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ETC Report: European Tourism Towards Another Positive Year

The majority of European destinations recorded positive results for the first months of 2015, according to the European Travel Commission’s (ETC) latest report “European Tourism 2015 – Trends & Prospects (Q1/2015)”.

Greece Slips to Third in the World on ‘Blue Flag’ Beaches List

Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.

Greece Will Not Take Legal Action Against British Museum to Get Parthenon Marbles Back

The Greek Government has no intention of taking legal action against the British Museum for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, Alternate Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis said.

Thessaloniki Hoteliers Set Goals for 2015, Troubled Over Proposed Tourism Taxes

Thessaloniki hoteliers expressed their concern over proposed tax measures in the tourism sector as well as their optimism about the increased number of bookings in the northern port city during the recent Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA) general assembly.

China’s Wuhan Boosts Ties with Heraklion Port Authority

Promoting tourism, exchanging expertise in the area of container management and cruise travel topped talks on Tuesday, between representatives from the Chinese city of Wuhan and Crete’s Heraklion Port Authority.

Pelion’s Hotel Des Roses Takes Travel to the Next Level with New Programs

Hotel Des Roses, located in the fishing village of Platanias, Southern Pelion, announces the launch of three new alternative tourism programs for the upcoming season.

Doors Open at Ikos Olivia in Halkidiki

From May 1, Ikos Resorts counts a brand new hotel in its portfolio with the Ikos Olivia in northern Greece.

MSC ‘Musica’: When Luxury Sails Greek Waters

Luxury liner MSC Musica has set sail for Greek waters with Piraeus as its first port of call on May 7.

Travelport and Etihad Airways Renew Full Content Agreement

Travelport and Etihad Airways on Tuesday jointly announced the extension of their multi-year, full content agreement.

Costa Navarino to Host 2015 Gastronomy Seminars for Messinia’s Food Service Professionals

For the third year in a row, the "Captain Vassilis" Foundation and the Messinian Chamber of Commerce and Industry have announced free educational gastronomy seminars for food service professionals in Messinia.

Υπουργείο Πολιτισμού: Εκδηλώσεις στα δημόσια μουσεία για τη Διεθνή Ημέρα Μουσείων 2015

Άνω των 50 δημοσίων μουσείων και σχεδόν 30 αρχαιολογικοί χώροι που εντάσσονται στις αντίστοιχες Περιφερειακές και Ειδικές Περιφερειακές Υπηρεσίες και σε μία Διεύθυνση της Γενικής Διεύθυνσης Αρχαιοτήτων και Πολιτιστικής Κληρονομιάς του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού συμμετέχουν στον φετινό...