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Greece Launches New Campaign to Attract Retirees

‘Wanna feel 20 again?' is the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) winter 2022-23  marketing campaign. Now, Greece wants to extend its tourist season by attracting retirees to the country. The difference between the summer 2022 campaign (Greece—You will want to...

Singapore’s GIC Fund Invests in Greek Luxury Resort Chain

Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC has agreed to buy a stake in Greece’s Sani/Ikos Group (SIG) in a deal that values the operator of luxury resorts in the Mediterranean at €2.3 billion ($2.3 billion). Forbes says it is the biggest...

Commercial Flights Decrease Across EU, Except Greece

Greece was the only Member State defying a pan-European decrease in the volume of commercial flights in July, Eurostat says.

The Story of the Austrian Parliament Building’s Greek Character

One of the most beautiful and impressive Parliament buildings anywhere in Europe is in the Austrian capital of Vienna, which has a distinct Greek flavor. Standing in the city's center since the nineteenth century, the Austrian Parliament impresses visitors to...

3 Greek Islands Named Among Best in World

The Greek islands of Milos, Paros, and Crete have all been named to Travel + Leisure's top 25 islands in the world for 2022. The volcanic Greek island of Milos was ranked No. 4 while Paros landed at No. 12,...

Why Greece’s Tourism Industry Is Doing So Well?

After two years of lockdowns, tourism in Greece is making a strong comeback with officials claiming that 2022 tourism revenues will reach 90 percent of their pre-pandemic 2019 level during which the country saw receipts of 18 billion euros...

The Isle of Malta, the Heart of the Ancient Mediterranean

The Isle of Malta is currently the smallest member state of the European Union, both in terms of territory and the size of its population.

Budget Airline Jet2 to Increase Flights to Greece this Summer

British budget airline Jet2 is expanding its offerings in Greece this Summer, as it has introduced more frequent flights from the UK to destinations across the Mediterranean country. Jet2.com, or Jet2, along with its vacation package provider Jet2Holidays, will help...

Top Five Emerging Destinations in Greece

Though Greece is one of the most well-visited destinations in the world, tourists generally tend to congregate in just a few spots throughout the country: mostly Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. However, as more travelers venture off the beaten path,...

Giorgos Hatziparaskos: The Last Phyllo Master of Greece

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still keep their magic alive. Inside ancient workshops, artisans, craftsmen, and even lutists still treasure the...