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August Full Moon Attracts 75,000 Visitors to Greece’s Sites

More than 75,000 people visited 115 archaeological sites and monuments in Greece on August 7 to admire the full moon and the partial eclipse.

Marriott’s First ‘Moxy Hotel’ in Greece to Open in Patra

NBG Pangaea Real Estate Investment Company has signed a franchise agreement with Marriott International to open Greece's debut Moxy hotel.
Posted On 11 Jul 2017

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Patra Tourism Picks Up Pace Boosted by Culture & Shopping Program

The seaside town of Patra is beginning to see its efforts pay off as more than 61,000 tourists have already booked their holidays there, according to the Achaia Chamber.

Patra Waterway Gets Go-ahead, Seeking Operator

The waterway in Patra is now the third to receive approval, paving the way for the launch of an invitation of interest in order to find the contractor who will take over its operation.

Olympia Odos Patra-bound Motorway Opens to Traffic

The journey from Athens to Patra, one of Greece's major port cities, will now take only an hour and 40 minutes, following the opening of the new Olympia Odos motorway.

Patra Carnival Comes to Electrifying Close with Disco Kings Boney M

It’s disco all night long this year for the Patra carnival which comes to a close on February 26 with none other than disco group extraordinaire Boney M.
Posted On 22 Feb 2017

Let the Carnival Begin! Patra Invites All to the Revelry

The northern Peloponnese port town of Patra has officially launched Carnival 2017 and is ready to welcome visitors to the merrymaking through to February 26.
Posted On 27 Jan 2017

Let the Carnival Begin… It’s Samba Time in Greece

The carnival season may mean endless song and samba but there are plenty of traditions across Greece which promise to keep you smiling, dancing and making merry this year.
Posted On 03 Mar 2016

European Capital of Culture 2021: 14 Cities in Greece Running for the Title

Corfu, Delphi, Eleusina, Ioannina, Kalamata, Larissa, Lesvos, Messolonghi, Piraeus, Rhodes, Salamina, Samos, Tripoli and Volos are candidate cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2021.
Posted On 24 Feb 2016

Chinese Investors Set Sights on Corfu Waterway

Chinese investors will be visiting the Ionian island of Corfu, on Sunday, to discuss collaborating with the operators of the Corfu waterway, which is the first and thus far only enterprise granted official licensing.
Posted On 18 Jan 2016

Patra Carnival Launch Postponed Due to Bad Weather Forecast

The launch of the Patra carnival (Patrino karnavali), the largest event of its kind in Greece and one of the biggest in Europe, has been put on hold due to a bad weather forecast.
Posted On 15 Jan 2016

Kavala Basketball Team Hits the Courts Wearing Airotel’s Logo

The logo of hotel chain Airotel Group of Companies will adorn the jerseys of the Kavala basketball team for the 2015-2016 season.
Posted On 03 Dec 2015

Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

Mytilene Presents European Cultural Capital 2021 Bid at Acropolis Museum

The capital of the Greek island of Lesvos, Mytilene is enlisting its history, architecture, poetry, art, literature and gastronomy in its bid to be named European Cultural Capital 2021. The birthplace of ancient poet Sappho, folk artist Theophilos and art patron Teriade, among...
Posted On 12 Nov 2015

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.
Posted On 11 Nov 2015

Suburban, InterCity Trains Cancel Routes on Monday

The workers’ unions of Athens Suburban Railway (TrainOSE) and the InterCity, as well as the Athens Metro have announced cancellations of their routes and work stoppages today, August 3, between 10am and 3pm. The suburban railway (proastiakos) will not carry out Athens, Patras,...

Delphi to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

The Region of Central Greece announced on Monday that it officially supports the bid of Delphi to claim the title of European Capital of Culture 2021.
Posted On 20 Jul 2015

Piraeus Port Authority Contracts ICTS Hellas for Cruise Lines Security Services

The Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) has appointed ICTS Hellas for the provision of security services at the port of Piraeus for the safety of cruise passengers and international ferry lines.
Posted On 23 Jun 2015

Superfast Ferries Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Destinations

Attica Group announced last week that it is planning to include two new ships to its fleet while its subsidiary Superfast Ferries celebrates two very active decades sailing Greek and Italian waters with the addition of new destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and...
Posted On 25 May 2015
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