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WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Greek Gov’t Offers Free Internet to 13 Remote Island Communities

A plan announced last year to offer remote island communities free or subsidized Internet access is set to be implemented on 13 Greek isles.

Bill To Be Tabled To Attract Tourists To Greek Marinas

A bill aimed at attracting more visitors to Greek marinas will be tabled in Parliament soon, Merchant Marine Minister Militadis Varvitsiotis announced during a recent television appearance on Greek channel SKAI.
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
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Canadian Media Supports Greek Tourism

The Canadian press has recently run a series of press reports on Greece that contain positive references to Athens, Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

Hoteliers Object To New Development Law

The new development law -effective as of 1 January 2011- lacks sectoral policy and will not benefit the tourism sector, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels said last month in an announcement to the relevant ministries.

Hotel Chamber Objects To New Development Law

The draft bill on the new development law steers away from present tourism policy and from the established positions of the tourism industry, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels said last month.

Blue Star Ferries Supports “Diadrasi” Program

Blue Star Ferries targeted the local communities of the Aegean islands as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program by supporting the non-profit cultural organization "Diadrasi" in the program "Agoni Grammi Gonimi 2008."

AirSea Lines Suspends Flights to Aegean

AirSea Lines officially suspended its programmed flights from Lavrio seadrome to islands in the Aegean but it said it would continue flights as planned for the Ionian islands and Brindisi, Italy, from Patra.