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Greek Week In Birmingham Center

Chamberlain Square in Birmingham, U.K., was transformed last month into an urban oasis as a "Greek beach" was set up that provided residents and visitors the opportunity to sample the Greek experience.

New Acropolis Museum Opens

The Greek claim for the return of the 2,500-year-old Parthenon marbles from the British Museum in London typified the official opening of the New Acropolis Museum on 20 June.

5th Porto Elounda Autumn Golf Cup & Pro-Am

The porto elounda Golf Club and the porto elounda De Luxe Resort recently announced the fifth "Porto Elounda Autumn Cup & Pro-Am" to take place 1-4 October at the porto elounda Golf Club and the Crete Golf Club in Hersonissos, followed by a special competition on 4 October...

Exclusive Yachting Athens – International Boat Show

Exclusive Yachting 2009, the 8th in-water boat exhibition and presentation of yachting and lifestyle products and services will be held this year on 17-22 September at the Alsity Marina in Agios Kosmas.

Astir Beach Turns 50

Astir Beach is celebrating its 50th birthday on Sunday, 6 September, and invites all to an all-day beach party.

Piraeus Prefect Discusses Tourism

The Piraeus Prefecture recently held a meeting that focused on tourism and ways to deal with the economic crisis in the areas and islands within its jurisdiction.

Ios: More Than A Party Scene

At a recent presentation of Ios, Mayor Yiorgos Poussaios underlined that the island obtains the requirements and comparative advantages to attract tourists of all ages and demands.

Cyclades Goes Beyond ‘Sun and Sea’ Concept

The Cyclades holds the first place throughout Europe for the internationally known 'sun and sea' elements but so many other essentials compose the group that are unknown to most, according to the island group's Prefect Dimitris Bailas.

Athens Sphere Attracts Thousands

The first World of Athens roadshow, part of a series of international events of an extensive advertizing campaign for the promotion of Athens, took place at Potters Fields Park in London on 22-25 May.

Kythera Wins Over Austrians

A group of Austrians, composed by GNTO representatives, Austrian journalists and tour operators were recently given the "inside story" of Kythera through a familiarization tour that took place last month on the island.

Tourism Among Priorities On PM’s Agenda

The government's goal is the preservation and support of Greece's tourism product's potential and everyone should aim to transform the global crisis into a national opportunity, Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis said during the 17th general assembly of the Association for Greek...

Online Bookings Can Support Tourism

The key role of online reservations and strategies for the development of the global tourism industry in the coming years was recently presented to Greek hoteliers at a workshop organized by Xenia Exhibitions-Conferences.

GTP Celebrates

Danae Group's staff, which consists of GTP, Danae Airlines and Danae Travel employees, kicked back and had a memorable night during the group’s New Year "vasilopita"-cutting party at a popular taverna in Psyrri.

Rodos to Create Ecomuseum

The creation of an Ecomuseum (a museum without walls with natural habitats appearing as exhibition halls) on Rodos as an addition to the island's tourism product was the main topic discussed recently at the first local conference on the island.

British Airways Celebrates 75th Year in Greece

British Airways recently celebrated its 75th year in the Greek airline industry with the Athens-London flight, and the connection of Thessaloniki in 2005 to the British capital.

Eastern Macedonia-Thrace for Alternative Tourism

For many years Greece has promoted the classical form of tourism, the so-called “sun and sea,” but alternative forms of tourist interest should be considered as well for areas that visitors may prefer besides the islands, said the secretary general of the Region of Eastern...