Once you visit Greece, this question will be answered.
Greece has many beautiful and unique destinations. It is a country with a very rich history that is more than 4000 years old, a history that is filled with the presence of some of the greatest civilizations ever. Aside from the history, modern Greece has much to show to the visitor. From the sandy beaches to fine restaurants and exquisite night life with people that are warm and friendly and most importantly, multilingual, especially English and French.
Ease of arrival
Most major international airports have direct flights to Greece. From the USA for there are daily flights from JFK International Airport. If there are no direct flights, one can find a connecting flight from most major European cities where there are multiple flights to Greece on a daily basis.
From the east cost of the USA, the direct flight time to Greece is about 8 hours. From Europe flight times vary from 1 to 3.5 hours. In addition large ferry boats and cruise ships connect most of southern Europe with ports in Greece. Once in Greece, one can easily travel to any destination via Train, Bus, Metro, Aeroplane, or if you are heading for the islands, the inter-island ferries are an excellent way to travel.
The new Eleftherios Venizelos airport outside Athens receives the bulk of international flights. Airports at Thessaloniki and Heraklion also serve international flights through out the year. Many other international airports in Greece accommodate mostly charter flights from Western Europe and the Americas. Airports on the islands of Mykonos, Corfu, Hania, Kos serve national flights.
Selection of venues
Greece has much to offer to the conference and incentive customer with many experts in the organization, management and operation of events, incentives and conferences. Over the past decade, the country’s infrastructure has been rebuilt both because of the country’s EU membership as well as the 2004 Olympic Games which resulted in new and totally renovated venues and hotels of the highest standard.
All you ever dreamed to discover can be found in Greece.
Natural landscapes such as the Santorini’s volcano, the Olympos mountain, Meteora, Pylio, as well as the many beautiful islands are a nature lovers dream.
Urban landscapes such as: the Rion-Antirion bridge (the longest cable-stayed bridge in the world, connecting Peloponese with the mainland), the Corinth Canal, the Olympic Stadium, the largest and newest Omni-theatre, the Athens Music Hall and the Athens Metro which is not only the newest metro but also a museum of ancient greek history displaying at major stations all ancient artifacts discovered during the excavations for the Metro make your stay in and around Athens very exciting.
Ancient landscapes such as the Parthenon, Delphi, Olympia, the sacred island of Delos, Vergina and so many others combined with more than 240 museums make Greece a “must” for everyone wishing to discover the roots of western civilization.