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Greece Tops ‘World’s Most Popular Luxury Cruise Destinations’ List in October

Greece and the ports of Piraeus, Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes were among the most requested luxury cruise destinations in October, according to a report by CruiseCompete.

Attica Region is Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination for 2022

The Region of Attica was named Europe’s Leading Sustainable Tourism Destination for 2022 at the World Travel Awards (WTA) European Gala Ceremony.

GNTO Chief Sees Great Tourism Potential in Piraeus

Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President Angela Gerekou sees Piraeus as a city that can evolve into a popular city break destination offering culture and gastronomy as some of its main attractions.

Savoy Hotel in Piraeus Opens with Refurbished Look

The improvement plan of the historic Savoy Hotel in Piraeus is near completion with the property’s common areas, restaurant, lobby and event halls already sporting a new look.

Attica Group’s New Catamarans Start Routes to Saronic Gulf Islands

Attica Group has launched its three new Aero highspeed catamarans on the Saronic Gulf Islands line.

Attica Group Completes €21m Investment for Argosaronic Routes

Attica Group has received its third Aero highspeed catamaran, the last of three new vessels that will be deployed in the Argosaronic islands from early August.

New Smart Hotel Opens Right Next to Piraeus Port

The Port Square, a new smart hotel in Piraeus, has opened its doors right next to the city’s port.

Mitsis Hotels Rolls Out €500m Investment Program on Rhodes, Mykonos, Crete

Greek hospitality group Mitsis Hotels has announced a 500-million-euro investment plan for the development of new tourism projects on Rhodes, Mykonos and Crete.

No Ferries Departing from Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio Due to Bad Weather

The Greek authorities on Tuesday issued a ban on sailing from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio due to strong north winds reaching between 8 to 9 on the Beaufort scale.

Piraeus: Plans for Underwater Antiquities Museum Get Approval

Greece’s Council of Museums has given the green light for the creation of an Underwater Antiquities Museum on the coastal front of Piraeus.

Superbrand Awards: Minoan Lines is Greece’s Top Corporate Brand in Passenger Shipping

Minoan Lines has once again been honored as the Greek passenger shipping sector’s ‘Top Corporate Brand’ at the Business Superbrands awards.

Greek Digital Ministry Invites Municipalities to Get Ready for ‘Smart Cities’ Program

The Ministry of Digital Governance is inviting 17 of Greece’s largest municipalities to submit their strategic plans to participate in the announced “Smart Cities” program.

Attica Voted World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021

The Region of Attica in Greece was given the title of the World’s Leading Seaside Metropolitan Destination 2021 at this year’s World Travel Awards.

MSC Lirica Cruise Ship to Homeport in Piraeus for Summer 2022

MSC Cruises will deploy its MSC Lirica cruise ship to the Eastern Mediterranean market for the summer 2022 and homeport in Piraeus, Greece, during the entire season.

Greece Pushes Ahead with Transport Infrastructure Overhaul

Greece is moving swiftly ahead with an overhaul of its transport infrastructure aiming to meet the demands of the post-Covid-19 era.

Athens Transport Organization Launches New Interactive Map for Commuters

The Athens Urban Transport Organization - OASA has launched an interactive map that has important information for commuters in the Greek capital.

Hellenic Seaways: New Schedules for High-speed Vessels to the Greek Islands

The Attica Group has announced new itineraries of Hellenic Seaways' high-speed vessels "Highspeed 4", "Hellenic Highspeed" and "Flying Cat 3".

New Stations for Athens Metro Line 3 Ready by Summer 2022

Three new stations of the Athens metro line 3 will open to commuters by the summer of 2022, according to Greek Transport Minister Kostas Karamanlis.

WTA 2021: Athens Nominated for Title of Europe’s Leading City Break Destination

Athens is in the running for the title of Europe’s Leading City Break Destination for 2021 at the 28th World Travel Awards (WTA).

Piraeus to Host ‘Red Bull Art of Motion’ Freerunning Event in July

The Red Bull Art of Motion, one of the world's most innovative freerunning competitions, will take place in Piraeus, Greece, in July.