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UNESCO May Help Support Tourism on Lesvos

The possibilities of supporting the tourism side of Lesvos through the UNESCO network were explored on Tuesday during a meeting held at the Tourism Ministry in Athens.

Greece Sees More Arrivals by Air, Road in Jan-Aug

International tourist arrivals to Greece by air continued to show a strong upward trend in August as well as during the first eight months of the year, InSETE’s latest report showed.

Volotea to Connect Athens with Mykonos and Mytilini Next Summer

Volotea on Tuesday announced that it will launch flights connecting the Greek capital to Mykonos and Mytilini (Lesvos) next summer, bringing the routes it serves from Athens International Airport to six.

Tinos Island to Feature in BBC Documentary

The Cycladic island of Tinos will feature in BBC’s documentary “This is Greece” to be aired in the US, UK and Australia.

More Treasures Emerge in Ancient Greek Antikythera Shipwreck

Dozens of treasures have come to light during underwater excavation works at the Ancient Greek Antikythera shipwreck, which dates back to the 2nd quarter of the 1st century BC.

Mediterranean Yacht Show 2016 Dates Announced

The 3rd Mediterranean Yacht Show will take place in the seaport town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese, Greece, during May 7-10, 2016, the Greek Yachting Association (GYA) announced last week.

European Commission Launches Public Consultation on the Role of Online Platforms

The European Commission recently launched a public debate with a consultation on platforms, online intermediaries, data, cloud computing and the collaborative economy.