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H TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas απαντά στην πράξη στις ανάγκες τις τουριστικής αγοράς

H TÜV AUSTRIA Hellas απαντά στην πράξη στις ανάγκες τις τουριστικής αγοράς με αξιόπιστες υπηρεσίες στο χώρο των κτηριακών ελέγχων.

Antetokounmpo Most Valuable Player (Person) for Greece 

Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been honored with the NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the 2018-19 season.

Kalamata Stakeholders Create Greece’s First Gastronomy Cluster

A total of 25 Kalamata professionals representing a range of business interests- including vinegar and wine makers, chefs, restauranteurs and hoteliers - have created Greece's first gastronomy cluster.

ECFR: Coalitions Needed to Address Climate Change, Security and Migration

Coalitions among EU lawmakers will be required to address urgent issues such as climate change and migration, a new ECFR report reveals.

Lipsi Sanctuary to Offer Rescued Dolphins a Safe Home

The Dodecanese island of Lipsi will soon be home to dozens of dolphins rescued from captivity on the initiative of the Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation (AIMC).

UNWTO Announces Global Sports Tourism Start-up Competition

The 1st UNWTO Sports Tourism Start-up Competition, designed to identify projects and innovations that can transform the sports tourism sector in the near future, has launched.

Greek Consumer Group: Know Your Beach Rights

Greek beaches, whether private or public, are required by law to provide access to all bathers, according to Greece’s main consumers group, EKPIZO.

EEA: Greek Beaches at the Top for Cleanliness and Quality

The majority of Greece’s swimming areas are clean and free of pollutants, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA) annual bathing water quality report.

Acropolis Museum Opens Gates to Ancient Athens Neighborhood – Photo Report

An ancient Athens neighborhood, uncovered during excavations for the construction of the Acropolis Museum, will soon open to the public.

‘Attica Wine & Food Experience’ Takes Greek Hospitality a Step Further

Aiming to promote enotourism, Attica wine producers and related businesses have joined forces to create the Attica Wine and Food Experience network.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

Since its grand opening in 2009, the Acropolis Museum in Athens has welcomed some 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad.

Greek Green Groups Calling on Parties to Declare ‘Climate Emergency’

Dozens of local environmental groups are calling on the Greek government and political parties to declare a "climate emergency".

World’s First Lost Atlantis Museum Opens on Santorini

A new museum that aims to shed light on the lost city of Atlantis has opened its doors on the popular Greek island of Santorini.

Celebrity Edge Travels to Greece for the First Time – Photo Report

The game-changing Celebrity Edge, the new state-of-the-art ship of Celebrity Cruises, recently visited Piraeus as part of its first-ever cruise to the Mediterranean.

Greece Takes Presidency of UNWTO Commission for Europe

The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) elected Greece as President of its Commission for Europe (CEU) for 2019-2021.

Local Banks Extend ATM Surcharge to Greek Non-customer Card Users

Greek debit card users will - as of July 20 - be charged an extra fee for the use of ATM machines at banks in which they do not have an account.

Greece to Hold Snap Elections After EU Vote

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has called a snap election following his party's defeat to the New Democracy party in the European Parliament elections.

Santorini Named Best Island in Europe by ‘Global Traveler’ Readers

Santorini has been voted “Best Island in Europe” by the readers of US monthly travel magazine Global Traveler.

Poll: Greeks Say EU ‘Moving in the Wrong Direction’

Greeks appear to be wary of the EU, with the majority claiming it is “moving in the wrong direction", according to a poll by MRB.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.