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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...

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.

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.

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...

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.

PPP in Tourism to Boost Growth, Create Jobs in Europe

Public and private tourism players have joined forces for the first time and are calling on the European Union to do more for the growth of the sector through the “Tourism for Growth and Jobs Manifesto”.

Grace Foundation Announces Donation to SOS Children’s Villages

The Grace Foundation, the charitable foundation of Grace Hotels, through its "Give with Grace" initiative, has made its first donation under its partnership with SOS Children’s Villages, its designated charity.

SNF Announces $37 Million in Grants for Arts and Culture, Education, Health and Sports, Social Welfare

The Board of Directors of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation has authorized 111 new grants totaling $37.65 million (33.29 million euros) to support non-profit organizations for programs in arts and culture, education, health and sports and social welfare.

WWF Greece: #SaveGreekNature Now!

Greece’s natural beauty, its rivers, mountains and seas, are at the center of a crowdfunding for nature campaign organized by WWF Greece titled #SaveGreekNature.

‘Dodeka’ Action Plan to Establish Greece as All-year Tourism Choice

In efforts to make Greece an year-round tourist destination, the Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announces the launch of “Dodeka”.

EU Backs Greek island, Cyprus Entrepreneurship with Funds

The EU approved last week funding amounting to 54 million euros via its Interreg V-A “Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020” program to assist nine border regions in Greece, and all of Cyprus, towards further developing their local economies with measures that will create jobs, improve...

Mission Accomplished for Creta Maris Green Team

Striving to raise environmental awareness and encourage locals and visitors to protect Crete’s diverse natural resources, the Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, added one more “green” activity to a series of ongoing efforts.

Germany’s Die Zeit Invites Readers to ‘Say Greeeeeece!’

German newspaper Die Zeit has launched a campaign in support of Greece and is urging readers to visit the country this summer and to share their impressions, photos and videos.

Innovative ‘Open Data’ #transport Applications Take Center Stage in Athens Hackathon Event

Twenty-five groups consisting of 130 developers took part in the Greek capital’s first Hackathon #transport event and focused on the design and development of applications through open data that promote entrepreneurship and improve services for the public.

Grace Hotels Supports SOS Children’s Villages Through ‘Give with Grace’ Charitable Initiative

Grace Hotels has launched its ‘Give with Grace’ initiative, which will support the international organisation SOS Children’s Villages and form part of the charitable activities of the group’s Grace Foundation.

Ultra-low-cost Pricing Initiative for Greeks: Up to 10 Euros Airfare for Domestic Travel

Greeks are expected to have access to airline tickets costing up to 10 euros for domestic travel this month, according to an announcement made by Athens International Airport on Thursday.

Airlines Participating in ‘Low-cost Travel for Greeks’ Initiative

Athens International Airport has called on to a number of airlines to participate in an initiative and offer a total of 15,000 one-way, low cost tickets (priced 0-10 euros) to Greek passengers for travel to Greek destinations in July.