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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.

KLM Passengers Explore Meal Options with Online Service

KLM is now providing detailed information on the dining options available on intercontinental flights through an online service.

Santo Maris Oia Holds Coastal Cleanup Operation on Santorini

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa recently held a major cleanup operation at Santorini's harbor and on the beach of Baxedes in Oia.

TripAdvisor: Acropolis Museum Among Best in the World for 2017

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is among the top in the world, ranking 8th on the list of the 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards for Museums by TripAdvisor.

UNWTO: Greece Tourism Hits Gold in July

Greece has taken the lead over its rival Spain in terms of tourism performance in the first half of the year, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO).

Greek Culture Minister Denies ‘London Times’ Parthenon Marbles Story

Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou has denied a London Times report that Greece is taking legal action to win back the Parthenon Marbles.

Piraeus Mayor to File Lawsuit Over Oil Spill Damage

Piraeus Mayor Yannis Moralis said the municipality will take legal action against all parties responsible for the oil spill off the coast of Salamina.

Rotterdam Officials Assess Oil Spill Damage on Saronic Gulf

A team of city officials and experts from Rotterdam recently arrived in Athens to assess the damage caused by the oil spill in the Saronic Gulf.

Greece’s Archaeological Sites, Museums Change Operating Hours

Greece’s archaeological sites and state museums, operating on extended hours, have changed their schedule in order to close by sunset.

Zominthos Excavation on Crete Reveals New Minoan Finds

The latest excavations at the site of Zominthos on Crete’s Mount Psiloritis have brought to light two new entrances and a staircase in the Minoan-era palace.

Costa Navarino Hosts ‘Democracy and Film’ Weekend by The New York Times

Costa Navarino recently hosted the “Democracy and Film” Weekend within the framework of The New York Times’ 5th Athens Democracy Forum.

Tourist Flows Still Strong in September for Greece

Summer is still on in Greece this September with hotels fully booked, flights on the rise and cruise travel marking its best month of the year this far.

Forestry Dept, Archaeology Council Still Keeping Hellinikon Project on Hold

Set to bring billions of euros into state coffers and create over 70,000 jobs, the Hellinikon project along the up-and-coming Athenian Riviera is still on hold.

Hotels, Offices Keeping Greece Real Estate Market Afloat

The Greek property market is barely staying afloat with rents showing minor increases and buyers eyeing offices and hotels.

Crete Hotels Give Senior Travelers Fall, Winter Discounts

Aiming to boost year-round tourism, hotels on Crete are launching a discount holiday pilot program for senior travelers this fall and winter.