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Greece to Push for Tourism Season Extension in 2016

Extending Greece's tourism season from March 1 to November 30 will be a top priority for the Tourism Ministry and the GNTO in 2016.

Greece Best ‘User’ of NSRF Funds

Greece is among the EU countries with the highest absorption rates of National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) funds for the 2007-2013 period.

EIB Boosts Presence in Greece, Launches Investment Team

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is serious about getting down to business in Greece, and is currently in the process of renovating its central Athens headquarters and appointing a task force that will focus on investments in efforts to support sustainable economic recovery and...

‘GTP’ Media Partnerships Reach Turkey, Russia and Asia

Aiming to promote Greece, but also set the stage for professional alliances that will boost Greek tourism, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is proud to announce media partnerships with three major international tourism fairs: EMITT Istanbul, MITT Russia and ITB Asia, following a very...

Region of Ionian Islands Improves Beach Access for Persons with Disabilities

The Region of Ionian Islands has installed special mobility ramps, powered by the sun, at the popular beach of Benitses on Corfu and Skala on Kefalonia to provide swimming access to people with disabilities.

Society of Cretans in Traditional Costume Sing Christmas Carols to Alt. Tourism Minister Kountoura

The Society of Cretans in Traditional Costume on Tuesday sang traditional Christmas carols to Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura at the Tourism Ministry.

Region of Crete Eyes Africa as Next Export Spot

Constantly seeking ways to boost its presence and enhance local exports abroad, the Region of Crete recently announced its plans to hold a business forum focusing on developing countries in Africa to be held in Heraklion, in the coming months.

MIG Sells Entire Stake in Skyserv Handling for 18m Euros

Marfin Investment Group (MIG) has sold its entire stake in Skyserv Handling Services for a total cash consideration of 18 million euros to Swissport Aviareps Hellas.

Etihad Airways Expands Codeshare Deal with Russia’s S7 Airlines

Etihad Airways is expanding its codeshare partnership with S7 Airlines to cover eight additional destinations from the Russian carrier’s Moscow hub.