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Athens Workshop Looks Into Cinema Tourism, Filming in Greece

More than 150 cinematography professionals recently gathered in Athens to participate in an open discussion on ways Greece can promote its locations for filming purposes.

Come for the Theater, Stay for the Epirus Experience

Offering the best of all (travel) worlds, Epirus is a dream come true for those restless souls who simply want it all.

Marine Environment Cooperation Network Sets Out to Keep Greek Seas Clean

The newly-established Marine Environment Cooperation Network in Greece, which consists of 28 local groups and associations, is launching a plastic-free campaign as its first activity.

Athens Funding Fresh Ideas to Brighten Up City Life

Under the POLI² project, the Municipality of Athens is inviting all to submit their plans on how to improve the city's neighborhoods.

Santo Maris Oia Raises Environmental Awareness of Santorini Students

Santo Maris Oia successfully completed the first year of an innovative environmental program, which aimed to raise awareness among high school students on Santorini.

Young Greeks of Attica Show Support to California Wildfire Victims

"I feel you California!" say the young Greeks of fire-stricken Attica areas, showing their support to the young victims of the tragic California fires.

ASTA: Greek Tourism Ministry Most Supportive in the World

The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) has lauded Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura for her support in promoting tourism and fostering ties between Greece and the US.

Greece and China Meet Through Travel, Culture, Music

Musicians from China are exploring Greece through a unique cultural journey as part of the “2018 Meet Greece Music Journey” initiative.

Athens Bike Network to Link City Center with the Coast

Cycling lovers will be able to ride across Athens to the coast after municipal authorities said the city will soon have a full bike network in place.

Ancient Theaters of Epirus: A Doorway to the Full Travel Experience

The Epirus Region launched over the weekend its new tourism product and branding concept - the Ancient Theaters of Epirus cultural route.

‘Athens & Partners’ Announce €15m Plan to Boost Tourism in Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens, SETE, AEGEAN and Athens Airport have joined forces to establish the Greek capital as a top European destination.

DiscoverEU: Free Tickets Available for 18-year-olds to Travel Around Europe

As of November 29, 18-year-olds in the EU can apply for a free ticket to travel around Europe between April 15 and October 31, 2019.

Yoleni’s: New Meeting Point for Greek Startup Community

The Yoleni’s Greek Gastronomy Center in Athens has been announced as the meeting point of the “START your night UP” series of events, organized by Envolve Entrepreneurship for startup entrepreneurs.

#savekaikia Campaign Launched to Stop EU-funded Destruction of Traditional Greek Boats

The South Aegean Region is launching the #savekaikia campaign in an aim to safeguard the seafaring heritage of Greece.

‘Greece-Russia Year of Tourism’ to Wrap Up in Athens in November

The official closing ceremony of the "Greece-Russia Year of Tourism 2017-2018" initiative will be held in Athens in November.

Athens Marks World Animal Day with Call for Love

On occasion of World Animal Day, the Athens Municipality invites animal lovers to step forward and adopt one of 26 strays through its animal welfare program.

WWF Rings Alarm Bells Over Gas and Oil Exploration in Greece, Calls for Action

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has launched a campaign to raise awareness and support against oil and gas exploitation, which it says will have tragic repercussions.

Travel Etiquette: How to Be a Better Tourist

Ten ways for travelers to stop upsetting locals and for them to make the destinations they visit better for the environment and their fellow holidaymakers.

INSETE Handbook to Aid Greek Tourism Enterprises in Waste Management

SETE's research department INSETE has released a handbook on "Recycling and Solid Waste Management” for tourism enterprises.

Pioneering Greeks: Vartholomaios Lyrarakis, General Director, Lyrarakis Wines

This week the Pioneering Greeks column introduces Lyrarakis Wines, a family-owned winery based on Crete.