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Every year, millions of tourists come to Greece for vacation in an attempt to get to know the Greek culture for which they have heard so much about. When taking a stroll through the city of Athens, Greece, or an...

Knossos Closed Due to Strike

The archaeological site of Knossos remained closed on September 18, due to the museum guards' strike, who are protesting against the dismissals of 250 employees from the Ministry of Culture. At this time of the year, the Palace and the...

Austrians Urged To Buy Greek Properties

Extolling the beauties of Greece, "where the prices have significantly dropped and there are real opportunities for the tourists to enjoy the sun, Greek beaches and the sea at favorable prices," an Austrian tourism market company is urging Austrians...

Tourists Prefer Traditional Greek Products

Tourists and visitors are always potential consumers during their holidays, regardless of the time they stay at tourist destinations on Greek islands. They preferably choose Greek traditional products, while there isn’t any dominant trend concerning the way they combine their...

Taxi Fares and Dinner Costs Rise in Athens

While staying at Athens hotels has become cheaper than last year, food and taxis have actually become more expensive, citing data from a global survey across 49 cities conducted by the TripAdvisor website. This year Athens ranks 13th among the...

20% Increase in Tourism This Summer

Tourism market estimates for a significant growth in tourist arrivals in Greece for 2013 seem to be very optimistic. Arrivals are said to reach 20%, as conveyed by the Secretary of GNTO, Panos Leivadas. According to thebest.gr, the increasing rate...

Pilot Program Allows Immediate Visa for Turkish Tourists on Arrival to Greek Islands

Prefects of Northern and Southern Aegean Sea have long tried to attract more tourists to their islands, especially from Turkey. That's the reason why they thought that free visa permissions or at least, a visa without needing many days,...

Crete is a Mediterranean 'Treasure' of Aromatic Plants and Herbs

The promotion of Crete's endemic plants should be given a boost soon, says Cretan community's representatives. During this past weekend, as part of an event held to promote Crete's aromatic plants and herbs, local businessmen, producers and local members of...

Greek Website Connects Tourists With Athens Locals to Guide Them

A Greek website calls on tourists to become guides in Athens by signing into the website and hiring a local resident of the city so that the Greek guides can show them around hotspots. Bars which a tourist would not...

Production of Where Greek Souvenirs are Made is Up for Debate

When someone visits a new place, it’s only natural that he’ll buy a souvenir in order to have something to remember the place and the mood he experienced when he visited it. Visitors always look for items that are...