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Tesla Sets Sights on Greek Island Energy Self-sufficiency

Tesla Inc appears to be in talks with Greek officials in order to move ahead with a plan for the transition of the Greek islands to cleaner forms of energy.

Central Macedonia Region Sets Up Film Office in Thessaloniki

The Central Macedonia Region has opened a new film office in Thessaloniki, aimed at attracting motion media production crews to shoot on location.

China ‘Travels’ to Greece Via ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’ Promo

Some 40 million social media users in China now have the chance to virtually “visit” Greece, through the "Assassin’s Creed Odyssey" video game.

Central Macedonia Region to Boost Presence in EU via New Brussels Office

Aiming to enhance its participation in EU decision-making and effectively promote its interests in funding plans, the Region of Central Macedonia has opened a new office in Brussels.

Athens to Party at New Merchants’ Arcade & Theatrou Sq Shops on Dec 22-23

Festive activities, happenings and music events will take place at the new shops in the Merchants’ Arcade in central Athens, during December 22-23.

Cosmorama Travel Supports ‘Arcturos’, Protects Greece’s Wildlife

Aiming to support wildlife, Cosmorama Travel has adopted three wild animals - a bear, a wolf and a shepherd dog - in collaboration with Arcturos, a Greek NGO.

Commission Promoting Cultural Heritage for Cohesive, Resilient Europe

The European Commission has announced the first-ever "European Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage" aimed at safeguarding and promoting Europe's cultural heritage.

Thessaloniki Goes Viral via ‘Wanderlust Greece’ Digital Campaign

The city of Thessaloniki is the new addition to the “Wanderlust Greece” digital campaign, which explores Greece and reveals its "secrets" to the world.

Greece’s Dry Stone Walling Art Included on UNESCO’s Heritage List

The art of dry stone walling, practiced in Greece among other countries, has been included on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list.

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.