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Greece Declared The World's Best Cruise Destination for 2019

Another major distinction for the Greek tourism industry came recently from London, where the country won a ''Wave Award'' for being the world's best cruise destination for 2019 in a ceremony last week. The Wave Awards are considered ''the Oscars of Cruising''...

Greece Seeing More Tourists — But They Spend Much Less

According to a study published on Tuesday by the Bank of Greece, tourism revenues, measured on a per capita basis, have declined in Greece over the last several years. This finding came as a bit of a surprise, as Greece...

Low VAT Rates for Five Aegean Islands Extended Six Months

People who live on the five Greek islands which have been the most heavily burdened in dealing with the influx of migration for the past three years will keep their special, reduced VAT rate. The Greek government published a legislative...

Greek Government Extends Low-VAT-Rate Period For Five Aegean Islands

Five Greek islands that have dealt with the brunt of migration inflows will keep their reduced VAT rate, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said on Friday, after the parliament plenary passed the ministry's bill containing that provision. Vitsas said that...

Ready to Go? Greek Island Will Pay You to Live There

A joint plan drawn up by the Metropolitan Bishop of Kythera and Monemvasia along with the local council of the small island of Antikythera, hopes to bring life back to the beautiful Greek island which is now home to...

Greek Islands in Search For Sustainable Mobility Systems

Numerous island Municipalities in Greece have started a search to find ways which will enable them to obtain a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly mobility and transportation system, especially during the summer months, when their population surges because of the...

Germany Puts Last Bailout Tranche to Greece on Hold

Germany blocked a final 15 billion-euro ($17.5 billion) bailout payment to Greece after the government in Athens postponed a value-added tax (VAT) hike on a handful of islands that have been hit hard by the influx of migrants. For the...

Greece 'Deeply Concerned' Over Increased Migrant Flow

Greece' minister for Migration has expressed his "deep concern" over the increasing trend of refugee and migrant flows to the country in recent weeks. Speaking in parliament, Dimitris Vitsas said that the increase in numbers is "enormous" at Evros on...

Low Levels of Refugee and Migrant Arrivals

Refugee and migrant arrivals on the Greek islands remained at low levels in the last three days. Despite the excellent weather conditions prevailing in the area, only 176 arrivals were recorded from Friday to early Monday. 53,117 Ιdentified Refugees and...

The Guardian: Greek Sporades Islands and Evia an Ideal Holiday

The British newspaper, The Guardian, has published a series of articles promoting the Greek Islands. This week's article is about the Greek Islands of Sporades and Evia. The Guardian refers to these Greek islands as ideal holiday destinations, offering advice...