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New EU Package Travel Directive to Come into Effect July 2018

As of July 1, a new EU directive will take effect aiming to achieve consumer protection for package travel and linked travel arrangements.

AEGEAN Chief: Airbus A320neo Deal will Take Us Farther

AEGEAN signed an agreement with Airbus for the purchase of up to 42 A320neo Family aircraft, an investment valued at $5 billion at list prices.

Europa Nostra 2018: Greek Church Wins Grand Prix Prize for Cultural Heritage

Greece’s Byzantine Church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos received a 10,000 euros award and was declared a Grand Prix laureate at the Europa Nostra Awards 2018.

Greece Gets Eurogroup Green Light to Exit Debt Program

Greece will receive its final 15-billion-euro bailout tranche after successfully completing its fourth assessment and will exit its nearly eight-year-long aid program on August 20.

Minister Kountoura Discusses Tourism Issues with Greek Island Mayors

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and mayors of Greek islands held talks concerning tourist arrivals, sea tourism and actions for promotion and tourism development.

Qatar Airways Travelers Love Destination Greece, Says Country Manager

Greece continues to be one of the most popular destinations in the Qatar Airways network, according to the airline's Country Manager for Greece & Cyprus, Theresa Cissell.

Acropolis Museum Marks 9th Year with Birthday Event

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, which has been voted among the top museums in the world on TripAdvisor, celebrated its ninth birthday on June 20.

Fraport Greece Honored for Best Transport Infrastructure Deal

Fraport Greece has received the award for the "Best Transport Infrastructure" deal in Central and Eastern Europe, in the Project Finance Awards 2017.

Novotel Athens GM Tours ‘Energy Observer’ Hydrogen Vessel in Flisvos, Athens

Novotel Athens General Manager Evripidis Tzikas toured the Energy Observer, the world’s first vessel powered by hydrogen, which recently arrived at the Flisvos marina in Athens.

‘Rent Control’ Off Broadway Hit Comes to Athens

Rent Control, a one-man show written and performed by Greek American Evan Zes, is has come to the EllinikoTheatro in the Gazi district in Athens until June 30.

“A Night in Havana” Party at Hilton Athens’ Galaxy Bar

The Hilton Athens hotel will host "A Night in Havana" themed party at its Galaxy roof top bar with live music and special cocktails.