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Tourism, Promotion of Local Products Top Crete – Russia Talks Agenda

Ways of boosting tourism from Russia to Crete and promoting Cretan products where discussed between the Region's Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis and Russian Ambassador to Greece Andrei Maslov.

Mamma Mia! Sequel Says ‘No’ to Greece, Takes a Chance on Croatia Instead

The sequel to Hollywood blockbuster "Mamma Mia!" that put the small Greek island of Skopelos in the international spotlight will be filmed in Croatia instead.

Three More Central Athens Hotels in the Pipeline

A tender for the long-term lease of three properties in central Athens is expected to be announced by the Bageios Foundation in the coming months.

TUI Chief Says Longer Season, Improved Infrastructure Key to Greece’s Tourism Growth

Extending the season and creating substantial infrastructure are key to maintaining the momentum in Greek tourism, TUI Group CEO Friedrich Joussen said.

HotelBrain, Calzedonia Launch #GirlsGanginMykonos Fashion Project

HotelBrain joined forces with Italian brand Calzedonia for the #GirlsGanginMykonos fashion project to take place on Mykonos on June 6-8.

GNTO Campaign Promotes Greece via Russia, India Media

Greek destinations will be showcased on Russian and Indian media, as part of efforts of the GNTO to promote Greece to more markets abroad.

SETE: Greek Tourism on Steady Growth Course

The Greek tourism sector's contribution to the economy has been on a course of constant growth, according to a report released by the Greek Tourism Confederation’s (SETE) intelligence body.

Trendy Mykonos Theoxenia Ready for Summer

The Mykonos Theoxenia has opened its doors to summer and is ready to indulge its visitors with the finest services on the island of Mykonos.

Hellenic Seaways Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Kicks Off June 1

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced the launch of five weekly routes connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands.

Greek Bathing Water Quality Top Notch, says European Environment Agency

The European Environment Agency announced that the waters at beaches across Greece meet excellent quality standards and are free from pollutants.

Airports, Ports and Logistics Top Athens Transport, Infrastructure Meet Agenda

Ways to tap into the expansion of combined transport and upgraded infrastructure were explored during the 1st conference on "Infrastructure and Transport in Greece: Prospects for Development” held in Athens.

Sea, Cruise Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Bet on Greece

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura invited sea and cruise tourism stakeholders to place their bets on Greece, during the 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum.

Minister Kountoura Announces New Legal Framework for Tourism

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura announced the creation of a new legislative framework for tourism set to be completed by autumn.

Greece’s Q1 Tourism Revenue, Arrivals Not Up to Par

Greece's Tourism receipts for the January-March period reached €513.2 million, lower than the same period in 2015, while arrivals dropped by 1.8 percent.

Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa Lends Support to Frygani Rock Climbing

Five-star Alkyon Resort Hotel & Spa has announced its support of the new Sector Frygani, the latest addition in Peloponnese climbing options.

Tabled Bill Foresees Athens, Thessaloniki Shops Open Every Sunday

Shops in certain areas of Athens, Thessaloniki and Piraeus can remain open on all Sundays between May and October, according to a draft law.

Patra Tourism Picks Up Pace Boosted by Culture & Shopping Program

The seaside town of Patra is beginning to see its efforts pay off as more than 61,000 tourists have already booked their holidays there, according to the Achaia Chamber.

Cruise Sector to Inject €0.5bn into Greek Economy in 2017

The cruise sector is expected to inject 0.5 billion euros into the Greek economy this year, according to Theodore Vokos, executive director of Posidonia Exhibitions.

Greek Tourism to Reach New Heights with More German, UK Travelers

It’s going to be a “hot" summer for Greece this year, thanks to some 30 million tourists expected to hit Greek shores compared to 27.5 million last year.

‘Paris Match’ Urges Readers to Hit a Greek Beach Now

With a story titled, “The 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in Greece”, French weekly news and lifestyle magazine Paris Match gives Greek beaches a thumbs up.