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Greek PM: ‘Timing Excellent’ for Parthenon Marbles’ Return

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis will propose a cultural exchange deal to the UK as a first step towards the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

GNTO Chief Sets Priorities for Greek Tourism

Modern sustainability practices are included in the Greek National Tourism Organization's (GNTO) plans to boost the country's tourism.

Greek Shipping Ministry Welcomes Updated €800m Piraeus Port Plan

Greek Shipping Minister Yiannis Plakiotakis expressed his satisfaction with a new updated master plan for the development of the Piraeus Port.

INSETE: Five New Greek Destinations Winning Over Travelers in June

Skiathos is one of five new most sought-after Greek destinations entering the top 10 for June 2019, according to a monthly bulletin by INSETE.

Athens Retailers Call for Shopping Destination Promo Plan

Athens retailers say Greece must create and implement of a far-reaching shopping destination branding strategy if it wants to see revenues rise.

Thessaloniki Tourism Promoted to Foreign Target Markets

The Thessaloniki Tourism Organization has carried out more than 100 marketing activities in 2019 for the promotion of the city to its target tourism markets.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Appoints Philippe Roux-Dessarps as New General Manager

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens has appointed Philippe Roux-Dessarps as its new general manager, an executive with a long experience in the hospitality industry.

Fast Ferries Welcomes New High-speed Passenger Ship to Fleet

Greek ferry operator Fast Ferries has added the “Thunder”, a new high-speed passenger ship to its fleet, which now includes four vessels.

Lufthansa’s New Sustainability Platform Focuses on CO2 Neutral Fuels

The Lufthansa Innovation Hub has launched the Compensaid, a platform which can be used by travelers to calculate and replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).