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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

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

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

Crete Hoteliers Learn More about Sustainability Through Travelife Seminars

Hoteliers on Crete in Greece were recently introduced to Travelife, the internationally recognized sustainability certification scheme for the tourism industry.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Flydubai Teams Up with Amadeus for Loyalty Program

Dubai airliner flydubai has chosen Amadeus as its technology partner for its unique loyalty program “OPEN”.
Posted On 22 Jun 2017

Greece’s Inbound Visitors Grow 3.2% in First Four Months of 2017

The number of inbound visitors to Greece during the January-April 2017 period increased by 3.2 percent, according to the Bank of Greece
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Hotrec: Quality, Variety of Local Cuisine Lands Greece Among Europe’s Top 3 Foodie Destinations

Greece is in the top three European destinations with regards to overall quality and variety of local food and cuisine, according to a Hotrec survey.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

SETE Chief Presents Greek Tourism Strategy to Opposition ND 

Challenges, goals and strategy were the focus of talks between Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos and opposition New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

TILOS Project Wins EU Sustainable Energy, Citizens’ Awards

A renewable energy-based battery station and smart microgrid on the remote island of Tilos has won an EU Sustainable Energy Award and the Citizens' Award via public online vote.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Nat Geo Traveler Russia Gives Dodecanese Islands Thumbs Up

National Geographic Traveler Russia is recommending the Greek islands of Kos, Kalymnos, Nisyros and Patmos for the summer holidays in its June-August issue released this week.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Star Alliance Voted ‘Best Airline Alliance’ at Skytrax 2017 Awards

In its 20th Anniversary year, Star Alliance has claimed the "Best Airline Alliance" title at the Skytrax World Airline Awards for the second year running.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Eurowings Announces Flights to More Greek Destinations in Summer 2017

Eurowings has announced flights to the Greek destinations of Kalamata and Santorini from Vienna as of July 2017.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

ΓΕΠΟΕΤ: Εκπρόθεσμη πλέον η προμήθεια του Ηλεκτρονικά Αναγνώσιμου Σήματος των Τουριστικών Λεωφορείων Δ.Χ.

Η ΓΕΠΟΕΤ καλεί τους ιδιοκτήτες τουριστικών λεωφορείων να προσέλθουν άμεσα στην Ομοσπονδία για την προμήθεια του Ηλεκτρονικά Αναγνώσιμου Σήματος, το οποίο είναι υποχρεωτικό για κάθε τουριστικό λεωφορε...
Posted On 21 Jun 2017