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Greek PM: A VAT Hike On Tourism is Irrational

Raising the Value Added Tax (VAT) on restaurants and tourism is irrational, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday night during an interview to state broadcaster ERT.

Minister Stathakis: Banks in Greece Will Not Open This Week

Banks in Greece will open again once the European Central Bank (ECB) resumes its financing through the Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) mechanism, Greek Economy, Infrastructure, Tourism and Shipping Minister George Stathakis told Bloomberg on Tuesday.

No More Free Public Transport in Athens

Commuters in the Greek capital will have to pay the regular fare when travelling along Athens' public transit network as of Wednesday, July 15, when the temporary measure of free transport ceases to apply.

Greek Islands Shine On Travel + Leisure’s 2015 Best List for Europe

The Greek islands of Santorini, Crete and Mykonos are among the best in Europe this year, according to discerning readers of Travel + Leisure magazine who voted for their favorite islands for the 20th time.

Report: European Tourism on a Firm Footing Towards Peak Travel Season

European tourism maintains a firm footing this year, according to the European Travel Commission’s Q2 2015 report “European Tourism 2015 – Trends & Prospects”.

Museums and Sites in Greece See Visitor Numbers Rise in March

Visitors to Greek museums increased by 19.1 percent in March while revenues went up 14.7 percent, compared to the same month last year, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Tuesday.

Patmos Film Festival Still Going Strong, Kicks Off on July 23

The 5th International Film Festival of Patmos (IFFP) kicks off on July 23 with some of the finest cinematic offerings as well as workshops and masterclasses.

Yes! Hotels Supports Greek Tourism Via Social Media Campaign

YES! Hotels Group has launched a social media campaign to promote the values and virtues of Athens and Greece to countries abroad.

ΟΠΑΝΔΑ: Φεστιβάλ στο προαύλιο του Εθνικού Αρχαιολογικού Μουσείου

Ο Οργανισμός Πολιτισμού, Αθλητισμού και Νεολαίας του Δήμου Αθηναίων διοργανώνει σε συνεργασία με το Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο, από 16 έως 30 Ιουλίου στο προαύλιο του Μουσείου, Φεστιβάλ με δωρεάν συναυλίες, παραστάσεις θεάτρου και χορού και κινηματο...