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Acropolis in Athens Once Again Applauded by Travelers on TripAdvisor

The Acropolis in Athens is among the top 25 landmarks in the world, ranking 16th on the 2018 TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice awards for Landmarks list.

Greece has Tourism Education Upgrade on the Agenda

The Tourism Ministry aims to update Greece's tourism education in view of the sector’s leading role as a pillar of the Greek economy.

Greece Leasing Out Beaches for Business Use

The Greek finance ministry is moving full speed ahead with the lease of public beaches for business use, completing over 90 online auctions thus far.

South Aegean Region, Fraport Join Forces to Attract More Flights to Four Greek Airports

The Region of South Aegean has joined forces with Fraport Greece to attract new air connections to the airports of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini and Mykonos.

Ellinair Connects Athens with Rhodes via Three Weekly Flights

In a bid to boost tourism, Greek airline Ellinair has announced the launch of three weekly flights connecting Athens with the island of Rhodes as of June.

Greece to See Over 20% Rise in Arrivals from Lebanon in 2018

Greece in 2018 is expected to see tourist arrivals from Lebanon increase by more than 20%, according to the conclusions from the 3rd Greek Tourism Workshop held in Beirut.

4th Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences Event to Take Place on Rhodes

The island of Rhodes will host the 4th International Summer School on Big Data Analysis in Earth Sciences, which will focus on the simulation of environmental systems.

Eurowings Launches 16 New Routes in Greece for Summer 2018

Eurowings is expanding its network of destinations in Greece for the summer season by launching 16 new routes from Germany and Austria to popular Greek islands.

Symi’s New Port to be Inaugurated on May 8

The new port of Symi, located in the area of Petalo in the northern part of the Dodecanese island, will be inaugurated on May 8.

Rhodes, TUI Airline Meet to Pave Way for Future Collaborations

The prospects of tourism, ways to diversify the tourist product and extend the season were discussed during the 14th TUI Airline Congress, held on the island of Rhodes.

Rhodes Marathon Sold Out with Runners from 30 Countries

More than 2,700 runners from 30 countries will participate in the 5th International Rhodes Marathon, scheduled to take place on April 29.

ASTA 2018 Meet in Athens Exceeds Expectations

The participation of US and Greek travel agents at the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 in Athens has exceeded expectations, according to the organizers.

Forbes Introduces 10 Places to Visit in Greece in Summer 2018

Athens, Thessaloniki and some of the most popular Greek islands are among the 10 destinations Forbes.com suggests for summer holidays this year.

Holy Flame to Reach 17 Greek Destinations via AEGEAN Flights

Greek carrier AEGEAN on Holy Saturday, April 7, will provide three extra aircraft to distribute the Holy Flame to 17 destinations in Greece.

Greek Tourist Traffic for Orthodox Easter Down, Say Hoteliers

Greek hoteliers are betting on last-minute bookings to boost Easter season business as pre-reservations are lagging behind compared to last year.

Where will Greeks Travel for Easter 2018?

Popular islands in Greece and cities in Europe are among the top choices of Greek travelers for the Easter 2018 holiday.

Ministry, South Aegean Region will ‘Run for Tourism’ on Rhodes

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and South Aegean Region executives will “Run for Tourism” during the 5th International "Roads to Rhodes" Marathon in April.

CNN Travel Features the Best of Greece

Greece’s natural beauty, history and gastronomy are presented by CNN Travel in an extensive feature entitled "Best of Greece: Beautiful places and tastiest foods".

TripAdvisor: Crete Among World’s Top Destinations for 2018

Crete ranked fifth on the list of the Top 10 Destinations in the World for 2018, according to Tripadvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards for Destinations.

‘Princess Andriana’ of H Hotels Receives ‘Travelife’ Gold Certification

The Princess Andriana Resort & Spa of the H Hotels Collection group has received the Travelife Gold Certification for the 2017-2019 period.