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School for Tourist Guides to Open on Corfu

A school for tourist guides will open on the Ionian island of Corfu next year, according to Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

Greek Culture Ministry Declares 2020 ‘Year of Melina Mercouri’

The Greek Culture Ministry is dedicating the year 2020 to the internationally-acclaimed Greek actress, activist, and former culture minister Melina Mercouri.

Plans for Athens Metro Line 4 Back on Track

Construction for Athens Metro Line 4, once a contractor is selected, will begin with the project's Section A that connects Alsos Veikou in Galatsi with Goudi (12.8km long, 15 stations).

Sustainable Santorini Cruise Tourism Tops Minister – CLIA Europe Talks

Ways to facilitate cruise tourism to Santorini were discussed between Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis and CLIA Europe's Maria Deligianni.

Urban Renewal Programs Can Boost Athens’ Tourism, Says Deputy Minister

Urban renewal programs are key to transforming Attica into a vibrant urban center appealing to both residents and travelers, says Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Manos Konsolas.

TEMES SA: €1.2bn in New Investments to Expand Award-winner Costa Navarino

TEMES SA, the company behind the award-winning Costa Navarino resort, is planning to proceed with a new round of investments worth 1.2 billion euros.

Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens Invests €2 Million for Revamp of Rooms and Suites

The Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens has completed the revamp a number of its rooms and suites, an investment worth some 2 million euros.

Piraeus Hosts Germany’s Rose of Charity Sailing Cup 2019 Event

Piraeus recently hosted the Rose of Charity Sailing Cup 2019, a German lifestyle event that aims to raise awareness on environmental issues.

Pylos Hosts Over 10,000 Visitors for Navarinia Festival 2019

Over 10,000 people were in Pylos, the Peloponnese, during October 18-20 to celebrate the 192nd anniversary of the Battle of Navarino.

Acropolis Museum to Shed Light on Lost Statue of ‘Athena Parthenos’

On the occasion of the Greek national holiday on October 28, the Acropolis Museum will host a special presentation on the lost statue of Athena Parthenos.