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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.

Beat Taxi Service Joins Forces with Athens Hotels

Popular ride-hailing firm Beat has entered the hospitality market with the launch of a pilot program for hotels in Athens.

Greek Ministry Looking to Double Tourism Venture Funding

The economy ministry is set to announce the allocation of 120 million euros for the funding of tourism ventures and plans to double subsidies.

‘Event-ually Athens’ Campaign Invites Culture Lovers to the Greek Capital

“The city you are destined to visit… Event…ually” starts off the latest campaign by Marketing Greece to promote Athens as a leading year-round tourist destination.

UNWTO Launches Online Platform to Achieve SDGs Through Tourism

The UNWTO has launched the new "Tourism for SDGs" online platform to promote a greater engagement of the tourism sector with sustainable development.

Avis Stands Next to Greece Wildfire Victims

Avis, a leading car rental company in Greece, is offering its support to the victims of the devastating wildfires in Attica.

South Aegean Region Partners with Airlines to Promote Greek Islands

The South Aegean Region has partnered with Ryanair, AEGEAN and Ellinair in efforts to attract more visitors to the Cyclades and Dodecanese islands.

Grecotel Completes 42-million-euro Investment Plan

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts has completed a 42-million-euro investment plan, which included the total makeover of five luxury hotels in four destinations in Greece.

Santo Maris Oia Holds Environmental Activities for Students on Santorini

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa and the Agoni Grammi Gonimi NGO recently carried out an environmental awareness program for high school students on Santorini.

‘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.

TUI Group Taking Active Steps Towards Sustainable Travel

With over 20 million “greener and fairer” holidays delivered over the last three years, TUI Group is setting ambitious goals for the future.

Region Takes First Step Towards Development of Thessaloniki’s Coastal Front

Thessaloniki regional authorities are one step closer to drawing up a spatial planning scheme for the development of the northern port city’s coastal front.