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Effective Dates of VAT Rate Changes for Tourism-related Services in Greece

The value-added tax (VAT) rates for many basic goods and services in Greece have increased from July 20, 2015, according to a new law recently published in the Greek Government Gazette.

Greece to Vote EU Legislation Designed to Prevent Bank Failures

Greece is expected to adopt the European Union’s Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive (BRRD) in another set of legislation to be voted in parliament on Wednesday.

Global Travel Group Reports 40% Rise in Bookings to Greece

The Global Travel Group has revealed that bookings to Greece are 40 percent up compared to the same time last year and are showing no signs of slowing down.

ABTA: VAT Hikes in Greece Should Not Affect Majority of Holidays This Summer

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) on Tuesday informed British holidaymakers and travellers heading out to Greece that the increases of the country's value added tax (VAT) rates are not expected to affect the majority of holidays this summer.

Air France Adds Two Seasonal Routes to Nice and Toulouse from Athens

Air France continues to strengthen its network of routes to and from Greece with the recent addition of two seasonal routes to Nice and Toulouse from Athens as part of its summer 2015 schedule.

‘Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2015’ Goes to Plomari This Weekend

This weekend, July 25-26, the Lesvos Ouzo Fest 2015 will make its last stop in Plomari, the island's "Ouzo capital".