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Bluegr Hotels & Resorts Wins Three ‘Blue Flags’ for its Beaches on Crete

Three member hotels of the bluegr Hotels & Resorts group, located on Crete, have received the Blue Flag eco-label for the high-quality of their beaches.

Two Alonissos Beaches to Become Wheelchair Accessible

Two beaches on Alonissos will soon get special ramps, parking facilities and wheelchair-friendly boardwalks, the island's municipality announced.

Glyfada Beach Accessible to People with Disabilities

Aiming to make the beach of Glyfada accessible to all, the local authority has once again installed the special SEATRAC mobility ramp for people with disabilities.

‘Let’s Clean-up Europe’ Underway, Greek Volunteers Set Example

More than 5,000 volunteers in Greece are setting a bright example by collecting litter and raising awareness as part of the ongoing “Let’s Clean-up Europe” campaign.

August 15 Holiday: Tips on What to do in Athens While Greece Celebrates

Mid-August is a great time for residents and visitors to be in Athens city center as it is less crowded, there are no traffic jams and it is more quiet than usual. This may just be the best time to go out and really explore Athens center and Attica!

Creta Maris Toasts to Blue Flag Beach Distinction

Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, celebrated one more distinction with the Blue Flag eco-label for its beach at a special event on June 9.

Join in International Coastal Clean-up Day

This year, the ICC global gathering will take place on Saturday 20th September, a day dedicated to the awareness raising of all on the need to maintain our seas and coasts free of litter.

What To Do In Athens During The 15 August Holiday In Greece – Tips

Athens becomes a bit deserted in August, especially during the week of the 15th, which is a public holiday period. This may just be the best time for residents and visitors to go out and really explore Athens center and Attica.
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Greek Islands To “Star” In German TV Productions

Greece's sun, sea, beaches and landscapes will be promoted this summer through two German TV productions, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization office in Frankfurt.
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The Peloponnese Region Launches New Tourism Campaign

The Peloponnese Region aims to expand its tourism season to seven months over the next three years and in gradual stages become an all year round destination, according to the region’s new tourism development strategic plan.

Greece Drops Four Slots in Country Brand Index

Greece falls to ninth place in the top 10 list of desired country brands when it comes to travel, according to the recent release of Country Brand Index 2007: “Greece has great country assets, but needs to be steadier with its brand efforts.”

Greek Tourist Enterprises Enters New Phase

After sitting quietly since its inception some two years ago, the holding company formed to manage the Hellenic Tourism Organization's extensive list of properties seems ready to enter a new phase. At a recent press call to present the company's new chairman, Stefanos...

Greece Again Earns 327 “European Blue Flag” Awards

Greece proves once again that its beaches and bathing waters are among the best in Europe. Like last year, the country was awarded 327 “European Blue Flags” for its clean, environmentally rich beaches from the Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe.