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NBG – EIF Deals Secure €640 Million for Greek Businesses

Some 5,000 small businesses, startups and mid‑sized enterprises in Greece will gain access to 640 million euros in loans at favorable terms, following three deals signed between EIF and NBG.

Greek Museums, Sites See Rise in Visitors, Revenue in 2017

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts during 2017, according to ELSTAT.

Vehicles Banned Along Chania’s Venetian Harbor

Vehicles will no longer be allowed along and around the Venetian Harbor and the Firkas Fortress in Chania on Crete, according to the Municipal Port Fund.

Moscovici: No More Bailout Plans for Greece, Just Supervision

Greece will leave bailout programs behind and move ahead with growth under surveillance, according to European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici.

EU Set to Suggest Mandatory Fingerprinting on All IDs

In efforts to tackle terrorism, the European Commission plans to table a proposal that all EU identification cards include fingerprinting.

Real Madrid TV Granted Permission to Film at the Acropolis

A Spanish crew from Real Madrid TV has received permission by Greece’s Central Archaeological Council (KAS) to film at the Acropolis in Athens.

WTTC and GTTP Partner to Attract Young Talent to Travel and Tourism Industry

The WTTC and the Global Travel & Tourism Partnership (GTTP) have announced a partnership to attract young talent to the travel and tourism industry.

Registration Open for ‘Navarino Challenge’ 2018 Sports Tourism Event

Registration for the 6th “Navarino Challenge” sports tourism event held in Greece, which includes over 10 Olympic sports, has opened.

Lufthansa Group Introduces New Seats for Airbus A320 Family Aircraft

Lufthansa Group's network airlines Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian, are jointly introducing standardized seats for a harmonized, comfortable travel experience.

TripAdvisor: Blue Air Among Europe’s Best Low-cost Airlines for 2018

Blue Air has been included on the list of the Best Low-cost Airlines in Europe in TripAdvisors' 2018 Traveler’s Choice Awards for Airlines.

‘Athens Tourism is Booming’ – Interview with Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos

Electra Metropolis General Manager George Spyropoulos speaks to GTP Headlines about the newly-established hotel and the current tourism trends in Athens.

Στις 6 Ιουνίου το 12ο Διεθνές Συνέδριο “Αερομεταφορές: Παρόν και Μέλλον”

Με την εξωστρέφεια της αεροπορικής βιομηχανίας θα ασχοληθεί το 12ο Διεθνές Επιστημονικό Συνέδριο "Αερομεταφορές: Παρόν και Μέλλον".

V-Travel Opens New Office on Lefkada

V-Travel, a company specializing in educational tourism, has announced the opening of a new office on the island of Lefkada.