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Greece Still Pondering Best Way to Get Parthenon Marbles Back

The Greek government is moving ahead with a series of political and diplomatic actions towards the repatriation of the Parthenon Marbles which were illegally removed from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the 1800s and have for almost two centuries resided in the British Museum.

Hefty Admission Rate Hikes at Greek Museums

The Acropolis and the site of Knossos on Crete will be the costliest to get into after the Greek culture ministry recently announced admission fee hikes.

Inspired by Poem, German Daily ‘Die Zeit’ Sings Praises of Acropolis

Journalist Alard von Kittlitz recently came up close and personal with the history of the Acropolis and was mesmerised by the ancient monument on a recent visit to Athens, as he wrote in a travel feature for leading German daily newspaper Die Zeit.

‘The Walking Dead’ Cast Makes a Stop in Greece During European Fan Tour

Members of the cast of America’s hit TV show “The Walking Dead” visited Athens recently to give interviews and climb the Acropolis during their European fan tour.

KEPE Report: Cultural Tourism Next Big Thing, Greece Lagging Behind

Cultural tourism is one of the fastest growing markets worldwide and yet Greece seems to be lagging behind, according to findings announced by the Athens-based Center of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE).

Athens: The Second Best European Destination for 2016

Athens was considered the second Best European Destination for 2016: "One of the world's oldest cities with a recorded history of 3,500 years, the Greek capital is constantly undergoing urban renewals to keep up with the evolution of time. Athens lives up to all the hype!"

Acropolis to Close on Feb 12 Due to Staff Walk Out

Employees of the Acropolis in Athens are staging a walkout on Friday, February 12, from 12 noon to closing time.

Travel Massive Athens: ‘In Love with Greece’ Event, Feb 12

Travel Massive invites tourism insiders to share their love for travel at its Athens event, taking place two days before Valentine's Day, on Friday, February 12, at the Hard Rock Cafe Athens.

Tasty Guide 2016: Vote for the Hilton’s ‘Galaxy Restaurant’

The rooftop Galaxy Restaurant & Bar at the Hilton Athens hotel is participating in the Tasty Guide 2016 competition and is asking for your vote!

New Year’s Eve: Athens to Ring in 2016 with Music and Dance

The Municipality of Athens will usher in the New Year with a concert at Thissio and the Acropolis providing a spectacular backdrop.

Diavlos: Where Foodies Indulge in the Finest Greek Cuisine

The Diavlos Restaurant in the heart of Athens welcomes foodies to daily Greek cuisine workshops where experts reveal the secrets of traditional Greek cooking and participants partake in the joy of making and then tasting their creations to the tune of Greek music.

Turkish Airlines Co-organizes Successful Fam Trip for Singapore Travel Agents to Greece

Eight leading travel agencies from Singapore last month took part in a familiarization (fam) trip to Greece organized with the support of Turkish Airlines.

AthensWas Hotel Offers Hospitality in True Style

It’s all about luxury, style and romance at the newly opened AthenWas Hotel, minutes away from Athens’ major attractions, including the Parthenon, the ancient Irodion Theatre and the Acropolis Museum.

Face of the Week: Marianna Lanara, Beverage Manager at Matsuhisa Athens, Astir Palace Resort

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Marianna Lanara, the Beverage Manager/Sommelier at Matsuhisa Athens, Astir Palace Resort.

Travel Agents React to Entry Fee Hikes at Museums and Sites in Greece

Sudden surges in entrance fees to popular Greek museums and archaeological sites will make the country’s travel package uncompetitive in the global market, Greek travel agents said on Wednesday.

GTP Welcomes New Partners to its Travel Business Network

Greek Travel Pages (GTP) is happy to announce the start of cooperation with new clients E-tourgreece, Windmill Traditional Residence, MG Yachts and AthensWas Hotel that have tapped into its Travel Business Network to receive effective and efficient promotion.

‘Visit Meteora’ to Give Travel Bloggers Grand Tour of Three Major Attractions in Greece

Visit Meteora, a leading DMC, has announced that it is organizing a special seven-day media trip in October to get the word out on the amazing sites that mainland Greece has to offer.

Greek Travel Agents Want Info on Site Fees Ahead of New Season

Greek travel agents are expressing their concerns over recent announcements about an imminent increase in the price of tickets at museums and major archaeological sites.

Dine & Wine All Fine at Titania’s Revamped Olive Garden

Following extensive renovation works, the restaurant located on the rooftop of the Titania Hotel in Athens invites guests to indulge in a “gourmet journey… Made in Greece”… with breathtaking views of the Acropolis, Lycabettus Hill and the cityscape below.

Athens Ledra Unveils ‘New Arrivals’ On the Panorama Restaurant Menu

The Athens Ledra Hotel has unveiled a series of Angus beef dishes for visitors to enjoy when dining at the Panorama Restaurant & Pool Bar on the 8th floor, under the Attica sky and with a breathtaking view of the Acropolis and the Saronic Gulf.