasis Polykandriotis

Thanasis Polykandriotis, one of the best bouzouki players worldwide, will promote the history of Greek music to passengers onboard the Louis Olympia and Louis Cristal, cruiseships of Louis Cruises.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

ANEK Lines To Hold Floating Summer Art Shows For Children In Need

ANEK Lines is aiming for "more colors for more smiles for the children" this summer through its cooperation with the Hatzikonsta Foundation and the team of volunteers Painters in Action.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

Emirates Innovates With Inflight Entertainment For The Visually Impaired

Emirates has become the first airline to introduce Audio Description on movies for visually impaired passengers on its inflight entertainment system, ice Digital Widescreen.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

Air Transat Νamed Best North American Leisure Airline For Third Consecutive Year

Air Transat was named Best North American Leisure Airline and ranked second in the world’s best leisure airlines at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards held recently during the Farnborough International Airshow 2014 held in the UK.
Posted On 31 Jul 2014

Greece’s Tourism Schools On Crete, Rhodes To Be Upgraded

The Greek ministries of Tourism and Education will work together to upgrade the country's Schools of Higher Tourism Education on Crete and Rhodes, an announcement said on 30 July.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

Thessaloniki, Greece: Hotel Overnights Increase, But Not Room Rates

Overnight stays in Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, recorded a 15.68 percent increase during the first half of 2014 compared to last year, the Thessaloniki Hotels Association said on 30 July.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

US News: Santorini Is The #1 Honeymoon Destination In The World, Crete Is 5th Best

Santorini was ranked the best honeymoon destination in the world by the editors of US News.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

New Proposals For Greek Coastline Submitted

Legislation included in a multi-bill submitted to Parliament by the government on 29 July seeks to clearly mark out Greece’s coastline.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

Six Bidders Announced For 15-Year Lease Of Vouliagmeni Beach In Athens

The Public Properties Company (ETAD) has announced the six companies that made bids to lease Vouliagmeni Beach in southern Athens.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

Vaulted Mycenaean Tomb Discovered In Amfissa, Central Greece

A Mycenaean vaulted tomb has been discovered near Amfissa, central Greece, during an excavation project. The tomb has not been looted and the offerings found date its use from the 14th until the end of the 12th centuries BC.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

Greek State Privatization Fund Announces Investors For Afandou Properties On Rhodes

The Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (TAIPED) recently announced the highest bidders of the tender for the utilization of two properties in Afandou on Rhodes, Greece.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

The Zafiro Experience: A New & Traditional Greek Tour Launches In Athens

A new and interactive experience that includes Greek hospitality, authentic Mediterranean cuisine, bread-making, the ancient art of weaving and the traditional Greek folk custom of plate smashing, awaits visitors in the verdant Attiko Alsos park in Athens.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

Greek Travel Agency Cosmorama Expands To Thessaloniki

Athens-based travel agency Cosmorama recently opened a new branch in Thessaloniki aiming to better service the traveling public of Northern Greece.
Posted On 30 Jul 2014

World Travel Awards Arrives In Athens, Greece, Ahead Of Europe Gala Ceremony 2014

World Travel Awards (WTA) has arrived at Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in Athens, Greece, to complete final preparations ahead of the Europe Gala Ceremony 2014 to be held on 2 August.
Posted On 29 Jul 2014