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Greek Tourism Curbs Joblessness in April

Greece’s tourism sector is tackling unemployment head on, creating 100,246 new jobs in April this year, marking a third consecutive month on the positive, according to data from the Ergani system.

Athens and Beijing Team Up in Tourism, Culture, Education

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Communist Party Secretary of Beijing Cai Qi have agreed to jointly work towards promoting tourism initiatives in the two cities.

Greek President Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles at Royal Reception

Taking the opportunity on occasion of Prince Charles’ visit to Athens, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos reiterated Greece’s call for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

Kountoura to Address EU Parliament Tourism Event

Tourism development and infrastructure will be among the issues to be covered by Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during a European Parliament event on May 22.

Greece Wins a ‘Tourism Oscar’, Named Top 2018 Destination in Mediterranean and SE Europe

SACEN International announced Greece as the leading tourism destination in the Mediterranean and southeastern Europe for 2018.

Air Transat’s Flights from Greece to Canada Kick Off for Summer 2018

Air Transat this season has increased capacity from Athens by 14 percent, compared to last year, making over 43,800 seats available for travel to Canada.

Piraeus Port Authority Reels in Higher Profit in 2017

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA), which is led by Chinese shipping giant Cosco, recorded the "best profitability over the last decade" in 2017, according to its management.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

Bus Line X80 Links Acropolis, Athens Center with Piraeus Port

Bus line X80, which connects the center of Athens with Piraeus Port, has been relaunched to facilitate Greek passengers and tourists during their travels.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

Volotea Becomes New IATA Member

Volotea, the airline of mid- and small‐sized European cities, has been welcomed as a new member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).