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Conde Nast Traveler Awards Mykonos as Best Island in Europe

According to the most famous American travel magazine ''Conde Nast Traveler'', Mykonos is the best island in Europe! The Golden Award was given to the Mayor of Mykonos, Athanasios Koutsothanas by the Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism, George Nikitiadis, at a special event held at the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. "This award belongs to all the...

June Reveals Athenian Hotel Booking Cancellations

Unlike the islands, 20,000 bookings in 21 hotels have been cancelled in Athens, in June. However, Greece shows two completely different pictures of tourist traffic this year. On the islands, an impressive increase in arrivals from abroad has been recorded for June. For example, compared to last June, the tourist traffic at the airport of...

Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Suggests How to Attract Tourists

Many Hollywood stars have chosen Greece for their vacations this summer and that's the best advertisement for the Greek islands. Catherine Zeta Jones with Michael Douglas, Goldie Hawn with Kurt Russell and Shakira with Gerard Pique have already visited Mykonos and Skiathos this summer, and Greece is expecting  many more celebrities to arrive. According to the Deputy...

Shakira & Pique Bring Love Affair to Mykonos, Greece

Pop singer Shakira (34) and her beloved Gerard Pique (24), the Spanish defender of Barcelona, are enjoying their love affair on the island of Mykonos. The couple kept their arrival to the country secret and did everything possible to remain unnoticed. They arrived...

Cyprus Airways Announces 16 New Flights to Greece

Cyprus Airways announced flights to 16 new destinations in Greece starting next Wednesday, under a code-sharing agreement with Greece's Olympic Air as Cyprus Mail reports today. On Wednesday, Cyprus Airways will also inaugurate flights to Sofia, Bulgaria and Bucharest,...

1,000 Greek Hotels For Sale

Numerous hotels in Greece are on sale due to general financial difficulties, marking new market conditions. Investors abroad are looking for opportunities through real estate agencies and advertisements, and drive hard bargains to buy or lease hotels and tourist...

Aegean to launch Paris and six seasonal Greek flights

AEGEAN Airlines yesterday announced the launch of new routes between Larnaca, Paris and six Greek destinations this summer. The new Paris route will run three times a week, on Monday, Thursday and Saturday from June 9 and establish Larnaca airport...

Turkish Vessel Travels between Tinos & Mykonos

A relevant announcement by the National Defence General Staff said that "tThe Turkish corvete 'BODRUM" leaving Izmir, moved north of Chios and then west of Psara in international waters. It then followed a southwestern course and at about 19:30...

2 Americans Arrested & Freed Due to Human Skull Purchases

Two US nationals were arrested two days ago at the Athens International Airport.  The arrest was made after more than six skulls were found in their luggage.  The Americans were released on Friday after authorities accepted their explanation that they had bought the skulls...

Greece wants more Chinese tourists

Chinese are welcome to visit Greece all year round, the Greek Secretary General of Tourism George Poussaios told China.org.cn Tuesday in Beijing after a cultural exchange deal was signed between China and Greece. "As far as I know we have...