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Greek Ministry Seeks Hotels, Apartments to Host Refugees

The Greek Citizen Protection Ministry has announced a tender for a housing program for refugees that involves renting out hotels or apartment complexes.

Hellinikon Casino Tender Closes, Announcement in Two Months

The winner of a tender for an integrated casino resort at Hellinikon in Athens is expected to be announced in two months.

Report: Europeans Buying Up More Real Estate in Greece

All the more Europeans appear to be investing in real estate in Greece, according to a report released by property brokers Tranio.

Athens Near to Last in IMD Smart City Index

Athens still has a long way to go before it moves up the newly launched IMD Smart City Index, ranking this year 95th among 102 cities in the world.

Striking Finds Uncovered at Ancient Achlada Cemetery in Greece

A gold mask and dozens of treasures dating back to the second half of the 6th century BC were uncovered in an ancient cemetery in Achlada, in the town of Florina, northwestern Greece.

EBRD and UNWTO Team Up to Promote Inclusive Tourism

EBRD and UNWTO have joined forces to strengthen sustainable and inclusive tourism as a tool for achieving growth and development.

Greece in Top 5 Markets Contributing to Alitalia’s Sales

Greece is among the top 5 markets contributing to Alitalia’s sales, according to the airline's country manager for Greece, George Athanassiou.

Phocuswright to Share Expertise at Greek Hotel Chamber’s Forum in Athens

Travel industry research authority Phocuswright will share its expertise with Greek hoteliers at the upcoming 3rd International Hospitality Forum in Athens.

Ryanair to Connect Kefallonia with Bologna for Summer 2020

Ryanair has announced the launch of a new route connecting the Greek island of Kefallonia with Bologna, Italy, for summer 2020.

Creta Maris Honored for its Hammam Services at World Luxury Spa Awards 2019

The Creta Maris Beach Resort has been announced Regional Winner for Southern Europe in the Luxury Hammam Experience category at the World Luxury Spa Awards 2019.

Adria Airways Leaves Star Alliance after Declaring Bankruptcy

Slovenia's flag carrier Adria Airways has left the Star Alliance network after declaring bankruptcy and ceasing flight operations.

Bronze Olive Trees ‘Decorate’ the Makedonia Palace in Thessaloniki

The Makedonia Palace hotel in Thessaloniki is hosting an exhibition of bronze olive tree sculptures created by Greek artist Constantinos Valaes.