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ΣΕΤΕ: Στις 31 Μαΐου η 26η τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση

Την Πέμπτη 31 Μαΐου θα πραγματοποιηθεί η 26η τακτική Γενική Συνέλευση του Συνδέσμου Ελληνικών Τουριστικών Επιχειρήσεων (ΣΕΤΕ).

Manessis Travel Brings Smiles to the Faces of Children from ‘Ark of the World’

Manessis Travel made many children smile during the company’s recent Greek New Year’s cake (Vasilopita) cutting ceremony at the "Ark of the World" premises.

Architect Heim Reveals Vision for New Delos Museum

Distinguished architect Jean-Pierre Heim shared his vision and plans for a new archaeological museum on the Greek island of Delos, with Culture Minister Aristides Baltas earlier this week, at a meeting also attended by Hellenic Association of Tourist & Travel Agencies (fedHATTA)...

Kranidi Fest to Reveal Secrets of Olive & Oil

The 5th Olive Oil and Olive Festival is set to reveal the secrets of nature’s golden gift this weekend in the village of Kranidi in the Argolid on July 30-31.

Kalamata Ready to Launch Hot Air Balloon Flights 4 All

Much like Baron Munchausen’s fairytale air balloon flights, the seaside town of Kalamata in the Peloponnese, is ready to launch air balloon travel on May 15 from the country’s first such base.

Kountoura Focuses on Key Culture Issues Ahead of 2016 Tourism Season

With the 2016 season on her agenda, Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently held a meeting with Culture Minister Aristides Baltas to discuss key culture issues that are directly related to tourism and fall under his ministry's responsibility.

Ancient Greek Cuisine Revives in Psyri District in Athens

Archeon Gefsis, an Ancient Greek-style restaurant, recently opened its doors in the Psyri District in central Athens and aims to offer guests a brand new culinary experience.

KLM Adds Three New Destinations to Summer Network

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has announced that it will expand its medium-haul network with three new destinations from Amsterdam.

Greek Destinations Where Shops Can Open On Sundays Announced

Τhe Development Ministry has announced the Greek tourism hotspots where shops will be allowed to open on Sundays.

Chinese Newlyweds Get A Taste Of Cretan Hospitality

Sixteen Chinese couples that got married recently in the annual "Rose Wedding" ceremony that took place this year on Crete, were introduced to the island's famous hospitality during a farewell ceremony held in their honor by the Heraklion Port Authority.

Minoan Lines: Αλλαγές στα δρομολόγια της 1ης Μαΐου 2014

Η MINOAN LINES γνωστοποιεί στο επιβατικό κοινό ότι, λόγω της εξαγγελθείσας απεργίας της Πρωτομαγιάς της Πανελλήνιας Ναυτικής Ομοσπονδίας (Π.Ν.Ο.), την Πέμπτη 1 Μαΐου 2014, θα υπάρξουν αλλαγές στα δρομολόγια των πλοίων της εταιρείας από τα λιμάνια του Ηρακλείου, του Πειραιά ...

Nel Lines: Ανεκτέλεστα δρομολόγια λόγω απεργίας της Π.Ν.Ο την Πρωτομαγιά

Λόγω συμμετοχής των πληρωμάτων στην εξαγγελθείσα απεργία της Πανελλήνιας Ναυτικής Ομοσπονδίας (Π.Ν.Ο.), από Τετάρτη 30/04/14 23:59' έως Πέμπτη 01/05/14 23:59', η Nel Lines ενημερώνει για τα α...

Kefalogianni To Promote Greece In Land Down Under

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni is expected to make an official visit to Australia in May to promote Greek tourism, the media in Greece said recently.

Airfasttickets: First In The U.S. And Europe To Accept Bitcoins

Greek online booking company AirFastTickets recently announced that it will accept and manage transactions with bitcoins, the new digital currency that allows direct payments.

Sofitel Hosts Literary Evening Dedicated To Valentine Goby

Sofitel Athens Airport recently held a special literary evening dedicated to French author Valentine Goby at the Karavi restaurant.

Jeremy Irons To Attend European Premiere Of “Night Train to Lisbon” In Athens

Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons will arrive in Athens this evening to attend tomorrow's European premiere of his new film "Night Train to Lisbon."

Greece To Host University Students From Canada, Develop Educational Tourism

The Greek Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a hospitality program and host students from the Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

Greek Museums, Sites See Increase In Visitors

Greek museums and archaeological sites saw an increase in visitation levels last May, according to the Greek statistical authority, ELSTAT.

Tourists Disturb Guardless Caretta Caretta Nesting Ground

A lack of funding and proper organization has left a key nesting ground for the endangered Mediterranean loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta), off the coast of the Ionian island of Zakynthos, without guards, giving free rein to organizers of day cruises.

Tourism Reduced Sales Decline

Turnover during the summer sales was once again lower this year, although the rate of decline was smaller than previously, while tourism hotspots actually reported an increase in sales this year.