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Pope Francis Visits Lesvos, Discusses Migration Crisis with Greek PM

Pope Francis flew back to Rome on Saturday, April 16, at the end of his 6-hour visit to the Greek Island of Lesvos during which he implored Europe to treat refugees with dignity.
Posted On 16 Apr 2016

Greek Shops to Offer 20% Discount to Tourists from Four ‘Honored Countries’

Starting from 2016, certain Greek shops every year will offer a 20 percent discount to tourists from four "honored countries".
Posted On 13 Apr 2016

Nelios, atenistas Team Up to Create New Inner-city Park at Gazi

City activist group atenistas and digital tourism experts Nelios have pooled their resources to create a new park in central Athens' Gazi area as part of their ongoing efforts to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital.
Posted On 01 Apr 2016

NJV Athens Plaza Participates in Earth Hour 2016

The NJV Athens Plaza in Athens has announced that it will once again participate in Earth Hour, a global event organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF).
Posted On 18 Mar 2016

Angelina Jolie Concludes Visit to Greece, Urges Expansion of Legal Pathways for Vulnerable Refugees

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt concluded her mission to Greece on Thursday meeting volunteers, NGOs and local authorities engaged in emergency response efforts on the island of Lesvos, and speaking with refugee families.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Angelina Jolie Visits Refugees on Lesvos

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to the Greek island of Lesvos on Thursday morning, and visited the Moria reception center.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Earth Hour 2016: Hotel Grande Bretagne, King George Go Dark for a Brighter Future

By spending an hour in the dark this Saturday, March 19, the Grande Bretagne and King George hotels will join millions around the world to send a powerful message about a brighter future for the planet.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Lights Out in Athens Airport for Earth Hour 2016

For the eighth year in a row, Athens International Airport (AIA) joins the WWF’s global initiative "Earth Hour" on Saturday, March 19.
Posted On 17 Mar 2016

Angelina Jolie Pitt Visits Refugees in Athens, Meets with Greek PM

US actress and UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt on Wednesday visited Greece on behalf of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi.
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Hilton Athens Celebrates Earth Hour 2016

Hilton Athens will be marking Earth Hour 2016 from 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm local time on Saturday, March 19.
Posted On 16 Mar 2016

Attica Group Offers Humanitarian Assistance to Refugees in Piraeus, Samos

Attica Group, the parent company of Superfast Ferries and Blue Star Ferries, has delivered quantities of fresh milk, juice and cereal to the refugees that have found temporary shelter at the passenger stations of the port of Piraeus and distributed light meals to the refugees on Samos.
Posted On 04 Mar 2016

Google to ‘Grow Greek Tourism Online’ in 30 Destinations

Google is aiming this year to educate over 30,000 Greek tourism professionals on the sales potential of the Internet through its ambitious Grow Greek Tourism Online initiative.
Posted On 02 Mar 2016
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Pioneering Greeks

Pioneering Greeks Through the exchange of important news on Greek tourism and stories of individuals, gtp.gr and lovegreece.com are communicating Greece’s creative faces, aiming to spread the message that the country knows how to overcome all difficulties. Via this page,...

LoveGreece.com and GTP.gr Join Forces to Showcase the Entrepreneurial Spirit of the Greeks

LoveGreece.com and Greek Travel Pages (GTP) have joined forces to introduce influential Greek entrepreneurs to the world in an aim to promote Greece's productive side. The collaboration foresees a LoveGreece weekly column on the GTP Headlines news site which will include a video...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Fitness and Fun with Active Sundays Across Greece

Put the Sunday blues behind you and join the Active Sundays team in weekly day trips across Greece which promise to get you motivated and keep you content.

Calls for a Nobel Prize to the Greeks for Compassion Soar

An online petition calling for this year’s Nobel Prize to be awarded to the Greeks for their hands-on demonstration of compassion and sacrifice to the thousands of refugees seeking a brighter future through Greece, has garnered more than 303,000 signatures thus far.
Posted On 25 Jan 2016

Give the Greeks a Nobel Prize for Humanity, Vote Now

For the hands-on demonstration of compassion in the ongoing refugee crisis, activist group Avaaz invites you to vote so that the Greek islanders and volunteers be nominated for this year's Nobel Prize in Peace.

Nobel Prize Winners Petition for Greece

International Nobel laureates are calling on European and US authorities to step in and take hands-on initiatives, such as releasing funds for research and education, which will contribute to Greece’s recovery and return to development.
Posted On 23 Dec 2015

World Travel & Tourism Council Launches Online Tool to Help Understand ESG Laws

Stressing that success for the sector relies on the preservation of the environment, cultures and their peoples, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) announced the launch of an online tool that helps companies understand the laws and regulations relating to the reporting of...
Posted On 21 Dec 2015

Salvation Army: Temporary Accommodation and Goods Needed for Refugees Entering Greece

The international movement Salvation Army has reached out to Greek tourism professionals in an effort to secure temporary accommodation for refugees entering Greece on their journey to other European countries.
Posted On 18 Dec 2015