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Spreading the Word About Greece to Cost €10m

Promoting Greece abroad and boosting the country’s image is a top priority for the government, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, adding that he will double the given budget to 10 million euros to achieve the best results for both the economy and society.

Kountoura to Represent Greece at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas will represent the Greek Government at the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) that will take place June 16-18 in Russia.

Greek Travel Agents Federation Expresses Concern Over Civil Aviation Workers Strike Next Week

The federation of Greek travel agents, fedHATTA, has expressed concerns about the five-day strike announced for next week by the union representing the staff of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority and which is expected to affect both domestic and international flights.

Commission Defends Passenger Rights, IATA Nods to Clarity

The European Commission is calling for a stricter enforcement of rules so that passenger rights are respected, laying out the details in its new guidelines published this week.

Blue Star Ferries: 30% Discount on Ferry Tickets to Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros

Greek passenger shipping company Blue Star Ferries has announced a 30 percent discount on the ferry tickets of travellers that will vacation this summer on the islands of Lesvos, Chios, Kos and Leros.

Turkish Airlines Takes Part in Posidonia 2016 Shipping Expo in Greece

Turkish Airlines, the flag carrier of Turkey, participated with its own booth in Posidonia 2016, the world’s most prestigious shipping exhibition, that took place at the Athens Metropolitan Expo during June 6-10.

Creta Maris Celebrates ‘Blue Flag’ Eco-label Award

The Creta Maris resort in Hersonissos, Crete, recently celebrated the 'Blue Flag' eco-label award for its beach with an official flag-raising event.

‘Theatricult’ Contest: Win Invitations to the Athens & Epidaurus Festival!

Athens International Airport (AIA) recently announced a contest for lovers of theater and culture, as part of its digital campaign “Speak Aθenian. Be an Aθenian.” and invites all to have a “Theatricult” experience in Athens.