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Navarino Challenge 2019: Exciting Sports Activities Announced

More than 30 sports activities are included in the program of the "Navarino Challenge 2019” event, which will be held from October 11-13, in Messinia.

Athens’ Ancient Agora to Host Free Theater Performances

A number of theater performances will be held in September, in the Stoa of Attalos in the Ancient Agora of Athens, as part of “The Stones Speak” cultural program.

Tapping into Health and Wellness Tourism Top Priority for Greece

Tapping into the potential of health and wellness tourism is a top priority for the Greek tourism ministry and Greek medical tourism council Elitour.

Lipsi Island Launches New Website and Smartphone App for Travelers

The Municipality of Lipsi has launched its new website and a smartphone application for travelers, offering information on the island’s sites of interest.

Creta Maris Holds ‘Traditional Harvest Day’ for 7th Year in a Row

Creta Maris, for the seventh consecutive year held its “Traditional Harvest Day" event, which aims to introduce its guests to Crete's long tradition in winemaking.

84th Thessaloniki Int’l Fair to Feature 5G Wireless Technology

High-tech innovations including the 5G wireless technology will be presented during the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair in September.
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Greek Startup Scene Gaining Ground, Travel Tech in Top 3

Greece's startup scene has been growing stronger during the few last years, with 7.93 percent of Greek startup companies active in travel and tourism.

Kongres Magazine Places Thessaloniki High as Conference Destination for 2019

Thessaloniki is among the top 10 conference destinations that can host up to 2,000 attendees, according to Kongres, a leading meetings industry magazine in Europe.

Athens Airport Ready to Host 4th Plane Pull Fundraiser

Athens International Airport will be hosting its 4th annual Plane Pull fundraiser on September 18, as part of its corporate social responsibility program.

AboutHotelier Unveils New Offices in Argos, Peloponnese

Greek digital marketing company AboutHotelier has opened new offices in Argos, Peloponnese, designed with the comfort and wellbeing of its employees and customers in mind.

Santorini’s Fino Restaurant Clinches Awards for its Unique Flavors, High-end Services

The Fino Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, located on the Greek island of Santorini, has won two prestigious awards for its creative Mediterranean cuisine and high-end services.

Technology to Bring Maria Callas ‘On Stage’ in Athens

Athens in November will host the “Callas in Concert” event that will bring the beloved opera legend Maria Callas back to the stage via hologram.

Greek Tourism to Shine in Australia in 2020

Greek tourism professionals will meet with Australian tour operators during the 1st Greek Panorama Roadshow, which will be held in Sydney and Melbourne in 2020.

Hellenic Trade Council Secures Promotion of Greece in South China

The Hellenic Trade Council has secured the promotion of Greece and the showcasing of Greek products in the city of Dongguan in South China.

Evia’s Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary Produces New Finds

For the first time, excavations on the Greek island of Evia have produced an inscription with the word “Amarynthos” found in Paleochoria, some 2km east of modern-day Amarynthos.

Greece’s Travel Receipts Rise in January-June

For the first half of the year, revenue in Greece from travel receipts grew by 15.3 percent against the same period in 2018, according to the Bank of Greece.

A Year After Bailout Exit, Commission Says Greece Making Progress

The European Commission issued a statement, marking the one-year anniversary of Greece’s exit from a nearly eight-year-long aid program.

Nemea’s Aidonia Dig Reveals Two Mycenaean Period Tombs

An ongoing dig at the Aidonia site outside Nemea near Corinth, has revealed two chamber tombs dating back to the Late Mycenaean period (1400-1200 BC).

Travel Receipts ‘Save’ Greece’s June Current Account Surplus

Stronger net travel receipts in Greece in june drove a 338 million euro improvement in the services surplus, according to data released by the Bank of Greece.

Athens’ Trees are Up for Adoption

The Municipality of Athens has launched "Adopt-a-Tree", a pilot program to encourage stewardship of trees planted in the city center.