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Eurobarometer: Greeks Not Very Positive About EU’s Future

Greeks are the least optimistic among member state residents about the future of the European Union, according to the latest Eurobarometer survey.

Stray Dog Adoption Event to be Held in Messinia

An event dedicated to the protection and adoption of stray dogs will be held during September 27-29 at Costa Navarino in Messinia.

‘Thessbrunch’ Launches New #koulouriofthemonth Photo Contest

"Thessbrunch", the culinary initiative of the Thessaloniki Hotels Association, has launched a new photo contest with the hashtag #koulouriofthemonth.

Greece Moving Towards Application of Anti-smoking Law

Aiming to ensure public health by preventing the adverse effects of smoking in all public places, Greece is looking to fully implement its anti-smoking law.

Acropolis Museum to Host August Full Moon Musical Evening

The Acropolis Museum in Athens will host exceptional Greek artists to perform beloved songs on Thursday, August 15, under the August Full Moon.

GNTO Launches Actions to Support Halkidiki in Target Markets

A special video campaign and fam trips are among the actions launched by the GNTO to promote Halkidiki, following the flash storm that hit the area on July 10.

Greek PM Announces 10-year Strategic Plan for Tourism

Greece's government will work together with the tourism sector's bodies to prepare a 10-year strategic plan for tourism, PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced.

EIB: €500m Backing for Businesses in Greece that Support Women, Youth Employment

The EIB will provide loans for companies in Greece that support youth employment and the empowerment of women in the workplace.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Greek Tourism Ministry: Guidelines for Tourists in Case of an Earthquake

The Tourism Ministry has released advice for tourists in Greece on what to do in the case of an earthquake in the country.

Daskalio Finds May Carry Secret to Origins of Ancient Greece

Recent discoveries on the islet of Daskalio, off Keros, in the Cyclades, may hold the secret to the birth of Ancient Greece, according to archaeologists.
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Greek Consumer Group Releases Hotel Rights Guide

As the summer holiday season peaks, Greek consumer rights group EKPIZO released a guide of travelers’ rights for hotel stays or rooms to let. 

T+L: Milos Voted Best Island in Europe for 2019

The island of Milos in the Cyclades, has been voted as the Best Island in Europe for 2019, by the readers of US travel magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L).

Greece Skull Fragment May be ‘Oldest Human Fossil Outside Africa’

A piece of skull found in Mani, Southern Greece, appears to be the oldest human fossil ever found outside Africa, according to scientists.

Donoussa Island Gastro Event Showcases Cyclades Products

Greek and Italian food experts got together for the 'Avli Meets Donoussa' event with the aim to showcase Cyclades products and flavors.

Greek Sites and Museums Get New Entrance Fees

New rates for admission to Greek archaeological sites and museums, as well as discounted rates for certain visitor categories, have been announced.

Makronissos Island Now Archaeological Site

Greece’s Central Archaeological Committee (KAS) has designated the entire island of Makronissos as an archaeological site.

WWF: Europe at Risk of ‘Superfires’ Due to Climate Change

European countries will be faced with stronger faster-spreading fires due to heatwaves and droughts which are a direct result of climate change, says the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

Acropolis Museum Guides Visitors Through its Ancient Neighborhood

The Acropolis Museum is launching a new cycle of guided tours to the excavation site of the ancient Athens neighborhood, located underneath its premises.

Santorini Among the World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20

The Greek island of Santorini is among the World’s 30 Best Places to Visit in 2019-20, ranking 24th on the list of US News & World Report.