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Santorini: Mayor Presents Plan to Draw Visitors All Year Round

Aiming to increase tourism to Santorini during off-peak summer months, Thera Mayor Anastasios-Nikolaos Zorzos on Tuesday presented a new ambitious initiative to establish the Cycladic island as an all year round tourism destination.

Athens Airport: Passenger Numbers Up 15.9% in November

Passengers at Athens International Airport (AIA) in November reached 1.2 million, corresponding to an increase of 15.9 percent compared to prior-year levels.

Paris Attacks Prompt US to Tighten Visa Waiver Scheme

The United States announced that it plans to step up security by tightening its current visa waiver program, in the aftermath of the the November 13 Paris attacks.

SETE Appoints Giorgos Amvrazis as New General Manager

Giorgos Amvrazis has been appointed as the new general manager of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Rhodes Vies for European Cultural Capital 2021

Rhodes is officially in the running for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, after municipal authorities submitted the Dodecanese island’s bid last week.

Thessaloniki Sets Sights on Becoming Waterway Hub

The northern port city of Thessaloniki aims to boost its connection with the rest of mainland Greece and the islands by offering seaplane services next summer after submitting its application to the transport ministry this week for the creation of a metropolitan waterway.

Minoan Lines: Change of Itineraries Due to 24-hour Strike on Dec 3

Minoan Lines informs its passengers that its itineraries will be amended, due to the announced 24-hour general Panhellenic strike in Greece on Thursday, December 3.

Survey: 1 in 3 Greek Students Plans to Set Up Shop

One in three Greek university students has plans to start their own business in the future demonstrating a positive perception of entrepreneurship, according to a recent survey presented during the 26th “The Greek Economy Conference” this week.

All Things Sweet at 7th Greek Honey Festival in Athens

It’s all about the famed Greek honey, its byproducts and its uses at this year’s Greek Honey & Bee Products Festival, to take place on December 4-6 at the Peace and Friendship Stadium in Neo Faliro.