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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.

#My_Piraeus Photo Contest Kicks Off

The Municipality of Piraeus is inviting professional and amateur photographers to share their view of the city through a photo contest running under the hashtag #My_Piraeus.

Celestyal Cruises to Start Sailings for 2021 on May 29

Celestyal will start its 2021 cruises on May 29, instead of late April, after Greek authorities announced plans for the reopening of tourism by May 14.

Celestyal Announces 2021 Cruise Season Start Date, New Terminal at Lavrion Port

Celestyal Cruises has announced its 2021 season resumption date and new dedicated terminal at Lavrion Port for its 3- and 4-night Iconic Aegean itineraries.

Greek Coast Guard Steps Up Checks on Ferries and Travelers

The Hellenic Coast Guard is stepping up checks on ferries and passengers to ensure that safety protocols against Covid-19 are being followed.

Piraeus Port Authority Gets 3 ISO Management System Certificates from Lloyd’s Register

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) has been awarded with three ISO management system certificates by Lloyd's Register.

TUI First to Start Cruises in Greece

TUI Cruises has become the first company to offer itineraries in Greece, after successfully restarting cruise travel from German ports.

Piraeus Port Container Handling Leader in the Med

Piraeus port leads the way in container handling capacity in the Mediterranean, holding 4th spot in Europe and 26th rank globally, according to Lloyd’s List.