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‘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.

Top Opera Moments at Megaron – The Athens Concert Hall

The Athens Concert Hall will host a grand gala, with top opera moments from works by Verdi, Bizet, Giordano and Mascagni, on July 23.

Philoxenia to Host Western Greece as Honored Region

The Region of Western Greece will be the honored guest at the 34th Philoxenia set to run on November 9-11, in Thessaloniki.

Xenia 2018 to Host Hotel Megatrends Event in November

Prominent tourism figures from Greece and abroad will gather in Athens in November to participate in the Hotel Megatrends event, during the Xenia 2018 hospitality show.

World Tourism Day 2018 to be Celebrated in Budapest, Hungary

The importance of digital technologies in tourism, providing opportunities for innovation, will be at the center of World Tourism Day 2018, to be celebrated in Budapest, Hungary on September 27.

Costa Navarino to Host ‘Democracy and Books Weekend’ in September

Authors and politicians from around the world, in September, will gather at Costa Navarino in Greece to attend the Democracy and Books Weekend event.

Crete Region Teams Up with German Minister for Tourism Promotion

In efforts to increase inbound tourism from Germany, the Region of Crete announced that it would be hosting the German-Greek Assembly (DGV) in November.

AKS Porto Heli Hosts 11th International Music Festival

Aiming to strengthen the cultural ties of Greece and Russia with other countries around the world, the AKS Porto Heli hotel is hosting the 11th International Music Festival.

Thessaloniki Fair a Golden Opportunity for Post-bailout Greece

“Greece’s return to growth inherently creates opportunities," said US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt at a press event on the 83rd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Travel Leaders Look Ahead to 2019 at WTM London

Top executives of the tourism industry will participate in a session titled “World Travel Leaders – What to expect in 2019”, which will be held during the WTM London in November.

Creta Maris’ Kastri Beach Once Again Celebrates Blue Flag

The Creta Maris Beach Resort on Crete, recently held a number of environmental activities to celebrate the “Blue Flag” quality award, which its Kastri beach received earlier this year.

Tourism Ministry Seeks Ways to Attract Korean Travelers

Ways of strengthening the bilateral tourism cooperation of Greece and Korea were recently discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Korean Ambassador in Athens Soosuk Lim.

Chios to Host 1st ‘Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ in September

The island of Chios in September will host the 1st Shipping Decision Makers Weekend, which will be held on the occasion of the 18th Navigator Forum.

Peloponnese Region Hosts WTFL Chief, Promotes Sustainable Tourism

Peloponnese Region Governor Petros Tatoulis recently discussed sustainable tourism practices with Martin Barth, CEO of World Tourism Forum Lucerne.

Athens’ Museums and Sites Host Free Theatrical Performances

Athens' museums and sites are hosting theatrical performances with free admission, as part of “The Stones Speak” initiative of the Athens – Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association.

Celestyal Once Again Holds ‘CruiseInn’ Business Competition

Celestyal Cruises for the fourth consecutive year is hosting the CruiseInn 2018 business competition onboard its “Celestyal Crystal” ship.

Chios Forum Explores Future of European Port Policy

European port policy was the focus of the two-day Jean Monnet symposium, which was recently held on the Aegean island of Chios.

Athens to Host 2nd International Hospitality Forum in November

The latest trends and developments in the global hospitality industry will be discussed during the 2nd International Hospitality Forum, which will be held on November 24, in Athens.

‘RETURN’ to Hold Protest for Parthenon Marbles

RETURN, a newly established non-governmental organization on Thursday, July 5, will hold a protest outside the British Museum in London, to support the campaign for the reunification of the Parthenon Marbles.

Kountoura Discusses Tourism Policy with Greek-American Students

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently discussed issues related to tourism with a delegation of Greek-American students visiting Athens.