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Interest in Greek Culture Grows, Visitor Attendance Rises

Museums, theaters and archaeological sites in Greece, are attracting more visitors thanks in part to extended opening hours and lower admission fees, the culture ministry has announced.

Tourism Industry Vital for Employment in Greece, Figures Show

Greek tourism contributes to the country's employment and boosts the revenue of social security funds, more than other sectors of the economy, recent figures show.

Greece’s ‘Enchanted’ Caryatids Return to their Birthplace, Thessaloniki

Replicas of Thessaloniki’s "Enchanted", legendary Caryatids, will return to their birthplace on the initiative of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) to mark its 80-year anniversary next month.

Chios New Limnia Marina Opens with 15th Aegean Regatta

Over 700 boats will be sailing into Limnia port on the island of Chios, during the 15th Aegean Regatta, inaugurating the new 55-spot marina on August 23. The 15th Aegean Regatta will run through to August 28.

Google Trekker Captures the Action at Crete’s Hersonissos

Hersonissos is the first municipality in Greece, to be mapped out by Google Trekker, which in the next two months will attempt to capture some of the region’s most remote locales, including far-off footpaths, unspoiled beaches and secluded villages.

Triathletes to Gather on Naxos for 8th Naxathlon Triathlon

On Saturday, August 29, triathletes will gather on the Cycladic island of Naxos to compete in Naxathlon, a challenging Olympic-distance triathlon.

Turkish Airlines Net Profit Rises 4.6% to $406 Million in First-half 2015

Turkish Airlines recorded a net profit of $406 million during the first half of the year, growing by 4.6 percent compared to the same period in 2014.

Jet Airways – Etihad Airways Partnership Delivering Strong Results for Indian Carrier

The strategic investment of Etihad Airways into Jet Airways is delivering strong results for both airlines across areas including network growth, revenue enhancement and operational and cost improvements.