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Sharing Economy, Taxation Taking a Bite Out of Greek Tourism

Overtaxation and the sharing economy are taking a toll on small tourist enterprises with many going under, the president of the Confederation of Greek Entrepreneurs for Tourism Lodges (SETKE), Konstantinos Brentanos, recently said.

China Expresses Interest in Crete’s Products and Tourism

China has expressed interest in importing agricultural products of Crete, especially the island's olive oil and wine.

EgyptAir Skyjack Ends at Cyprus Airport, Culprit Surrenders

The seven-hour highjacking incident on EgyptAir Flight MS181 has come to an end at Larnaca Airport in Cyprus, after the perpetrator surrendered to authorities early on Tuesday, following negotiations. No one on board was hurt.

Thessaloniki and Halkidiki Expect Rise in Russian Arrivals this Season

Tourism professionals from the Northern Greek cities of Thessaloniki and Halkidiki predict a rise in arrivals of Russian visitors to Greece this year.

National Geographic: Greece has the Best Bookstore in the World

The best bookstore in the world can be found on the Greek island of Santorini, according to National Geographic's book "Destinations of a Lifetime".

Sifnos Shuns Plastic Bags, Aims to Become ‘Greener’ than Ever

The Cycladic island of Sifnos is putting plastic bags to sleep and instead opting for environmentally friendlier material pouches in efforts to become greener and self-reliant.

Autohellas Hertz Profits Up by 16%, Group Invests in New Fleet

Thanks to increased profits, up by 16 percent, Autohellas Hertz is investing in the renewal of its fleet of vehicles.

Xanthi to Attempt World’s Biggest ‘Carioca’ Sweet Guinness Record

In a bid to gain entry into the Guinness Book of World Records, the Chamber of Commerce of Xanthi, in northeastern Greece, has announced it will create the biggest “carioca” sweet.

WTM London: World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 Kick Off 20th Year of Ethical Tourism

Tourism businesses, organisations and initiatives around the world are now being invited to submit an entry into the World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 at WTM London, as the world celebrates 20 years of responsible tourism action.

ΕΣΠΑ 2014-2020: «Ενίσχυση Τουριστικών ΜΜΕ» – Υποβολή αιτήσεων

Το Υπουργείο Οικονομίας, Ανάπτυξης και Τουρισμού ανακοινώνει ότι ξεκινάει η διαδικασία ηλεκτρονικής υποβολής της αίτησης χρηματοδότησης των επιχειρηματικών σχεδίων, για τους ενδιαφερόμενους της δράσης «Ενίσχυση τουριστικών μικρομεσαίων επιχειρήσεων (ΜΜΕ) για τον εκσυγχρον...

ΕΒΕΑ: «Ποιος διώχνει τις επιχειρήσεις από την Ελλάδα;»

Tο Εμπορικό και Βιομηχανικό Επιμελητήριο Αθηνών προχώρησε στην έκδοση φυλλαδίου με τίτλο «Ποιος διώχνει τις επιχειρήσεις από την Ελλάδα;» για την ευαισθητοποίηση όλων όσων με τις αποφάσεις και τις πολιτικές τους θέτουν εμπ...