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Greece’s ANEK Lines Joins LNG Program for Cleaner Aegean

ANEK Lines and the Region of South Aegean have been approved for participation in the Archipelago-LNG program for the use and supply of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) in Greek waters.

Construction of Corfu Waterway Gets Green Light

Environment minister Ioannis Maniatis recently approved the terms that will pave the way for the construction of the first waterway in Greece on the Ionian island of Corfu.

Greek Holiday Cheer at the Christmas Factory in Central Athens

Santa Claus and his helpers are coming to town to set up shop at Athens’ upbeat Gazi district with a Christmas celebration fit for children and adults through to 6 December.

Pottery, Coins Found at Greece’s Amphipolis Dig, Signs of Ancient Crane

Progress made on the excavations at Amphipolis and particularly at the Kasta Hill site -- the first official announcement on this tomb since August 10 -- was presented at a press conference on Saturday at the Greek Culture Ministry.

Greek Olive Oil Trade Fair Eleotechnia and Aristion Awards in May

The 7th Eleotechnia expo will be held at the Olympic Fencing Hall (former Hellenikon airport) in Athens on 15-17 May with the country’s leading producers, distributors, retailers, importers, oil-producers and exporters joining forces to share and inform on the latest in the olive...

Hilton Athens Hails Holiday Season in Style

The Hilton Athens announced its holiday season offerings titled “Add a Little Hilton to Your Holiday” with festive brunches, six- and eight-course gala dinners on the eve of Christmas and New Year’s, and live music and activities for kids.

Greece’s Minoan Lines Posts Profit

Passenger ferry company Minoan Lines announced last week growth with a 5.6 percent increase in turnover for the first nine months of 2014.

Greek Island Authorities Up In Arms Over Proposed End of Special Tax Status

Local authorities of the Region of South Aegean decided over the weekend to take action following reports that the government was planning to axe reduced VAT rates that apply on the Greek islands.

Greece’s Nana Beach Hotel Tops RTK’s 100 Best

Nana Beach Hotel was awarded for the quality of services provided and attention to the client by the German RTK travel agency group, placing it among its top 100 partner hotels.

Greece’s Aegean Traveller Wants You

In its latest innovation, Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines launches an online video contest featuring restless travellers wishing to discover new destinations and alternative travel experiences.

TIF-Helexpo – Reed Exhibitions Join Forces, Host Aqua-Therm Show in 2016

One of the world’s leading events organizers, Reed Exhibitions has given TIF-HELEXPO and Greece its vote of confidence with the official start of a conferencing collaboration. As of 2016, TIF-Helexpo will be the host of the annual Aqua-Therm international expo.

Human Depictions in Color at Latest Amphipolis Finds in Greece

Images of animal, human and winged figures are emerging as excavation works continue at the Amphipolis dig in northern Greece, the Culture Ministry has informed.

Wall Street Lauds Greek Shipping, Greek Delegation Rings NYSE Closing Bell

The New York stock exchange in collaboration with Capital Link organized “Greek Day at the NYSE” on Tuesday, when the Greek delegation headed by Shipping and Aegean minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Greek NYSE-listed companies rang the stock market’s Closing Bell.

Greek Art Galleries Tour to Kick Off in Thessaloniki and Athens

A total of 38 galleries will open their doors to the works of some 300 artists on 13-14 December for this year’s “Gallery Weekend” to take place in Athens and Thessaloniki.

Louis plc Posts 9M Profits

Louis plc reported an 11.5 percent increase in turnover for the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same period in 2013, amounting to 192.6 million euros.

VAT Hike a Destructive Blow to Greek Tourism Say Accommodation Professionals, Call on PM to Withdraw Proposal

Accommodation professionals are calling on Prime Minister Antonis Samaras to step in and withdraw a recent proposal to increase value added tax (VAT) on hotel accommodation from the current 6.5 percent to 13 percent.

Kefalogianni Expresses “Serious Reservations” about Effectiveness of Hotel VAT Increase for Greece

Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni expressed reservations about the effectiveness of the increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent.

Blue Star Ferries Offers 1st Aid Seminars on Greek isles of Tilos, Amorgos

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program titled “With You As Our Destination”, Attica Group’s Blue Star Ferries organized a series of First Aid seminars on the Aegean islands of Tilos and Amorgos recently.

Greek City Tripoli Aims to Bid for European Cultural Capital

Local tourism sector entrepreneurs and the Peloponnese Tourism Organization (PTO) met earlier last week to discuss Tripoli’s bid as European Cultural Capital for 2021.

University of Crete Says Tourism School Operation Impossible

The operation of an undergraduate tourism studies program at its campus is not feasible, the University of Crete said.