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Crete’s Kastelli Airport Deadline Delayed Again

The Greek government once more has extended the deadline for bids to finance, construct and operate the new Kastelli airport project in Heraklion, Crete.

Civil Aviation Workers Call Off Five-day Strike in Greece

The union representing the staff of the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority, which had scheduled a five-day strike next week, have called off industrial action following a meeting with Greek Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis.

Kountoura Presents Greece’s Tourism Investment Opportunities at SPIEF 2016

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura presented the tourism investment opportunities in Greece to an audience of government and business leaders from the emerging economic powers, at the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Russia.

Greek Ports Fail to Attract Cruise Tourism, Miss Out on €1.3bn Yearly

Greek ports have failed to draw in cruise travel despite the lifting of cabotage restrictions and are missing out by 1.3 billion euros in annual revenue, a report by Athens-based non-profit research organisation diaNEOsis revealed recently.

European Airport Industry Comes to Athens for 26th ACI Europe General Assembly

The European airport industry will gather in Athens during June 20-22 for the 26th ACI Europe General Assembly, Congress & Exhibition hosted by Athens International Airport (AIA).

Glyfada ‘i-Bike’ Rental Scheme Takes Off

The coastal suburb of Glyfada, southern Athens, has launched its new rent-a-bike scheme titled "i-bike".

Anemi Jazz Festival to Kick Off on Folegandros

The Greek island of Folegandros is bringing jazz to its shores with the Anemi Jazz Festival on July 28-30 aspiring to become a unique opportunity to bring people closer through music.

European Music Day 2016: Concerts, Activities and Events in 37 Greek Cities

Thirty-seven cities in Greece will celebrate the 17th edition of European Music Day through a series of concerts, activities and events, aiming to pass a strong message of optimism, unity and cooperation.

Escaping to Crete… with ‘Le Figaro’

From the wild terrain of Sfakia and the deep blue Lybian Sea to the footpaths of Chania, the Monastery of St John and the turquoise waters of the Balos Lagoon, Le Figaro journalist Maud Vidal-Naquet collected plenty of travel tid-bits to lure visitors to the Greek island of Crete.

Pioneering Greeks – ‘Wise Greece’, the Organization that Promotes Greek Products & Supports the Unprivileged

This week the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces Wise Greece, a non profit organization operating as a social enterprise with a double mission: to promote Greek products and support unprivileged people and institutions simultaneously.