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Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Apply for European Cultural Capital

The culture ministry has called on Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital for 2021 to submit applications.

Corfu to Host First Waterway in Greece

Greece's first waterway will be constructed at the port of the Ionian island of Corfu, according to a decision signed on Saturday by Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos.

Ministry Invites Greek Cities to Vie for 2021 European Cultural Capital

The Greek culture ministry announced on Wednesday, the launch of website ecoc2021.culture.gr, inviting Greek cities interested in becoming Europe’s Cultural Capital in 2021 to submit applications.

Hopping the Greek Isles with Eurail’s Attica Pass

The Greek isles have been included in Eurail’s new pass, giving young travelers the chance to visit Greece’s islands by ferry.

Alt. Minister Kountoura Outlines Priorities for Greek Tourism

“Tourism for All” is Greece's basic philosophy for tourism, Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said during the debate on the government's policy statements in Parliament.

Greece Hotel Rates Rise Up to 11% for Carnival

Greek hotels have increased their prices ahead of the Carnival season, according to trivago.com’s pricing index released earlier this week.

Grimaldi Group Further Strengthens Italy-Greece Connections

Naples-based Grimaldi Group will boost its Italy-Greece service by resuming the connection between Ravenna, Igoumenitsa and Patras, with extension to Trieste.

Greek Employee Bodies Join Forces for Equality in the Workplace

The country’s employee and worker bodies have joined forces with the International Labor Organization (ILO) to promote equality in the workplace through a series of nationwide activities and events to be held on Wednesday.

Erasmus Students to Exchange Ideas at 1st Training Forum in Athens

The 1st ESN Greece Training National Platform will take place on March 28-29 in Athens, organized by the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN).

“Run Greece 2015” to Dash to Six Greek Towns, Dates Announced

Following two successful events, "Run Greece" is inviting residents and visitors of six towns in Greece to take part this year in a major celebration of sports and culture that will last all the way until October.

Larissa to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

Larissa, the capital and biggest city of the Thessaly region in Greece, will bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2021.

Greek City Ioannina Sets Sights on European Cultural Capital 2021

The city of Ioannina in northwestern Greece is vying for the title of European Cultural Capital 2021, the municipal authority announced on Wednesday, saying it would submit its bid by October 23 under the title “Ioannina-Epirus: Cultural Capital of Europe 2021”.

Greece Assets Agency Eyes Agios Kosmas as Waterway Hub

The country’s privatization fund, known as TAIPED (Hellenic Republic Asset and Development Fund), is examining the creation of a metropolitan waterway at Agios Kosmas, southern Attica, in efforts to boost tourism to the Greek capital, Attica’s coasts and island seaside towns.

Erasmus Students Gain Valuable Insight at Athens Event

The 1st ESN Greece Training National Platform event organized recently by the Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) was a great success.

Superfast Ferries Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Destinations

Attica Group announced last week that it is planning to include two new ships to its fleet while its subsidiary Superfast Ferries celebrates two very active decades sailing Greek and Italian waters with the addition of new destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and...

Piraeus Port Authority Contracts ICTS Hellas for Cruise Lines Security Services

The Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) has appointed ICTS Hellas for the provision of security services at the port of Piraeus for the safety of cruise passengers and international ferry lines.

Delphi to Bid for 2021 European Capital of Culture Title

The Region of Central Greece announced on Monday that it officially supports the bid of Delphi to claim the title of European Capital of Culture 2021.

Suburban, InterCity Trains Cancel Routes on Monday

The workers’ unions of Athens Suburban Railway (TrainOSE) and the InterCity, as well as the Athens Metro have announced cancellations of their routes and work stoppages today, August 3, between 10am and 3pm. The suburban railway (proastiakos) will not carry out Athens, Patras,...

WTM 2015: The Peloponnese Experience – All in One Plus More

It’s accessible, it’s diverse, it’s home to Greece’s foremost historic monuments, its coastline is endless, it hosts a number of World Heritage sites, it combines sea, sun and mountains, and its culinary traditions are highly sought after. This is the Peloponnese.

Mytilene Presents European Cultural Capital 2021 Bid at Acropolis Museum

The capital of the Greek island of Lesvos, Mytilene is enlisting its history, architecture, poetry, art, literature and gastronomy in its bid to be named European Cultural Capital 2021. The birthplace of ancient poet Sappho, folk artist Theophilos and art patron Teriade, among...
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