Tourism

UK 2021 Holiday Bookings for Greece Rise By Astonishing 96%

The holiday bookings of British nationals to Greece for 2021 have risen recently by a stunning 96 percent, travel agency Skyscanner has confirmed.

Attica’s Tiny Islet That Has Its Own Natural Pool

A tiny islet off the coast of Attica near the Kaki Thalassa area has such a shape that it gives the impression it features a swimming pool.

86-Year-Old Greek Baker Wows Tourists with Traditional Phyllo Flair

Giorgos Hatziparaskos, an 86-year-old baker from Crete, is one of the last people who creates the iconic Greek phyllo dough by hand.

Greece Pushes EU to Endorse Vaccine Certificates to Open Tourism

Greece is pushing its EU partners to approve Covid-19 vaccine certificates that would open travel throughout Europe, the Greek tourism minister said.

Emirates to Restart Flights Between US and Greece

Emirates Airlines, based in the United Arab Emirates, plans to restart flights between the United States and Greece on June 1, 2021

Greece in Talks with the UK to Create Tourism Corridor

Soon, vaccinated British citizens may be able to travel to Greece without any restrictions whatsoever, according to Greek Minister of Tourism Haris Theoharis. Greece has entered into preliminary discussions with the UK regarding tourism, Theoharis stated, and may allow vaccinated...

Two Stunning Natural Heart-Shaped Bays in Greece

Home to many unique and beautiful natural sights, Greece is famed internationally for its stunning landscapes on the mainland as well as on its many islands. Amongst Greece's many breathtaking islands, deep-blue seas, towering mountains, and verdant forests, are also...

Greece One of Top-Searched Summer Travel Destinations in Europe

Greece is one of the most-searched summer travel destinations in Europe, according to Sojern, a travel marketing and data analysis company. After collecting data about searches for airline tickets for the upcoming summer season, Sojern determined Spain was the most-searched...

14 Greek Airports Modernized and Ready for Tourist Season

Fourteen Greek airports have been redeveloped by Fraport Greece providing new services, greater comfort, and more amenities to Greek and international travelers, the company announced on Wednesday. Fraport Greece launched the airport development program in April 2017, in tandem with...

Greece’s Beloved Hydrofoil Ships Soon to Retire

Greece's beloved hydrofoil vessels, better known in the country as ''flying dolphins,'' will no longer be actively used by Hellenic Seaways. The news was recently made public by the Hellenic Seaways company, which operates sea routes between Athens and the...

Greece’s Beloved Hydrofoil Fleet Set to Retire

Greece's beloved hydrofoil vessels, better known in the country as ''flying dolphins,'' will no longer be actively used by Hellenic Seaways. The news was recently made public by the Hellenic Seaways company, which operates sea routes between Athens and the...

Russia to Resume Flights to Greece Starting February 8

Russia announced recently that international flights between Moscow and Athens are set to resume from February 8. This comes as a result of the recent reduction of the number of new positive coronavirus cases reported in Greece and the amelioration...

Greek Twins Become Ambassadors of Greek Tourism in China

Greek twins Marianna and Sofia Erotokritou were officially named ''Ambassadors of Greek Tourism in China,'' on Thursday by the Greek Ministry of Tourism. The two young women have been living and studying International Trade and Economics in China since 2013. Since...

Athens Safe To Travel to, According to German Foreign Ministry

Athens, the Attica region, and the North Aegean will be removed from the German Foreign Ministry's list of high-risk coronavirus travel areas as of Sunday, it was announced on Saturday. This list includes regions that are epidemiologically burdened and travelers...

Crete: Dream Location for British Vacationers Post-Lockdown

The Island of Crete is the destination most British vacationers dream about when the pan-European lockdown is lifted. According to new research from TravelSupermarket, the Greek island was the most searched for hotspot by Brits, especially for seven-night getaways. The price...