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Greek Tourism Professionals Urge Fewer Words, More Action Over Oil Spill

Tourism professionals are calling for the quickest possible cleanup of the Saronic Gulf area, which was recently polluted with tons of fuel oil.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.