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Greece Looks to Improve Visa Processing Due to Rise in Demand

Τhe Greek government is looking to address the increased demand for traveler visas to Greece, mainly from Russia and China.

Albania Hit Hard by 6.4 Quake

A 6.4-magnitude earthquake that hit Albania early Tuesday, has left behind at least 14 people dead and over 600 injured.

Greece – US Explore Issues of Cultural Exchange

Taking action for the return of items illegally removed from Greece was highlighted during the second round of Greece - US strategic talks in Athens.

Kyriakos Mitsotakis Wins Majority Vote in Greece Snap Polls

Greece's center-right New Democracy (ND) party received a majority 39.8 percent of the public vote in Sunday’s national elections.

Greek Tourism To Receive Funds From New NSRF Program

Greek tourism will be supported by funds under the new National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) program, it was announced on 5 August.
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Greece Reshuffles Government, Tourism Ministry Unaffected

Olga Kefalogianni was among the few untouched ministers and remained at her post as Tourism Minister on Monday, 24 June, following the cabinet reshuffle of Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

Greek Officials Prepare For A Safe Tourism Season

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the Ministry of Public Order will hold a series of meetings with regional and local authorities that will involve safety issues in order to best prepare for the country's peak tourism season.
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Visa-Free Regime Between Russia And Greece In The Cards

During its EU Presidency in the first half of 2014, Greece will promote a waiver of the visa obligation for Russian nationals that have a biometric passport, Public Order and Citizen Protection Minister Nikos Dendias said on Monday, 17 December, during his visit in Moscow.

Athens Center In Need Of Protection, Tourism Minister

“The improvement of public safety is a prerequisite for tourism development especially in the historic center of the capital but also more widely throughout Athens,” Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said in late July after a meeting with Public Order and Citizen Protection...