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SETE Chief Says 2016 ‘Last-minute’ Year for Greek Tourism

SETE President Andreas Andreadis' outlook for Greek tourism in 2016 is reluctantly optimistic, as he described it as a “last minute year” due to the inconsistency of bookings and said that the positive outcome is more due to the geopolitical events in the region rather than...
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Athens Metro, Electric Train and Tram Employees Announce Work Stoppages

Work stoppages on the metro, the Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway (ISAP) and the tram network in Athens are scheduled to take place for the next two weeks, from Monday, June 6, until Friday, June 17.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Ancient Greek City Philippi Vies for Spot on UNESCO World Heritage List

The ancient Greek city of Philippi is vying for a spot on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, which will be drawn up and presented during the 40th session of the Committee at the Istanbul Congress Center in Turkey on July 10-20.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Underwater ‘Lost City’ Ruins Near Zakynthos Prove to be Geological Formations

The remains of what was thought to be a lost Greek city found near the Ionian island of Zakynthos are instead a natural phenomenon, the University of East Anglia has announced.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

‘Closer to Greece’: AEGEAN Shines Spotlight on Chios in June

AEGEAN's "Closer to Greece" initiative this month is dedicated to the island of Chios. The "star destination" will be introduced to all domestic and international passengers.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Athens Airport: Six-month Paid Training Positions Available for 100 Young People

Athens International Airport (AIA) has announced the launch of the "Airport Praxis 2", a training programme that will offer 100 young people, between the ages of 19 to 29, the opportunity to work at the airport for a period up to six months.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Influential Journalists, Bloggers are Visiting the South Aegean Islands (and will tell us all about it)

The islands of the South Aegean are expected to take social media and news websites by storm this summer.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Air France-KLM Teams Up with Argo Travel Group at Posidonia 2016

The Air France - KLM Group and the Argo Travel Group will present their products at this year’s Posidonia 2016 shipping exhibition to open on June 6 and run through to June 10 at the Metropolitan Expo Center in Athens.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Aldemar Resorts Celebrates TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Awards

Aldemar Hotels and Resorts has received the 2016 Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence for three of its hotels namely - Royal Mare Thalasso Resort, Knossos Royal and Cretan Village.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Lufthansa is the ‘Official Airline’ for Posidonia 2016 Shipping Exhibition

Lufthansa is the official airline for Posidonia 2016, the world’s most prestigious maritime event, which will be held June 6-10 at the Athens Metropolitan Expo.
Posted On 03 Jun 2016

Pioneering Greeks – Need a Stylish Towel for the Summer? Try ‘Sun of a Beach’

This week the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces "Sun of a Beach", a brand created by designers Melina Pispa and Ellie Rountou, which is the essence of summer: hot, fresh and fun.