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EYCH 2018: Greece’s Historic Houses Open Doors to Public on May 24-27

Historic houses across Greece will open their doors to the public on May 24-27, as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH) 2018 activities.

Greek Tourism Minister Guest of Honor at ITB China Expo Opening

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura was the guest of honor at the opening ceremony of the ITB China travel exhibition in Shanghai.

Athens Mayor Shares Welfare Know-how at OECD Montreal Forum

Social welfare policies, coordination and innovation were the key issues addressed by Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis during the OECD forum held in Montreal.

Hellas House: Greek Cultural Center Opens in Shanghai

The "Hellas House", a venue that will promote Greece's culture, art, gastronomy, products and tourism, opened in the center of Shanghai city in China.

Greek Travel Show 2018 Casts Spotlight on Serbia

Serbia and its tourism offerings were presented to Greek sector professionals and company executives at this year’s Greek Travel Show 2018 held in Athens.

Athens Airport Announces 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for Students

Athens International Airport and the Hellenic American University will hold the 3rd Aviation and Flight Academy for high school students during June 25-July 13.

Tziallas: Ministry Focused on Sustainable Tourism, Fair Distribution of Tourist Flows

Ensuring sustainable tourism development and stronger performance is a priority for the Greek government, according to Secretary General for Tourism Policy George Tziallas.

Rigas Hotel on Skopelos Embraces Local Artists

The Rigas Hotel on Skopelos will host a painting exhibition by local artist Roger Fox between May 14 and 28.

Central Macedonia Deputy Governor Calls for Sustainable Tourism Practices

Sustainable tourism practices are essential for Central Macedonia, according to the region's deputy governor Ioannis Giorgos.

AHEPA to Hold 2021 Convention in Greece

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) will hold its 2021 Family Supreme Convention in Greece, in efforts to promote the country as a tourism destination.

International Museum Day 2018: Free Admission to Greek Museums on May 18

Museums across Greece will celebrate International Museum Day 2018 on Friday, May 18, with free admission and a number of cultural events.

Future Shipping Trends Presented at 6th Maritime Conference in Athens

The new reality of unmanned ships was among the future trends in shipping, presented to over 270 executives during the 6th Maritime Trends Conference in Athens.

Russia’s Helikon Opera Performs at Halkidiki’s Miraggio Resort

The Miraggio Thermal Spa Resort in Halkidiki recently hosted an opera gala for its guests with the participation of artists from Russia's Helikon Opera Music Theater.

Athens and Beijing Team Up in Tourism, Culture, Education

Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis and Communist Party Secretary of Beijing Cai Qi have agreed to jointly work towards promoting tourism initiatives in the two cities.

Kountoura to Address EU Parliament Tourism Event

Tourism development and infrastructure will be among the issues to be covered by Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, during a European Parliament event on May 22.

US Ambassador: Energy, Shipping Key to Stronger US-Greece Ties

Shipping and energy are sectors of common interest that can further strengthen relations between Greece and the US, according to US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.

Egyptair Celebrates 86th Birthday at Athens Airport

Egypt’s national carrier Egyptair turned 86 and celebrated its birthday during a special ceremony held at Athens International Airport (AIA).

IMTJ Summit to Bring Key Medical Tourism Decision Makers to Athens

Key decision makers involved in the medical tourism market will attend the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 between May 21 and 24 in Athens.

Greece and China Aim to Boost Tourism Cooperation

The strengthening of tourism cooperation between Greece and China is a priority in the tourism ministry's strategy, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Greece Ready to Welcome Royal Pair Charles and Camilla

The Prince of Wales, Charles, accompanied by his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, will be arriving in Athens on Wednesday.