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Russian Embassy Honors Grecotel President Nikos Daskalantonakis

The Russian Embassy in Athens honored Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis for contributing to the strong cooperation and friendship between Greece and Russia.

Grecotel’s President Awarded Russian ‘Order of Friendship’

Grecotel Group President Nikos Daskalantonakis was honored with the prestigious “Order of Friendship” by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Porto Carras Wins at World Luxury Awards 2017

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki, northern Greece, recently received three accolades at the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2017.

Porto Carras Introduces its Wines to Italian Journalists

The Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki recently hosted a group of Italian wine-expert journalists and gave them the grand tour of its vineyards and winery.

Greece Condemns St. Petersburg Subway Blast

Greece condemned the blast that took place on the St. Petersburg metro on April 3 when a train was traveling between two stations in the city center.

Russia PM Putin Lifts Turkey Travel Ban

Russians can once again resume travel to Turkey after President Vladimir Putin announced that he was lifting a ban on tourism there following recent phone talks with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Kountoura to Represent Greece at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia

Alternate Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas will represent the Greek Government at the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) that will take place June 16-18 in Russia.

Porto Carras Culinary Treats Tantalize Russian President Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin may have recently visited Greece to do lots of talking but he also had time to indulge in some of the finest Greek cuisine served at the Porto Carras Grand Resort while visiting the autonomous monastic community of Mount Athos.

Putin Greece Visit Boosts Ties, Opens Deals

Multi-level cooperation in energy, science, technology and tourism, investments in the private and public sectors (infrastructure, ports, mining, pharmaceutical, agri-food) as well as politics topped the agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s weekend visit to Athens, which...

Putin on Greece: Tourism Breeds Trust and Friendship Among People

For Vladimir Putin, tourism breeds trust and friendship between people. So he said to Greek media one day before his official visit to Athens on Friday.

Russia Keen to See Greece Emerge as Medical Tourism Destination

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin is interested in further strengthening Greek-Russian relations, which includes cooperations for the development of medical tourism in Greece, the head of the health sector of the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry informed Alternate...

New Emphasis on Religious Tourism

Greece is ready to exploit its rich religious tradition in order to entice visitors from fellow Orthodox Christian countries with the Greek Tourism Ministry intending to tap a bountiful heritage of churches, relics and miraculous icons dating back to the Byzantine Empire.