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Greece Strives to Attract Tourists Back to Samothrace

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to attract visitors back to Samothrace after the island's problematic ferry service tarnished its image.

ETC: Greece Sees High Growth in Visits from US, France, UK in Early 2019

Greece enjoyed the highest rate of demand growth from the US, France and the UK during the first months of 2019, according to the ETC's latest report.

Crete’s Hersonissos Innovates with ‘Local Passport’ for Repeat Visitors

The Northern Crete municipality of Hersonissos has taken a bold step introducing the “Local Passport” granted to repeat visitors or to those wishing to get married there.

A Year After Bailout Exit, Commission Says Greece Making Progress

The European Commission issued a statement, marking the one-year anniversary of Greece’s exit from a nearly eight-year-long aid program.

Greece Still Lags Behind EU Average in Online Payments

Despite the changing banking and purchasing landscape, Greeks are still not opting to make online transactions for their banking needs, a European Central Bank study reveals.

Nemea’s Aidonia Dig Reveals Two Mycenaean Period Tombs

An ongoing dig at the Aidonia site outside Nemea near Corinth, has revealed two chamber tombs dating back to the Late Mycenaean period (1400-1200 BC).

Hellenic Seaways Steps in for Samothrace – Alexandroupolis Ferry Route

Greek ferry company Hellenic Seaways will take over the Samothrace-Alexandroupolis route as of Monday, August 26, with its Artemis vessel, according to the Greek Shipping Ministry.

‘Greek Panorama’ Expo to Bring Hosted Buyers from 22 Countries to Athens

Travel agencies and tour operators from 22 countries, specializing in alternative tourism, will participate in the hosted buyers program of the 1st Greek Panorama to be held in Athens in November.

Avianca Brasil to Exit Star Alliance

Brazilian airline Ocean Air Linhas Aéreas S/A, headquartered in São Paulo and formerly doing business as Avianca Brasil, will formally leave Star Alliance with effect from September 1.

Γνωρίστε τις διαδρομές του Andros Trail Race το Σάββατο 24 Αυγούστου

Το Σάββατο 24 Αυγούστου οι διοργανωτές του Andros Trail Race προσκαλούν όλους σε ένα 'ταξίδι γνωριμίας' με τις διαδρομές του αγώνα.