Greek vacations

Travel Giant Says Greek Vacations Could Resume in April

The summer vacation season is looking up for Greece, it appears, as travel giant TUI says that advance bookings for Greek vacations have performed well despite the current travel restrictions. In fact, Greece might see the first UK holidaymakers as...

Tinos: How This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

As you leave on the ferry from Porto Rafti, begin to prepare yourself to be enchanted by Tinos - you'll be arriving there in just four hours. This island is steeped in history and beauty and laced with sacred religious...

Goldie Hawn's Celebrity Love Affair with Greek Vacations

Last last month Hollywood actor Kate Hudson — who’s expecting her third child — shared a photo snapped on the Greek island of Skiathos, showing off her baby bump. While much of the media followed the Almost Famous and Mother's Day star,...

Greek Air Travel Firm Freezes New Ticket Sales

In a dramatic development on Thursday, a Greek-owned air travel firm suspended new ticket sales and made 180 workers in Athens redundant. Tripsta SA -- which owns Airtickers.gr and Travelplanet24 -- said "unfair" tactics by international competitors had forced the...

Russians Vote Greek Beaches Best in the World

Greece's golden beaches have won an award at the Moscow International Travel & Tourism (MITT) show. Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura received the award from organizers in the Russian capital as well as opening Greece’s exhibition stand at the major tourism trade...

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...

Ten Greek Castles That Will Take Your Breath Away

There are about 800 castles scattered all over Greece, bringing to mind impressive tales of their epic past. Some have been classified as among the best-preserved buildings of Europe. Here is a list including ten of the most beautiful...

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...

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...

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...