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Visitation Numbers At Greece’s Museums, Archaeological Sites Increase

Visitors to Greek museums during the first three months of the year increased by 13 percent and revenue from receipts were up by 8.4 percent compared with the same period in 2013, according to data released recently by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

Greek Museums, Sites Begin To Cash In On Extended Opening Hours Scheme

The Greek Government’s decision to extend the opening hours of the country’s most popular museums and archaeological sites seems to be paying off as visitor numbers and revenue from receipts showed an impressive increase in April.

HATTA On Museum And Archaeological Site Setbacks

“As always, HATTA will assist in the effort to improve the (country’s) tourism product and for the qualitative improvement of tourism services, especially in the sensitive field of culture,” the president of the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies (HATTA), Yiorgos...

Bogus Tour Guides Spotted On Crete

In recent years the phenomenon of illegal tours organized by travel agencies has increased rapidly and essentially has abolished the tour guide profession, according to the Association of Professional Tour Guides of Crete-Santorini.

Revamp Scheme For Museums And Sites Announced

“Everyone visiting the museums in the future will receive the best service,” Culture and Tourism Minister Pavlos Geroulanos promised recently as he outlined the ministry’s three-year plan to upgrade services to archaeological sites and museums.