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Poll: Greeks Say EU ‘Moving in the Wrong Direction’

Greeks appear to be wary of the EU, with the majority claiming it is “moving in the wrong direction", according to a poll by MRB.

Astir Palace Vouliagmeni SA Contributes €650,000 for Environment, Local Community

Astir Palace is contributing 650,000 euros for works aimed to benefit the environment and local communities of Vari – Voula – Vouiliagmeni.

Navarino Challenge: Exciting Activities in Messinia for 2019 Event

Greek sports tourism event “Navarino Challenge” returns to Costa Navarino in Messinia, from October 11-13, with exciting sports activities for all.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

GlobalData: 67% of Chinese Tourists Travel for Gastronomy Holidays

The majority of Chinese tourists choose to go on gastronomy holidays, with Western Europe evolving into a key culinary destination for them, says GlobalData.

March Travel Receipts for Greece Up by 32.2%

Greece's travel receipts increased in March by 32.2 percent year-on-year to 319 million euros from 241 million euros in the same month last year, according to the Bank of Greece.

Popular ‘Odontotos’ Train Rides Up and Running

Railway company OSE lifted a ban on train services along the popular “odontotos” rack railway, a major tourist attraction in the northern Peloponnese.

Le Figaro Presents ‘Eternal Athens’ Special Edition

French newspaper Le Figaro recently released “Eternal Athens”, a special edition dedicated to the Greek capital’s classical and contemporary features.

‘Mythos by Divani’ Restaurant Opens for Summer on Athens Riviera

The Mythos by Divani restaurant of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso hotel has opened its doors for the summer season, inviting guests to dine in luxury on the Athenian Riviera.

Louis Hotels’ Hilton Gets ‘Blue Energy’ Award for Top Services

The team of the Hilton Park, Nicosia hotel, which is managed by Louis Hotels, has received the “Blue Energy” award by Hilton International.

Astypalea Becomes a Part of ‘My Greek Odyssey’

The island of Astypalea will reach millions of viewers around the world through the Australian travel show “My Greek Odyssey”.

Thessaloniki to Blend Gastronomy and Tourism at FoodTreX 2019 Event

Ways of developing gastronomy tourism in Greece will be discussed during the FoodTreX Regional Food Travel Summit, which will take place in October in Thessaloniki.

Amorgos’ Vigla Hotel Completes Renovation, Welcomes Guests for Summer 2019

The Vigla Hotel, a family-run property on Amorgos, has completed its extensive renovation project and is ready to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Austrian Airlines Presents New Boarding Pass

After modernizing its brand identity in 2018, Austrian Airlines has presented a new design for its mobile boarding pass for passengers.

Greek Island Residents Can Now Claim Air Transport Discounts

Discounts for island residents, under the so-called "transport equivalent” program - known as “metaforiko isodynamo” (MI) - have now been extended to air travel.

HotelBrain Group Adds New Boutique Hotel to Athens Portfolio

HotelKeys, a subsidiary of the HotelBrain group, has expanded its portfolio of properties with the addition of the new “Urban Frame” boutique hotel in Athens.

Travel Experiences Platform ‘Grekaddict’ Launches New Website

Travel experiences booking platform "Grekaddict" has launched its new website, featuring hand-picked tours and activities around Greece.

Grecotel Larissa Imperial Hosts ‘LIVE 2019’ Medical Symposium

The Grecotel Larissa Imperial hotel in Larissa, central Greece, was the host venue of the international medical symposium “Leading Innovative Vascular Education – LIVE 2019”.

Turkish Airlines to Open Five Lounges at New Istanbul Airport

Turkish Airlines will open a total of five passenger lounges at the new Istanbul Airport by summer 2019.

Greek Culture Ministry Sets Out to Make Delos Islet an Open Museum

The Greek Culture Ministry announced plans to transform the historic island of Delos, in the Cyclades, into an open museum.