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EEA: Greek Beaches at the Top for Cleanliness and Quality

The majority of Greece’s swimming areas are clean and free of pollutants, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA) annual bathing water quality report.

Greek PM Repeats Promise to Slash VAT Rate on Hotels in 2020

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras reminded the tourism sector of his promise to cut the value-added tax (VAT) rate charged on hotels in 2020.

Global Survey Finds Residents Still Positive About Urban Tourism

Improving infrastructure and creating experiences are among the ways to keep tourism in check, according to a UNWTO/IPSOS survey.

Ministry Approves Terms for Corfu’s Gouvia Marina

The Greek Tourism Ministry has approved the Special Regulation for the Operation of the Tourist Port of Gouvia on the island of Corfu.

Saudia Airlines Relaunches Connection to Athens

Saudi flag carrier Saudia Airlines launched direct flights between Riyadh and Athens, resuming services to the Greek capital after a period of 11 years.

GNTO Supports Cultural, Sports Events in Greece

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has announced its support to a number of cultural and sports events during the summer and fall, taking place in various locations around Greece.

Athens to Host Workshops for ‘Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders’

Athens in July will host the "Tomorrow’s Hospitality Leaders" workshops, which are organized by Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland, a member of the Swiss Education Group.

Foreign Journalists Get a Taste of Attica’s Maritime Tourism Offerings

Journalists from Russia, Romania, Sweden, Turkey and Serbia, were recently in Athens and learned more about Attica’s maritime tourism offerings.

Sommet Education Invests in Celebrity Chef Alain Ducasse’s Culinary Schools

Sommet Education has announced an agreement to become the majority shareholder of DUCASSE Education, a network of world-renowned schools by celebrity chef Alain Ducasse.

TÜV Hellas Gives Certification to the New Lifts of Athens’ Four Seasons Hotel

TÜV Hellas (TÜV Nord) has carried out the inspection and certification process of the 19 new lifts of the Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens.

Acropolis Museum Opens Gates to Ancient Athens Neighborhood – Photo Report

An ancient Athens neighborhood, uncovered during excavations for the construction of the Acropolis Museum, will soon open to the public.

Greek Panorama: Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy το Νοέμβριο στο Ζάππειο

Η ανάδειξη όλου του φάσματος εναλλακτικών μορφών τουρισμού και της γαστρονομίας στην Ελλάδα είναι ο σκοπός της έκθεσης GREEK PANORAMA: Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy.

Το Ios Adventure υπό την αιγίδα της Ελληνικής Ολυμπιακής Επιτροπής

Το αθλητικό event Ios Adventure, που θα διεξαχθεί στις 28-30 Ιουνίου 2019 στην Ίο, τελεί υπό την αιγίδα της Ελληνικής Ολυμπιακής Επιτροπής.