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ANEK Lines Connects Piraeus and Crete with Daily Itineraries for Summer 2022

ΑΝΕΚ Lines has announced the launch of daily itineraries connecting the port of Piraeus with Chania or Heraklion on Crete, for the 2022 summer season.

Livadia in Central Greece to Get Electric Buses

Livadia, a town in Central Greece, will soon get two electric mini buses that will serve commuters in it historic center.

WTTC Releases Guidelines for Tourism Destinations to Become More Sustainable

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has released a new report that offers practical guidelines and case studies to support destinations in becoming more resilient and sustainable.

Greece Among Europe’s Safest Countries to Go on Holiday in 2022

Greece is among Europe’s safest countries to go on holiday in 2022, according to research conducted by Forbes Advisor.

Acropolis Rally 2022 to Start from ‘Super Special Stage’ at the Olympic Stadium

The EKO Acropolis Rally 2022 will begin on September 8 from a special stage to be created inside the premises of the Olympic Stadium in Athens.

Greek Yacht Owners Association SITESAP Joins the European Boating Industry

The Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Bareboat Association (SITESAP) has become a member of the European Boating Industry (EBI).

‘Smart Cities’ Program to Open for 315 Greek Municipalities in July

The “Smart Cities” program in Greece is entering its second phase and will open to 315 municipalities in July.

Heraklion is One of the Safest Family-friendly Destinations in the World, Says Report

Heraklion on the island of Crete is second world’s safest family-friendly vacation destination, according to a survey by The Family Vacation Guide.

Grecotel Group Opens New Hotel on Corfu Island

Grecotel recently welcomed the first summer visitors at its new Costa Botanica luxury hotel on Corfu, the Group's fourth property to open on the Greek island.

Andronis: Exciting Summer Events at Santorini’s Pacman Sunset Restaurant-Bar

Exciting events will take place this summer at the Pacman Sunset Restaurant-Bar in the five-star Arcadia hotel of the Andronis group on Santorini.

Thessaloniki Music Festival to Have Street Artists, Theater and Dance

A number of music events and juggling shows will take place in Thessaloniki, during June 19-21, to mark the celebrations for European Music Day 2022.

Neos Kosmos Home to Athens’ 9th Pocket Park

The Municipality of Athens has opened its ninth pocket park as part of its efforts to increase the city’s green spaces and improve the everyday life of residents and visitors.

Makedonia Palace’s ‘Salonica’ Lauded as Best Restaurant in Thessaloniki

The Salonica Restaurant of the Makedonia Palace hotel has been honored as the best restaurant in Thessaloniki.

Greek Culture Ministry Announces Budget of €17m for Projects in Mytilini

The Greek Culture Ministry will restore and upgrade landmark monuments in the town of Mytilini on Lesvos under a budget of 17 million euros.

Kalamata Beaches Become Accessible to All

Aiming to make its beaches accessible to all, the Kalamata Municipality is installing special SEATRAC mobility ramps for people with disabilities.

Greek Transport Ministry Launches Campaign to Encourage Bicycle Usage

The Greek Transport Ministry has launched an information campaign to promote the use of bicycles in Athens and their transportation on means of public transport.

Deloitte Survey: Americans Are Getting Back to Getaways

Unhindered by news about Covid-19 variants or by rising airfares and hotel rates, 46% of Americans are planning their next getaway, says Deloitte’s latest survey.

Google Includes Monemvasia Among its 8 ‘Most Loved’ Street View Images

The Greek town of Monemvasia is included among Google's eight “most loved” images of its Street View service.

Paros Boosts its Tourism Promotion with New Videos

The Municipality of Paros has launched three new videos to promote the Greek island’s tourism offerings to the international market.

Jet2 Starts Flights to Santorini, Skiathos, Preveza from Edinburgh Airport

UK tour operator Jet2 has launched flights from Edinburgh Airport to Santorini, Skiathos and Preveza in Greece for the 2022 summer season.