Greek Post office Adds Mini Robots to Sorting System
Hellenic Post is expanding the use of autonomous mini robots with the addition of 45 new ones to its distribution network.
The New Greek Stamp Series Reminds Some of a 1980's Taverna Menu
The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed four new stamps depicting oven-baked lamb and potatoes, moussaka, octopus and spanakopita (wild greens pie) which are supposed to pay tribute to Greece's culinary heritage. “Cooked food hails from ancient Greece, with recipes that...
Ancient Greek Theaters Honored in New Postage Stamp Series
The Hellenic Post (ELTA) recently revealed a new series of commemorative stamps which showcase both the famous and the lesser-known ancient Greek theaters in the region of Epirus. ''Greece’s ancient theaters are magnificent silent witnesses of the spirit of our...
Greek Post to Charge 15 Euros For Parcels Sent From Non-EU Countries
The Hellenic Post (ELTA) announced last week that it has began charging at least 15 euros for each parcel with a customs declaration received from a non-European Union country. This new decision will hit customers who buy electronically from countries...
Greek Post Office Launches New Stamps Celebrating Ancient Greek Figures
A new stamp series celebrating outstanding ancient Greek literary and philosophical figures was issued by the Greek Post Office (ELTA) earlier this month. The new stamp series was based on designs created by artist Yannis Gourzis and they are all...
Greek Postal Service Has Santa's Helpers Answer Children's Letters
For the past 27 years, the Hellenic Post (ELTA) has offered a special service to children who send letters to Santa Claus: the kids get a reply letter from "Santa's helpers", telling them that their letter has been forwarded...
Parcel-Bomb Addressed to Milan Rating Agency Intercepted in Athens, Greek Police Say
The Greek counter-terrorism service in Athens was responsible for the interception of a parcel bomb reported in the Sunday issue of the Italian newspaper "Corriere della Sera", according to sources on the Greek police force. The package addressed to a...
Greek Post Office Issues 'El Greco' Stamps
Hellenic Post (ELTA) announced on Tuesday the issuing of a collectible stamps edition to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of Domenicus Theotokopoulos, the master painter of the Spanish Renaissance who was also known as 'El Greco.' The El Greco stamps and...
Hellenic Post Buyers Line Up
A privatization push to unload state enterprises under pressure from international lenders now has Greece's postal system, Hellenic Post (ELTA) on the block, with prospective buyers looking for a takeover despite another delay. The Troika of the European Union-International Monetary...
Hellenic Post Launches Delivery Service
“The postman always rings twice,” once for handing over letters and once… for handing over your medicine or your clean clothes. This will be common practice in Greece at least, according to the CEO of Hellenic Post (ELTA), Kostis Melachrinos. From...
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