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BoG: March Travel Surplus Down, Incoming Russian Travelers to Greece Grow by 523.6%

The balance of travel services dropped in March to 62 million euros from 64 million euros recorded in the same month last year, the Bank of Greece (BoG) said on Monday.

Greek Gov’t Eyeing New Round of Airport Concessions

The Greek government is examining the possibility of a second round of airport concessions to be undertaken by a new body which will oversee the use and management of state property previously controlled by the finance ministry.

Greek-Egyptian Forum Paves Way for Further Tourism Cooperation

Boosting tourism cooperation between Greece and Egypt was at the forefront of a forum held in Cairo on Monday, which brought together professionals from both countries to explore partnerships.

Greece’s Peloponnese Tops Lonely Planet’s 2016 ‘Best in Europe’ List

The Peloponnese in Greece is the number one European destination that travellers need to see in 2016, according to Lonely Planet's 'Best in Europe' top 10 list.

Revamped ‘The Grove Seaside Hotel’ in Drepano, Nafplio, Opens its Doors

Argolida in the Peloponnese has got a fresh addition to its hotel portfolio, located only 10 km from the city of Nafplio, on the beach of Drepano. Introducing the four-star "The Grove Seaside Hotel".

‘The Times’ Reveals ‘Idyllic’ Secret: Halkidiki’s Ammouliani Islet

Under the title “Empty Beaches, Sleepy Villages and Quiet Tavernas” the London Times featured this month the tiny Halkidiki island of Ammouliani for its white sand, spectacular view, warm hospitality and great food.

Santorini’s ‘Mystique’ Adds More Accolades to a Growing List

Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel on Santorini, has continued adding to its already extensive list of accolades, being among the 20 Most Beautiful Hotels in Europe, according to CNN Travel and becoming one of the winners of the 2016 BRIDES Best Honeymoon Resorts in Europe.

Eiriana Luxury Suites Takes Steps Towards a Paperless Business, Launches Breakfast App

Eiriana Luxury Suites, located on Milos in the Cyclades, is carving the way for environmentally friendly accommodation, with the launch of its own application that allows guests to order breakfast and also receive useful information about the destination.

Kea Steps in as Diving Destination, Showcases 100 Years of Shipwrecks

Shipwrecks, diving and marine history will be the focus of an international conference to take place on the Cycladic island of Kea on September 30-October 2.

Refugee Life Shown Through Cartoon Exhibition in Athens

A cartoon exhibition that aimed to show the reality of the refugee crisis took place this month in the multipurpose hall of the Syntagma metro station in Athens.