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WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

Piraeus’ Port Deemed Best for Cruises in East Med Region

The port of Piraeus was honored as the "Best Port from the East Med Region", at the MedCruise Awards 2019 event held in Genoa, Italy.

Acropolis Museum Guides Visitors Through its Ancient Neighborhood

The Acropolis Museum is launching a new cycle of guided tours to the excavation site of the ancient Athens neighborhood, located underneath its premises.

Wyndham Grand’s Mirabello Hotel Gets ‘Blue Flag’ for its Beach

The beach of the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay hotel was recognized for its top quality and infrastructure and received the "Blue Flag" for 2019.

B2B Event: Online Meetings for Greek, Australian Tourism Professionals

Respond on Demand in September will hold an online event with B2B meetings for Greek and Australian tourism professionals.

Δύναμη και ανεξάντλητη ενέργεια στο Syrathlon 2019

Με κύρια συστατικά τη δύναμη, την αντοχή και την ανεξάντλητη ενέργεια πραγματοποιήθηκε το Syrathlon 2019, ένα μοναδικό τριαθλητικό τριήμερο.

Piraeus Port Master Plan Provisionally Approved

Greece’s Port Planning and Development Committee provisionally approved the master plan for the upgrade of the port of Piraeus, which includes the creation of four hotels.

Peloponnese Sites Get EU Funding for Preservation, Restoration

Aiming to preserve the cultural heritage of the Peloponnese, the Culture Ministry has secured funding for the restoration of four main sites in the region.

Greek Hotel Chamber Chief Calls for Consensus, Strong Tourism Strategy

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos cites five areas that are key to ensuring that Greece's strong tourism dynamic continues into the future.

Santorini Among the World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20

The Greek island of Santorini is among the World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20, ranking 24th on the list of US News & World Report.

Athens Airport Presents its Top ‘Green’ Milestones

Athens International Airport (AIA) presented the steps it has been taking towards a better environment since it first opened its doors in 1996.

Emerging Travel Group Secures Funds to Grow ‘RateHawk’ Hotel-booking Platform

Emerging Travel Group has secured a $10 million financing round to boost its development and plans to particularly focus on its hotel-booking platform Ratehawk.

Ancient Greek Theater Revived at Three Athens Sites

Visitors to Athens this summer will have the chance to experience ancient Greek theater at three sites in the Greek capital.

Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks & The Cure on Stage in Attica

Attica this summer will be hosting performances by famous bands Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks and The Cure, among others.

Διευρύνει τις συνεργασίες του ο CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator

Συνεχίζεται η υποβολή αιτήσεων ένταξης στον CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator, ενώ παράλληλα δρομολογούνται νέες συνεργασίες και δράσεις.

Airbnb Says Home-sharing Boosted Greek Economy by $1.4bn in 2018

Airbnb's host and guest community has boosted the Greek economy by 1.4 billion dollars in 2018, according to a survey by the home-sharing platform.

E-ticket Extends to More Greek Sites, Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry is extending its upgraded e-ticket to a number of new sites and museums across Greece, aiming to improve the overall tourist experience.

BoG: Greek Tourism Generates Jobs, Next Step Ensuring Flexibility

Tourism and process manufacturing are the main job-creating sectors in Greece, according to data released by the Bank of Greece (BoG).

Lavrio – Cesme Ferry Link a ‘Step to Friendship’ for Greece and Turkey

The Greek port of Lavrio and the Turkish town of Cesme now have their own ferry service that runs three times a week by Turkey-based shipping company Aegean Seaways.

Ellinair Unveils Three New Types of Economy Fares

Ellinair has announced three new economy fares, allowing travelers to choose exactly how they want to fly in accordance to their budget.