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Seaplanes Expected to Take Off in Greece in 2019

Greece may see the first flights of seaplanes in the country take off in 2019, considering that a two-year old draft bill is finally tabled in parliament.

KEDE Proposes Creation of ‘Hippocrates Cluster’ to Boost Health Tourism in Greece

KEDE President George Patoulis has proposed the creation of a cluster to boost health travel services and attract more medical and wellness tourists to Greece.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Awaits Approval

The Piraeus Port Authority is waiting for the approval of its master plan, which aims to transform Piraeus into a Mediterranean home porting hub.

Internet World on Edge Over Proposed EU Copyright Bill

A proposed EU copyright law that if enforced will require all websites to check all posts for copyright violations has the entire Internet community on edge.

Ministry Looks into Developing Cruise Tourism Potential of Katakolo

Developing the cruise potential of the town of Katakolo was discussed by Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the local port authority's president, Leonidas Varouksis.

AEGEAN Invests €30m in Aviation Training Center at Athens Airport

Greek carrier AEGEAN has announced the establishment of a new aviation training center at the Athens International Airport for its aircrew.

Five-star ‘Elivi Skiathos’ Opens for Summer 2018

The newly established Elivi Skiathos luxury hotel, located on the island of Skiathos in the Sporades group, has opened its doors for summer 2018.

Qantas Joins Amadeus NDC-X Program

Australian airline Qantas will join the Amadeus NDC-X program to sell its NDC offers across travel sellers around the world.

YES to Shipping Forum Reaches Out to Greece’s Next Generation

Aiming to reach out to the younger generation and offer training opportunities, the “YES To Shipping Forum 2018” was recently held within the Ρosidonia Exhibition in Athens.

myAthenspass: New Parking App for Athens City Center

The Municipality of Athens has launched the “myAthensPass” smartphone app that helps drivers easily find available parking spaces in the Greek capital.

Sting Thanks Greece for Aiding Refugees while Others ‘Build Walls’

British singer-songwriter Sting praised Greece for setting the bright example and stepping up to support the thousands of migrants arriving in the country.

BlueFest Crete18: Τριήμερο φεστιβάλ στον Άγιο Νικόλαο Κρήτης

Στον Άγιο Νικόλαο Κρήτης διοργανώνεται για πρώτη φορά το 3ημερο Φεστιβάλ blueFest Crete18 | Culture & Beyond απο τις 30 Ιουνίου ως τις 2 Ιουλίου.