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Greek Assets Body Aims to Launch Third Port Privatization Phase in Fall

Following the sale of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, Greece's assets body is aiming to launch the third privatization phase of 10 ports across the country in fall.

Three Greek Ports Set for Development, Says Minister

Three Greek ports are in line for immediate development following in the steps of the Thessaloniki Port Authority, according to Alternate Economy Minister Stergios Pitsiorlas.

Run Greece Set for Action in Seven Cities: First Stop Larissa

Professional athletes and amateurs are invited to join "Run Greece" in a series of running events, starting from the town of Larissa on March 24.

Sky Express Announces Four New Domestic Routes for Summer 2018

Sky Express in summer 2018 will connect Athens with the destinations of Alexandroupolis, Kefallonia, Mytilini and Samos.

Greek Assets Fund Seeking Ways to Put 10 Ports to Good Use

Ten state-owned regional ports across Greece will soon be open to concessionaires wishing to tap into their potential.

PM Tsipras: Greece is Going from ‘Grexit’ to ‘Grinvest’

The Greek economy is showing signs of recovery, attracting the interest of foreign investors, PM Alexis Tsipras said at the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair.

Northern Greece Ports Attracting Investor Interest

The Thessaloniki Port Authority sale is set to be completed by mid-September, paving the way for the sale of the Kavala and Alexandroupolis ports in northern Greece.

Potential for Alexandroupolis Port, Tender in the Fall

A tender for the management of Alexandroupolis port in northeastern Greece, is set to be launched in the fall, the port authority announced this week.

Greek Government Seeks to Upgrade 23 Airports via PPPs

The Greek government aims to prompt public-private partnerships (PPPs) towards the upgrade and modernization of 23 regional airports.

Tourism Stakeholders Gather in Greece to Support Development of Western Silk Road

Alexandroupolis hosted the 1st International UNWTO Western Silk Road Workshop, the first practical step of an initiative developed by the UNWTO and the European Commission.

Tourism Minister Kountoura Tours Eastern Macedonia – Thrace Region

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura recently visited Alexandroupolis, the island of Thassos and Kavala, where she met with local authorities and tourism professionals.

Greece Attends 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting in Spain

Greece's contribution to the promotion of Europe's cultural heritage was underlined at the 7th UNWTO Silk Road Task Force Meeting held recently in Valencia.

Greece to Host 1st Int’l Western Silk Road Workshop on April 26-27

Greece is getting ready to host the 1st International Western Silk Road Workshop in Alexandroupolis on April 26-27.

Silk Road Destinations Committed to Sustainable Tourism

The 7th UNWTO Silk Road Ministers Meeting held at ITB Berlin focused on how to foster sustainable tourism development along the Silk Road.

Alexandroupolis Port Authority Flirting with Chinese Investors

Port authorities in Alexandroupolis, northeastern Greece, are exploring a potential collaboration with Chinese investors Sinoftone Group and Navision after signing a memorandum of cooperation.

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.

Fam Trip to East Macedonia-Thrace Impresses

The Region of East Macedonia-Thrace, northeastern Greece, completed a six-day fam trip for media and tour agents as part of the European Territorial Cooperation Program 2007-2013 between Greece and Bulgaria.

Goldair Handling Signs With Olympic Air

Greek Goldair Handling recently launched an agreement for the provision of airport ground handling services to Olympic Air.
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Aegean Takes You There!

Aegean Airlines has launched the “Take Me There” contest and will give out one return ticket every day throughout 2013 to any destination of the airline’s network in Greece and abroad.
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Grecotel’s 2012-2013 Holiday Offers

Grecotel Hotels and Resorts is offering festive and affordable suggestions for a traditional Christmas and New Year’s holiday in some of the most favorite cities in Greece: Athens, Alexandroupolis, Thessaloniki and Larissa.