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New Greek Cabinet Announced by Government Spokesman

Following the Greek parliamentary elections on Sunday, July 7, marked by the victory of the New Democracy party, the new cabinet was announced on Monday.

New Greek Tourism Minister Announced: Harry Theoharis

Harry Theoharis, a former secretary general for public revenues, has been appointed as the new minister for Greek tourism.

Fraport CEO: Greece’s Regional Airport Upgrades Completed by 2021

The 14 Fraport-run airports across Greece are slated to be completed in 2021, according to the company’s CEO Alexander Zinell.

Restoration Works at Amphipolis’ Kasta Hill Advance

Restoration and support works on the Kasta tomb at the Amphipolis site in northern Greece, are set to be completed by August.

Piraeus Silo to Become Underwater Antiquities Museum

A 1934 silo on the port of Piraeus is set to be converted into a Museum of Underwater Antiquities, following the scheme's approval by Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee.

Greece’s Lipsi Island to Ban Single-use Plastic Cups and Straws

The Municipality of Lipsi in Greece has announced plans to do away with single-use plastic water cups and straws and replace them with eco-friendly alternatives.

The Foundry Hotel: Athens Hospitality Scene Welcomes New Concept

Situated in the historic neighborhood of Psyrri is The Foundry, one of Athens' latest entries in the hotel scene, aiming to offer guests a unique experience.

Rhapsody Travel Receives ‘Travelife’ Certification for Sustainability

Rhapsody Travel has been honored with the Travelife Certified Award for its long-term commitment to sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

Alternative Tourism to Star in ‘Greek Panorama’ Expo in Athens

Greece’s alternative forms of tourism will be in the spotlight of the Greek Panorama exhibition, that will be held for the first time in Athens.

ITB Asia 2019 Introduces New ‘Buyers Elite Partner Programme’

ITB Asia has announced its new "Buyers Elite Partner Programme (BEPP)" that is aimed to provide its partners with more business opportunities.

Creta Maris Beach Resort Holds Annual ‘Blood Donation Day’

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete held its “Blood Donation Day” for the 27th consecutive year and with the participation of 40 employees.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Majority Vote in Greece Snap Polls

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party received a majority 39.8 percent of the public vote in Sunday’s national elections.