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‘Rent Control’ Off Broadway Hit Comes to Athens

Rent Control, a one-man show written and performed by Greek American Evan Zes, is has come to the EllinikoTheatro in the Gazi district in Athens until June 30.

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura Attends Greek Independence Day Parade in New York

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura attended the annual Greek parade in honor of the country's Independence, held recently on Fifth Ave in New York City.

United Airlines Resumes Athens-New York Direct Flights for 2017 Season

US carrier United Airlines has resumed nonstop flights between Athens and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport.

Acropolis Museum To Celebrate Full Moon On 10 August

The Acropolis Museum will celebrate the August Full Moon on Sunday 10 August 2014 with opera classics, film music and famous Greek melodies, performed by the historic Hellenic Air Force Band.

Google Maps: Step Back In Time With “Street View”

Google Maps has launched a digital time capsule of the world that allows those exploring Street View imagery to see how a place has changed over time dating back to 2007.

Etihad To Double Flights To New York City

Etihad Airways will double its flights between Abu Dhabi and New York City, introducing a second daily service from Saturday, 1 March 2014.

Greece Shined In Times Square, More Private Initiatives To Come

New York City’s Time Square got a taste of Greece last month thanks to an advertising campaign launched by volunteer group “Up Greek Tourism” to promote Greek tourism and attract potential tourists from the U.S.

Athens City Center Decline Hurts Tourism

The Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP) recently presented its latest study on the ghettoization of part of the historic center of Athens and its consequences on the economic life of the city during an event organized by the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels.

Qatar Launches New First-time Routes

Aviation and tourism officials in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last month praised the latest expansion moves by Qatar Airways, which includes the addition of a new link between Malaysia's capital and the tropical Indonesian island of Bali.

Travel Agents Tap Internet Social Network

Amid the rapidly changing social-networking on the Internet, a growing number of travel agents and industry leaders are tapping into new technological "supplements" to reach out to get the attention of on-the-go clients.

Athens In Its Finest Regalia Becomes True Cultural Capital

Tourism Development Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos continually emphasizes the importance of changing Greece's tourism image, and at every press opportunity he stresses the importance of Greek history and culture. Millions of guests during the Athens 2004 Games have had a taste of...