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Greece-Cosco Sign Piraeus Port Deal

China’s Cosco Group on Friday signed a 368.5-million-euro agreement with Greek privatization fund TAIPED for a majority stake in Piraeus Port Authority (OLP).

Greece to Promote its ‘Hidden Treasures’ through EU ‘EDEN’ Project

Greece is exploring ways to promote its "destinations of excellence" and sustainable tourism through the European Commission’s “European Destinations of Excellence” (EDEN) project.

Tourism Support Announced for Greek Islands Hit by Refugee Influx

Five islands of the Aegean, which are the main entry points of refugees and migrants to Europe, will receive support to strengthen their tourist arrivals, according to a decision of the Labour and Tourism ministries and the Greek Manpower Employment Organization (OAED).

‘GTP Headlines’ Wins Silver at Tourism Awards 2016

Greek Travel Pages' English-language digital news platform GTP Headlines was awarded a Silver Tourism Award in the "Online Presence & Communication" category at the recent Tourism Awards 2016.

Greece Wins Double for Cultural Heritage at 2016 EU/Europa Nostra Awards

Greece is one of the 28 award winners of the 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards. The country scored two awards in the category of "Conservation" for the Byzantine Church of St. Peter in Kastania, Mani, and the Traditional Watermill in Agios...

Tourism Awards 2016: Caldera Yachting Hits Gold in ‘Customer Services’ Category

Caldera Yachting, which specializes in yachting in the area of Santorini, received the Gold Award in the "Customer Services" category at the recent Tourism Awards 2016.

Poland to Welcome 2nd Grecka Panorama-The Greek Food Festival Exhibitions in December

Greece's tourism, products and gastronomy will take central stage in Poland this December at the second Grecka Panorama fair, which will be held together with The Greek Food Festival, in the National Stadium of Warsaw, the PGE Narodowy.

Travelife to hold Hotel Training Seminars in Greece

Travelife, one of the world’s leading sustainability certification schemes for tourism companies, will be holding hotel training seminars in Greece in May.

Atrium Hotel: Push the Reset Button this May with the ‘Skiathos Retreat 2016’ Detox Program

This May, the Atrium Hotel is giving holidaymakers the chance to reboot their system with a special summer detox program while vacationing on the popular island of Skiathos.

Pioneering Greeks – Taxibeat founders N. Drandakis, N. Damilakis, K. Sakkas, M. Sfiktos

This week, the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces the founders of Taxibeat, an innovative application which was developed in 2011 and since then drastically changed the way taxi drivers operate in Greece.