News archive of July 2018
Athens walked away with three major distinctions from this year's World Travel Awards, an annual international event hailed as the "Oscars of tourism."
The ceremony, which was held on Saturday at the Greek capital's Zappeio Hall, saw Athens named Europe's Leading City Break Destination for 2018, beating wildly popular destinations like Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris and Rome.
Businessman Mehmet Gülle was elected as chairman of the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TIM) on June 30.
Turkey's exports in June surged 5 percent year-on-year, the Turkish Exporters' Assembly (TİM) announced on July 1, with the European Union being the top market for the country again.
A hang glider participates in the 32nd Panhellenic Hang Gliding Championship, which started on Saturday in Old Kastania, in the Municipality of Servia-Velvento, northern Greece. Around 40 of Greece's best hang gliders are competing daily. The championship is co-organized by the Hellenic Aeronautical & Airsports Federation and the Municipality of Servia-Velvento.
Greek singer Despina Vandi performed at an international music festival in Turkey's northwestern province of Bursa.