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Athens Municipality Suspends Operation of Culture, Sports Venues

The Municipality of Athens has suspended the operation of the city's indoor sports facilities and cultural venues for 15 days, aiming to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Gerard Butler in Greece for Olympic Torch Relay

Scottish actor Gerard Butler is in Greece to participate in the Oympic Torch Relay ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

IRONMAN 70.3 Greece Triathlon Event Rescheduled for October 25

The IRONMAN 70.3 Greece 2020 triathlon event has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic and has been rescheduled for October 25.

Lighting Ceremony of Olympic Flame will Not Have Spectators

The Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony will take place as scheduled on March 12, but without the presence of spectators.

Emirates Introduces New Fee Waiver Policy

Emirates has introduced a new fee waiver policy for customers with booked tickets issued until March 31 that want to change their travel plans due to the coronavirus outbreak.

New Dates Announced for Delphi Forum 2020

The organizer of the high-profile Delphi Economic Forum 2020 has announced new dates for the event to take place, following its postponement due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Polish Market Meets Psiloritis Natural Park on Crete

Aiming to promote Crete's alternative tourism options, the GNTO held a fam trip to the Psiloritis Natural Park for Polish tour operators and journalists.

Transavia Tells Dutch Market to ‘Enjoy’ Thessaloniki

The northern Greek city of Thessaloniki is featured as a "must-see destination" in the inflight magazine of Dutch low-cost airline Transavia.

9th Athens Half Marathon Event Postponed

The 9th Athens Half Marathon event, originally scheduled to take place in the Greek capital on March 22, has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Join ‘Greece 2021’ Bicentennial Events

Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson, one of Hollywood's favorite couples, invite all to celebrate the 200th anniversary since the Greek War of Independence.

Kālesma: New Luxury Hotel to Open on Mykonos

The popular Greek island of Mykonos this summer will welcome Kālesma, a brand-new luxury property located on Ornos bay.

Arabian Travel Market Expo Postponed for June

The Arabian Travel Market 2020 exhibition has been postponed for June due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world.

Thousands Stream Through Doors of Athens’ EMST Museum

Thousands of people visited the National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST) in Athens during the first three days of its operation.

Seajets Launches Two New Routes to Serve More Destinations

Seajets has launched two new routes from the ports of Lavrio and Piraeus that serve a total of seven Greek destinations.

Lufthansa Group Introduces Flexible Rebooking Options

The airlines of the Lufthansa Group have announced more flexible rebooking options for passengers due to the exceptional circumstances caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Greece Looks to Attract Special Interest Dutch Tourists

Greece’s special forms of tourism were presented to Dutch professionals and holidaymakers during the Fiets en Wandelbeurs 2020 travel fair in The Netherlands.

Messe Berlin Launches ITB Virtual Convention for Travel Industry to do Business

Despite the cancellation of the ITB Berlin 2020 trade show, Messe Berlin is offering professionals the chance to do business through itb.com, its new online networking platform.

Hollywood Actor Gerard Butler to Carry the Olympic Flame to Sparti

Hollywood actor Gerard Butler will visit the Greek town of Sparti this month to participate in the Olympic torch relay, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

Renovations Underway at 19 Playgrounds in Athens

The Municipality of Athens is proceeding with the revamp of 19 playgrounds in the Greek capital, aiming to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

GNTO Supports Open Water Sports Tourism Events Promoting Greek Islands

Aiming to promote Greece’s islands as leading sports tourism destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will support three major water sport competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.