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Greece Soon to Slash VAT on Tourism – Minister

The value-added tax (VAT) charged on Greece's tourism-related services will very soon be slashed to the 13 percent rate, according to Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis.

Travel Receipts ‘Save’ Greece’s June Current Account Surplus

Stronger net travel receipts in Greece in june drove a 338 million euro improvement in the services surplus, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Samothrace Mayor Presses for Actions and Port Investments

Samothrace Mayor Athanasios Vitsas has called for infrastructure upgrades on the island, which recently saw its incoming tourism dwindle due to a lacking ferry service.

Kos Tourism Professionals Call for Removal of Tsunami Warning Signs

Tourism professionals on Kos are calling for the removal of outdoor sign boards warning of a potential tsunami in the area should an earthquake occur.

Greek Health Ministry Scraps Medical Meeting Planning Regulation

A regulation covering the approval procedure for the organization of medical and scientific conferences in Greece has been rescinded.

Athens’ Trees are Up for Adoption

The Municipality of Athens has launched "Adopt-a-Tree", a pilot program to encourage stewardship of trees planted in the city center.

Seajets Continues Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Route with the Andros Jet

Greek ferry operator Seajets has announced that its Andros Jet catamaran will continue to serve the Samothrace-Alexandroupolis route until further notice.

MR&H 2019: Resorts in Greece Finalists in Awards for Mediterranean’s Best

Two resorts in Greece have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2019 Top Mediterranean Resort Awards by MR&H that will be announced in October.

SWISS to Introduce New Services to Osaka and Washington, D.C.

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) will add Osaka and Washington, D.C. to its long-haul network, with non-stop service, from March 2020.

The Impact of Sports Tourism & Future Trends – Opinion

Akis Tsolis, the CEO of Active Media Group, explains the impact of Sports Tourism and underlines future trends.