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‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Greek Sites and Museums Get New Entrance Fees

New rates for admission to Greek archaeological sites and museums, as well as discounted rates for certain visitor categories, have been announced.

E-ticket Extends to More Greek Sites, Museums

The Greek Culture Ministry is extending its upgraded e-ticket to a number of new sites and museums across Greece, aiming to improve the overall tourist experience.

Airbnb Gains Popularity Among the ‘Over 60s’ Age Group

All the more senior citizens are looking into the vast potential of home-sharing platforms, currently renting their homes via Airbnb or booking as guests.

Quality and Sustainability Can Drive Tourism Growth in Greece

Quality and sustainability could be the main drivers of growth for Greece’s tourism industry, according to Sani SA CEO Andreas Andreadis.

Silver Tourism is a Golden Opportunity for Greece, Says DiaNEOsis Study

Greece can become a leading destination for silver travelers, however it is lagging behind in terms of specialized products and services, says diaNEOsis.

Delphi Forum 2019: Economic Growth, Social Cohesion a Must for Greece

Ways of achieving economic growth and ensuring equal opportunities for all, were discussed during the first day of the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, currently taking place in Delphi, central Greece. 

Delphi Economic Forum 2019 to Focus on Int’l Growth Challenges

Over 500 leading personalities from 24 countries are expected to gather in Delphi during February 28 – March 2 to discuss on international politics, finance, culture and science.

World Leaders to Gather in Greece for Delphi Economic Forum 2019

Heads of State, Prime Ministers and EU Commissioners will participate in the Delphi Economic Forum 2019, which will be held between February 28-March 3 in Delphi, central Greece.

Culture Ministry: Winter Schedule for Greek Sites, Museums

State museums and archaeological sites in Greece as of January 7, will be operating in accordance to the winter schedule, the Ministry of Culture announced.

Bond Events: Premium Hospitality Program for Athens Marathon

Bond Events is once again managing the Premium Registration and Hospitality Program of the Athens Marathon event, which will be held on November 11 in the Greek capital.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

‘Thematic Tourism Key to Boost Arrivals to Greece’ – Interview with Hellenic Chamber of Hotels President Alexandros Vassilikos

Greece should focus on thematic infrastructure in order to further develop its tourism product, according to HCH President Alexandros Vassilikos.

Acropolis in Athens Once Again Applauded by Travelers on TripAdvisor

The Acropolis in Athens is among the top 25 landmarks in the world, ranking 16th on the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Landmarks list.

Athens: New City Attractions Pass Available for Tourists

Visitors in Athens can now experience a selection of museums, tours and dining experiences for less, thanks to a new range of city attraction passes from iVenture Card.

CNN Travel Features the Best of Greece

Greece’s natural beauty, history and gastronomy are presented by CNN Travel in an extensive feature entitled "Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods".

Delphi Municipality, Enterprise Greece Join Forces to Attract Tourism Investments

The Municipality of Delphi and Enterprise Greece have signed a memorandum of cooperation to attract tourism investments in the destination.

PM Tsipras: Greece Has Returned to Growth

“Greece’s economy has returned to growth through difficult but necessary reforms,” Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said while speaking at the Delphi Economic Forum 2018.

Greek Tourism on the Agenda of Delphi Economic Forum 2018

Greece’s potential as a tourism destination and the strategies needed for further growth will be on the focus of the Delphi Economic Forum III, which will take place between March 1-4 in Delphi.

Start-up ‘Alternative Athens’ Awarded for Sustainable Tourism Practices

Alternative Athens, a start-up specializing in thematic tourism, is among the six winners of the Booking.com Booster Lab for Sustainable Tourism.