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Greek Govt to Call Tourists, Students and Houskeepers to Arms to Tackle Tax Evasion

Tourists, students and housekeepers are going to be called, among others, to deal with Greece’s long standing tax evasion problem, according to Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis’ seven economic reforms list, in order to unlock the 7.2-billion-euro bailout assistance....

21 Million Tourists Visited Greece in 2014

Some 21.4 million tourists visited Greece between January and November 2014. According to provisional data released by the Bank of Greece (BoG), during the eleven-month period, the number of incoming tourists rose by 22.7%, reaching a total of 21.497 million passengers, a...

Tourist Arrivals in Greece Break 20-million 'Barrier,' Boosting Revenue by 10.6%

Tourist arrivals in Greece jumped 21.9% to top the 20 million "barrier" in January-October 2014, boosting travel industry revenue by 10.6% compared to the same period in 2013, Bank of Greece (BoG) reported on Tuesday. Total travel revenue for the...

Record Number of Tourists in Greece This Year

October’s statistical data have forced the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) to once again revise this year’s predictions regarding tourist arrivals. According to SETE, the number of international arrivals is expected to reach 20.5 million, a significant increase compared...

Greek Beer Sales Rebound in Greece

While consumption has not yet returned to normal levels, this summer, Greek beer was the undisputed champion. Greek beer sales showed a significant increase in consumption by Greeks, as well as tourists. According to Greek news, market experts estimate that...

Five Amazing Greek Islands off the Beaten Path

Greece has always been among the most popular holiday destinations worldwide. Especially its numerous amazing islands, filled with an abundance of visitors each year, who enjoy the crystal-clear beaches, sunny mornings, wandering around the island, and of course, the delicious...

Tourists Fall Sick at 5-star Rhodes Hotel in Greece as Virus Spreads

A massive virus or food poisoning incident has been reported at the 5 star hotel “Lindos Imperial Resort and Spa" on the island of Rhodes. It all started on Monday evening when several hotel guests, the majority of them from...

Shocking Shortage of Doctors on Greek Islands

While millions of tourists are flooding the Greek islands, a shortage of doctors, nurses and technical equipment proves once again that residents and visitors are in danger of not receiving proper medical treatment in case of accident or illness. Naxos...

German Woman's Dead Body Found in Santorini

The dead body of a foreign woman was found by tourists visiting a church in Oia, in the island of Santorini, Greece. Police was immediately called to the scene and confirmed that the woman's body was decomposing. Preliminary investigation revealed personal documents and...

A Different Kind of Souvenir from Greece

Christina Kotsilelou and Thanos Karabatsos graduated from Central St. Martins in London. They decided that it was time to show the world a different, more creative, modern and optimistic side of Greece. For the last few years, they have...