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Greece Plans to Boost Luxury Travel Through National Tourism Zoning Plan

The Greek Government is making efforts to facilitate investment through a national zoning plan for tourism that is currently being drafted and will include guidelines for the development of large tourism resorts designed to accommodate a range of top quality infrastructure.

Kythira Airport Officially Takes Name Of Alexander Aristotle Onassis

The Kythira National Airport is now officially known as "Alexandros Aristotelous Onassis." The change of name was made to reflect the contribution of Alexander Onassis to the airport’s construction and to Greek Aviation in general.

Kalambaka Municipality, Greece, To Change Name For Tourism Purposes

The Municipality of Kalambaka, in the Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece, is expected to be known soon as the "Municipality of Meteora." The name change is expected to help enhance the region's tourism industry.

Greece Intends To Lift Obstacles That Affect Investment In Thermal-Spa Tourism

The Tourism Ministry intends to lift restrictions in current legislation that concern the operation and use of Greek hot-water springs, in order to promote private sector investment in this area.

Greeks With Startups Are Invited To “Get In The Ring” & Battle For €1 Million

Get in the Ring: The Investment Battle is a worldwide competition for the most promising startups to secure their investment of up to €1,000,000. The aim is to bring the most promising entrepreneurs from around the world in contact with investors, customers, and potential partners.

First International Marathon On Rhodes, Greece, Deemed A Great Success

The island of Rhodes in Greece welcomed the inaugural international Roads to Rhodes Marathon on Sunday 12 October 2014 and thanks to the very good organization, high participation and high level of support to the runners, the event has been placed on the Marathon map for 2015 and...

Ryanair To Offer More Flights From Chania To Thessaloniki, Athens

Low cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will increase its flights from Chania, Crete, to Thessaloniki and Athens.

Air New Zealand Flies High After Double Win At World Travel Awards

Air New Zealand has been named Australasia’s Leading Airline at the 2014 World Travel Awards for the sixth year in a row.