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Nine Greek Transport Projects Get European Commission Go-ahead for Funding

Nine Greek transport projects are slated to receive EU funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) after the European Commission’s decision earlier this month to inject 6.7 billion euros in transport infrastructure to boost jobs and growth.

Greece Strengthens Tourism Collaboration with Russia

Boosting tourism flows between Russia and Greece as well working together on actions that will strengthen the ongoing collaboration in tourism between the two countries, including the issue of three- and five-year visas, was on the agenda of talks recently between Alternate...

Dodekanisos Seaways Announces Discounts up to 50% on Ferry Tickets

Dodekanisos Seaways has announced discounts on ferry tickets to all of the destinations it covers in an aim to boost tourist arrivals to the islands of the Dodecanese and of the Samos prefecture.

Ios Island Eyes Gay Travel Market

As part of its action plan to boost arrivals to Ios, the Greek island's municipality is making approaches to the lucrative lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) travel market.

Greek-US Antikythera Mechanism Mission Produces 60 New Finds

A recent survey of the 2,000-year-old Greek “Antikythera mechanism”, found on an ancient shipwreck by sponge divers in 1901 near the islet of Antikythera, has produced some 60 artifacts and revealed new functions, including the first hint that the device was used to make...

FORTHcrs Launches New Credit Management Service to Make Life Easier for Ferry Companies, Travel Agencies

FORTHcrs has announced its pioneering new service "Credit Limit Management" (CLM), which gives companies the opportunity to boost competitiveness across the sales chain of tourism services.

Travelport and SAAE Celebrate Another Year of Success for Travel Agents in Athens

Travelport and the Hellenic Association of Airline Representatives (SAAE) recently hosted their annual summer party in Athens to celebrate together another year of success for travel agents.

Attica Group Launches Morocco-Europe Ferry Service through AML

Athens-based Attica Group, a subsidiary of Marfin Investment Group, and BMCE Bank of Africa Group, have inked an agreement for the immediate operation of scheduled ferry services between Morocco and Europe.

#Orangepride: KLM Promotes the Netherlands with Orange Aircraft

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines recently introduced its unique orange-coloured Boeing 777-300, which emphasises its Dutch roots and pride in the national colour of the Netherlands.