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African Heatwave To Sweep Across Europe, Affecting Greece Over The Weekend

Temperatures in Greece and many parts of Europe will soar over the weekend as the atmospheric instability gradually subsides, the METEO weather service of the National Observatory of Athens announced on Friday. Extremely hot air masses are expected to spread...

International Arrivals For Greece's Airports Up By 13% for First Quarter of 2019

International arrivals in Greek airports grew 13 percent in the first four months of the year, totaling approximately 2.5 million flights, according to the latest figures published by the Institute of Greek Tourism Confederation, INSETE. INSETE's data shows that particularly...

Greece Refutes Turkish Claims on Status of Aegean Islands

The Greek foreign ministry late on Sunday strongly refuted a claim by its Turkish counterpart that Greece does not respect the demilitarized status of the islands in the eastern Aegean Sea. Earlier Sunday, Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy denounced...

Turkish Foreign Ministry Says NATO Shouldn't Use Ports on Eastern Aegean Islands

Hami Aksoy, the spokesman representing the Turkish Foreign Ministry, issued a long statement on Sunday in which Turkey claims that Greece does not respect the demilitarized status of the islands of the Eastern Aegean Sea. The Turkish official also says...

Yacht Worth €50 Million Reaches Mykonos' Port and Stuns With its Luxury (video)

The super-luxurious yacht named ''Icon'' has been in Greece's Mykonos island since Friday and it has already managed to amaze residents and tourists with it's luxury and beauty. The 68-meter long yacht owned by a Dutch company named ''ICON YACHTS'',...

Greek Airports See Nine Percent Rise in Passenger Traffic in First Quarter of 2019

Greek airports recorded a total of nine percent more passenger traffic during the first three months of this year so far, compared to the same period in 2018. This impressive statistic was revealed in a report released by the country’s...

Increased Dolphin Deaths in Greece Possibly Caused By Turkish Military Exercises

More than fifteen dolphins have been found dead in the Aegean Sea since the end of February, Greece's ''Archipelagos Institute of Marine Conservation'' disclosed recently. The issue has already gone viral around the world, with members of the Institute claiming...

Greek Island Strives to be First to Ban Disposable Plastic (video)

The tiny island of Donousa in the central Aegean Sea is striving to become the first Greek island completely free of disposable plastics by way of a series of awareness-raising actions which begin on Friday. Under an initiative called "Sea...

Tourist Season Begins for Rhodes As First Charter Flight Lands on the Island

The 2019 tourist season officially opened on Sunday for the spectacular Greek island of Rhodes with the arrival of its first charter flight of the year. A Lauda Motion aircraft arrived at Diagoras Airport on the island at 9:05 AM local...

Greece Smashes Airport Passenger Traffic Records in 2019

The Civil Aviation Authority of Greece released the latest data on Thursday measuring passenger traffic through Greek airports for the months of January and February, 2019. According to the data, total passenger traffic through Greek airports grew by an impressive...