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Chandris Group Enters Seaplane Market

Greek energy company NRG Trading House, a member of Chandris Group, has decided to invest in the seaplane market, which is currently under development in Greece.

NEL Lines Requests Second Chance to Service Cyclades Islands

A decision on whether or not the Maritime Company of Lesvos (NEL Lines) would be barred from running ferry services to the Cyclades islands has been postponed.

Hellenic Seaways Has Sights Set on Own Terminal at Piraeus Port

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways expressed its interest in operating out of its own terminal at the Port of Piraeus once its privatization is completed.

Fishermen Finally Free to Offer Tourists Taste of the Sea

Greek fishermen are finally seeing their profession expand thanks to amended legislation that allows them to use their boats to offer tourists fishing adventures or exploration trips.

New Signs Make Athens Walking Experience Easier

City activist group atenistas are placing signs throughout the historic center of Athens in efforts to make walking the Greek capital easier for residents and travelers.

Greece’s Best Hotels Honored at Hospitality Awards 2015

Hotels that stood out for innovative practices in the Greek hospitality sector were rewarded on Wednesday at the Hospitality Awards 2015 ceremony at the Ethniki Conference Center in Athens.

“Melina Mercouri Returns to Hydra”

The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots is paying tribute to the charismatic personality of Melina Mercouri to mark the 20th anniversary of her passing.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates Six Years with Impressive Samothrace Show

As part of celebrations for its sixth birthday, the Acropolis Museum will launch a series of exhibitions featuring archaeological treasures from small museums across Greece, with “Samothrace - The Mysteries of the Great Gods” launching the festivities on June 20.

IHU Offers Master’s Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management

The Thessaloniki-based International Hellenic University (IHU) announced that it is now awarding an MSc in Hospitality and Tourism Management for those wishing to pursue a career or gain additional specialization in travel, tourism or related industries.

AEGEAN Named ‘Best Regional Airline in Europe’ Once Again in Annual Skytrax Awards

AEGEAN Airlines has once again been named "Best Regional Airline in Europe" in the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards that took place on Tuesday at the Paris International Airshow.

Hoteliers Invited to Join Global Campaign to Keep Beaches Plastic-free

This year’s global 'Make Holidays Greener' campaign is calling on holidaymakers and the travel industry worldwide to help make beaches plastic-free this July.