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Western Union Activates Out-bound Money Transfers from Greece to Over 200 Countries

Customers of Western Union in Greece can now send 500 euros per month to more than 200 countries and territories.

AEGEAN Sees Revenue, Passenger Traffic Rise in First Half 2015

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines recorded consolidated revenue at 403.6 million euros during the first half of 2015, four percent higher than in 2014.

Greek Ferry Companies Express Concern on Summer Passenger Traffic

Greece's recent “bank holiday” and the restrictions on cash withdrawals for Greeks led to a 70 percent drop in ferry bookings.

Survey: #GReality – Business in Greece Under Capital Controls

Over half of the businesses in Greece are now facing a new and difficult economic reality, following the imposition of capital controls and restrictions on banking transactions in the country, according to a survey released on Monday by Endeavor Greece.

Greek Banks to Reopen on Monday, €420 Weekly Withdrawal Limit Added

The Greek government announced on Saturday that all of the country's banks will open on Monday, July 20, after a three-week “bank holiday”.

No More Free Public Transport in Athens

Commuters in the Greek capital will have to pay the regular fare when travelling along Athens' public transit network as of Wednesday, July 15, when the temporary measure of free transport ceases to apply.

Greek Banks to Remain Closed Until Monday, July 13

Greece's "bank holiday" has been extended for another three working days, according to a ministerial decision issued late Wednesday.

Greece Continues to Welcome Tourists but Sees Halt in New Hotel Bookings

Arrivals to Greece are proceeding smoothly, with few cancellations, but new bookings have not been entered in hotel booking systems so far, the president of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, told Greek SKAI TV on Monday night.

Tourism Ministry: Greece Continues to Guarantee High Standards of Service for Visitors

Tourists in Greece and travelers planning to visit will not be affected at all by the country's recent developments, the Ministry for Economy, Infrastructure, Shipping and Tourism said in an announcement on Monday.

Public Transport Free in Athens Until After Referendum is Held

Transport across Athens' transit network will be free from June 29 to July 6, Alternate Transport Minister Christos Spirtzis announced on Monday.

Hellenic Chamber of Hotels: Greek Tourism Sector Must Remain Afloat

The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels called on all of the hoteliers and tourism professionals in the country to do everything possible to minimize the negative effects that the new reality is bringing to the travel experience of visitors in Greece.