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UNITE 2021 Virtual MICE Trade Show to Take Place in October

Meeting planners, travel agents and tour operators from all over the world will meet online in October during UNITE 2021, a virtual MICE trade show.

Crete Continues to Invite Travelers to ‘Sense the Authentic’

The Region of Crete, through an ongoing campaign, continues to invite travelers to “sense” the island's authenticity.

HotelBrain Expands Portfolio with Addition of 14 New Properties

HotelBrain, a leading hospitality group in Greece, in 2021 expanded its portfolio of hotels with the addition of 14 new properties.

SNF Nostos 2021 Summer Festival Returns to Athens

The SNF Nostos 2021 summer festival will take place in Athens in late August, with a five-day program full of cultural performances, sports events and innovative conferences.

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".

EU Urges Member States to Lift Restrictions for Travelers from Ukraine

The European Council has recommended for member states to lift restrictions for non-essential travel into the EU for travelers from Ukraine.

Greece’s Metaxas Group: Making the World a Better Place

Metaxas Group presented its sustainability report and future plans during an immersive media event on the island of Crete.

Crete to Host ‘Vamos! Flamenco Camp’ this Summer

Flamenco enthusiasts living or visiting Crete this summer, will have the opportunity to participate in a flamenco camp in the village of Vamos.

Travelers from Canada, Qatar, Saudi Arabia Should be Allowed to Enter the EU, Says Council

Canada, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia are among the countries for which the European Council recommends member states to lift restrictions for travel into the EU.

More Landmark Fountains ‘Revive’ in Athens

The Municipality of Athens has revamped three more landmark fountains in neighborhoods near the city center.

United States Now on EU’s Safe List for Travel

The European Council has added the United States to its updated list of countries for which restrictions should be lifted for travel into the EU.

Athens Welcomes the Unveiling of Another ‘Pocket Park’

The Municipality of Athens is creating more innovative “pocket parks” in neighborhoods of the Greek capital.

May 2021 Flight and Passenger Traffic to Greece Improves

Incoming passenger traffic through Greece’s airports picked up this May marking a 673.4% increase compared to the same month in 2020.

Acropolis Museum Turns 12 on Sunday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens on June 20 will celebrate its 12th anniversary and offer reduced admission to all its exhibition areas.

Blue Air Now Operating 17 Weekly Frequencies to 5 Greek Destinations

Blue Air is operating 17 weekly frequencies from Romania to five Greek destinations as part of its 2021 summer schedule.

Greece: Strike to Disrupt Public Transport, Ferry Travel on June 10

Public transport and ferry travel in Greece will see disruption on Thursday, June 10, due to a 24-hour general strike called by private and public sector worker unions.

Greece Ranks 3rd in Europe for Excellent Bathing Water Quality

Greece is among the top three countries in Europe for the excellent quality of its bathing waters, according to the latest European Bathing Water Quality report.

UNWTO Opens Call for ‘Best Tourism Villages’ Initiative

The UNWTO is calling on its member states to present best examples of rural villages harnessing the power of tourism to provide opportunity to local communities.

Twenty Fountains in Athens Get Revamp

The Municipality of Athens has refurbished 20 fountains in the Greek capital’s center and the surrounding neighborhoods.

Anastazia Luxury Suites Promises a Carefree Stay in Athens’ Northern Suburbs

The Anastazia Luxury Suites & Spa, located in the northern suburbs of Athens, is open and offering safe and carefree accommodation to its guests.