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Greek Ministry Secures EU Funding for Renovation of Cultural Monuments

A number of restoration and renovation projects at cultural sites across Greece have secured EU funding, according to the Greek Ministry of Culture.

Greek Culture Ministry Sets Out to Make Delos Islet an Open Museum

The Greek Culture Ministry announced plans to transform the historic island of Delos, in the Cyclades, into an open museum.

Samos Named ‘Best Island Destination’ at Scandinavia’s Greek Travel Awards

Scandinavian travelers voted for Samos as Greece's "Best Island Destination" at the Greek Travel Awards held in Stockholm, Sweden.

Halkidiki’s Sani Resort to Introduce Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre

The five-star Sani Resort, located in Halkidiki has announced its partnership with Grand Slam-winning tennis legend Rafael Nadal for the opening of the Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre in its premises.

Antiparos, Messini, Kythira Best Places to Invest in Short-term Rentals

Antiparos, Messini and Kythira are considered the best places to invest in short-term rentals in Greece, according to data released by AirDNA.

Underwater Gallery on Amorgos Invites all to ‘Dive’ into Art

A photo exhibition will be held during September 19-22 in an “Underwater Gallery”, a cave at a depth of 7-17 meters, near the port of Aegiali on the island of Amorgos.

SWOT Seals Partnership with Valeni Boutique Hotel in Pelion

SWOT (Simple Way of Tourism), a Greek hospitality management company, has welcomed the Valeni Boutique Hotel, on Mount Pelion, to its network of associates.

Santorini’s ‘Mystique’ and ‘Vedema’ Among Top Hotels in Europe and the World

Santorini's "Mystique" is among the best hotels in the world and among the top hotels in Europe, while "Vedema" is among Europe's top resorts, as voted in the CNT Readers' Choice Awards 2017.

Alonissos Honored as ‘Greek Destination of Environmental Sustainability’

The island of Alonissos topped the preferences of Nordic tourists as a Greek destination of environmental sustainability in a recent survey by tour operator Apollo Travel Group.

Delos’ Archaeological Museum to Remain Closed in June

The Archaeological Museum of the island of Delos in the Cyclades will remain closed until the end of June due to extraordinary repair works.

Canaves Oia Hotel Competes for CNT 2017 ‘Best Hotel of the World’ Title

The five-star Canaves Oia Santorini Hotel is among the nominees for the "Best Hotel in the World" title in the Conde Nast Traveler 2017 Readers' Choice Awards.

Spyrou Philoxenia Introduces Skopelos to Serbian Travel Agents, Journalists

Spyrou Philoxenia and Serbian tour operator Sabra Travel organized a fam trip on the island of Skopelos for 50 tour operators and journalists from Serbia.

Skiathos Princess Hotel to Open ‘Snack Stations’ for Kids

The Skiathos Princess Hotel, located on the island of Skiathos, is introducing two Snack Stations for toddlers and children this year.

Yoga Experts Gather on Amorgos for International Convention

Twenty yoga teachers have gathered on the island of Amorgos to participate in the Elysia 1st International Yoga & Wellness Convention.

New Marina on Rhodes Starts Trial Operation

A new marina on the Greek island of Rhodes has started trial operation, poised to accommodate the high level demands of mega yacht owners.

The Louis Olympia To Travel In Funk & Soul Rhythms

Greece's soul, jazz & funk queen Idra Kayne will give a live performance during a three-day cruise of the Louis Olympia to renowned destinations in the Aegean Sea and the coast of Asia Minor.
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Turkish Dogus Group Eyes The Aegean As Luxury Tourism Destination

Dogus Group, one of Turkey's largest conglomerates, sees the Aegean Sea as an international hub to attract high-income tourists and has proposed for Greece and Turkey to form a cooperation in that direction.
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Petrified Forest of Lesvos: The 8th Wonder of the World?

One of the most astonishing creations of nature, the Petrified Forest on the Greek island of Lesvos, is among the candidates for the “8th Wonder of the World” online contest.
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Greek Coastal Shipping Sector Counts Losses

Greek coastal shipping companies are up in arms as passenger and freight traffic continued to drop last year since 2009 on all domestic and international routes servicing the Aegean Sea and Adriatic Sea, according to the Hellenic Chambers Transport Association.

Louis Moves Its “Majesty” To Piraeus

Louis Cruises recently announced that its luxurious Louis Majesty would now perform cruises in the Aegean Sea next summer from Piraeus, Greece.
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