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Acropolis in Athens Becomes Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors

A tactile route has been inaugurated at the Acropolis in Athens, as part of an action to make the monument accessible to visually impaired visitors.

WTM: Majority of Travel Websites Not Disability-friendly

The digital receptiveness of travel websites and current challenges of accessible travel were among issues discussed during World Travel Market London 2022.

Greek Culture Ministry to Breathe Life Back into Historic Buildings

Two historic 19th century buildings in Athens and Thessaloniki are to be restored to their former glory, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Knossos Archaeological Site to be More Accessible to Visitors with Disabilities

The archaeological site of Knossos on Crete will be upgraded to become more accessible to people with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Castle of Kavala in Northern Greece to Get an Upgrade

The Fortress of Kavala in Northern Greece will get an upgrade and become more accessible to people with disabilities, the Greek Culture Ministry has announced.

Accessibility Works Underway at Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes 

The Greek Culture Ministry has launched works to make the Lindos Acropolis on Rhodes accessible to persons with disability.

Greece Takes More Actions to Ensure Accessible Destinations

Greece is taking more actions to make its tourism destinations accessible to people with disabilities.

Greece Makes Accessibility for All Travelers Priority 

The Greek Tourism Ministry has taken one more step to ensure that destinations in Greece are fully accessible to residents and travelers.

Greece Aims to Launch Tourism Business Accessibility Label

Greece is pushing ahead with actions that will make tourist destinations and beaches accessible to disabled travelers, announcing a new certification for enterprises.

Acropolis to be Accessible to Visually Impaired Visitors as of June 2022

The Acropolis and its monuments will become accessible to visually impaired individuals as of June, according to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Delphi Archaeological Museum Becomes More Accessible with Virtual Reality Tours

The Archaeological Museum of Delphi has included new signs and virtual reality programs to make its collection more accessible to persons with disabilities.

Corfu: Ministry to Improve Accessibility to Old Fortress and Town

The Greek Culture Ministry will carry out infrastructure works in the old fortress and town of Corfu to improve accessibility for guests with disabilities.

Athens Municipality Adopts Smart Technology Solutions for a Clean, Accessible City

The Municipality of Athens has adopted smart technology solutions to increase the levels of cleanliness and accessibility in the Greek capital.

European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 Competition Launches

The European Commission has announced the launch of the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2022 competition, an event that rewards European cities for their sustainable tourism practices.

Thessaloniki to Become First Colorblind-friendly Destination in Greece

Thessaloniki is set to become the first destination in Greece to adopt the ColorADD system for people with color blindness.

Athens Inks Accessibility Protocol with National Disability Group

Aiming to make the city more accessible, the Athens Municipality recently signed a protocol of cooperation with the National Confederation of Persons with Disabilities.

Stakeholders Call for ‘Transport and Tourism’ Portfolio in European Commission

Fifty European tourism stakeholders are calling for the European Commission to create a “Transport and Tourism” portfolio.

Ten Cities Competing for ‘2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism’ Title

Ten European cities have been shortlisted for the 2020 European Capital of Smart Tourism competition, an initiative that aims to promote smart tourism in the EU.

EU Announces Finalists for ‘European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019’ Competition

The European Union has shortlisted 10 cities as finalists in the competition for the European Capital of Smart Tourism 2019 title.

EU Launches ‘European Capital of Smart Tourism’ Competition

The EU has launched the "European Capital of Smart Tourism" competition to reward innovation and boost smart development of tourism in European cities.
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