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PM, Crete Governor Highlight Island’s Potential for Growth

The completion of the so-called north road axis, the airport at Kastelli and peripheral roadway networks are the top priorities for authorities on Crete.

Attica Region Promoted as Meetings and Events Destination

A group of tourism professionals from the UK, specializing in congress tourism, recently visited Attica to explore its potential as a MICE destination.

South Aegean Region Laying Out Plans for Rhodes Cruise Tourism

The South Aegean Region and Rhodes authorities are seeking ways to boost cruise tourism to the island under the EU’s SIROCCO research program.

Ancient Temple of Artemis Discovered on Evia Island

After more than a century of research, the ruins of the ancient Temple of Artemis were recently discovered near the town of Amarynthos on Evia.

New Campaign Spreads the Word About Thomson-to-TUI Rebranding

A wide-scale campaign has kicked with a televised ad aiming to facilitate Thomson’s changeover to TUI, the group announced.

‘Tinos Challenge’ Invites Athletes to Extreme Edition

The 2nd “Tinos Challenge: Extreme Edition”, a major sports tourism event featuring the unique landscape of Tinos, will take place on December 2-3.

Turkish Airlines to Order 40 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Following an agreement with Boeing, Turkish Airlines recently announced its commitment to order 40 "787-9 Dreamliner" aircraft.

Bank of Greece: Tourism Performance on the Rise in July

Greece in July saw a 5.3 percent rise in tourism-related revenue and a 10.2 percent increase in the number of incoming travelers, compared to the same month last year.

Greek Tourism Professionals Urge Fewer Words, More Action Over Oil Spill

Tourism professionals are calling for the quickest possible cleanup of the Saronic Gulf area, which was recently polluted with tons of fuel oil.

Foreigners Boost Greek Property Market in First Half of Year

Foreign buyers spent €220 million on property in Greece in the first half of 2017, boosting capital inflows by 63.4% compared to the same period in 2016.

Greece’s Tourism Video Wins Special Award at Zagreb Tourfilm Festival 2017

The Greek National Tourism Organization’s video “Greece – A 365-day Destination” won a Special Award at the 6th Zagreb Tourfilm Festival.

Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus to Undergo Restoration Works

The Temple of Olympian Zeus, located near the Acropolis in central Athens, will soon undergo restoration works aiming to support its structure.

Nelios Helps Increase Direct Online Bookings of Galaxy Hotel Iraklio

Nelios has entered into a cooperation agreement with Galaxy Hotel Iraklio, aiming to increase the hotel’s online presence and direct sales.

Greece Celebrates ‘European Heritage Days’ with Free Admission to Sites, Museums

On the occasion of the "European Heritage Days" initiative, admission will be free to Greece's archaeological sites and state museums on September 23 and 24.

Athens Bus, Trolley Services to be Disrupted on Thursday

Public transport will be disrupted in Athens on Thursday, September 21, due to a work stoppage by bus and trolley workers.

Greece-Russia Tourism Year Takes Off

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Russian Alternate Culture Minister Alla Manilova recently inaugurated the Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018.

Greece Looking to Tap into Benefits of Sports Tourism

The Culture Ministry's General Secretariat of Sports is seeking ways to create integrated packages for sport and leisure and promote major athletic events.

Athens Airport Gets 20-year Concession Extension

Athens International Airport’s concession to run the country’s largest airport for the next 20 years has received the green light.

Fam Trips, Foreign Productions Promoting Aegean Isles

Foreign show productions and fam trips for bloggers, journalists and tour operators are keeping the Aegean islands in the spotlight.

ANEK Lines Hosts Photo Exhibition of Greek Instagrammers

A group exhibition titled #my_greece, featuring 270 photographs of Greek Instagrammers, recently opened on board ANEK Lines’ “Eleftherios Venizelos” ferry.