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Samos, the Island of Hera and Pythagoras

The beautiful Greek island of Samos lies in the heart of the Central Aegean, 1,200 meters from the shore of Asia Minor. With its diversity, green, rocky mountains and fertile plains, Samos is ready to offer some pretty unforgettable...

No Ships For Northern Aegean Islands This Summer

The Northeastern Aegean islands have received a crucial economic and social blow with the beginning of the summer, as the last 20 days Lesvos has been totally cut off from ship routing with Southern Greece (Lemnos-Kavala-Thessaloniki) as well as...

Aida Aurora Arrives in Thessaloniki

The cruise ship, Aida Aurora, tied last night in the port of Thessaloniki, as it will be doing hereafter every two weeks, with its last arrival scheduled for August 21. Aida Aurora arrived in Thessaloniki from Odessa and departed on...

All Nissos Mykonos Passengers Safe in Samos

Τhe adventure the 174 passengers of  the ship Nissos Mykonos had on board came to an end as they have all safely been transferred to Karlovasi,  a town on the island of Samos, North Aegean. The ship traveling to...

Fire Breaks Out on Greek Ferry Boat With 250 People on Board

Greek authorities say a fire has broken out on a ferry boat carrying about 250 people in the eastern Aegean Sea. No injuries have been immediately reported, and it is not yet clear how extensive the fire is. A Merchant Marine...

21 Regional Airports to be Developed

Twenty-one regional airports in Greece will be split into two groups to be conceded to private investors for a period of about 30-35 years, the government announced on March 7, without saying how much the project was expected to...

Turkish Investors Eye Greek Ferry Companies

Just as Greek seamen were ordered back to work after a six-day strike and the government is reconfiguring how many workers are needed on ships, Turkish investors are reportedly interested in Greek ferry companies and launching new routes from...

Greek Coast Guard Stops 90 Illegal Migrants

The Greek coast guard on Friday detained 90 migrants, among them thirteen children, off the eastern Aegean coast, radio reports said. Officials were alerted to a vessel ferrying 36 illegal immigrants, among them six woman and six children, near the...

Refugee Boat Capsizes off Turkey, 60 Dead

At least 60 migrants, most of them Palestinian and more than half of them children, died after their overcrowded boat sank just tens of meters off Turkey’s western Aegean coast on Sept. 6, a district official said. Tahsin Kurtbeyoglu, Governor...

Turkish Tourists Flood Greek Islands

Thousands of Turkish people appear to have chosen the Greek islands for this summer's vacations, especially after the Greek state's decision to make the Visa granting process much easier. The Greek islands most attractive to Turkish visitors are the eastern...