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Minister Kountoura Meets Up with Crete Tourism Authorities

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura met with regional authorities and local sector professionals on the island of Crete, during her visit there this week, where she discussed investment, infrastructure, development and improvements and promotion of the tourist product.

Emirates Expands with Bangkok Airways Codeshare Deal

Dubai-based carrier Emirates announced this week that it had entered a codeshare agreement with Thailand’s Bangkok Airways, aiming to expand its network in Southeast Asia.

Greek Boatmakers Warn of Choppy Waters Ahead

The extension of a yearly luxury tax to all recreational boats over 5m and a tax increase from 10 percent to 13 percent are bound to take a bite out of Greece’s traditional boatmaking industry, which has already seen the number of boat registrations dwindle, according to its...

Minoan Sees 1st Half Revenue up by 18.6%, Crete Project Pending Approval

Travel and leisure company Minoan Group Plc announced last week that revenues for the first half of 2015 grew by 18.6 percent.

Athens’ Acropolis Goes Wi-Fi, Connects to the World

Imagine surfing the net from one of the world’s greatest monuments. Well, visitors to the Acropolis in central Athens, can now enjoy free Wi-Fi access.

August Full Moon Greek Style with Sites, Museums Open to All

A total of 140 events across dozens of archaeological sites, museums and main attractions in Greece, from Athens’ Temple of Olympian Zeus and Cape Sounion to the Theopetra Caves, the castle town of Mystras and the once sacred island of Delos, will welcome the full moon on August...