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Ministry Speeds Up Works on Greece’s Amphipolis Site

Works are moving full speed ahead so that the Amphipolis site, where the largest ancient Macedonian tomb was discovered, can open to the public.

Minister Announces Northern Greece Tourism Agenda

The tourism product of Northern Greece was on the meeting agenda of Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas.

Greek Gov’t Examines Funding Increase for Remote Island Ferry Services

The Greek Shipping Ministry is looking into ways to boost funding for remote island ferry services and ship lease, following problems on the Samothrace – Alexandroupolis route.

Passengers Need Protection Against Airline Failures, Says ECTAA

There is a lack of adequate consumer protection against airline failures, according to the European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Association (ECTAA).

EU Hotels May Soon Be Rated Under Unified Star System

Aiming to ensure transparency, security and fair play, the Hotelstars Union (HSU) is preparing a unified star rating system that will apply to all hotels in the EU.

Margaritis Schinas Announced as European Commission VP

European Commission President-elect Ursula von der Leyen has appointed Margaritis Schinas as VP for Protecting our European Way of Life.

Sunday Times: Thessaloniki is an ‘Instant Escape’ Destination

The Sunday Times Travel Magazine promotes the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki as an "instant escape" destination for British travelers.

NatTour Launches ‘Greek Bike Specialist’ Seal for Tour Operators

Aiming to promote cycling tourism in Greece, NatTour has launched the “Greek Bike Specialist” seal, a new certification for travel agencies and tour operators.

Crete Welcomes Mobile Exploration Children’s Museum

Crete's first Exploration Children's Museum has opened its doors to create and offer new educational experiences to families and their young ones.

Swiss Alpine Center: Celebrating Over 30 Years of Presence in Greece

Celebrating 32 years of presence in Greece, Alpine Center presents its programs that offer the growing hospitality industry the calibre of future employees that it desires.