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Greece: International Yachting Symposium

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The 7th International Yachting Symposium is taking place on the island of Poros from May 10 to 15, 2008. The event was inaugurated by Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos who stressed that Greece remained a powerful force in tourism involving sea craft and that the sector had huge potential for development.  Continue reading

Greek Sculptor’s Pavlos Exhibition in Ancient Olympia

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Greek sculptor’s Pavlos exhibition entitled “Flags of the World” was inaugurated on Tuesday by the Greek Minister of Tourism Aris Spiliotopoulos at the town hall of Ancient Olympia.  “Flags of the World” includes flags of all the countries which will participate in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The exhibition aims at elevating the values of the Olympic Truce by using nation’s trade marks such as their flags. Next stop for the exhibition is Athens, and then Beijing.

Greece: The true experience

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  Greece’s participation in this year’s International Tourism Exhibition in Berlin (ITB) was awarded with the “2008 Best Exhibitor Award in the “Europe” category among a total of 11,000 single and group booths of the world’s biggest travel trade fair, on March 8th. The prize was awarded for the booth’s outstanding elegance, service rending and quality excellence. Greece’s pavilion was inaugurated by Tourism Minister Aris Spiliotopoulos and bore the title Greece: The true experience.” ITB is a successful institution attracting more than 108,000 trade visitors and enjoying worldwide media recognition. Continue reading

Environment Matters

» Greece: In Top 30%

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA) The 2008 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) of Yale University ranks 149 countries on 25 indicators tracked across six established policy categories: environmental health, air pollution, water resources, biodiversity and habitat, productive natural resources, and climate change. Greece ranks 44th among 149 countries, which places Greece in the top 30%, with an 80.2% EPI. Poland ranks 43th (Look in: http://epi.yale.edu/Poland ). Continue reading