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Greece: Capital Controls Still On, Central Bank Calls on ECB to Show ‘Good Will’

Despite several changes announced last week to the capital controls which were implemented in July 2015 amid Greek political havoc and eurozone uncertainty, bank officials say the restrictions to our personal deposits will be with us most likely until the end of 2016.

International Arrivals to Greece Up 8.6% in Jan-Sep 2015

International arrivals to Greece increased by 8.6 percent in the first nine months of 2015, according to a border survey conducted by the Bank of Greece and released by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) on Monday.

Travel Operator KEFI Moves to New Company Status, Aims Higher

Athens-based tour operator KEFI Tours & Conferences has announced its plans for further growth after two very active decades in the business of tourism, moving from a limited company (Ltd) status to an anonymous (SA) company.

UNWTO Chief Says Diversifying Key to Greece’s Tourism Growth

Diversifying is key to the Greek tourism sector’s growth, Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), said in a recent interview.

Greece May See Seaplane Flights as of Summer 2016

Hellenic Seaplanes expects to operate its first hydroplane waterways in Greece as of this summer.

Greece’s Variety Cruises Wins in USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Variety Cruises, a Greek owned company, was voted by the public as the "Best Boutique Cruise Line" in the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

Time-lapse Project ‘Greek Skies’ Captures Hope in the Stars

It took 365 days and 825 hours of shooting, 55,000 photos, 8,400km of footage and 650 hours of editing to get time-lapse project “Greek Skies” up and rolling. Now it’s taking the internet… and people’s hearts by storm.

Qatar Airways Launches First-of-its-kind Travel Festival

Qatar Airways has launched a first-of-its-kind Travel Festival offering travellers an exceptional choice of dream deals suited for a variety of travel needs.

Crist: Φωτογράφιση νέας collection 2016 στο Blazer Suites

Ολοκληρώθηκε η φωτογράφιση της νέας collection 2016 της Crist που έγινε στο ξενοδοχείο Blazer Suites στη Βούλα, από το γνωστό φωτογράφο Γιάννη Αθυμαρίτη.