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Navigator Forum Charting New Waters for Greek Shipping

Europe’s maritime policy and the future potential of Greek shipping were the focus of this year’s NAVIGATOR forum titled “The Shipping Decision Makers”, which took place recently at the Athenaeum InterContinental Hotel.

‘We Do Local’ Gives Greek Tourism Ventures Stamp of Approval

In efforts to upgrade the Greek tourist product and ensure that quality standards are being met, a new accreditation body has been set up in collaboration with tourist professionals of the island of Crete.

Greece’s Crist Goes Green

As part of its ongoing upgrade, Crist has invested in clean sustainable energy technology with the installation of a photovoltaic system at its Athens production unit.

Amphipolis Dig Moves to New Phase, Scans to Reveal More

Greek Culture and Sports Minister Kostas Tasoulas said recently that excavation works at the Amphipolis tomb, which has the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, are now entering a new phase which will prove to be promising and full of important new findings.

Major Works in Greece Hit Roadblock

An eight-billion-euro project to develop Hellenikon, Athens’ former airport complex, into a metropolitan park seems to have hit a wall, according to Greek media reports, with the Attica Prefecture appealing the Greek state privatization fund TAIPED decision to ink a deal with...

Artist Papadimitriou to Represent Greece at Venice Biennale 2015

In May next year, the work of Greek artist Maria Papadimitriou will be on show at the 56th Biennale set to take place in Venice at the Giardini and the Arsenale among other venues.

New Crete Tourist Campaign Launched

Under the motto "Crete - The Island Inside You", the Region of Crete in collaboration with advertising agency McCann Athens and production company Indigoview recently launched the island’s latest tourist campaign.

TIF-Helexpo Joins Forces with Greece’s Chambers of Commerce

As part of its ongoing strategy to include all of the country’s productive forces in its conferencing activities, TIF-Helexpo invited chambers of commerce and local authorities across Greece to join them in a long-term partnership that will boost both local and national economies.

Sharing Economy Thorny Issue for Greek Tourism

In efforts to explore the sharing economy and its effects on Greek tourism as well as identify possible solutions to lost revenue resulting from illegal leasing practices, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels organized a forum on Tuesday to present a report on the phenomenon.

’Tis the Season for Food and Fun at this Year’s ‘Greece, Festival, Flavors’ Fest

It’s all about food and fun at this year’s "Greece, Festival, Flavors" Christmas festival set to take place in December at the Maroussi HELEXPO center.

Athens Honey Fest to Draw in the Crowds

The 6th Festival of Greek Honey and Bee Products, set to take place on 5-7 December at the Peace & Friendship Stadium, aims to promote Greek honey and bee products and to inform the public on its potential.

Aristi Mountain Resort in Northern Greece Invests in Three New Villas

Aristi Mountain Resort & Villas has invested 800,000 euros in three new two-story stone villas in the traditional village of Aristi, northern Greece, with immediate plans to further expand the complex with a 1-million-euro investment plan in place.

Balkans, Turkey and Mid East Markets Key to Making Thessaloniki Top Tourist Choice

Targeting markets in the Balkans, Middle East and Turkey and attracting international hotel brands will help place the northern port city of Thessaloniki among the top tourist destinations, tourism consultants HVS said in a recent report.

Athens’ Ledra Kai Restaurant Set to Serve the Finest Polynesian Delights

For over 30 years, Athens Ledra Hotel has been offering guests the finest Polynesian and Asian cuisine in the city at its in-house Ledra Kai (former Kona Kai) restaurant, which opens its doors for the winter season with a new menu full of surprises.

Athens Projects Moving Ahead as Planned, Minister Says

Plans to revamp Panepistimiou Ave as well as the property along the Faliro coast will continue as scheduled, Infrastructure minister Michalis Chrysochoidis said recently.

Capital Link Greece Forum ‘Investing for Growth’

The progress of reforms and the developments in Greece’s tourism, transport, real estate, shipping and banking sectors will be the focus of this year’s 16th Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum to be held at New York’s Metropolitan Club on 1 December.

Greek Medieval Town Monemvasia Aims to Attract Tourists from S.E. Europe

Targeting the Balkan and southeast Europe markets, the municipality of Monemvasia made its presence felt at this year’s Philoxenia trade show in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

Lufthansa Boosts Greece with New Flights, Destinations and Innovative Apps

More flights, new destinations, modern applications, extra comfort and affordable prices make the Lufthansa experience a Greek experience with the airline announcing its new schedule and upgraded services to Greece for the coming summer.

Educational Tourism a Priority for Central Macedonia Region, Greece

The Region of Central Macedonia invited tour operators, journalists and educators from Italy’s Lombardy region to join them “In the Footsteps of Alexander the Great” during a recent presentation in Milan of the region as a leading all-year-round destination ideal for educational...

Greece Goes Global as a MICE Destination, Attracts Spotlight at EIBTM in Barcelona

In the latest efforts to promote the strong potential of MICE tourism in Greece, the Thessaloniki Convention Bureau (TCB) and the Hellenic Association of Professional Congress Organizers (HAPCO) participated at the Greek stand at this year’s European Incentive, Business Travel &...