Tourism

Greek Jet Setters Rush to Book Winter Vacations in Arachova

Top winter destinations in Greece, particularly the towns of Arachova and Kalavryta, have noted a rise in bookings for the upcoming holiday season. Greek jet setters, who would usually celebrate the holidays in winter destinations outside of the country, are...

Conde Nast Ranks Greek Resorts Among Finest in Europe

The well-regarded publication Condé Nast has published the names of the winners in its competition "Top 30 Resorts in Europe: Readers' Choice Awards 2020," featuring six world-class hotels and resorts in Greece. Long considered a top travel destination for luxury travel...

Lufthansa Increases Number of Flights to Greece in 2021

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline and the second largest in Europe, has expanded its flight options for Greece in 2021. The airline has announced that it will run more direct flights from Germany to the 14 airports in Greece operated by...

Greece Joins EU Consortium on Coordinating Response to Coronavirus

Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis took part in an informal meeting of EU tourism ministers via video conference earlier this week as part of a new proposal to better coordinate the EU's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The videoconference meeting...

The Two Greek Islands Which Thrived During Tough 2020 Tourist Season

The stunning Greek islands of Skyros and Serifos found themselves thriving through the difficult -- some would say brutal -- 2020 tourist season by appealing to Greek tourists, according to new data. The Covid-19 crisis understandably hit the tourist industry...

Mykonos Welcomes First Cruise Ship in Six Months

Mykonos welcomed on Monday the "World Explorer", the first cruise-ship to dock at the cosmopolitan island after six months. The Portuguese-flagged ship, carrying 125 holiday-makers, is the first to arrive at Mykonos since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic. Mykonos Live...

Moody's Report Says Greece Can Weather 2020 Tourism Slump

The well-respected credit rating and investor service Moody's issued a new report on Monday stating that most European countries, including Greece, can weather a prolonged tourism slump. This comes as very welcome news in a year which has seen precipitous...

Young Greek Travels to Santorini Despite Testing Positive for Coronavirus

A young woman from Northern Greece refused to let Covid-19 ruin her summer vacation plans. The 24 year old received positive Covid-19 test results on Thursday while on a train ride from Thessaloniki to Athens. Authorities ordered her to...

Stay in Ultimate Luxury in Mykonos, the Island that Has it All

Mykonos remains a hub of luxury tourism, despite restrictions and health measure imposed to stop the spread of Covid-19. The Cycladic island is known internationally for its breathtaking beaches, glitzy nightlife, and cosmopolitan vibe, making it a top destination for...

Greece Becomes Magnet for Mega-Yachts in Summer 2020

Greece has hosted a record number of mega-yachts, or yachts measuring over 40 meters (130 ft), along its shores in the summer of 2020, according to recently released data. Enticed by Greece's stunning beaches and low cases of Covid-19, owners...