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Syntagma Square’s Refurbishment Signals Greece’s Emergence From Crisis

The Bloomberg news agency has noticed that something is changing in Athens one day after Eurostat confirmed that Greece had achieved a primary surplus of 3.4 billion euros in 2013, four years after the country had requested international bailout funds.

No Ferry Service On 1 May In Greece

Ferries will remain docked across Greece on Thursday 1 May 2014, as the Pan-Hellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) will go on a 24-hour strike to mark May Day.

Spinalonga Island Gets A Revamp Prior To Receiving UNESCO Heritage Status

Intensive works are being carried out on Spinalonga, located in the Gulf of Elounda in north-eastern Crete, in Lasithi, prior to the island's inclusion on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites.

Grace Santorini & Grace Mykonos Open For 2014 Summer Season

Grace Santorini and its sister hotel Grace Mykonos open their doors for the start of the 2014 season in April.

Shanghai Couples Come To Greece To Get Married In Group Ceremony

Sixteen Chinese couples will be married in the annual "Rose Wedding" ceremony, Shanghai’s most famous mass wedding, chosen to take place this year on Crete, Greece, on Friday 25 April.

Greece’s Sani Gourmet 2014 Festival Follows The Silk Road, From Beijing To Rome

The Sani Gourmet 2014 food festival that will take place 9-18 May at the Sani Resort in Halkidiki, Greece, will focus on world cuisine through the prism of the Silk Road.

Transavia Operates First Flight From Athens To Paris

Low-cost airline transavia.com recently operated its first flight from Athens, Greece, to Paris, France.

Google Maps: Step Back In Time With “Street View”

Google Maps has launched a digital time capsule of the world that allows those exploring Street View imagery to see how a place has changed over time dating back to 2007.

Etihad Airways Appoints New General Manager For Cyprus

Etihad Airways has appointed Abdelrahman Abdullah Al Madhloum Al Suwaidi as its new General Manager for Cyprus.