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Greek Airports Deal to Go Down in Black and White

The privatization agreement between the government and German contractor Fraport-Slentel for the management of 14 regional airports in Greece is set to be finalized in 10 days.

Greece Shifts Strategy for Return of Parthenon Marbles

The Greek government has changed plans in its quest for the return of the Parthenon Marbles after the country’s culture minister said on Tuesday, that a diplomatic campaign would be launched instead to negotiate with the British Museum.

House Votes to Tighten Visa-free Travel to US

The US House voted on Tuesday to tighten its current "visa waiver" program in the aftermath of the November 13 Paris attacks.

SNF Cultural Center Near Completion: ‘We Hope the Greek People Enjoy it’

Construction of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) is expected to be completed in the first half of 2016, when it will be donated to the Greek State, to its people, and society at large.

Athens’ Stanley Hotel Announces Renovation Plans

The Stanley Hotel on Karaiskaki Square, in Metaxourghio, Athens, has announced plans to renovate more than 65 rooms this season.

Celestyal Installs 43 New Balconies on the ‘Crystal’

Celestyal Cruises has completed the installation of 43 new balconies on the Celestyal Crystal following a 20-day refurbishment.

Transavia to Open Munich Base in March 2016

Air France-KLM recently confirmed Transavia’s step to open a new European base in Munich as from March 2016.

Air New Zealand Named ‘Airline of the Year’, Third Time Round

Air New Zealand has again scooped the title of Airline of the Year by world leading airline safety and product rating review website AirlineRatings.com for the third consecutive year.