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Greek Depositors Allowed to Withdraw Weekly €420 as of Wednesday, July 29

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday announced that Greek depositors and pensioners will be allowed to withdraw the maximum weekly amount of 420 euros per client per bank, from bank tellers or ATM machines, on any day from Wednesday, July 29, until Friday, July 31.

Study: Greece Keeps 87% of the Revenue from Inbound Tourism

Eighty-seven percent of the revenue generated by Greece's inbound tourism remains in the country, according to a study of the Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE) that was released on Tuesday.

Greek Destinations That the Germans, French, Italians and Brits Love This Year

The Germans choose the Aegean islands, the French and Italians love Crete and the Brits are heading to the islands of the Ionian this summer.

Report: Greek Hotel Internet Promo Can Bring in Cash

The Internet promotion of Greek hotels and accommodation can bring in up to 2 billion euros in revenues, according to a report released recently by the National Bank of Greece (NBG).

Greece’s Blue Flag Marinas Will Be Showcased in Scandinavia For the First Time

Greece's Blue Flag marinas will be presented for the first time to the Scandinavian public at the 3rd exhibition for Greece and Cyprus "Grekland Panorama Med Cypern" on February 11-13, 2016, in Stockholm.

Rethymno Hoteliers, Producers Get to Know ‘We Do Local’, Next Stop Heraklion

Tourism professionals in Rethymno, Crete, had the chance to learn more about the ambitious “We Do Local” initiative granting annual certification to ventures that successfully support and promote the island’s products.

Popular Demand Brings Second Athens 5km Marathon Run, Registration Starts July 28

Due to popular demand, the Hellenic Athletic Association (SEGAS) is organizing a second evening 5km race ahead of Athens Marathon on November 8, and registration opens on Tuesday, July 28.

Lufthansa Signs Up to Travelport Rich Content and Branding Solution

Travelport on Tuesday announced that Lufthansa is the latest participant in its Rich Content and Branding solution, an industry-leading merchandising technology for airlines.

KLM Holds First Wine-tasting Event at a 10-km Altitude

A unique wine-tasting event, led by viticulturist Thérèse Boer, took place recently on board flight KL605 from Amsterdam to San Francisco.

Capital Controls: Νέος οδηγός ερωτήσεων-απαντήσεων από την Ελληνική Ένωση Τραπεζών

Η Ελληνική Ένωση Τραπεζών προχώρησε στην επικαιροποίηση του οδηγού που περιγράφει όλα όσα θα πρέπει να γνωρίζουν οι πολίτες για τα capital controls.