June 2019

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 10 Years and 14.5 Million Visitors

The award-winning Acropolis Museum in Athens is organizing a number of events for all as part of the celebrations for its 10th anniversary on June 20. Since its grand opening in 2009, the museum has received 14.5 million visitors from Greece and abroad. “During the museum’s first years of operation, which coincided with the economic crisis, the number of visitors [...]

July 2017

Dive into Summer with Divani Group’s Pools in Athens

The Divani Group invites Athenians and visitors to enjoy the Greek summer at the swimming pools of the Divani Apollon Palace & Thalasso in the coastal suburb of Vouliagmeni and of the Divani Caravel in central Athens. Located only a few minutes south of the capital’s center, overlooking the Saronic [...]

1st ‘Patmos Revelation’ Event to Highlight Sacred Island as Sports Tourism Destination

With the aim to promote Patmos as a sports tourism destination, the 1st “Patmos Revelation” will take place on the “sacred” island of the Dodecanese from June 30 to July 2. Patmos is the place, where Saint John the Theologian lived in exile and wrote the “Apocalypse”, which is one [...]

Consortium Awarded Thessaloniki Port Authority After Improved Bid

A consortium of three companies has been awarded a 67 percent stake in the Thessaloniki Port Authority, after making an improved bid of 231.92 million euros for the concession deal through to 2051 in an international tender, the Greek assets fund TAIPED said on Monday. Deutsche Invest Equity Partners GmbH, Belterra [...]

Wyndham, Zeus Int’l Welcome Two New Loutraki Hotels

Wyndham Hotel Group and hotel development consultants Zeus International announced the opening this month of two new hotels in the seaside town of Loutraki: the 107-suite Wyndham Loutraki Poseidon and the 196-room (and bungalows) Ramada Loutraki Poseidon Resort. The brands Wyndham and Ramada are part of the Wyndham Hotel [...]

QATAR AIRWAYS offers full luggage tracking service

Qatar Airways is claiming to be the first airline to offer customers the opportunity to track their bags from start to finish of the journey. The airline has achieved compliance with the International Air Transport Association (Iata) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport. It means passengers can now [...]

Les Lazaristes Renamed ‘Lazart Hotel’, Doors Open June 22

The Thessaloniki-based “Lazart Hotel”, which is the new name of the five-star hotel formerly known as Les Lazaristes, will open its doors and welcome guests on June 22. The management of the hotel has been undertaken by Zeus International. The hotel offers luxury stay in a privileged spot of Thessaloniki, just 10 minutes from the heart [...]

Athens Among World’s Top 50 Millennial Destinations

Athens is among the world’s top 50 cities attracting millennials, according to a survey released on Wednesday by online housing platform Nestpick. The Berlin-based aggregator platform studied thousands of cities based on 16 criteria including housing score, tolerance to immigration, equality and nightlife, ranking the top 100 cities for millennials [...]

New 5-star ‘Sani Dunes’ in Halkidiki Set to Open on June 30

Sani Resort‘s newly established five-star Sani Dunes, located in Kassandra in the Halkidiki peninsula, northern Greece, will open its doors on June 30 to welcome its visitors. The project was completed within only eight months time and reached 25 million euros (not including the land value). The Sani Dunes stretches in an area of 10.13 [...]

Benaki Museum in Athens Wins 2017 ‘Experts Choice' Award

Greece’s Benaki Museum in Athens was recently announced as a winner of the TripExpert 2017 Experts’ Choice Award, which recognizes the best attractions around the world based on reviews by journalists and professional travel writers. TripExpert is a professional travel review site. “With positive reviews from reviewers such as Michelin [...]