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Athens Steps in as World Book Capital 2018

Athens is set to become a reader’s paradise as of April 23, when it steps in as World Book Capital for 2018, during a special inauguration event at the Acropolis Museum.

SEV: Greece Can Double Investments by 2025

Greece can more than double productive investment and create some 200,000 new jobs by 2025, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV).

GNTO: US Travel to Greece Set for New Record in 2018

The number of visitors from the United States to Greece is expected to reach a new record in 2018, according to the GNTO office in the US and Canada.

Greek Ferries Resume Itineraries as Seamen End Strike

Ferries in Greece will resume itineraries as of Friday, April 20, as the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) ended a two-day strike.

Germany Lifts Stricter Airport Checks on Outbound Flyers from Greece

The German interior ministry has called off stricter airport security checks for passengers traveling on outbound flights from Greece, which were implemented in 2017.

East Med Yacht Show 2018 in Piraeus Expected to be Best Yet

The 17th East Med Yacht Show, to run May 3-6 in the Zea Marina in Piraeus, is expected to be the biggest and best to date.

UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

Thomas Cook to Open First ‘Cook’s Club’ Hotel on Crete

Thomas Cook has announced the launch of its new "Cook’s Club" hotel brand, with the first unit opening in June in Hersonissos on Crete.

Marketing Greece’s Publicity Actions Shine Spotlight on Greek Tourism in Q1 2018

Athens' Keramikos district was among the destinations that received international promotion through actions of Marketing Greece during Q1 2018.

Welcome Pickups Partners with Ctrip to Offer Better In-destination Travel Experience to Asians

Aiming to deliver the best in-destination experience to Asian travelers, Welcome Pickups has partnered with Ctrip, a leading travel service provider in China.

‘Maritime Trends Conference 2018’ in Athens to Focus on Major Shipping Issues

The latest developments in the shipping industry will be on the agenda of the 6th Maritime Trends Conference, which will be held in Athens on May 5.

Μινωικές Γραμμές: Τροποποιήσεις δρομολογίων μετά τη λήξη των απεργιών της ΠΝΟ

Σε τροποποιήσεις δρομολογίων προχωρούν οι Μινωικές Γραμμές, μετά τη λήξη των απεργιακών κινητοποιήσεων της ΠΝΟ.

TOG & TOG – Hotels & Yachting: Ανανέωση συνεργασίας με οίκους εξωτερικού

Η TOG & TOG - Hotels & Yachting συνεχίζει να πρωτοστατεί με την ανανέωση της συνεργασίας της με κορυφαίους οίκους της διεθνούς αγοράς.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greek Court Says ‘Atalanti Hills’ Tourism Investment Legal

The Atalanti Hills tourism project, slated for the Central Greece region of Fthiotida, has received the green light from the country’s highest court.

Ferry Strike in Greece to Continue on Thursday, April 19

Ferries in Greece will continue to remain docked on Thursday, April 19, as the Panhellenic Seamen’s Federation (PNO) has announced a new 24-hour strike.

Greek Island Culture ‘Window to Greece’, Says Minister

The cultural wealth of the Greek islands is an integral part of the country’s identity serving as a “window to Greece”, said Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou.

Ancient Corinth Goes 3D as Part of Google – CyArk Project

Google Arts & Culture and CyArk are offering internet users the chance to ‘experience’ some of the world’s greatest wonders in 3D, among them Greece’s Ancient Corinth.

Ryanair Celebrates 10 Million Passengers at Athens Airport

Ryanair threw a party in Athens to celebrate carrying 10 million passengers to and from Athens International Airport (AIA) since its first flight in April 2014.

Thebes Archaeological Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2018’ Award

The Archaeological Museum of Thebes, located in Greece, has been nominated for the European Museum of the Year Award (EMYA) 2018.