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Athens ‘Notorious’ Exarcheia Up for Overhaul

Exarcheia, οne of Greece’s most notorious inner-city neighborhoods, is slated to enter an urban regeneration program to be implemented by the Athens Municipality.

DiCaprio’s Polluted Seabed Post Shames Andros Island

US actor Leonardo DiCaprio prompted the response of Andros Mayor Theodosis Sousoudis after posting a video of waste from the seabed of Schinias beach.

Greek Lighthouses to Welcome the Public on August 18

Twenty-eight lighthouses in Greece will be open to the public on Sunday, August 18, on the occasion of International Lighthouse Day.

Athens to Host Top Event in the Field of Libraries

Athens will host the 85th IFLA WLIC conference, a flagship event for the library and information services sector, during August 24-30.

Το Κέντρο Προστασίας Καταναλωτών συμβουλεύει για την τελευταία έξοδο του καλοκαιριού

Το Κέντρο Προστασίας Καταναλωτών μας προτρέπει να ακολουθήσουμε μερικές συμβουλές για να περάσουμε τις διακοπές του 15Αύγουστου χωρίς απρόοπτα.

Chios Marina Concession Deal Signed

Marina Chios SA will for the next 40 years manage the marina on the island of Chios after the concession agreement was recently signed.

Tourist Numbers from Albania to Greece Mark Impressive Rise

Albania holds the lead among the top traveler markets in three Greek regions for 2018, according to a report released by INSETE.

XRTC: Greek Coastal Shipping Fleet Getting Old

Greece’s coastal shipping fleet is getting older with the average age of its vessels at 26 years, requiring investments for renewal, according to an XRTC report.

Travelport Releases GDS Booking Data Ahead of Hajj Pilgrimage

The number of flights booked by European travelers through GDS to airports around the holy city of Mecca this year increased by 1,966 or 6 percent, according to Travelport.

Cook’s Club Opens Latest Hotel on Rhodes, Greece

Thomas Cook has opened its eighth Cook’s Club hotel – an 18-room city hotel in the heart of Old Town of the Greek island of Rhodes.

Fine Dining with Air France: New Signature Dishes on 2019 Menu

Air France has entrusted its La Première and Business class menus to renowned chefs in its effort to be an ambassador of fine French cuisine, all year round.

Spirit Airlines Expands Technology Partnership, Transforms Operations with Sabre

Spirit Airlines will be one of the first carriers to utilize the breadth of Sabre's innovative, next-generation Sabre Operations Platform.

Spending the ‘Dekapentavgoustos’ (August 15) Holiday in Attica – Events

On the occasion of the August 15 national holiday and full moon, the Region of Attica has listed many destinations for all to discover and experience unique events.

Η Λήμνος γιόρτασε δυναμικά τη γαστρονομία και το κρασί της με το 3ο Lemnos Philema

Στις 26 με 28 Ιουλίου η Λήμνος γιόρτασε δυναμικά τη γαστρονομία και το κρασί της με το 3ο Lemnos Philema, το Φεστιβάλ Γαστρονομίας & Οίνου του νησιού.

US Travelers Back in Greece Spending More

Americans are choosing Greece again as a top destination for their holidays, spending in the first three months of the year 75.5 million euros.

Mykonos Holds Strong as Luxury Destinations Drop Hotel Rates

The popular island of Mykonos continues to hold strong this season, while other favorite jet set destinations appear to have decreased their hotel rates.

New Development Model for 10 Greek Ports

Greece's government will be implementing a new model for the development of 10 state-owned ports, according to the Greek Shipping Minister.

Greek Tourism and Transport Ministries Strengthen Ties

The Greek ministries of tourism and transport have expressed keenness to strengthen ties and boost cooperation to resolve critical issues.

Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greece’s Levitha Islet

Five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks have been discovered near the Greek islet of Levitha with very significant finds, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Submissions for 10th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival Until August 20

The 10th Amorgos Tourism Film Festival, which will take place October 31-November 5 on Amorgos, has opened its submission period until August 20.