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Economy Minister: Greece to See Signs of Growth, More Investments in 2017

The Greek economy will mark the first signs of growth this year and see an increase in investments, according to Economy and Development Minister Dimitris Papadimitriou.

EU Funds Breathe Life into South Aegean Region

South Aegean Regional Governor Giorgos Hadjimarkos recently underlined the importance of European Union funds for the region.

Greece’s Trade, Tourism Bodies Call for Solution to Garbage Strike

A garbage strike in Greece is coinciding with an expected heat wave as well as with the beginning of the country's tourism season.
Posted On 26 Jun 2017

Costa Navarino Teams Up Again with Chef Chrysanthos Karamolegos

Costa Navarino and award-winning Greek chef Chrysanthos Karamolegos will continue their collaboration this year at the resort’s restaurants Tomata, Kafenio & Deli and Souvlakerie.

Meteora’s Mushroom Museum Honored by TripAdvisor

The Mushroom Museum of Meteora in central Greece, was honored with the 2017 Certificate of Excellence by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Epidavros Unveils its ‘Paths of Culture’

Elliniki Etairia and the Municipality of Epidavros are inaugurating the “Greek Paths of Culture” and are inviting all to a series of festivities at the Epidavros Ancient Theater.

AXSIOS Licensed to Operate Green Destinations Certification Program in Greece

UK-based company AXSIOS will operate the Green Destinations Certification and Awards program in Greece, Serbia, Turkey and Israel.

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

‘Athens Marathon. The Authentic’ Named Top Event of the Year

“Athens Marathon. The Authentic” recently received four distinctions at the “Event Awards 2017”, including the “Event of the Year” award.

Porto Carras Introduces its Wines to Italian Journalists

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki recently hosted a group of Italian wine-expert journalists and gave them the grand tour of its vineyards and winery.

Crete’s Lyttos Beach Hotel Renovates Facilities

The Lyttos Beach Hotel in Hersonissos, Crete, completed extensive renovation works in its rooms, sports facilities and public spaces.

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

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

Santorini and Sifnos to Host American Journalists and Bloggers

Santorini and Sifnos will host a group of American journalists and bloggers, upon the initiative of the South Aegean Region and the GNTO New York & Canada.

‘Secret Legend Suites’ Opens in Oia, Santorini

The “Secret Legend Suites”, a member of the Secret Hotels Group, recently opened its doors in Oia on the island of Santorini and is welcoming guests for the summer season.

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

Celestyal Cruises, ThinkBiz Hold 3rd ‘CruiseInn’ Competition

Celestyal Cruises and ThinkBiz are organizing the “CruiseInn” entrepreneurship competition, which will focus on tourism, gastronomy and the maritime industry.

Crete Unveils its History, Culture, Gastronomy to Japanese Media

Crete's local authorities and Enterprise Greece organized a familiarization trip for Japanese journalists, aiming to promote the island's culture and gastronomy.

University of Piraeus Opens Department of Tourism Studies

The University of Piraeus announced the establishment of the Department of Tourism Studies, which aims to provide students with education on tourism and hospitality.

Greek, Turkish PMs Seek Harmony, Mutual Benefits

Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said that smooth relations with Greece hinge on an EU promise to ensure visa-free travel within Schengen for Turkish nationals.