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Athens Steps in as World Book Capital 2018

Athens is set to become a reader’s paradise as of April 23, when it steps in as World Book Capital for 2018, during a special inauguration event at the Acropolis Museum.

East Med Yacht Show 2018 in Piraeus Expected to be Best Yet

The 17th East Med Yacht Show, to run May 3-6 in the Zea Marina in Piraeus, is expected to be the biggest and best to date.

UNWTO Joins Ministers’ Call on G20 Leaders to Prioritize Tourism

The UNWTO called on world leaders to consider including tourism in their agenda, during the 8th Meeting of Tourism Ministers of the G20 Economies.

‘Maritime Trends Conference 2018’ in Athens to Focus on Major Shipping Issues

The latest developments in the shipping industry will be on the agenda of the 6th Maritime Trends Conference, which will be held in Athens on May 5.

Kountoura: South Aegean Region Key Player in Greek Tourism Growth

The South Aegean Region is a key player in Greek tourism growth, achieving increases in arrivals and revenues, according to Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura.

Ryanair Celebrates 10 Million Passengers at Athens Airport

Ryanair threw a party in Athens to celebrate carrying 10 million passengers to and from Athens International Airport (AIA) since its first flight in April 2014.

Epirus Palace to Welcome the Finest Ferarris in June 2018

The Epirus Palace in Ioannina in June will welcome dozens of luxury cars as part of a mototourism event by Passione Rossa, the most popular Ferrari car owners’ club in Italy.

‘Kimolos Trail’ Registration Open, Discount on Ferry Tickets Announced

Registration has opened for the Kimolos Trail, the first running event of the Cyclades Trail Cup 2018, to take place on June 3 on the island of Kimolos.

Registration Open for ‘Navarino Challenge’ 2018 Sports Tourism Event

Registration for the 6th “Navarino Challenge” sports tourism event held in Greece, which includes over 10 Olympic sports, has opened.

US Ambassador: Greece Would Love to Welcome More American Visitors

Greek local communities and mayors would love to have more American visitors, according to United States Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt.

ASTA 2018 Meet in Athens Exceeds Expectations

The participation of US and Greek travel agents at the ASTA Destination Expo 2018 in Athens has exceeded expectations, according to the organizers.

Athens Authentic Marathon 2018 Registration Opens on April 18

Registration for the Greek capital's largest running event, the "Athens Marathon. The Authentic", will open on Wednesday, April 18.

Chania’s ‘Aria Concept Store’ Hosts First Group Exhibition

The Aria Concept Store of Aria Hotels will present its first group exhibition at the old port of Chania on Crete on April 28.

Smart Technology to be Highlighted at Posidonia 2018 Expo

The future of the shipping industry will be on a large display at this year’s edition of Posidonia, the world’s most prestigious shipping exhibition in Greece.

ASTA Destination Expo 2018 Opens in Athens

The ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus theater in Athens on April 15 hosted the opening ceremony of the ASTA Destination Expo 2018, the international conference of the American Society of Travel Agents.

TIF 2018: US-Greece Relations Set to Strengthen

The participation of the US as the honored country at the 83rd TIF trade show is expected to be this year's most significant moment in Greek-American relations.