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‘Taste of Loutraki’ Food Event Kicks Off September 2

Greece’s seaside town of Loutraki is getting ready to host the “Taste of Loutraki”, a local gastronomy event scheduled to begin on September 2.

Open Call: Artists, Designers Invited to Share their Vision of Athens in the Future

The Municipality of Athens is inviting artists, architects, graphic designers and sketch artists to submit proposals and share their vision of Athens in the future.

Aristotle Municipality Promotes Halkidiki Travel Packages in Malta

Representatives of the Municipality of Aristotle in Eastern Halkidiki promoted the area’s tourism offerings to travel professionals in the city of Valletta, Malta.

Four-star Grand Patelli Hotel Opens on Lemnos Island

The four-star Grand Patelli hotel on the island of Lemnos held its grand opening party which was attended by senior executives, business partners and representatives of the Greek tourism scene.

ANEK Lines Holds 19th Blood Donation Drive to Help Others in Need

Greek passenger shipping company ANEK Lines held its 19th blood donation drive at its headquarters on the Greek island of Crete.

Italian Media Put Halkidiki in the Spotlight

Some of Italy’s largest media outlets put Halkidiki in the spotlight this summer through a number of features dedicated to the destination’s beaches, gastronomy and unique nature.

Culture Ministry Invites Greek Filmmakers to Submit Movies for Oscars 2023

The Culture Ministry has invited Greek filmmakers to submit their movies for consideration for Greece’s official entry in the 95th Academy Awards (Oscars 2023).

SKY express Launches New In-flight Magazine

SKY express has released the first issue of “Fly Magazine”, its new in-flight magazine with rich bilingual content for the modern traveler.

Survey: Passengers Embrace Technology for Seamless Air Travel

Air passengers are embracing mobile and touchless technologies in efforts to make their journey as convenient and seamless as possible, a survey by SITA found.

Chios State Airport to Get Long-awaited Upgrade

Upgrade works budgeted at €9.6 million are set to begin at “Omiros” airport on the island of Chios to improve the travel experience for Greeks and tourists.

Most Greeks Won’t Let Go of Their Cell Phone During Vacation

Most Greeks consider technology as an essential part of their summer vacation with 6 out of 10 saying they can’t leave their cell phone behind.

‘Peloponnese Food Stories’ on August 7 in Koroni, Messinia

The town of Koroni in Messinia on Sunday, August 7, will host the Peloponnese Food Stories, a culinary festival promoting the Peloponnese region’s rich gastronomy.

Volcanic Island Nisyros Aiming for UNESCO Global Geopark Status

The Municipality of Nisyros has initiated a nomination process for the inscription of the volcanic island on UNESCO’s Global Geoparks Network list.

Vedema 2022: ‘Selene’ to Dedicate Two Days to Santorini’s Wines in September

The Selene Restaurant has announced Vedema 2022, a two-day event full of unique local wines of Santorini, experiential masterclasses, amazing photographs and a unique 6-hands menu.

La Repubblica Reveals 5 ‘Unknown’ Travel Destinations in Greece

Italy’s La Repubblica presents five “unknown” travel destinations in Greece that are attracting the interest of Italian travelers.

Dutch Travelers Prefer Greece in June and September

Dutch travelers prefer to go to Greece before and after the high tourism season and more specifically in June and September, according to a survey.

Neptune Hotels Gives €700 Bonus to Each Staff Member

A bonus of 700 euros will be issued to all employees of the Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa on the Greek island of Kos.

Athens Continues ‘Battle’ Against Graffiti

The Municipality of Athens recently wrapped up a major graffiti cleanup operation in the area of Larissis Station square and at the Dexameni park in Ano Petralona.

Greece’s ‘CapsuleT’ Announced Best Accelerator at South Europe Startup Awards 2022

CapsuleT, Greece’s tourism startup accelerator, was honored with the title of “Best Accelerator/Incubator Program” at the South Europe Startup Awards (SESA) 2022.

Domes Aulūs Zante Opens After €13.5m Renovation

Following an extensive 13.5-million-euro renovation, the luxury Domes Aulūs Zante resort opened its doors this month on Zakynthos and is welcoming guests.