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Advocates Reject Greece Claiming the Parthenon Marbles Through Brexit Talks

The idea of linking the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece with the Brexit negotiations is not finding support by advocates of the cause in London.
Posted On 10 Aug 2017

Knossos to Host ‘Minos’ Opera Tribute to Cretan Explorer Kalokairinos

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete, will host in its central court for the first time on September 28 the opera titled “Minos" written by Marielli Sfakianaki.

Five-star Resorts Packed for Greece’s Aug. 15 Holiday, Rates Soar

Five-star hotels at popular destinations across Greece are fully booked and charging higher rates for the August 15 Dormition of the Virgin Mary holiday.

Greeks Invest $2.93bn in Second-hand Ships in 7-month Period

Over the first 7 months of 2017, Greek shipowners invested $2.93 billion on 175 second-hand ships, compared to 153 worth $1.95 billion in 2016.

Greece May Open GNTO Branch in Melbourne

Greece is seeking to boost its presence in the Australian market with the opening of a Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) branch in Melbourne.
Posted On 09 Aug 2017

Greeks Can Now Travel Visa-free to Qatar

Qatar has agreed to grant visa-free travel for citizens of 80 countries, including Greece, with immediate effect, Qatari officials have announced.
Posted On 09 Aug 2017

Greece Hotel Rates on the Rise in August

The average online price of hotel rooms in popular Greek destinations has increased in August, according to data provided by Trivago.
Posted On 08 Aug 2017

Greeks Call for Parthenon Marbles Issue to be Part of Brexit Talks

The Greek government is requesting that the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece be part of the Brexit negotiations citing EU treaty law.

New Tender Launched for Kythira Ferry Connection

The Greek Shipping Ministry has launched a tender for routes connecting Kythira and Antikythira with Piraeus, Crete, Gythio and Kalamata.
Posted On 08 Aug 2017

Skyros Port Fund Raises Questions Over Waterway Delays

The Skyros Port Fund is calling on the government to assign the long-delayed waterway projects to the shipping, tourism and transport ministries.