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SETE Lists 12 Steps Needed for Greek Tourism to Further Develop

Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) President Yiannis Retsos listed 12 specific steps Greece's development program for tourism should include.

Ministry: Program for Greek Tourism Businesses to Operate All Year Round

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a program entitled "Tourism Businesses Open 365 Days a Year", in efforts to promote Greece as a year-round destination.

New Bank Limits in Greece, Withdrawals Now at €5,000

Bank account holders in Greece can as of June 4 withdraw a total of 5,000 euros per month from ATM machines and banks, according to a finance ministry decision.

Tax Breaks Can Ensure Year-round Tourism for Greece, Says Aegean Airlines Head

In order to ensure tourism all year round, enterprises must be relieved of tax burdens, Aegean Airlines President Eftychios Vassilakis said during SETE's 26th General Assembly.

UNESCO Calls for ‘Mutually Acceptable Solution’ to Parthenon Marbles Issue

UNESCO recognizes the historical and ethical dimensions of the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and calls for a "mutually acceptable solution”.

Piraeus Port Moving Up as Robust Container Handler

The Piraeus port is in the top seven of Europe’s container ports and among the world’s fastest growing, according to shipping insight platform PortEconomics.

Library on Wheels Brings ‘Books Everywhere’ in Athens

A mobile library will travel through various locations in Athens, as part of the city's role as World Book Capital for 2018.

Zakynthos Welcomes New 5-star Olea All Suite Hotel

Combining key aspects of Mediterranean architecture with tropical elements, the five-star Olea All Suite Hotel on Zakynthos is opening its doors for the 2018 summer season.

Divani Apollon to Celebrate Global Wellness Day on June 9

The Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso, located on the Athenian Riviera, will celebrate Global Wellness Day on June 9 with a number of events.

‘Back to Athens 6/2018’ Festival Turns City Center into Cultural Hotspot

The Greek capital is hosting the “Back to Athens 6/2018” festival, which aims to introduce the city to Athenians and visitors through a number of cultural events.

Celebrity Cruises Unveils ‘The Spa’ Experience on New ‘Edge’ Ship

Aiming to offer a holistic wellness journey like no other on land and at sea, Celebrity Cruises recently unveiled "The Spa" of its newest ship Celebrity Edge.

Ημερίδα για τον αθλητικό τουρισμό στην Κίμωλο εν’ όψει του Kimolos Trail

Ενημερωτική ημερίδα για τους επαγγελματίες του τουρισμού της Κιμώλου θα διεξαχθεί την Παρασκευή 1 Ιουνίου, με αφορμή το Kimolos Trail.