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Ancient Greek Monuments Facing Climate Change Impact

A number of Greek monuments that have stood intact since antiquity now appear to be facing the consequences of climate change, according to scientists.

Special VAT Rate on Five Greek Islands Extended Until End of 2019

The reduced VAT regime for five Aegean islands in Greece – Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios – has once again received a six-month extension.

Lamda Blames Greek Government for Hellinikon Project Delays

Lamda Development, the consortium to take on the urban development of Athens’ former airport in Hellinikon, claims that delays on the project were strictly a result of government stalling.

Greek Hotel Chamber – Google Team Up for ‘CapsuleT’ Startup Accelerator

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has joined forces with Google for its CapsuleT initiative, Greece’s first travel and hospitality accelerator, aimed at speeding up the launch of tourism startups.

Thomas Cook Appoints New Director to Oversee its Hotels in Spain and Greece

Thomas Cook Hotels and Resorts has appointed a new Director of Operations to oversee its managed hotels in Spain and Greece.

Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019 Features Music, Theater, Dance Events

Theatrical performances by Greek and foreign artists, music concerts, opera tributes and contemporary dance shows are among the events included in this year’s diverse program of the Athens & Epidaurus Festival 2019.
Run in the unique routes of Navarino Challenge (photos by Elias Lefas)
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7th ‘Navarino Challenge’ Sports Tourism Event Goes Green

The “Navarino Challenge” event, to take place this year in October in Greece, continues to innovate with a number of environmentally friendly activities.

Russia’s OTDYKH 2019 Expo to Host Series of B2B Marketing Events

B2B speed dating, bespoke workshops and roundtable meetings will be among the must-attend events for exhibitors of Russia's OTDYKH fair in September.

Booking.com Welcomes Glenn Fogel as New CEO

Booking Holdings, a leading online travel company, has announced that its CEO, Glenn Fogel, will take over the position of CEO of its Booking.com brand.

Greek Civil Protection: Be Ahead of the Fire – Alert, Prevent, Act

As the weather gets hotter and the winds stronger, Greece's civil protection authorities are urging residents and travelers to take preventative measures, be alert and ready to act in order to avoid fires.