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Finance Minister: Tourism Has Contributed Significantly To Greece’s Economy

"The Greek economy has entered a new phase," Greek Finance Minister Yiannis Stournaras said on 21 October while delivering a speech on the first day of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises’ (SETE) 12th Tourism & Development Conference in Athens.

Rihanna Takes A Break From World Tour To Holiday On Crete, Greece

It just took a hashtag for the world to discover that superstar Rihanna is currently taking a break from her “Diamonds World Tour” and is holidaying in Greece.

Greece’s Travel Balance Records Surplus In January-June 2013

Greece’s travel balance of payments recorded a surplus of 2,607 million euros during the first six months of the year, 27.7 percent more compared with the same period in 2012.

Study: Athens Airport Contributes Significantly To National Economy

Athens International Airport (AIA) contributes an annual total added value of 5.1 billion euros, corresponding to 2.63 percent of Greece’s GDP, according to a study conducted by the Athens University of Economics and Business.

Athens Airport Hosts 1st Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium

The challenges, trends and issues of today’s aviation were addressed at the 1st Airport Chief Executives’ Symposium (ACES – Athens) on 17 October in the Greek capital.

Greek Carrier “Ellin Air” To Take Off In Late 2013

The new Greek carrier Ellin Air that will launch direct flights to Russia, is expected to begin initial operations between December 2013 and January 2014.

Hellenic Seaplanes Releases Images Of Skyros Waterway

Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes has released images of the waterway it plans to construct at Linaria Port on Skyros.