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Attica Zoological Park Expands with New Hotel, Waterpark and Aquarium

The Attica Zoological Park is expanding its activities with the construction of a hotel, a waterpark, and an aquarium by 2022.

Kyllini Thermal Springs Get Green Light for Operation

The Greek Tourism Ministry has given the green light for the operation of the Kyllini thermal springs in the Peloponnese.

Kaiafas Thermal Springs Approved, Set to Re-open

The Kaiafas Thermal Springs, in the Peloponnese, are one step closer to re-opening after Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis approved a decision declaring them as being “therapeutic”.

Doctor, Nurses, Bike Patrols to Man Acropolis Site

The Acropolis site will now have a permanent doctor on duty, nursing personnel and a standby ambulance, according to Culture Minister Lina Mendoni.

Framework to Regulate Greece’s Spa Tourism in the Pipeline

Greek Tourism Minister Thanasis Theocharopoulos will table an updated legal framework to regulate the development of spa tourism in Greece.

Attica Region to Launch Tender for Walking, Bike Path Projects

As part of efforts to upgrade the standard of living of its residents and create new tourism experiences, the Attica Region is moving ahead with plans to create bike and walking paths.

Greek Consumer Body Wants Airline ‘No-show’ Clause to be Scrapped

Greece’s consumer body is calling for the termination of a "no-show" clause in the terms of agreement with airlines, to protect passengers from unfair charges.

Committee for Coordination of Air and Sea Transport in Greece Announced

A committee for the coordination of air and sea transport in Greece will be set up to ensure that remote islands remain connected with the mainland.

Kountoura Points to Alternative Tourism as Next Big Thing

Adventure tourism is the next big thing, according to Greek Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura, who added that tapping into new markets will take Greece one step closer to achieving the goals set for the next year.

Thessaloniki Paves Way for ‘Tourist in Your Town’ Initiative

A two-day event to explore alternative forms of tourism will take place in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, on September 6-7, on the American Farm School campus.

Greece’s 1st Alternative Tourism Expo in Nafpaktos Come October

Active, explorer and adventure travel options in Greece will take center stage during the 1st Greek Alternative Tourism exhibition to run October 14-17 in the coastal town of Nafpaktos in western Greece.

Chambers Gear Up to Promote Northern Greece as All-year Tourist Pick

Five chambers of Northern Greece have teamed up to discuss ways to promote the region as a tourist destination during a workshop on April 1 to be held at the Thessaloniki Concert Hall.