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Commission Proposes €61m Funding for Transport Projects in Greece

A number of transport projects in Greece have been recommended to receive €61 million in funding under an EU financial mechanism.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Acropolis Monuments Enter New Phase of Restoration

Monuments at the Acropolis in Athens will undergo a new series of restoration works, funded by the NSRF’s "Competitiveness, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020” program.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Greek Foreign Ministry Condemns Hagia Sophia Muslim Prayer Incident 

Greece is up in arms over a Muslim service attended by government officials at Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, and broadcast on Turkish TV recently.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

‘Mamma Mia!’ Croatia Choice Spurs Greek Tourism Ministry Reaction

Greece's tourism ministry says it has no say in foreign film production decisions with regard to “Mamma Mia, Here we Go Again”. 
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

‘Vitsentzos Kornaros’ Ferry Serving Kythira Out of Order

The "Vitsentzos Kornaros" ship serving the Piraeus-Kythira, Antikythira and Kissamos route will remain in port until June 30 due to mechanical failure.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Named Top Event of the Year

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” recently received four distinctions at the “Event Awards 2017”, including the “Event of the Year” award.

Ryanair Connects Athens to 17 Destinations via Milan and Rome

Ryanair is launching a new air service from Athens to Bergamo Airport, Milan, offering its passengers an expanded route choice to Italy and Spain.

Creta Maris Raises Blue Flag at Kastri Beach

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete recently celebrated the Blue Flag eco-label award it won for 2017 with an official flag-raising event.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Porto Carras Introduces its Wines to Italian Journalists

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki recently hosted a group of Italian wine-expert journalists and gave them the grand tour of its vineyards and winery.

Blue Air Announces Order for Six Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Romanian carrier Blue Air will order six Boeing 737 MAX airplanes and lease a further six 737 MAXs 8 and six Next-Generation 737-800s.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Crete’s Lyttos Beach Hotel Renovates Facilities

The Lyttos Beach Hotel in Hersonissos, Crete, completed extensive renovation works in its rooms, sports facilities and public spaces.

Wyndham Grand Athens is Seeking to Hire Personnel

Wyndham Grand Athens is seeking to hire a talented individual to fill the role of Junior Marketing Assistant.

Greek Hotel Receives First GSTC Sustainability Certificate Worldwide

Rhodes' Melenos Lindos Exclusive Suites has become the first hotel in the world to be awarded the Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) certificate.
Posted On 23 Jun 2017

Greek Tourism Minister Says Sector Scoring High on Growth

The Greek tourism sector is moving full speed ahead with a growth rate of 7 percent, double the international average at 3-4 percent, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

IOBE: Thessaloniki Port Privatization to Bring in €1.6bn in Next Decade

The privatization of the Thessaloniki Port Authority is expected to contribute to GDP growth in Greece by up to 1.6 billion euros by 2026, IOBE think-tank says.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Shipping Ministry Launches Public Consultation to Improve Greek Ports

The Shipping Ministry, in cooperation with the Interior Ministry, has launched a public debate to establish new growth dynamics in Greek ports.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Tinos the Aegean Muse: Island’s New Plan for Tourism

The Cycladic island of Tinos is aiming to expand to new markets and promote both its tourism offerings as well as its local products with the launch of its latest tourism action plan.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

‘Patmos Revelation’: Greek Sacred Island Gets Ready for First Sports Tourism Event!

In less than two weeks runners and swimmers will gather on Patmos in Greece to participate in the sacred island's first sports tourism event “Patmos Revelation”!
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Santorini and Sifnos to Host American Journalists and Bloggers

Santorini and Sifnos will host a group of American journalists and bloggers, upon the initiative of the South Aegean Region and the GNTO New York & Canada.

Greece’s Lampsa Teams Up with AccorHotels for Mercure Belgrade Excelsior

Athens-based hotels group Lampsa SA is teaming up with Orbis Hotel Group - AccorHotels for the opening in Serbia of Mercure Belgrade Excelsior in September, the company announced this week.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017