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Greek Opposition: ND Can't Evaluate 'Nonexistent Agreement'

Main opposition New Democracy on Tuesday announced it could not adopt a position on "an as yet non-existent agreement," in a unanimous decision taken by the party's informal Political Council chaired by the party's leader Antonis Samaras. In an announcement...

Who Will Be Part of the Next Greek Parliament?

Many Greek politicians were neck to neck against their fellow candidates in several constituencies across Greece, aiming to earn a seat in the new Greek Parliament. According to election results, SYRIZA’s Gavriil Sakellaridis and Nikolaos Voutsis, as well as New Democracy...

Greek Tourism Minister: Tourist Arrivals from the U.S. Will Increase This Year

The number of tourist arrivals from the United States will increase in 2015 as a result of the stronger dollar and the decline in fuel prices that affect transport cost, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni said on Wednesday. At the...

Greek Tourism Minister: The Unpleasant Possibility of New Taxation Does Not Facilitate Our Plans

Her optimism regarding the counterbalance of possible new taxation in the tourism industry expressed yesterday, during the budget debate in the Greek Parliament, Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, declaring at the same time that the Ministry is in constant communication with...

Tax Evasion from Greek Tourism to Reach €1.5 Billion in 2014

Tax evasion from the tourism industry will cost Greece 1.5 billion euros in lost revenue in 2014, said the President of the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (CHC), Giorgos Tsakiris. According to iefimerida.gr, Tsakiris made the blunt statement during an international tourism forum...

'Promakhos' Premiere at the Acropolis Museum

“Promakhos,” a film about the Parthenon Marbles return from the British Museum to Athens, had its first official premiere on Monday, November 24, at the Acropolis Museum. Greek Parliament President Vangelis Meimarakis, Deputy Culture Minister Angela Gerekou and Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni...

Greek Govt Ministers Preparing for Upcoming Greco-Turkish Cooperation Council [Video]

Under the presidency of Greece’s Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu, the third Supreme Council of Greek–Turkish Cooperation will meet on December 5 and 6 in Athens and government Vice President and Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos asked the...

Tourism Minister Kefalogianni: Greece Amongst Top 15 Destinations

Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni, after the opening of the Greek pavilion at the international tourism exhibition "World Travel Market 2014," expressed her belief that tourism arrivals in Greece will increase further in 2015 and that the country will successfully...

UNWTO Commends Greece on Record Tourist Arrivals

The strength of the tourism sector in Greece is the result of a robust tourism policy, of the implementation of competitive measures and of the capacity of the private sector to adjust to a fast changing market, according to...

Exclusive Video: Chinese Winter Invasion in Santorini

Summer is already gone, along with the high temperatures in the world-famous Greek islands, but young Chinese couples do not seem discouraged and have already started their fall and winter invasion to Santorini. The cosmopolitan island tops the vacation choice...