The Olympic Flame was handed over to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro delegation on Wednesday, 100 days before the opening of the Olympic Games, at a ceremony at the Panathenian Stadium in Athens, in the presence of 30,000 spectators.
The tedious visa regime and seemingly short-staffed consulate offices in Russia are negatively affecting Russian bookings to Greece with local tour operators requesting travelers book two weeks in advance.
The culture ministry and Rhodes authorities are at loggerheads over a decision by the former to initially declare the area of Afantou as an archaeological site despite official plans to create a golf course there and then to release a statement saying the investment can proceed...
The Cycladic isles of Syros and Mykonos as well as the island of Kythera are among the leading destinations Greeks will travel to this weekend for Orthodox Easter, online booking agent Travelplanet24 recently revealed.
Athens International Airport (AIA) was once again the winner in the 4–20 million passengers category of the Routes Europe edition of the Routes 2016 Marketing Awards which were announced recently at ICE Kraków in Poland.
Aiming to reach out to new markets in efforts to bring in tourism and boost revenue, Greek enterprises and destinations participated in the recently held 15th Azerbaijan International Travel and Tourism Fair (Aitf) held in Baku.