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Greece Competitiveness Slumps in IMD 2016 Rankings

Greece’s competitiveness ranking plunged by six spots bringing it in the 56th position among a total of 61 countries, according to the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) yearbook 2016 results released on Monday.

VAT Rate in Greece to Rise on June 1, Second Group of Islands to Lose Reduced Rate

As of June 1, the top value-added tax (VAT) rate in Greece will rise by one percentage point - from 23 percent to 24 percent - and a second group of Greek islands will lose a special value-added tax status.

‘Strategic Tourism Partners’ Greece and Russia Sign Agreement

The Greek Tourism Ministry and Russia’s Federal Tourism Agency (Rostourism) recently signed an agreement to encourage mutual tourist flow.

Athens Ledra Hotel Announces Closure

ASTY S.A., the owning company of the central Athens Ledra Hotel, announced the closure of the 314-room establishment, as of Tuesday, May 31.

Ellinair Resumes Domestic Flights, Launches New Routes in Greece

Greek carrier Ellinair, a member of Mouzenidis Group, has announced that it will resume domestic services in Greece and enhance its flight schedule with additional routes in the country as of June.

Electra Hotels & Resorts Welcomes New ‘Arrivals’ to its Team

Stepping into a new era and on the occasion of the opening of the brand new 5-star hotel "Electra Metropolis" in Athens, the group of Electra Hotels & Resorts is enhancing its staff with new dynamic executives.

MEPs Put Greece, Europe Tourism on the Table

The importance of initiatives to advance tourism growth and cruise travel to Greece and Europe was at the center of a day event held at the European Parliament on Monday.

Agamemnon & Alexander the Great bring 5,000 Years of Greek Culture to Washington

Five-thousand years of Greek tales celebrating kings, scholars, poets, and philosophers emerge through 550 ancient treasures in the “The Greeks - Agamemnon to Alexander the Great” show, which opens on June 1 at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, DC, and runs through to...

MasterCard Turns Travelling into a ‘Priceless Experience’, both in Greece and Abroad

Mastercard's new Cross Border campaign welcomes foreigners visiting Greece this summer.

Laconia Hotel Association Announces New Board Of Directors

The Laconia Hotel Association recently announced its new Board of Directors. Dimitris Pollalis has been reelected as president of the association.