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Greece Assets Fund Pushing Privatization Projects

Greece’s assets fund is moving ahead with projects that have been put on hold since the elections in January, with top priorities the privatization of a 30 percent share of Athens International Airport (AIA) and 14 regional airports.

Alpha Bank: Improved Tourism Performance Puts a Brake on Recession in Greece

Increased tourist arrivals and the incoming cash flow appear to have saved Greece from the depths of recession, according to a report released last week by Alpha Bank.

“Greece is a Spectacular and Life-changing Experience!” – Interview with Dean (Konstantinos) Karnazes, Greek-American Ultramarathon Runner, Ambassador of “Navarino Challenge”

GTP had the opportunity to talk with ultramarathon man Dean (Konstantinos) Karnazes, the ambassador of the upcoming “Navarino Challenge” event in Greece. Karnazes is proud of his Greek heritage and aims to spread the word that Greece is a "life-changing experience" as a...

Western Union Activates Out-bound Money Transfers from Greece to Over 200 Countries

Customers of Western Union in Greece can now send 500 euros per month to more than 200 countries and territories.

GNTO’s #lovingreece Social Media Campaign Deemed a Success

Greek and foreign social media users warmly embraced the call to support Greece in the #lovingreece campaign, launched by the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) in July.

AEGEAN Sees Revenue, Passenger Traffic Rise in First Half 2015

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines recorded consolidated revenue at 403.6 million euros during the first half of 2015, four percent higher than in 2014.

Interjet Signs Distribution and Technology Agreement with Amadeus

Mexico's Interjet and Amadeus have announced a full content agreement and the adoption of Amadeus Altéa Reservation, which will enable the airline to extend its reach to new markets and grow its international customer base.

Strolling through Athens via Art at the National Archaeological Museum

Art lovers will have the chance to see Athens through the eyes of 17th-19th century travelers as of September 7, when “A Dream Among Magnificent Ruins... Athens Treks by Travelers, 17th-19th centuries” opens at the National Archaeological Museum in the Greek capital.