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Excessive Taxes Hinder Tourism Development in Greece

The excessive tax burden in Greece, both in terms of direct and indirect taxes, continue to negatively affect the development of the country's tourism and economy in general, according to a study released recently by the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (InSETE).

Business Insider: Santorini Among Destinations with ‘Stunning View’

The Greek island of Santorini is included on a list compiled by Business Insider that reveals 13 of the most stunning views in the world that are "worth the climb" .

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center Launches Free Events for the Public

Aiming to keep the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) in constant dialogue with the public until its official delivery to the State, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has announced that open events will kick off to give visitors the opportunity to re-discover...

Revitalize in Athens with a Plunge at Anastazia Luxury Suites & Rooms New Pool

Anastazia Luxury Suites & Rooms, located on the outskirts of Athens in amid pine trees in the suburb of Drosia, invites visitors and guests to take a refreshing plunge in its new pool.

Best Western Achieves Record First Semester Bookings, Posts Revenue Increase

Best Western Hotels and Resorts saw a 17 percent increase in overnight stays and revenue in the region of Southeastern Europe, during the first six months of the year.

‘Syros City Trail 2016’ Race Schedule Announced

For the second year running, the Syros City Trail is taking place on the island of Syros. The aim of the run, which will be held on September 3 this year, is to promote the historical and cultural heritage of Ermoupoli, the capital of Syros, via major attractions along the...

ANEK LINES Renews Support for Platanias FC

Greek passenger shipping company ANEK LINES recently announced its continued support of Chania-based football club Platanias F.C. as renewed sponsor for the fifth year.

UIA Carries 487 Aided Passengers Via Humanitarian Carriage Program

Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) carried 487 aided passengers - 392 children and their companions, and 95 wounded ATO soldiers - within the framework of its large-scale Humanitarian Carriage Program during the July 2015 – July 2016 period.

Star Alliance Invites Bloggers to Spread the Word on its New Themed Itineraries

This summer, Star Alliance has invited seven international travel bloggers to embark on seven different "Round The World" journeys on its member airlines. The Alliance has now added themed itineraries to its Round the World product portfolio.

Vote in the Historic Hotels of Europe 2017 Excellence Awards

Historic Hotels of Europe (HHE) is inviting past guests and discerning travellers to vote in its fifth annual excellence awards and honour the staff and managers of hotels that shine in 10 wide-ranging categories.

Pioneering Greeks: Demetrios Fakinos, Design Chief

This week the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces Demetrios Fakinos, one of the most important figures in Greece in the field of design.