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Greek Tourism Forecast Update: Greece May Welcome More Arrivals Than Expected

The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) may once again revise its 2014 arrival forecast for Greece as demand is rising above original estimates.

Visitation Numbers At Greece’s Museums, Archaeological Sites Increase

Visitors to Greek museums during the first three months of the year increased by 13 percent and revenue from receipts were up by 8.4 percent compared with the same period in 2013, according to data released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

The New York Times Presents The Acropolis Maidens – The Caryatid Statues

The renowned Caryatid statues that stood atop the Acropolis for 2,500 years and are now the "star attractions" of the Acropolis Museum are presented in an article in The New York Times.

Tender Launched For Much Wanted Samos-Kos Ferry Connection

The Greek Shipping Ministry expects bids from ferry operators interested in running a ferry connection next year to and from Samos - Patmos - Lipsi - Leros - Kalymnos - Kos.

Survey: Mykonos, Greece, Among Most Expensive Global Destinations

The town of Mykonos Island in Greece is the seventh most expensive destination in the world in terms of hotel prices this summer, a survey on the summer 2014 travel trends for UK travelers said recently.

Titania Hotel In Athens Expects Increase In Bookings, Occupancy This Year

The Titania Hotel, located in central Athens, Greece, expects bookings this year to increase by 10 percent and overnights to exceed 110,000 compared to last year.

Air India Joins Star Alliance

Star Alliance welcomed Air India as a full member of its global family of airlines, opening the national carrier’s strong domestic network in the fifth largest aviation market to Star Alliance customers worldwide.