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Olympic Yacht Show 2021 Aims to Give Maritime Tourism a Boost

The Olympic Yacht Show 2021, scheduled to take place in Sounio during October 1-5, will promote Greece’s maritime tourism sector to the international market.

Covid-19: Curfew, Music Ban Imposed on Three Areas in Greece

The Greek authorities have imposed Covid-19 restrictions, which include an overnight curfew, on the areas of Achaia, Ilia and Ikaria.

‘Connecting Europe Express’ Train Begins Journey tο Cities in the EU

“Connecting Europe Express”, a special train put together as part of the European Year of Rail 2021, has began its five-week journey to over 100 cities including Athens.

Celestyal Sells its ‘Experience’ Cruise Ship

Celestyal Cruises has sold its “Experience” cruise ship due to the market conditions resulting from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Athens’ Kolonos Festival Line-up Announced

Athens’ Kolonos Festival 2021 will host popular Greek artists in a number of concerts and theater performances scheduled to take place during September 6-28.

STR: Travelers Choose Smaller Types of Accommodation in Summer 2021

Smaller types of accommodation attracted the interest of travelers this summer, as consumers continued to adapt to living in a Covid-19 world, STR said.

Hotel Prices in Greece Exceed Pre-pandemic Levels, Says Study

Hotel prices in Greece significantly increased during July-August 2021, compared to the average prices of 2019, says an analysis by Mabrian Technologies.

Six Peloponnese Culture Projects Get Ministry Go-ahead

Six culture projects slated for the Peloponnese region, including the Kalamata Dance Festival and dozens of restoration actions, have received the go-ahead by state and local authorities.

Avra Collection Partners with Travelstaytion

Avra Collection has announced its partnership with Travelstaytion, an online platform for professionally managed holiday and short term-let rentals.

Greek PM Reshuffles His Cabinet, Makes Changes to Key Ministries

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has reshuffled the Greek cabinet and changed the leadership of key ministries.

Bettany Hughes Shows Greece’s ‘Wonders’ to UK Audience

Greece’s ancient “wonders” and most recent archaeological findings were revealed to UK television viewers through the show of British historian Bettany Hughes.

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Gets Ready to Reopen its Doors

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel, located near the center of Athens, is getting ready to reopen its doors on September 3.

Petition Launched to Add Greece to Disney World’s Epcot Center

The Hellenic Electronics Center has launched an online petition to gather support for the addition of Greece to the Disney World Epcot Center World Showcase.

Registration for 2021 Athens Marathon Event Opens September 1

Registration for this year’s “Athens Marathon. The Authentic” opens on September 1 on the event’s official website.

Athens Expands Street Art Program

The Athens Municipality has expanded its street art program with the addition of another impressive mural in the district of Gazi.

Greece Mulls Mandatory Vaccination for Other Groups Fearing Covid-19 Surge in Fall

Greece is examining the possibility of extending mandatory Covid-19 vaccination for other professional groups, expecting a surge in cases in the fall.

Greece’s Magnesia Region Looks to Attract More Visitors from Poland

In efforts to attract more travelers from Poland to the area of Magnesia in central Greece, the GNTO and local authorities recently held a press trip for Polish media.

Santorini’s Katikies Kirini Hotel Achieves Health Security Verification

The Katikies Kirini hotel, located on Santorini, has become Sharecare Health Security Verified with Forbes Travel Guide.

IATA Backs EU Digital Covid Certificate as Global Standard

The EU Digital Covid Certificate could serve as a global standard for nations looking to implement digital vaccination certificates, according to IATA.

Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort Ready to Welcome Guests to Santorini

The brand new five-star Radisson Blu Zaffron Resort is ready to welcome its first guests to the area of Kamari on the island of Santorini.