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The Guardian Picks Thessaloniki, Epirus, Corfu for Holidays in 2022

Thessaloniki, Epirus and Corfu are among the 22 European destinations selected by The Guardian for holidays in 2022.

Athens’ Hilton Hotel Undergoing €130m Mega Makeover

The Hilton Athens hotel is undergoing a 130-million-euro makeover in order to be transformed into a new multidimensional destination in the Greek capital.

The New York Times Highlights Crete as Best Spring Skiing Destination

Crete and its mountains are highlighted as the best spring skiing destinations in an online feature recently published by The New York Times.

Greece Among Top Choices of US Travelers Over 50 for Holidays in 2022

Greece is among the top 10 international destinations that US travelers over 50 want to visit in 2022, according to a survey recently released by TravelAwaits.

Greece PM: Italy Museum Sets Example for Parthenon Marbles’ Return

The time has come for the Parthenon Marbles to return to Greece, their natural home, said Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Monday.

Corfu to Reveal Secrets of Old Town Through New AR Tourism Guide

Internet users will soon have the opportunity to explore the monuments and hidden gems of the old town of Corfu through a new augmented reality (AR) tourism guide.

DiscoverEU: Almost 61,000 Young Travelers to Explore Europe by Train

A total of 60,950 young Europeans will receive a free travel pass to explore Europe by train under the DiscoverEU program of the European Commission.

KLM Adds Sustainable Aviation Fuel to All Flights from Amsterdam

KLM has added Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) to all flights departing from Amsterdam with the aim to further stimulate the SAF market.

Parthenon Frieze Fragment to Return to Greece from Italy

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, will soon receive a fragment of the eastern frieze of the Parthenon, from Italy's Museo Archeologico Antonio Salinas.

Greek Ministries Sign MoC to Protect Sites, Monuments from Climate Effects

The Greek culture and climate change ministries have signed a memorandum of cooperation with the aim to protect the country’s archaeological sites from the impact of climate change.

Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa Receives Green Key Eco-label for 5th Consecutive Year

The Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa, located in the northern suburbs of Athens, for the fifth consecutive year has been awarded with the Green Key eco-label for its sustainability tourism practices.

UK Changes Covid-19 Testing, Quarantine Rules for Vaccinated Travelers

Fully vaccinated travelers entering the UK, as of January 7 will no longer need to take a pre-departure Covid-19 test or self-isolate on arrival.

Greece Hopes Return of Parthenon Fragments will Spur British Museum Action

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis once again sent a clear message to Britain and to British Museum authorities to return the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greece: Certification Seals for Pet-friendly Hotels, Breweries and Olive Mills Accessible to All Visitors

The Greek Tourism Ministry has announced new certification seals for destinations and specific businesses that meet defined standards, such as those concerning accessibility.

Central Macedonia Shows Tourism Side to Domestic, International Markets

The Central Macedonia Region during the last few months held promotional events in Greece and abroad to show the authentic experiences its destinations offer travelers.

EU Invites European Cities to Become Climate-neutral and ‘Smart’ by 2030

The European Commission is inviting cities to become part of the Mission ‘100 Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities by 2030’.

Athens and Belgrade to Strengthen Tourism, Culture Relations

The cities of Athens and Belgrade have agreed to strengthen cooperation in a number of sectors including tourism and culture.

Superbrand Awards: Minoan Lines is Greece’s Top Corporate Brand in Passenger Shipping

Minoan Lines has once again been honored as the Greek passenger shipping sector’s ‘Top Corporate Brand’ at the Business Superbrands awards.

Business Travel Industry Shows Concern as Omicron Emerges

International business travel professionals are concerned about the potential economic impacts from the emerge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 in the global industry.

Three Greek Airports Show Pre-pandemic Performance in October

Three Greek airports in popular holiday destinations managed to exceed pre-pandemic passenger traffic performance in October, according to ACI Europe.