Tourism

Hot Summer: What Are You Waiting For? Win a Trip to Greece!

Discover Greece, an interactive tourism platform, is inviting guests to count down the hot days of summer by pitting two of the hottest spots in Greece - Rhodes and Crete - against each other in the Hot Summer contest that...

Navagio Beach "Shipwreck" to Get Restoration Work Done

The breathtakingly-beautiful Navagio (Shipwreck) Bay on the Ionian island of Zakynthos has suffered from deterioration and decay over the last 36 years. Work to preserve the "monumental debris" that has spearheaded tourism to the region has begun so that...

Fewer Russian Tourists in Greece During Easter Due to Inefficiency of Consulate

Many Russian tourists who wanted to visit Greece during the Easter holidays and the first days of May, will be unable to do so due to the inability of the Greek consulate to respond to the high volume of...

Ryan Air to Cut Summer Flights to Greece 2 Months Early, Criticizes Tourism Dep Min

Ryan Air is cutting summer season flights to Greece two months early because the Greek government has not answered to his proposals, said the low cost airline Chief Commercial Officer David O'Brien. O'Brien spoke to the Sunday edition of Greek...

Tourism Bookings Show Negative Signs According to March's Data

The president of the Association of Hellenic Tourism Enterprises (SETE), Andreas Andreadis, quoting the official data by Amadeus Hellas, said that the month of March closed with a negative sign as far as tourist bookings are concerned. The refugee...

Greek Commercial Stores to Offer 20% Discount to Tourists from Four Countries

Greek commercial stores will offer a 20 percent discount to tourists from four countries every year. The four "honored" countries for 2016 are Israel, Russia, Turkey and the US. Greek businesses accepted with pleasure Deputy Foreign Minister Dimitris Mardas initiative to...

Nafplio Braces for 3rd Annual Luxury Yacht Exhibition in May

The annual Mediterranean Yacht Show, organized by the Greek Association of Marine Tourism with the support of the Municipality of Nafplio, will be held at Nafplio on May 7-10. The event is under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy,...

Situation in Piraeus Port Still on a Tight Rope

Greek authorities say that thousands of migrants and refugees who are camped at Piraeus port have two weeks notice to move to hot-spots and accommodation centers voluntarily; if not, they will be expelled by force. The warning was issued on...

Strofilia Forest; One of Greece's Hidden Gems

Greece is full of surprises. Strofilia forest, situated on the northwestern tip of Peloponnese, is a testament to the statement that Greece has many hidden gems. Strofilia owes its name to the numerous pine-trees that can be found in...

Cyprus' Hoteliers See Encouraging Signs in 2016 Bookings

Hotel managers in Cyprus said they were satisfied with increasing tourist arrivals and bookings this year. After many years, bookings from the main markets, such as the UK and Russia, are also on the rise, said Cypriot hoteliers, as...