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Kalamata to Host 2nd Peloponnese Beer Festival in August

The Greek city of Kalamata in August will host the 2nd Peloponnese Beer Festival, an event dedicated exclusively to craft beer.

Athens Hotel Room Rates Cheaper than in Rival Cities

Athens hotel room rates were cheaper than rival cities - Rome, Paris, Vienna, Munich, Barcelona, Madrid and Istanbul - in the first five months of 2022, according to data by GBR Consulting.

Livadia in Central Greece to Get Electric Buses

Livadia, a town in Central Greece, will soon get two electric mini buses that will serve commuters in it historic center.

WTTC Releases Guidelines for Tourism Destinations to Become More Sustainable

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a new report that offers practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable.

Greek Island Ferry Boat Rates Increase Again

Greek ferry operators increased fares to the Greek islands by up to 10 percent this month, citing soaring fuel costs.

Greece Among Top Choices for Spanish Travelers this Summer

As countries continue to lift Covid-19 restrictions, Spaniards are being encouraged to travel abroad and Greece is among their top holiday choices, according to ForwardKeys.

Air Albania Connects Athens and Tirana with 4 Weekly Flights

Air Albania, the flag carrier of Albania, has launched four weekly flights between Athens and Tirana.

Greece Among Europe’s Safest Countries to Go on Holiday in 2022

Greece is among Europe’s safest countries to go on holiday in 2022, according to research conducted by Forbes Advisor.

GEK TERNA – Hard Rock Join Forces for Luxury Resort and Casino in Greece

Greek construction firm GEK TERNA, awarded the 30-year concession for the development of Greece's first Integrated Resort and Casino, has entered into a partnership with Hard Rock.

Ftelia Pacha: New Open Beach Experience Comes to Mykonos

Spanish-based Pacha Group opened recently its Ftelia Pacha Mykonos, a new restaurant and bar located on the popular beach of Ftelia on the island of Mykonos.

Angsana Corfu Resort to Welcome DJ Valeron to its New Vertigo Rooftop Bar

The five-star Angsana Corfu Resort & Spa on June 29 will welcome DJ Valeron to its brand new Vertigo Rooftop Bar on the island of Corfu.

UNWTO: First Global Youth Tourism Summit to Take Place in Sorrento, Italy

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is getting ready to host its first Global Youth Tourism Summit, that will bring more than 130 young people from 60 countries to Sorrento, Italy, next week.

Greek Products Shine at Summer Fancy Food Show 2022 in New York

Greek products were showcased at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2022, a significant F&B event that took place in Manhattan, New York, during June 12-14.

Acropolis Rally 2022 to Start from ‘Super Special Stage’ at the Olympic Stadium

The EKO Acropolis Rally 2022 will begin on September 8 from a special stage to be created inside the premises of the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

New Smart Hotel Opens Right Next to Piraeus Port

The Port Square, a new smart hotel in Piraeus, has opened its doors right next to the city’s port.

RoSPA Awards: Emirates Takes Triple Gold for Safe Services

Emirates has been recognized for its ground transport services and won awards in multiple categories at the annual RoSPA Awards 2022.

Greece Welcomes First Ferry from Cyprus 21 Years Later

Greece welcomed the first passenger ferry from Cyprus this week, marking the beginning of a highly discussed maritime connection between the two countries.

Greek Yacht Owners Association SITESAP Joins the European Boating Industry

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Bareboat Association (SITESAP) has become a member of the European Boating Industry (EBI).

‘Smart Cities’ Program to Open for 315 Greek Municipalities in July

The “Smart Cities” program in Greece is entering its second phase and will open to 315 municipalities in July.

Heraklion is One of the Safest Family-friendly Destinations in the World, Says Report

Heraklion on the island of Crete is second world’s safest family-friendly vacation destination, according to a survey by The Family Vacation Guide.