Tourist Season in Greece Kicks Off Earlier Than Ever
The tourist season opened in Greece on Saturday earlier than ever with the first charter flights carrying British tourists arriving at Rhodes. The first international flight from London's Heathrow landed at midday on Saturday, followed by one from Gatwick airport...
Delta to Launch Direct US-Greece Flight to Athens
Delta's first direct flight from the United States to Greece will arrive at Athens International Airport on March 11th, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias said in an interview on Saturday. At a television program by national broadcaster ERT, Kikilias said that...
Greece Now Bets in Winter Tourism
Greece plans to extend the tourist season beyond October to November and, under certain conditions, to the rest of the winter months in order to lure northern European to the country. Greece is experiencing one of the best tourism seasons...
Greece Entices American Travelers Ahead Of Reopening
Greece's tourism minister said that he was "extremely satisfied" with US airlines opening new direct flights to Greece ahead of reopening.
First Tourists Arrive on Crete as Greece Battles Covid Surge
The first tourists from Germany arrived in Greece, as the tourist season seems to have opened long before the scheduled date of May 14.
Club Bouncers Threaten Auditors on Greek Island of Rhodes
The bouncers of a club on the Greek island of Rhodes took the law into their own hands and refused entrance to the auditors who were supposed to inspect the establishment. “You will not perform any audits here,” they...
Extended Hours for Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites
According to travel agents, more than 18.5 million tourists are expected to visit Greece this year, so the Greek Ministry of Culture has decided to extend the opening hours of 33 major museums and archaeological sites from April until...
Cephalonia: Residents Still Suffering
The situation on the island of Cephalonia, Greece turned dire after the second powerful earthquake with a magnitude of 5.7 hit the island last week. The continuous aftershocks rocking the island are worsening the life of the locals who cannot...
Extension of Tourist Season for Ios
This year, the municipal authorities of Ios are trying to extend the period of receiving and hosting tourists on the island. The Aegean island can accommodate up to 6,000 people with occupancy for June and July already, but the...