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S. Aegean Region Clinches Newcomer Award at Russia’s MITT 2016

The South Aegean Region’s tourism efforts are paying off with local authorities picking up the 'Newcomer Award' at this year’s MITT tourrsm fair held in Moscow over the weekend.

South Aegean Region Stands Out from the Crowd at WTM 2015

The Region of the South Aegean made its presence felt at this year's World Travel Market in London.

WTM 2015: South Aegean Region Teams Up with CNN to ‘Take You to Greece’

The South Aegean Region launched its new tourism campaign for its islands on the opening day of the World Travel Market (WTM) in London on Monday.

Mayor Kaminis on CNN: Tourism in Athens will ‘Take Off’ if Situation in Greece Returns to Normalcy

Tourism in Athens will 'take off' if the situation in Greece returns to normalcy, Athens Mayor Giorgos Kaminis told CNN's Hala Gorani on Tuesday during an interview for the "World Right Now" show.

CNN: UNESCO-listed Ancient City of Vergina, Greece, has Incredible Back Story

CNN has included the archaeological site of Vergina in Greece among the 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites that have a fascinating history.

Acropolis Listed among 20 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Acropolis in Athens is included once again on a list compiled by CNN that singles out 20 of the most beautiful and famous UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Greece has One of the World’s Most ‘Outrageous’ Hotel Pools

Santorini's Perivolas is among 14 hotels that have the most outrageous pools in the world.

CNN Recommends Sporades and Dodecanese Island Groups For Peaceful Holiday Cruises

CNN has included the Greek island groups of the Sporades and the Dodecanese among nine exclusive Mediterranean cruises for those who want to embark on a peaceful journey and avoid the crowds this summer.

Greece Tops World Media Travel Lists, Tourism Insiders Fear Snap Polls Will Lead to Bad Press

Whether it’s in The Independent, CNN or the Huffington Post, Greece has yet again made it into top choice lists as one of the world’s best destinations to visit in 2015, but tourism industry insiders are now expressing fears that snap elections on January 25 will have an massive...

Summer 2014: Greece Makes Headlines In The Foreign Press

A selection of mentions of Greece in the international press during the summer.

Greece Needs $1bn To Host F1 Grand Prix Race

Greece could be given the opportunity to host its own Formula One grand prix if the necessary investments are made in the country.

Amazing Time-Lapse Video Of Corfu, Greece

A time-lapse video that shows the sites of Corfu Island in Greece under the starry sky has gained high popularity since it was first released.

Acropolis Of Athens On CNN’s Most Beautiful World Heritage Site List

American news network CNN has provided an updated version of the world's 20 most beautiful World Heritage Sites and the Acropolis of Athens came in second!

CNN: Greek Tourism Picks Up

"2014 is looking like an even better year (for Greek tourism)," Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told CNN’s Richard Quest and referred to Greece's increase in travel revenue and tourist arrivals last year and the aim to make the country into a year-round holiday spot.

CNN: Although Over-Popular, Greece’s Acropolis Is Still Worth Visiting

The Acropolis in Athens is ranked second among the eight most over-popular places in the world that are still worth visiting, according to a list compiled by American news network CNN.

UNWTO Honors CNN’s Richard Quest With Lifetime Achievement Award For Reporting On Tourism

UNWTO has awarded CNN’s Richard Quest the 2013 UNWTO Award for Lifetime Achievement, in recognition of his work as a business journalist reporting on the tourism industry.

Etihad Airways Screens Live News And Sport In-Flight

Etihad Airways has transformed in-flight entertainment options with the introduction of eight live television channels that broadcast live news and sport.

Folegandros, Greece, Among Europe’s Most Beautiful Villages

Greece's small island in the Aegean Sea, Folegandros, is one of the seven islands singled out by CNN and included on a list of "Europe's most beautiful villages."

Kefalogianni Promotes Greece On CNN, Bloomberg & CNBC

Visitor numbers to Greece are stronger than ever despite the country's economic woes, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni told major media networks during the World Travel Market 2013 international fair in London, UK (4-7 November).
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CNN: Mycenae Among “Must See” Ancient Sites In The World

The declared World Heritage Site of Mycenae, Greece, located about 90 kilometers southwest of Athens, has been chosen by American news network CNN as one of the 15 most important - but lesser known - archaeological destinations in the world.
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