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Athens: Working Together to Tackle Social Issues Through Innovative Business

Fostering the conditions for sustainable growth, which will pave the way for the creation of new jobs was at the center of the Municipality of Athens’ latest social entrepreneurship event held on Wednesday, with the participation of some 230 social entrepreneurs from Greece and...

Greece and Iran Strengthen Tourism Ties

Iranian airline Mahan Air has announced it will operate two flights a week to Athens in May and is also considering the launch of direct flights to Crete and Thessaloniki.

100 Years of Greek Tourism Architecture on Display at the Acropolis Museum

Greek tourism’s architecture of the last 100 years will go on display at the Acropolis Museum in Athens.

Cruise Tourism in Greece: Kountoura Briefed on Heraklion Port Authority’s Accomplishments

The president of the Heraklion Port Authority, Ioannis Bras, yesterday proposed the launch of a National Cruise Council in Greece, during a meeting in Athens with Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."

Greece-Serbia to Boost Cooperation in Tourism

As part of its ongoing efforts to boost ties and work closer together in the area of tourism, the Greece-Serbia Business Council organized a meeting between newly appointed Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and her Serbian counterpart Lukrecija Djeri last week.

Thessaloniki Nominated for ‘InterRail Destination of the Year Award 2015’

Northern Greece's Thessaloniki has been included in a shortlist of 15 of some of Europe's most-loved cities to run for the title of "InterRail Destination of the Year Award 2015".

Crete’s Hersonissos Municipality Talks Tourism in Sweden

As part of its ongoing strategy to promote the diverse offerings of the region and inform Scandinavian tour operators of alternative options available, Crete’s Municipality of Hersonissos participated in this year’s Grekland Panorama, held on February 13-15 in Stockholm.

Thessaloniki Cooks Up 9th Culinary Contest

The 9th International Culinary Competition of Southern Europe will bring cooking magic to the northern port city of Thessaloniki, on February 26 to March 1, as part of the Detrop and Oenos trade shows.