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Global Tourism Undeterred by Rising Prices

The international tourism industry is in relatively good shape, with high demand, despite rising prices, analysts have noted. Some economic forecasters predicted that the post-pandemic travel boom would start to slow down, especially with high-ticket prices. Thus far, however, demand...

Greece to Impose Caps on Visitors to Acropolis From September

Greece's Minister of Culture, Lina Mendoni, announced that starting September 4th, a cap of visitors to the Athens Acropolis will be imposed. Mendoni said the controls are needed to prevent bottlenecks and overcrowding at the UNESCO World Heritage site. She said...

Greece Offers Free Holiday to Tourists Affected by Rhodes Fires

Greece will offer a week of free holidays on Rhodes to tourists who were forced to cut their stay on the island short due to devastating wildfires, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Wednesday. Thousands of tourists were evacuated from...

Greece Wildfires: Fires Still Blazing on Rhodes and Corfu

Wildfires are still burning in several parts of Greece despite the efforts of hundreds of firefighters aided by planes and helicopters. On Rhodes, the fire entered the village of Asklipio on Monday and was burning homes, shops and property that...

Thousands of Tourists Evacuated as Wildfire Threatens Resorts on Rhodes

Thousands of tourists are being evacuated from local resorts on the Greek island of Rhodes as a wildfire burns out of control for a fifth day. According to local site Rodiaki, the tourists are evacuated from "Lindian Village" and "Rodos...

Six Magical Greek Destinations With No Cars

Greece is full of natural beauty, some of these famous greek destinations have remained pure and there is no way a car could reach them.

Boat Full of Tourists Engulfed by Flames in Rhodes, Greece

Dozens of tourists, mostly from Britain, were rescued from a burning tourist boat after it went up in flames on Thursday off the Greek island of Rhodes. The inferno engulfed the entire boat after flames broke out about 300 meters...

When the American Dream Became a Greek Summer

The Greek Summer has become the American dream for thousands, including the rich and famous, who have been flying over the Atlantic for a vacation on the majestic Greek islands. Since the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, dozens of famous Americans...

Vacation of Horror as Locals Chase German Tourists on Crete

A family of German tourists was chased and attacked by two locals driving a pickup truck in the area of Mylopotamos in Rethymno, Crete on Saturday morning. The incident occurred as the German family—a father, two sons, and a daughter—was...

Spain Imposes Minimum Spending for Non-EU Tourists

Spain recently imposed a requirement that non-EU tourists provide evidence of sufficient funds for their trips at the rate of €100 per day as a minimum spending limit, a policy not been welcomed by many. Guidelines published by the Spanish...