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Negative Workers’ Vote Leads Alitalia to Bankruptcy Proceedings

Alitalia is set to launch bankruptcy proceedings after employees voted against job and salary cuts, which were part of a rescue scheme to salvage the airline.

Samos Ancient Wonder Eupalinos Tunnel Reopens to Public

The 6th century BC Eupalinos Tunnel, located at the Pythagoreion archaeological site on the Aegean island of Samos, re-opened to the public following restoration works.

TEI of Athens and China’s Zhengzhou University to Cooperate in Tourism Studies

The Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens will launch a Master's degree program in hospitality and tourism for Chinese students studying in Greece.

Consortium Awarded Thessaloniki Port Authority After Improved Bid

A consortium of three companies has been awarded a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, after making an improved bid of €231.92 million.

Greece Aims to Attract Chinese Tourists with Easy Visas, More Flights

Greek authorities are seeking to make the visa process easier for Chinese nationals and to boost Greece-China connectivity to bring in more visitors.

No Ferries in Greece on May 1 Due to Strike

All passenger ferries will remain docked across Greece on Monday, May 1, as ferry workers will go on a 24-hour strike to mark May Day.
Posted On 24 Apr 2017

Athens Declaration on the Establishment of the Ancient Civilizations Forum

The foreign ministers of Greece, China, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Peru and Bolivia have signed the Athens Declaration on the establishment of the Ancient Civilizations Forum (ACForum).
Posted On 24 Apr 2017

Halkidiki Welcomes New 5-star Hotels and More

The northern Greece region of Halkidiki has attracted investors who have placed over 300 million euros in hospitality projects over the last five years.

Greece Aims to Attract More American Tourists

Greece is aiming to attract a steadily growing number of American visitors, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura informed US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt.
Posted On 22 Apr 2017

TAIPED Seeking Financial Advisors for Sale of 30% Stake in Athens Airport

Greek state privatization fund TAIPED is seeking for financial advisors to provide advisory services for the sale of its 30 percent stake in Athens Airport.
Posted On 21 Apr 2017

EU, Regional Funds to Go Towards Further Amphipolis Site Works

A total of 2.5 million euros has been allocated for excavation and restoration works at the ancient Amphipolis site in northern Greece.

Celestyal Welcomes First Group of Chinese Tourists to Cruise the Aegean

Celestyal Cruises recently welcomed the first group of 250 tourists from the People’s Republic of China on board the "Celestyal Olympia" ship to sail the Aegean.

New Thessaloniki Museum Body ‘MOMus’ Takes First Steps

MOMus, the new Thessaloniki Museum Body, will function as an umbrella organization that will feature unique collections, diverse art series and photo exhibits of Greek and international artists.

Alitalia to Launch First Ever Direct Flights to the Maldives

Alitalia will launch its first ever scheduled direct flights between Italy and the Maldives on October 31 to meet the increasing demand of the winter season.

Three Months for Greek Tourism Businesses to Install POS Devices

Hotels, travel agencies and car hire businesses across Greece, have three months time to install POS (point-of-sale) devices enabling customers to pay by credit card or face penalties.
Posted On 20 Apr 2017

Theresa May Manifesto to Jeopardize EU Nationals’ Free UK Travel

Seeking a stronger mandate to negotiate Britain’s departure from the European Union, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced snap elections for June 8.
Posted On 20 Apr 2017

Greek Islet Fleves Up for Grabs, Two Expressions of Interest

Two investors - an Abu Dhabi-based entity and a Greek group - have expressed interest in the island of Fleves in the Saronic Gulf, off Vouliagmeni Bay.

Crete’s Kastelli Airport Project Moves to Next Stage

An infrastructure consortium made up of GMR Airports Limited and GEK Terna placed a bid at 480 million euros for the construction and operation of the new Kastelli airport on Crete.

Property Experts See Potential in Greek Hotel Sector

A number of important deals were completed last year in the Greek hotel industry, while more international firms are looking into doing business in the country, according to a report.

Hong Kong Airlines Signs Codeshare Agreement with Asiana

Hong Kong Airlines and Asiana Airlines have entered into a codeshare partnership, offering passengers additional flights between Hong Kong and Seoul.