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Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks & The Cure on Stage in Attica

Attica this summer will be hosting performances by famous bands Dead Can Dance, Tindersticks and The Cure, among others.

Grecotel Pallas Athena Hotel Shows Visitors the ‘Colors of Greece’

The Grecotel Pallas Athena hotel in the heart of Athens, is currently hosting an exhibition of Greek artist Evgnomonas Dialetis titled "Colors of Greece".

Greece’s MasterChef Cooks at Sea on ‘Cosmos’ Vessel

Greece’s TV show MasterChef recently held its cooking challenges at sea, on the ultra-modern “Cosmos” vessel of Evermore Cruises.

Attica Presented as Multidimensional Destination to French Market

In efforts to attract French city break travelers, the Attica Region promoted its multidimensional tourism products at a workshop during the IFTM Top Resa 2018 exhibition in Paris.

Kountoura Discusses Tourism Promotion of Hydra with Island’s Mayor

Ways of further promoting Hydra as a destination to foreign markets were discussed between Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and the island’s mayor, Georgios Koukoudakis.

Power Restored on Hydra after Major Blackout

Power has been restored on the island of Hydra in the Saronic Gulf, the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator – DEDDHE announced on Monday.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Chios to Host 1st ‘Shipping Decision Makers Weekend’ in September

The island of Chios in September will host the 1st Shipping Decision Makers Weekend, which will be held on the occasion of the 18th Navigator Forum.

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

Attica Launches New Tourism Identity

The Region of Attica unveiled its new tourism identity and logo during the 33rd International Tourism Exhibition “Philoxenia”, which was recently held in Thessaloniki.

Turkish Airlines Brings Foreign Tour Operators to Athens

Nineteen tour operators from Pakistan, Qatar and Turkey, recently took part in a fam trip in Athens, organized by Turkish Airlines and Mideast Travel.

South Aegean Islands ‘Star’ in the International Media

A number of journalists representing major international media outlets visited Greece between January and June 2017 to discover the South Aegean islands.

Tinos Featured on Romanian TV as Pilgrimage Destination

The island of Tinos in the Cyclades and its significance as a pilgrimage destination will be featured on a TV show of the Romanian public broadcaster TVR.

Hollywood Stars, VIPs Love Greece, its Islands and Sun 

Everyone from A-rated Hollywood actors and popular athletes to fun-loving fashionistas and sexy models are taking in a bit of sea and sun in Greece.

Hydra Municipality to Name Street After Leonard Cohen

The Municipality of Hydra will officialy rename one of its streets after Leonard Cohen during a weekend tribute to the late songwriter on June 10-11 on the island.

Sailing & Yachting: The Best Way to Experience Greece

With hundreds of islands, cosmopolitan or off the beaten path, Greece is the ideal destination to indulge in sailing, yachting and other marine activities.

El Cuor No Se Vende

El Cuor No Se Vende is the title of Valmont Foundation second exhibition at the Historical Archives Museum of Hydra, which will be held from July 1st to August 31st.

Greece’s Saronic Islands Welcome Chamber Music Festival for Sixth Year

The Saronic Chamber Music Festival, an annual meeting for an international ensemble of world-class musicians, is returning for the sixth year with concerts on the islands of Galatas, Spetses, Hydra, Poros, and for the first time, Kythera.

Greeks Pick Thessaloniki for March 25 Long Weekend Getaway

Greek Independence Day, the national holiday celebrated annually in Greece on March 25, is on Friday, giving all of us an automatic long weekend! According to a recent survey, Thessaloniki is the top choice of Greek travellers.