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Greek Museums, Sites Begin To Cash In On Extended Opening Hours Scheme

The Greek Government’s decision to extend the opening hours of the country’s most popular museums and archaeological sites seems to be paying off as visitor numbers and revenue from receipts showed an impressive increase in April.

No “Ski Week” Holiday For Greek Schools In 2015

The Hellenic Federation of Hoteliers’ proposal for the establishment of a new annual school holiday period in Greece, so families could take a vacation during the winter, will not launch in 2015 after all.

2014 Holy Spirit Monday Holiday: The Greeks Opt For Greece

With the Holy Spirit Monday approaching on 9 June, the Greeks are getting ready for a long weekend holiday getaway.

“Socrates Now” Comes To Athens, Greece – Third Year Of Performances In English

Αfter a successful tour in Australia and New Zealand, Plato's timeless classic The Apology of Socrates will come to life with "Socrates Now" this summer beneath the Acropolis in Athens, Greece, for the third year, starring Emmy Award winner Yannis Simonides.

“La Triaviata” In The Air: Aegean Airlines Celebrates 15th Birthday With Opera Performance

Those that flew on Aegean Airlines A3115 flight from Thessaloniki to Athens on 28 May were speechless when two passengers suddenly rose from their seats and performed "La Triaviata" of Verdi!

AirFastTickets Supports Greek Bone Marrow Donor Bank “Orama Elpidas”

For the next two years, the trips of the personnel of the Volunteer Bone Marrow Donor Bank "Orama Elpidas" to various cities and villages in Greece for the collection of bone marrow samples, will be covered by Greek online travel booking company AirFastTickets.

Athens Marathon Expo 2014 Announced

Greece will be promoted as a sports tourism destination through the "Athens Marathon Expo 2014 the Authentic" on 6-8 November 2014 at the TaeKwonDo Indoor Hall & Exhibition Centre at Palio Faliro.

Pelion Resort In Greece Gets 2014 Excellence Award

Greece's Pelion Resort in Portaria, Pelion, has received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award for the second year in a row.

Cyprus Airways Appoints General Sales Agent For Greece

Cyprus’s national carrier Cyprus Airways has appointed Top Kinisis Hellas as its exclusive General Sales Agent (GSA) in Greece to market the airline's routes.

Greece’s Capsis Elite Resort Releases Facebook App For Wellness Services

The five-star Capsis Elite Resort - Out of the blue on Crete has released a new Facebook application for the resort’s specialized wellness services.

Minoan Lines Reports Turnover Increase For First Quarter Of 2014

Greek passenger ferry company Minoan Lines reported a 3.3 percent turnover increase during the three first months of 2014.