Calamos Supports Greece

Islands

Where Do the Names of Greek Islands Come From?

Many Greek islands derive their names from mythical heroes, ancient gods and kings, along with geological features. The Greek territory is composed of 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and the Ionian Sea, a truly unique phenomenon of...

Alonissos Among the Top Destinations in the World for Ecotourism

The Greek island of Alonissos, a North Aegean isle north of Evia, has been named one of the Top Destinations for Ecotourism. ABTA Magazine, the publication representing the UK’s largest Travel Association, released its top destinations for ecotourism recently; in...

Profile of 10 Breathtaking Little-known Greek Islands

The Greek islands are famous for their beauty. Some of them are synonymous of summer holidays and they are very popular tourist destinations globally. However, there are some other islands which are not so well known that can satisfy...

Hydra Offers History and Stunning Beauty in Complete Serenity

Hydra has long been a destination for artists, musicians, and free spirits inspired by its stunning natural beauty and vibrant port town.

Turkey Planned to Invade 131 Greek Islands, Classified Documents Reveal

Turkey was planning on invading a total of 131 islands, islets and small rocks on the Aegean Sea, Nordic Monitor website reported.

UK Newspaper Suggests Brits Should Visit Greek Islands in 2021

One of Great Britain's most popular tabloids, The Mirror, recently published a list of twelve destinations that the British should visit in 2021. Among the top-12 list, one can find many Greek islands, showing how Greek summer destinations are still...

Netflix's "365 Days" Heart-Throb Michele Morrone Chills Out in Greece

Michele Morrone, star of "365 Days," Netflix's controversial answer to "Fifty Shades of Grey," recently vacationed in the idyllic Greek island of Rhodes with his son. Morrone broadcasted the beauty of the island to his over 10 million followers...

US Says Greece's Kastellorizo Has Same Rights as Any Mainland Territory

US Ambassador to Athens Geoffrey Pyatt said on Thursday that the Greek island of Kastellorizo has exactly the same continental shelf and EEZ rights as does any mainland territory, in the clearest statement by a US official explicitly endorsing...

Greece Opens Ancient Shipwrecks, Submerged Sites to Scuba Divers

Once-stringent scuba diving regulations for Greek waters were recently lifted, eliminating diving depth limits and allowing diving at archaeological sites and sunken ships in the seas around Greece. This latest loosening of restrictions follows the passing of a 2019 bill...

US Sends $2.9 Million To Assist Greek Islands, Unaccompanied Minors

Incoming aid form the United States will aim to improve the living conditions of unaccompanied minors who are migrants to Greece, and to assist the Greek islands as they seek to contain the spread of the coronavirus. The U.S. government...