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Vote Now! Athens in the Running for the Best European Destination 2016

The European Best Destinations website has nominated Athens, Greece, as one of the 20 candidates in the running for the title of the Best European Destination in 2016.

FITUR 2016: Kountoura to Promote Greece as a Destination in Spain

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura will depart for Spain on Tuesday to promote Greece during the International Tourism Trade Fair FITUR, which will run January 20-24 in Madrid.

Greek Shipping Ministry Establishes Council for Island Policy

Shipping Minister Theodoros Dritsas recently announced the establishment of the Council for Island Policy in Greece.

Wedding Styled Shoot by BOND Events at Cape Sounio Resort

Luxury and elegance took center stage in a wedding styled shoot inspired by the story of King Midas in Greek mythology, known for his power to turn everything he touches into gold.

Attica Region 5-year Tourism Promo Plan Takes Off

Promoting the wider Attica region as an ideal short break destination as well as bringing to the fore the unknown side of life on the outskirts of Athens and across the region, are among the priorities set by the Attica Region in its tourism promotion strategy for the next five years.

Tourism Sector Seeks to Capitalize on ‘Cross-Year Greece & Russia’

The tourism sector has its sights set on promoting Greece offerings, forging ties and forming partnerships on the occasion of the “Cross-Year Greece & Russia” events and is calling on the government to ensure that reinforced consular services are in place to handle the growing...

Doctors of the World Offer Charity Medical Aid to Refugees on Hellenic Seaways Ferries

International medical charity Doctors of the World (DOTW) and Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways have joined forces to meet the health needs of refugees travelling on ferries from the Greek islands to Athens.

Greek Travel Agents Cut New Year’s ‘Vasilopita’

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) recently celebrated its annual event for the cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s cake).

Ikaria’s ‘Seychelles’ Among World’s Most Magical Hidden Beaches

Seychelles Beach on Ikaria has been included on a list of the 10 most magical hidden beaches "where you’ll find peace and perhaps just one or two other people", compiled by the UK's Stylist magazine.

Ryanair Celebrates Carrying 1m Customers on Athens-Thessaloniki Route

Ryanair on Tuesday celebrated carrying one million customers between Athens and Thessaloniki since its first flight in April 2014.

Turkish Visas: Pre-application System Announced

Foreigners interested in visiting Turkey should know that all applications for Turkish visas will have to be made through the Pre-Application System of Turkish Sticker Visa.