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Tax Free Shopping in Greece Gains Momentum

Increasing tourist flows boosted tax free shopping in Greece by 44 percent in the first seven months of the year compared to 2016, according to Global Blue.

Athens Hoteliers Launch Cultural Action, Free Theatrical Performances

Theatrical performances of the works of great writers of Greek antiquity will take place free of charge at select archaeological sites and monuments of Athens.

Tourism Boom Taking a Toll on Greek Destinations, Infrastructure

With the number of travelers doubling over the last five years, authorities at Greek destinations are finding it difficult to address the results of so-called “overtourism".

Greece, Cyprus Join Forces in Culture

Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and her Cypriot counterpart Costas Kadis have signed a memorandum of understanding to mutually promote cultural heritage.

Projects Announced for Modernization of Patra Port

Greek Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis has approved two projects aimed to modernize the Port of Patra in the northern Peloponnese.

Greece Ranks Top Summer Destination for Polish Travelers

Greece ranks as the top summer holiday destination for Polish travelers as bookings between April 28-August 31 grew by 19 percent year on year.

Greek Tourism Minister Kountoura Honored for Contribution to Sports

The Hellenic Wrestling Federation recently honored Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for her contribution to sports.

Aqua Vista Hotels Welcomes ‘Aplai Dome’ in Oia to Santorini Portfolio

Global hotel management company Aqua Vista Hotels has added another high-end property, the “Aplai Dome”, to its extensive portfolio in Oia on Santorini.

China Colors Set the Scene for 82nd Thessaloniki Int’l Fair

With a few days to go until the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), the colors of this year’s honored guest - China - are being added to the Greek city's decor.

British LGBT News Site Recommends the Best for a ‘Gay September in Greece’

British LGBT news site "Gay Star News" is recommending Greece as the ideal destination for gay travelers to vacation in September.

European Commission Approves German Rescue Aid to Air Berlin

The European Commission has endorsed under EU state aid rules Germany's plans to grant Air Berlin a temporary 150 million euros bridging loan.

ITB Asia 2017 Sells Out Ahead of 10th Anniversary Show in October

Celebrating its 10th anniversary as "Asia’s Leading Travel Trade Show", ITB Asia 2017 has completely sold out ahead of its milestone show this October.

Vote for Greece in UNWTO’s Tourism Video Competition

A promotional video of the Greek National Tourism Organization titled “Greece – A 365-day Destination” will compete in UNWTO's Tourism Video Competition in China.

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