The plan to construct a theme park in Lavrion, which will resemble the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia and the city Lijiang (Yunnan province in northern China), was recently approved by the town's municipal council.
The Greek National Tourism Organization launched its first office in Romania in an effort to strengthen the tourist traffic to Greece and increase the Romanian tourism flow by the promotion of all-year-round travel opportunities.
The European Union last month gave its consent to Greece's plan to privatize the Greek carrier Olympic Airlines next year, but said the airline must pay back 850 million euros in illegal state aid it received between 2005-2007.
The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels and the Research Institute for Tourism recently expressed to the secretary of economy and finance, Yiannis Papathanasiou, the tourism sector's need for an immediate reform of the development law.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) recently released its third annual ‘British Behavior Abroad’ report in an effort to deal with thousands of UK citizens who continue to attract trouble when on holiday overseas.
Shipping giants Dubai Ports and Maersk Lines have expressed an interest for the Alexandroupolis harbor, which seems to be the next Greek port to be privatized after foreign investors took over the management of Greece's two biggest ports, Piraeus and Thessaloniki, in regards to...
The Athens Tourism and Economic Development Company, in the context of the creation of a ‘tourism observatory’ for the City of Athens, conducted a study entitled ‘Registered Athens Tourism Study—from pre-Olympic to the post-Olympic period: The influence of the Olympic Games and...
The military refuge of the head of the Communist Party of Greece during the Civil War (1946-1949), Nikos Zachariadis, and the cave used as a military hospital by his Democratic Army of Greece in the mountains of Western Macedonia are to be converted into tourist attractions.
The development of the natural environment of Greek islands and small areas through the growth of ecotourism and other alternative forms of tourism is the main theme of the 'Alternative tourism and environment management in small and/or island areas' conference to be held on...
This year's Philoxenia International Tourism Exhibition sported newly designed modern stands, welcomed a continual arrival of visitors, boasted a huge increase in trade visitors, and wrote up what appears to be a record number of business agreements.
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