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Nobel Foundation Returns Mycenaean Gold Ring to Greece

An ancient gold ring dating back to Mycenaean times was recently returned to Greece by Sweden’s Nobel Foundation.

Greece’s Kastellorizo to Host 1st Rock Solid Trail Race in June

Kastellorizo, one of Greece’s smallest islands located in the Dodecanese, is getting ready to host the 1st Rock Solid island trail race in June.

Study Explores How Russia-Ukraine War will Affect Tourism on Crete

With Crete currently counting zero bookings from Russia and Ukraine, a study explores how the war between the two countries is expected to affect the Greek island’s tourism.

Brown Hotels Opens its First 5-star Resort in Greece

Brown Hotels is getting ready to open the Isla Brown Corinthia, its first five-star resort in Greece, located in the Peloponnese.

Air Europa Opens Summer Flights to Athens from Madrid

Spanish airline Air Europa in June will resume its direct services between Athens and Madrid for the 2022 summer season.

Religious Tourism: Thessaly Region to Create ‘Routes of Faith’

The Thessaly Region has launched “Routes of Faith”, an ambitious tourism project that aims to connect two of Greece’s most significant religious destinations: Meteora and Mount Athos.

Museum of Contemporary Art Opens in Serres, Northern Greece

The Greek city of Serres in Northern Greece recently welcomed the opening of the new Museum of Contemporary Art – Konstantinos Xenakis Gallery.

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are Favorites for Dutch, Belgian Travelers in Summer 2022

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are the favorite islands of Dutch and Belgian travelers for the summer of 2022, a survey by Griekenland.net reveals.

Lipsi Municipality Says No to Sunbeds on Island’s Beaches

The Municipality of Lipsi is saying “no” to sunbeds on the island’s beaches and is encouraging travelers to enjoy eco-conscious summer holidays this year.

Agistri’s Aktaion Beach Boutique Hotel Wins Bronze Tourism Award for 2022

The Aktaion Beach Boutique Hotel & Spa on the Greek island of Agistri received a Bronze award in the “Beach Ηotel/Resort” category at the Tourism Awards 2022.

Poland’s National Geographic Traveler Reveals 25 Hotspots in Greece

The latest Polish edition of National Geographic Traveler has dedicated 200 pages to 25 landmark destinations in Greece, located on the mainland and the islands.

Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Brings Elite Tennis Coaching to Athens Riviera

The Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens has joined forces with Tipsarevic Luxury Tennis to offer its guests world class tennis coaching, wellness events and more.

Athens: Photos of Russia’s War on Ukraine Displayed on Vasilissis Olgas Avenue

An outdoor photo exhibition reflecting the devastating consequences of Russia’s war on Ukraine has opened on Vassilisis Olgas Avenue near the center of Athens, Greece.

Greek Tourist Agencies Ready to Establish Travel Compensation Fund

The association representing Greek travel agents says it is ready to establish a compensation fund which would assist consumers in case a travel provider declares bankruptcy.

Michelin-Starred Chef Ollie Dabbous Presents Greece’s Wines at London Event

Michelin-starred Chef Ollie Dabbous presented the wine routes and varieties of four Greek regions – Macedonia, Peloponnese, Cyclades and Crete - to foreign journalists in London.

Mykonos is Europe’s Most Instagrammable Relaxing Location

The popular Greek island of Mykonos is Europe's most Instagrammable tranquil location, according to recent research.

Global Crises Affecting Travelers’ Decisions, Says ECTAA

The ongoing international crises are affecting the decisions of travelers who are eager to take trips but remain cautious, travel experts said during a conference in Athens.

Air France Launches ‘ACT’ Program to Reduce its Carbon Emissions

Air France has launched the “Air France ACT”, a program presenting its new decarbonisation trajectory aiming for 30% less CO2 emissions per passenger/km by 2030, compared to 2019.

Athens’ Gallery Walk to Make 37 ‘Stops’ in the Greek Capital

The Municipality of Athens is inviting residents and visitors to experience its “Gallery Walk” events that are taking place in various locations around the city during May 12-13.

Infrastructure Upgrade of Greece’s Religious Sites a Ministry Priority

Greek Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki highlights the need to support religious tourism in Greece by improving infrastructure and preserving religious monuments.