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Greece’s Refugee-flooded Island Mayors Call for Help

Mayors of Greek islands bearing the brunt of the ongoing refugee crisis, accompanied the EU Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, on his recent visit to Lesvos.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Halkidiki Expects More Dutch Tourists in Summer 2017

More Dutch tourists are expected to visit Halkidiki this summer, as early bookings from the Netherlands have already posted a double-digit increase.
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

University Study Reveals Refugee Crisis Repercussions on Greek Island Tourism

The ongoing influx of refugees seeking access to Europe through the Eastern Aegean islands is impacting tourism growth, according to a new study.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Piraeus Aims to Highlight Ancient History Via Pedestrian Walkway

A pedestrian walkway across Zea Marina in Piraeus is set to offer archaeology lovers a seaside stroll through time as it aims to connect wall fortifications, towers and ancient harbor finds.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Showtime! MasterChef Italia Features Santorini, Its Sunset & Food

Santorini takes center stage yet again this time for its culinary secrets, stunning sunsets and warm hospitality when MasterChef Italia airs on Sky Uno.
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Top Spots in Greece for Gay Travelers in 2017

Greece is growing into a favourite destination for gay travelers with all the more regions offering the best of accommodation, beaches and nightlife.
Posted On 17 Jan 2017

Greek Mayors Request Meeting with PM Tsipras to Discuss Refugee Issue

The mayors of five Greek islands that are under pressure due to refugee flows have requested to meet with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras next week in Athens.
Posted On 16 Jan 2017

Int’l Travel Magazine Urges Visit to Lesvos’ Skala Sikaminias

Skala Sikaminias, on the northernmost point of Lesvos in Greece, is recommended by travel magazine AFAR as one of the places to visit in 2017.
Posted On 12 Jan 2017

Gov’t Explores Ways to Populate Greek Islets Against Turkish Claims

In efforts to avert Turkish territorial claims, the Greek government is examining the possibility of creating incentives and conditions in order to make dozens of Greek islets inhabitable.
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

Photos: A Day of Sudden Snowfall in Athens

Athens' ancient monuments, National Gardens, parks, squares and streets were recently covered in snow just for a day.
Posted On 11 Jan 2017