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Thessaloniki Metro Launch May be Pushed Back

The launch of the Thessaloniki metro set for 2020 will most likely be pushed back after the construction company said it was “technically impossible” to meet the deadline.

Lykavittos Open-air Theater to Get Facelift

The historic Lykavittos open-air theater in central Athens, will be getting a facelift as part of an ongoing drive for the overall upgrade of the Greek capital.

Lipsi Island Launches New Website and Smartphone App for Travelers

The Municipality of Lipsi has launched its new website and a smartphone application for travelers, offering information on the island’s sites of interest.

Creta Maris Holds ‘Traditional Harvest Day’ for 7th Year in a Row

Creta Maris, for the seventh consecutive year held its “Traditional Harvest Day" event, which aims to introduce its guests to Crete's long tradition in winemaking.

84th Thessaloniki Int’l Fair to Feature 5G Wireless Technology

High-tech innovations including the 5G wireless technology will be presented during the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair in September.

Kaiafas Thermal Springs Approved, Set to Re-open

The Kaiafas Thermal Springs, in the Peloponnese, are one step closer to re-opening after Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis approved a decision declaring them as being “therapeutic”.
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Greek Startup Scene Gaining Ground, Travel Tech in Top 3

Greece's startup scene has been growing stronger during the few last years, with 7.93 percent of Greek startup companies active in travel and tourism.

Greek Business Bodies: Restoring Market Trust Key After Banking Limits Lift

Greek business and trade bodies are expressing satisfaction with the government’s decision to do away as of September 1 with capital restrictions.

Kongres Magazine Places Thessaloniki High as Conference Destination for 2019

Thessaloniki is among the top 10 conference destinations that can host up to 2,000 attendees, according to Kongres, a leading meetings industry magazine in Europe.

Athens Airport Ready to Host 4th Plane Pull Fundraiser

Athens International Airport will be hosting its 4th annual Plane Pull fundraiser on September 18, as part of its corporate social responsibility program.

B2B Booking Tool RateHawk.com Launches in Greek Language

RateHawk.com, an online booking tool for travel professionals, has introduced a fully localized version to the Greek market.

AboutHotelier Unveils New Offices in Argos, Peloponnese

Greek digital marketing company AboutHotelier has opened new offices in Argos, Peloponnese, designed with the comfort and wellbeing of its employees and customers in mind.

Spetses and Aegina have Big Events on Agenda for September

The islands of Spetses and Aegina are getting ready to host must-see events that focus on Greece's history, culture and gastronomy.

Santorini’s Fino Restaurant Clinches Awards for its Unique Flavors, High-end Services

The Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, located on the Greek island of Santorini, has won two prestigious awards for its creative Mediterranean cuisine and high-end services.

Technology to Bring Maria Callas ‘On Stage’ in Athens

Athens in November will host the “Callas in Concert” event that will bring the beloved opera legend Maria Callas back to the stage via hologram.

Greece Lifts Last Capital Controls After Four Years

Greece will lift its last remaining capital controls four years after cash restrictions were imposed to safeguard the country’s banking system from the economic crisis.

Smaller Players Take Lead in Greek Coastal Shipping Market, Says XRTC

Smaller Greek shipping companies currently control 62 percent of all coastal transport needs, according to an XRTC Business Consultants report.

New Secretary General of Greek National Tourism Organization Appointed

Dimitris Fragakis has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Investments, Climate Top Mitsotakis – Macron Meeting Agenda

Investments and climate change topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

Athens Mayor Bakoyannis Sworn in with Pledge for Upgraded City

The newly elected Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis was sworn in on Sunday, August 25, pledging to improve the standard of living for all city residents.