Sporades

Alonnisos Island Bans Plastic Bags

The mayor and the residents of Alonnisos decided to ban plastic bags from the island as part of the plan to make it a model for environmental awareness. The project went into effect on Monday, December 1st, making the Sporades...

Experiencing Greece’s Wildest Carnival

The Skyros carnival is not widely known around Greece, however its entertainment and rituals make it one of the wildest events of the Greek carnival season. Describing some of its most peculiar customs and traditions, "Skyros Carnival," a book dedicated...

CNN Tribute to Greek Seaplane Service

CNN recently made a tribute to the services of the Hellenic Seaplanes company for its aim to connect more than 100 locations throughout Greece by 2016. The first routes will be launched in May 2015. The company was founded in...

5 Most Talked About Greek Destinations in International Media

As summer approaches, tourism in Greece is booming with traditional and up-and-coming destinations featured in the international media. And while April tourism data points to a successful summer, here's our top five spots in Greece this summer. 5. Crete: The ultimate family destination If you're...

Greek Skyros Island Eyes Waterway for Seaplanes

The port authority of Skyros, the southernmost of the Greek Sporades islands, recently held meetings with companies that responded to a tender for the construction and operation of a waterway at the island's port, as Greek Travel Pages (GTP)...