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‘Event-ually Athens’ Campaign Invites Culture Lovers to the Greek Capital

“The city you are destined to visit… Event…ually” starts off the latest campaign by Marketing Greece to promote Athens as a leading year-round tourist destination.

UNWTO Launches Online Platform to Achieve SDGs Through Tourism

The UNWTO has launched the new "Tourism for SDGs" online platform to promote a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development.

Avis Stands Next to Greece Wildfire Victims

Avis, a leading car rental company in Greece, is offering its support to the victims of the devastating wildfires in Attica.

South Aegean Region Partners with Airlines to Promote Greek Islands

The South Aegean Region has partnered with Ryanair, AEGEAN and Ellinair in efforts to attract more visitors to the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.

Grecotel Completes 42-million-euro Investment Plan

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has completed a 42-million-euro investment plan, which included the total makeover of five luxury hotels in four destinations in Greece.

Santo Maris Oia Holds Environmental Activities for Students on Santorini

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa and the Agoni Grammi Gonimi NGO recently carried out an environmental awareness program for high school students on Santorini.

‘Clean Islands’ Project Launches in Greece – First Stop: Naxos

In efforts to keep the sea and coasts of the Greek islands clean, HELMEPA and Aegean Rebreath recently launched the “Clean Islands” project.

TUI Group Taking Active Steps Towards Sustainable Travel

With over 20 million “greener and fairer” holidays delivered over the last three years, TUI Group is setting ambitious goals for the future.

Region Takes First Step Towards Development of Thessaloniki’s Coastal Front

Thessaloniki regional authorities are one step closer to drawing up a spatial planning scheme for the development of the northern port city’s coastal front.

DiscoverEU Offers Young People Travel Passes to Explore Europe this Summer

As part of the DiscoverEU program, the European Union is providing 15,000 young people with the opportunity to travel around the continent this summer.

Greek Trade Body Launches Traveler Rights App for Protection

A new application aimed at protecting travelers visiting Greece and informing them of their rights, was launched by the General Confederation of Greek Workers (GSEE).

AFEA Travel & Congress Provider Backs ‘Health for All’ on Naxos

In efforts to support social vulnerable groups, AFEA Travel & Congress Services recently sponsored the “Health for All” program in the municipality of Naxos and the Small Cyclades.

‘Let’s Clean-up Europe’ Underway, Greek Volunteers Set Example

More than 5,000 volunteers in Greece are setting a bright example by collecting litter and raising awareness as part of the ongoing “Let’s Clean-up Europe” campaign.

‘Sea Change’ Campaign: No More Plastic Straws on Sikinos

The Cycladic island of Sikinos is the first in Greece to do away with plastic straws and replace them with a bio-degradable alternative.

In Memory of Theodoros Vassilakis

Theodoros Vassilakis, the Chairman and Founder of airline company AEGEAN, passed away at the age of 78 on Thursday, May 17.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

G & A Mamidakis Foundation, Tipping Point Bring Tourism to Crete Schools

With the support of the G & A Mamidakis Foundation, NGO Tipping Point aims to introduce the students of Crete to the potential of a career in tourism.

‘Host-Up’ Project to Pave Way for Healthy Startup Ecosystem in Greece

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) has announced the launch of Host-Up Greece, an ambitious project aiming to create a strong startup ecosystem in the country.

In Memory of Errikos Divanis

Errikos Divanis, one of the owners of the renowned Divani Collection Hotels, passed away at the age of 63 on the morning of Sunday, April 22.

Athens Mayor Joins Forces with Cluster to Bring Health Tourism to Greek Capital

The Athens municipality has joined forces with the Athena Health Tourism cluster to develop the Greek capital into a major health tourism destination.