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TUI Aims to Double Tourism to Greece in 2021

German travel giant TUI is hoping to double tourism to Greece in the coming year, CEO Friedrich Joussen announced during a virtual meeting with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Thursday. The company believes that 3 million tourists will come...

Robert De Niro Brings Nobu Hotel to Greece

Luxury hotel brand Nobu Hospitality will open its first hotel in Greece on the island of Santorini this Spring, thanks in part to Hollywood actor Robert De Niro. Nobu is a rising name in terms of luxury hotels, but it...

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Greece This Summer

Greece is the perfect summer destination, and not just because of its famous beaches and countless islands, but also because of its rich culture, tasty food, and fascinating history. Whether you are a history buff, or prefer a quiet vacation...

Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland

Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and verdant pine forests, captivating visitors at any time of...

Greece Top Tourism Destination in Global Traveler’s Reader Awards

Greece was voted last week top tourism destination by readers of Global Traveler Magazine, the ultimate source for news, reviews, and travel guides for luxury business travelers. Greece was honored as the Best Tourism Destination in Global Traveler’s 18th Annual...

Greece’s Soufli Among “Best Tourism Villages” for 2021

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Madrid named the traditional Greek village of Soufli as one of the best tourism villages of 2021. Soufli, located in the Evros region, is notable for the silk industry that flourished there...

Alonissos Among the Top Destinations in the World for Ecotourism

The Greek island of Alonissos, a North Aegean isle north of Evia, has been named one of the Top Destinations for Ecotourism. ABTA Magazine, the publication representing the UK’s largest Travel Association, released its top destinations for ecotourism recently; in...

The City of Florina: Northern Greece’s Hidden Winter Fairyland

Florina, Greece's northwesternmost city, is known for its stunning architecture and beautiful views that make it the perfect destination for Winter vacations. The city has a population of approximately 20,000 people who live in the town itself and 15,000 more...

The Mosque of the Janissaries, a Landmark of Chania, Crete

The Mosque of the Janissaries in Chania, Crete is one of the most recognizable buildings on the entire island, which is the largest in Greece. Once ruled by the Ottomans for centuries, Crete is home to many reminders of that...

Greece’s Natural Beauty and Rich History Come Together in Island Paradise of Alonissos

According to National Geographic Travel, the Greek island of Alonissos is one of the top travel destinations for 2021. The idyllic island was specifically chosen as the leading voice in travel and exploration aims to highlight sustainable and climate-friendly...