connect with us
A Service by: GREEK TRAVEL PAGES
 

Sixt Rent A Car Introduces New And Improved App

The optimized Sixt Rent a Car App now appears not only with a more modern design, but also impresses with its clear structure and improved features.
off

Maroulis Travel: New Buses Are Joining The Fleet

Maroulis Travel will add two new, super V.I.P. Mercedes-Benz sprinter 616 CDI (20 seats) coaches to its fleet next month.
off

Greece Sees Increase In Arrivals By Road This Year

Tourists arriving to Greece by crossing the country's northern and eastern borders by car boosted arrivals by 25 percent.
off

Four New Metro Stations Open Today, 26 July, At Noon

Four new metro stations on Vouliagmenis Avenue - Ilioupoli, Alimos, Argyroupoli and Elliniko - on the southern extension of line two (red line) will open and begin serving passengers at noon on Friday 26 July.
off

New Metro Stations To Open Next Month In Athens

The four new metro stations on Vouliagmenis Avenue -Ilioupoli, Alimos, Argyroupoli and Elliniko- on the southern extension of line two (red line) will open and begin serving passengers in late July, it was recently announced.
off

Peristeri/Anthoupoli Metro Stations To Open On Saturday

The two new metro stations of Peristeri and Anthoupoli on the western extension of line 2 (red line) in Athens will open this Saturday, 6 April, and begin serving passengers.
off

Bus Routes Shifted In Nikaia Due To Metro Extension

The Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) has announced changes to bus routes that serve the Nikaia and Renti area due to construction work for the Athens metro extension to Nikaia, southwest Athens.
off

Two New Metro Stations To Open Next Month, More To Follow

The two new metro stations of Peristeri and Anthoupoli on the western extension of line 2 (red line) in Athens will open and begin serving passengers in early April, it was recently announced.

Minister Discusses Open Tourism Issues

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni requested cooperation at all levels with all tourism professionals, yesterday, 4 October, while attending a board meeting of the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET).

GEPOET Discusses Tourism Issues With Transport Minister

A bill that will regulate the legal details in regards to the pending liberalization of land passenger transport will be tabled in parliament in April 2013 by the Transport Ministry, the General Pan-Hellenic Federation of Tourism Enterprises (GEPOET) said. By 2015 the market...

Airport To Connect With Piraeus Port Via Metro

The contract for the 7.6 kilometer extension of Metro line 3 on the Haidari-Piraeus section that will include six brand new stations was signed last month, according to Attiko Metro S.A.

Tour Buses Seek E.U. Help On KTEL Bus Monopoly

Greek tour bus owners recently filed a complaint to the European Commission against the monopoly of the KTEL intercity buses and accused the ministries of transport and tourism for overprotecting the KTEL bus profession.

Tour Bus Profession Opens, KTEL Bus Profession Stays Closed

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Yeroulanos sparked an angry reaction from tourism professionals recently when he signed a ministerial decision in November, which liberalized the tour bus profession so licenses would be easier obtained while the profession of KTEL intercity...

Greek Taxi Strikes Continue In September

After a suspension of mobilizations in August, Greek taxi owners and drivers resumed protest action in September in response to the government’s proposed law to liberalize the taxi sector and lift all restrictions on the number of licenses issued.

TRAINOSE Offers Cheaper Fares, Upgrades Services

Greek train operator TRAINOSE, a subsidiary of Hellenic Railways Organization (OSE), dropped its ticket price last month for the Athens-Thessaloniki route and announced a series of new services to be established in the coming months.

Tour Bus Profession Set To Open

The provision of the draft law that regulates the liberalization of the tour bus profession so licenses could be easier obtained was voted in Parliament in early August. To the disappointment of tourism professionals, the opening of the profession was “one-sided” since transfer...

Greek Cabbies Suspend Strikes, Bookings Canceled

Some 20 percent of bookings to Greece were canceled for the mid August-October period during the three-week strike of Greek taxi owners and drivers, press reports said last month. Tourism professionals stressed the taxi strike cost Greek tourism 250,000-300,000 bookings and...

Taxi Driver Protest Disrupts Travel In Greece

Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos last month appealed to Greek taxi drivers to not hit tourism during their mobilizations, as “such protests do not help the country and do not help tourism.”

Web-Ticket Service Launched For Train Passengers

As of last month a whole new chapter opened for Greek railway as passengers are now able to book their tickets directly online. The CEO of Greek railways operating unit Trainose, Athanasios Ziliaskopoulos, announced the news last month at an event in Thessaloniki.

International Drivers License Exemption Sought

A constant problem of car rental companies is the inability to rent cars to non-European Union citizens who do not have an internatio­nal drivers license, the Greek Car Rental Companies Association said recently in an announcement.