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Greece Celebrates August Full Moon With Free Events Countrywide

Greece is welcoming this month’s full moon on Friday with a series of free events at sites, museums and landmarks.

Greece Opens Competition for 28 State-funded Remote Island Air Routes

Greek authorities have announced a competition for bidding airlines interested in covering 28 state-funded domestic routes to remote islands.

EasyJet COO Exits Ahead of Peak Season

EasyJet COO Peter Bellew has resigned ahead of the summer peak season and in view of ongoing cancellations and disruption caused by staff shortages.

ETC Extends Complimentary Membership to Ukraine’s Tourism Agency

The European Travel Commission (ETC) has invited Ukraine’s agency for tourism development to join the organisation with a complimentary three-year membership.

Eurostat: March Sees Commercial Flights in EU Pick Up by 156% 

Greece was among the EU countries recording the smallest decreases in commercial flights in March 2022, according to Eurostat.

Greece Ready to Assess €8bn in Foreign Direct Investments

Eight billion euros in foreign direct investments (FDIs) in Greece are under assessment as part of the government’s drive to attract strategic investments.

Report Sees Modest Impact of Russia-Ukraine Crisis on Greek Tourism

Greece is among the countries that may be impacted by the Russia-Ukraine crisis but to a lesser extent, according to data by ForwardKeys.

Greece and China to Boost Cooperation in Tourism, Culture

Greece and China are further strengthening ties aiming to create a “gateway between Asia and Europe”.

Ancient Olympia Authorities Take Action to Boost Tourism

The Municipality of Ancient Olympia will launch a series of actions and initiatives to attract more travelers, extend duration of stay and boost revenues.

Tourism Comeback Boosts July Retail Trade in Greece

Stronger tourist flows to Greece in July stimulated retail trade with sales increasing by 13.3%, according to data by the Greek statistical authority (ELSTAT).

Athens Mayor: People-centered Policies Needed to Address Climate Change

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis is considering new people-centered policies to improve the standard of living in the Greek capital and address climate change.

Kalamata Airport in Greece on Track for Development

The tender for the selection of consultants for the development of Kalamata Airport in Greece has been completed.

Athens Mayor Shows City’s Renovation Works and Sites to Counterpart from Istanbul

Athens Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis gave his counterpart from Istanbul, Ekrem İmamoğlu, a tour of the Greek capital’s ongoing renovation projects and sites.

Athens, Istanbul Mayors Take Step Towards Closer Ties

The mayors of Athens and Istanbul, Kostas Bakoyannis and Ekrem İmamoğlu, met in the Greek capital and discussed mutual actions that will “build bridges of peace”.

Elivi Hotels Gets Go-ahead for Strategic Tourism Project on Skiathos

Elivi Hotels received the green light from Greek authorities to proceed with a 52-million-euro strategic tourism investment on the island of Skiathos.

Developing Military Tourism Next on Greece Agenda

As part of its tourist product expansion plan, Greece has announced plans to develop military and war tourism.

Fraport Airport Upgrade Project in Greece Sends Message of Trust to Investors 

Fraport's decision to invest in the upgrade of 14 regional airports in Greece is sending a loud message to global investors who are interested in doing business in the country.

Greece Enters New Era of Transport with 14 Upgraded Airports

Greece is moving in the next era of tourism and transport after upgrading 14 regional airports to meet the increasing demand.

Greek PM: Regional Airport Upgrades An Investment in Tourism

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Greece was entering a new era thanks to a 440-million-euro investment by Fraport in the upgrade of 14 regional airports.

Development of 23 Greek Smaller Airports Starts with Kalamata

Development procedures for Greece’s 23 regional airports have kicked off starting with Kalamata, according to the Hellenic Corporation of Assets and Participations.