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Ministry Approves Two New Tourism Investments in Evia and Crete

Two new "strategic" tourism investments in Evia and Crete have been approved by the Greek Economy, Development and Tourism Ministry.

Kountoura Eyes Tourism Development of Parnassos

Boosting the tourism appeal of the region of Central Greece through upgrade works at the Parnassos ski center were discussed during a recent meeting held at the Tourism Ministry in Athens.

Three Airlines to Fly Greece’s Subsidized Air Routes to Remote Areas

Astra Airlines, Olympic Air and Sky Express will service a number of state-subsidized air routes to remote Greek destinations, according to an announcement by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority.

National Archaeological Museum in Athens Celebrates 150 Years with New Exhibit

The National Archaeological Museum in Athens is celebrating its 150th anniversary since its foundation and has announced the new exhibition "Odysseys" as the main commemorative event.

EU-Arab World High Level Summit to Take Place in Athens

European and Arab government and business leaders will be brought together in Athens in November to discuss strategies of EU-Arab cooperation and partnership between the two major economic and political blocs.

‘Santorini Experience 2016’ Schedule Announced

Everything is all set for the Greek top sports tourism event “Santorini Experience 2016”, which is expected to really outdo itself in its second year as entries are included from both Greece and abroad!

Nana Beach Listed Among Top 100 Partner Hotels of RTK

The Nana Beach Hotel on Crete once again has been selected as one of the 100 top hotels working with the German travel agency network RTK.

Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards Honor the Best of the Best

The best of the best were honored at the first Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards ceremony held at the Izvestia Hall in Moscow in late September.

Pioneering Greeks: Giorgos Koumentakis, Contemporary Music Composer

This week the "Pioneering Greeks" column introduces Giorgos Koumentakis, one of the most renowned contemporary Greek composers.

Η Greek Tourism Expo 2016 φέρνει στην Αθήνα 120 hosted buyers από 35 χώρες

Εκατόν είκοσι επιλεγμένοι hosted buyers από 35 χώρες (Ευρώπη, Σκανδιναβία, Βαλκάνια, Μέση Ανατολή, Ασία, ΗΠΑ και Καναδά) θα δώσουν το παρόν στην τουριστική έκθεση της Αθήνας Greek Tourism Expo για Β2Β συναντήσεις με τους εκθέτες στοχεύοντας στη σύναψη ...

Sales Manager at The Margi Hotel

The Margi Hotel is seeking a Sales Manager to join their team.

Το πρόγραμμα του «Santorini Experience 2016»!

Όλα είναι έτοιμα για την κορυφαία διοργάνωση αθλητικού τουρισμού «Santorini Experience 2016», που αναμένεται να ξεπεράσει τον εαυτό της, στην 2η συνεχόμενη χρονιά υλοποίησής της, με το ενδιαφέρον να στρέφεται και εκτός συνόρων της χώρας καθώς θα περιλαμβάνει συμμετοχές από ...

Greece is the No.1 Destination for TUI Austria

Greece was the number one destination for TUI Austria this summer, according to the Austrian tour operator. TUI is confident that Greece's success as a destination will continue in 2017.

UNWTO: International Tourist Arrivals Up 4% in First Half of 2016

Between January and June 2016, destinations worldwide received 561 million international tourists, 21 million more than in 2015, according to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. For the remainder of 2016 prospects are positive overall.

Piraeus Port Gets New Cruise Terminal, Inauguration Set for October 3

A new cruise terminal at Agios Nikolaos in Piraeus Port will be inaugurated on Monday, October 3.

Avis Donates Vehicle to Transport First Aid Supplies to Refugees in Athens

Avis has donated a van-type vehicle to the Municipality of Athens to be used for the transport of first aid supplies to refugees.

Sky Express Set to Launch New Routes in October

Greek airline Sky Express will launch operations to and from Athens to Syros and Astypalea and also perform the Rhodes-Karpathos-Kasos route as of October 1.

MCI/AFEA Organize Successful ‘IPA 2016’ Congress in Vancouver, Canada

Athens-based AFEA Travel and Congress Services last month teamed up with MCI for the organization of the International Congress on Pediatrics - IPA 2016 in Vancouver, Canada.

Kea’s 100 Years of Shipwrecks in the Spotlight

A three-day event to mark a century since the S/S Burdigala and HMHS Britannic sank off Kea will take place September 30-October 2 on the island.

Acropolis Night Run Kicks Off on Oct 1

With the participation of thousands of runners and walkers of all ages, the sports event Acropolis Night Run will kick off on Saturday, October 1, in Athens.