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Low VAT On Greek Food Services To Extend Beyond December 2013

The Greek Government has extended the reduced 13 percent value-added tax (VAT) rate on food services beyond a five-month trial period that expires on 31 December 2013.

“Sympossio Greek Gourmet Touring” Initiative Goes To Scandinavia

The "Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring" initiative will present Greece's gastronomy to Scandinavians during the upcoming Grekland Panorama travel and taste fair in Stockholm.

Greece Makes Plans For Improved Sea Tourism Infrastructure

Greece’s new Zoning Plan for Tourism provides for an increase in the network of marinas, small ports and harbors in the Ionian Sea, the eastern and southeastern Aegean, and the Saronic, Argolikos and Pagasitikos gulfs, among others.

Aegean To Connect Hamburg With Athens In May 2014

As of 27 May 2014, Athens will be just three hours away from Hamburg as Greek carrier Aegean Airlines will begin nonstop service from Hamburg Airport to the Greek capital.

“Spyrou Hotels” On Skopelos Officially Joins Greek Breakfast Program

Skopelos-based hotel group "Spyrou Hotels" has joined the Greek Breakfast program launched by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Greek Aktina International Enters 2014 With A New Name

Athens-based travel company Aktina International SA as of 2 January 2014 will be known to the travel sector as Synthesis Group SA.

Blue Star Ferries Wins Ermis Award For Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries and MSPS Corporate Affairs, were honored for the corporate social responsibility program "Traditional Occupations" at the Ermis Awards ceremony held recently in Athens.