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First Burger King Restaurant Opens in Greece

SSP and Fraport Greece have opened the first fast-food Burger King restaurant in Greece at the “Diagoras” Airport on the island of Rhodes.

EU Calls on Members to Limit Investor Visa Schemes

Citing security risks, the European Commission is urging member states to restrict issuing investor visas to non-nationals, with plans to publish new regulations in September.

Greece Losing Revenue as Short-term Rental Registry Saga Continues

Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) has yet to launch the electronic registry for Airbnb-style rentals in the country.

EU Moves Ahead with Unified Firefighting, Natural Disaster Mechanism 

The European Commission is planning to set up its own resource base in order to address forest fires, floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters.

UNWTO Launches Online Platform to Achieve SDGs Through Tourism

The UNWTO has launched the new "Tourism for SDGs" online platform to promote a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development.

Athens’ Unseen Museum Welcomes Special Dog Exhibit

The National Archaeological Museum’s Unseen Museum welcomes a 3rd-century AD funerary monument dedicated to a pet dog.

Emirates Celebrates 10 Years of A380 Operations

Emirates celebrated 10 years of A380 operations, since its first flight to New York from Dubai on August 1, 2008.

CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises to Speak at WTTC’s first European Leaders Forum

Global leaders from the travel and tourism industry, such as the CEOs of Thomas Cook and MSC Cruises, will meet at the first WTTC European Leaders Forum in Lisbon, Portugal on September 11.

European Commission: Air Passenger Rights Q&A

The European Commission provides answers to 10 of the most commonly asked questions regarding the rights of citizens traveling by air.

Liostasi Hotel on Ios Hosts Summer Movie Nights

The Liostasi Hotel & Suites on the Greek island of Ios and member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World, is hosting cinema nights at its open air theater.