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Athens on Lonely Planet’s ‘Best-value’ List for 2020

Lonely Planet has included Athens, Greece, on the list of the 10 Best-value Destinations for an Affordable Adventure in 2020.

Acropolis Museum Hosts Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Theater

The Acropolis Museum in Athens every week is hosting masterpieces of ancient Greek theater, as part of "The Stones Speak" cultural program.

Greek Governor Goes to Hollywood to Bring Film Productions to Macedonia

Central Macedonia Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas visited Hollywood aiming to initiate interest in film productions in the region.

Athens’ Basil & Elise Goulandris Museum Opens to Modern Art Lovers

Athens’ new Basil & Elise (B&E) Goulandris Foundation Museum opens to the public on Wednesday, showcasing works by prominent Greek and foreign artists.

Ryanair Announces New Athens – Toulouse Route for 2020

Ryanair has announced a new Athens route to Toulouse, France, with a twice-weekly service commencing in March 2020.

Afytos Village in Halkidiki Brings New Era to Tourism

With a long history dating back to 3000 BC, Afytos has managed to become a chapter of its own in Halkidiki, when considering its long tradition and rich culture.

Lesvos’ Sigri Port Scheduled for Completion by Year-end

Lesvos authorities are aiming for the construction of a new port at Sigri to be completed by year end, enabling quicker access to the island.

Greek Hoteliers Say 3-day Holidays a Boon, but Taxation Still Heavy

Greek hoteliers were rubbing their hands this week after the three-day Clean Monday weekend, which brought in the crowds and packed the hotels.

Alonissos Sets Example with Marine Economy Best Practices

The Greek island of Alonissos contributed to a workshop on how to develop marine tourism that will benefit the local and national economy without causing damage.

Central Macedonia Bike Paths ‘on Show’ in Holland

Central Macedonia authorities presented the region’s cycling and mountain biking trails to the Dutch market during the "Fiets en Wandelbeurs" travel fair.

Athens Applauded as Meetings Destination at Conventa 2019 Trade Show

Athens walked away with two significant honors at the Meetings Star Award Ceremony that was recently held during the 11th Conventa 2019 Trade Show in Slovenia.

Athens Revives Greek Customs for Carnival Season

Carnival festivities will kick off in Athens on Saturday, February 23, and last for 15 days, with more than 65 events scheduled to take place in the city center and neighborhoods.

Thessaloniki Overnight Stays Reach 2.4 Million in 2018

Thessaloniki recorded 2.4 million overnight stays in 2018, according to data presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association (THA).

‘The Durrells’ TV Series Films Season 4 on Corfu

The fourth season of "The Durrells", a popular British TV series based on the life of explorer and writer Gerald Durrell, was recently filmed on the Ionian island of Corfu.

Argentina Bets on Tourism, Ready to ‘Welcome the World’

GTP Headlines speaks to Argentine Chamber of Tourism (CAT) General Manager Eleonora Boano, about plans to reach out to new markets, make Argentina accessible, and promote the vast range of its products in a more targeted manner.

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Evia

This week we explore Central Greece's Evia, the second largest island of the country after Crete and the third in the eastern Mediterranean!

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Fthiotida & Fokida

This week we explore Fthiotida and Fokida, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Viotia & Evrytania

This week we explore Viotia and Evrytania, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Tis the Season… Best Festive Spots in Greece this Christmas

The Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has singled out six destinations for a once-in-a-lifetime winter experience along a ''road less traveled''.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.
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