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Malia's Mysteries Draw Visitors to Crete

The Greek island of Crete sees thousands of people visit for its rich array of archaeological treasures. The Minoan Palace of Knossos is only minutes from Heraklion and those with a deeper interest in history travel to the southern coast to see...

Mystery Greek Island Dubbed World's Ultimate Getaway

It is being reported that one of the most magical paradises on Earth is located on a Greek private island, mostly unknown to the general public. British travel and lifestyle magazine Tatler claims those looking for the ultimate luxury getaway in...

Australian Gold Thief Just Wanted a Greek Holiday

An Australian man who stole more than AUD$200,000 ($156,000) worth of gold from a remote mine in Western Australia said he wanted to use his ill-gotten gains to fund a family holiday to Greece. Joseph Andrew Cresp, 52, was working...

27M Tourists Chose Greek Vacation in 2017

Over 27 million tourists visited Greece in 2017, according to Bank of Greece (BoG) figures. Tourist traffic increased by 9.7 percent, reaching 27.194 million visitors against 24.799 million visitors in 2016. Specifically, visitor flows through airports increased by 9.9 percent, while...

Qatar Airways to Launch Flights to Greek Island of Mykonos

Qatar Airways has unveiled plans to launch direct flights to the popular Greek island of Mykonos from 30 May. Group Chief Executive, Akbar al-Baker, said: "Mykonos has long been one of our most sought-after European destinations, and we are very...

Greek Islands Dominate 2018 European Travel Bookings

  This year, Greece has had no less than four islands chosen by travelers as their intended destination for summer 2018. According to an analysis by Check 24, the most popular German platform dedicated to travel price comparison, there are four...

More Russians Choosing Greek Islands for Luxury Vacations

More and more Russian visitors are coming to Greece for expensive luxury vacations, according to a tour operator on Wednesday. ANEX Tour says although pre-bookings of standard holiday packages for Greece and Cyprus remained steady, there had been an uptick...

Greece's First 6-Star Resort Inspired by Rhodes' History (video)

Rhodes -- one of Greece’s most popular vacation spots -- is ready to host the country’s first six-star resort which will take its inspiration from the island's history and culture. The 1,000-bed investment, commissioned by Bobotis & Bobotis Architects, is expected...

Greek Capital Becomes a Ghost City as Athenians Take a Holiday (photos)

As most Athenians have fled the city by ships, planes, cars, trains and buses, the center of the Greek capital seems literally deserted. Most Greeks take their annual holiday around Assumption Day, on August 15. The few that have remained, chose...

Greece Tourism Downturn for Dutch Holiday Seekers in 2016

The Dutch tourism board, NBTC released new statistics for Dutch holiday makers during the 2016 season. It is speculated that 2016 will see an increase of 100,000 Dutch people opting to spend their summer holiday in the Netherlands from the...