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Greece to Introduce its Accessible Tourism Side

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking to position Greece among the top accessible tourism destinations and is promoting its beaches that are friendly to persons with mobility problems.

Naxos, Small Cyclades Call on Local Tourism Enterprises to ‘Consume-Less’

Aiming to promote sustainable tourism, the Naxos and Small Cyclades Municipality is calling on local enterprises to participate in the European "Consume-Less" program.

Region of Crete to Present Goals of ‘Blueislands’ EU Environmental Project

The main objectives of the European “Blueislands” environmental project will be presented on October 24, during a conference organized by the Region of Crete in Heraklio.

Tilos to Get Long-awaited Archaeological Museum

Construction works for the creation of a long-awaited archaeological museum on the Greek island of Tilos will begin in September 2017.

Piraeus Named ‘URBACT Good Practice City’ for Blue Growth Initiative

Piraeus in Greece recently received the title of “URBACT Good Practice City” by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange program for cities.

Kythnos to Get its Own Archaeological Museum

Kythnos, a Greek island with a great cultural and historical identity, is expected in the near future to have its own museum to showcase its rich archaeological findings.

Greece-Italy: €105 million of EU Funds to Boost Growth and Quality Jobs

The European Commission on Tuesday adopted a new interreg programme that aims to increase the economic competitiveness in the Greece-Italy border area by supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and the clustering of economic activities.

Hotels Get Digital Support

The Special Secretariat for Digital Planning of the Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping recently announced the approval of 2,143 investment proposals to take part in the Digi-Lodge funding program for hotel lodgings.

EU Funding for Greek Alternative Tourism

The amount of EU funds for the improvement of Greek tourist services for the 2007-2013 period amounts to 118 million euros, which includes the finance of Greek alternative tourism forms, said the European Commissioner for Enterprise and Industry, Gunter Verheugen, recently.

Fish Tourism Initiative Taken

The Municipality of Avdiron (south of Xanthi) organized its first fish tourism conference and implemented the first pilot program of fish tourism in Greece within the framework of the “Fish Tourism” plan.

Millions Budgeted for Religious Tourism

The first interregional plan for the development of religious tourism has been approved. It forms part of the EU's Interreg III B program, implemented by Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Malta. The body responsible for the program here is the Greek National Tourism Organization, in...