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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.

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.

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.

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.

‘Here Lived & Loved Leonard Cohen’ – Hydra Hoteliers Pay Tribute

Paying tribute to the man that “lived his best creative years on Hydra, the rocky island that he deeply loved and was inspired by”, the Hydra Hotels Association proposed that November 11 be marked every year on the Saronic isle in memory of Leonard Cohen.

New Faces: Tina Toribaba, Communications Manager, Hilton Athens

This week, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) introduces Tina Toribaba, the communications manager at Hilton Athens.

Crystal Cruises Opts for Greece over Turkey Due to Safety Concerns

LA-based Crystal Cruises said last week that it would be making stops in Greece instead of neighboring Turkey due to security concerns following a bomb attack in Istanbul that killed 10 tourists on January 12.

Athens Hotels Hike Rates in September, Still Among Europe’s Cheapest

Athens hotel rates were up by 18 percent in September, compared to the same month last year, but are still among the most affordable in Europe, according to online booking agent trivago.gr’s Hotel Price Index.

All the More Say ‘I Do’ in Greece

Greece is steadily growing into a leading destination for those ready to tie the knot, with all the more resorts and boutique hotels across the country and on its isles ready to offer everything from legal arrangements to the best cake.

“Melina Mercouri Returns to Hydra”

The Fraternity of the Athenian Hydriots is paying tribute to the charismatic personality of Melina Mercouri to mark the 20th anniversary of her passing.

Poros: A Destination with Endless Holiday Options

The Municipality of Poros this year has announced a comprehensive tourism development strategy that will focus on holding events and cultural activities, reducing car circulation on the island in the evenings, restoring local transport via boat rides and extending the tourist...

Seven Greek Isles Among Mediterranean’s Top 10, Ios Leads the Way

The hotels on seven Greek islands are luring visitors to Greece as revealed by online booking agent Trivago UK’s annual Mediterranean Island Reputation Ranking 2015 released recently, placing the Cycladic isle of Ios on the top of the list.
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