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Hopping the Greek Isles with Eurail’s Attica Pass

The Greek isles have been included in Eurail’s new pass, giving young travelers the chance to visit Greece’s islands by ferry.
Posted On 21 Jan 2015

Alitalia to Launch New Greek Island Routes in August from Milan Linate

Alitalia this summer will launch new seasonal routes from Italy's second largest airport Milan Linate to four popular Greek islands.
Posted On 20 Jan 2015

Greece Tourism Arrivals Surge 15.4% in 2014, Kalamata Sees Biggest Increase

International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 16 Jan 2015

Greek Islands among Top 10 Global Destinations for 2015

The Irish Independent has included the Greek islands in its top ten countdown of the best global destinations for 2015.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

US Company Pleasant Holidays Adds Greece to its Package Deals

One of the largest American travel companies, Pleasant Holidays, has added Greece to its roster of destinations, as well as two Windstar Cruises from Athens to Istanbul.
Posted On 12 Jan 2015

Prime Minister Underlines Importance of Greek Tourism

Tourism and uncertainty do not go together, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Friday from Rhodes in the context of New Democracy's pre-election campaign just two weeks until elections.
Posted On 10 Jan 2015

Greek Islands Among Europe’s “Up and Coming” 2015 Cruise Destinations

The Greek islands have been labeled as the second "up and coming" cruise destination in Europe for 2015 with a 21 percent growth compared with 2014, according to the results of the authoritative annual Travel Trends Survey of Travel Leaders Group.
Posted On 19 Dec 2014

Possible Hotel VAT Increase in Greece Sparks Reactions

Greek tourism professionals are up in arms over the government’s intention to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for hotel accommodation from 6.5 percent at present to 13 percent. The news has caused a number of reactions from Greek tourism bodies, hotel associations and...
Posted On 02 Dec 2014

Greek Island Authorities Up In Arms Over Proposed End of Special Tax Status

Local authorities of the Region of South Aegean decided over the weekend to take action following reports that the government was planning to axe reduced VAT rates that apply on the Greek islands.
Posted On 02 Dec 2014

TBEX Athens Travel Bloggers Tour Aegean Courtesy of Louis Cruises

Travel bloggers attending this year’s TBEX Europe event in Athens were treated to a four-day cruise of the Aegean as part of a fam trip organized by Cyprus-based cruise line Louis Cruises.
Posted On 11 Nov 2014

Blue Star Ferries Announces 2015 Ferry Schedules To Greek Islands

Passenger shipping company Blue Star Ferries has announced new ferry schedules to the Greek islands running until 31 March 2015.
Posted On 09 Oct 2014

British Airways Announces Direct Flights To Greek Islands From London Next Summer

The UK's largest international scheduled airline British Airways will link London Heathrow Airport with two Greek islands next summer.
Posted On 02 Oct 2014

Greek Islands: Among Most Beautiful Islands In The World – Conde Nast Traveller

The readers of Condé Nast Traveller were asked to pick their favorite islands for holiday in 2014 and the Greek Islands ranked second best in the world following the Maldives.
Posted On 19 Sep 2014

State Subsidies Approved For Creation Of New Hotels In Greece

The Greek Development Ministry has given the go-ahead for 100 million euros of state subsidies to be allocated for the development of hotels on popular Greek islands.
Posted On 21 Aug 2014

The Telegraph Gives Tips On How To Find The Ideal Holiday Destination In Greece

Greece has "miles and miles of mainland coastline and over 1,000 islands, of which 227 are inhabited," so how does one find the ideal holiday destination?
Posted On 07 Aug 2014

Greek Islands Among Best In The World For Summer 2014

Ten Greek islands are among the most popular in the world for vacation this summer, according to a list compiled by hotel comparison website Trivago.
Posted On 21 Jul 2014

The Telegraph Presents Koufonissia, Greece, To Its Readers

UK newspaper The Telegraph includes Koufonissia, in the Greek islands, among the best unsung beach holiday resorts in Europe.
Posted On 17 Jul 2014

USA Today: Take A Cruise To The Greek Isles!

"A cruise to the Greek Isles takes you to dramatic landscapes where history is on display at archeological sites dating back thousands of years," USA Today notes.
Posted On 14 Jul 2014

Tender Launched For Much Wanted Samos-Kos Ferry Connection

The Greek Shipping Ministry expects bids from ferry operators interested in running a ferry connection next year to and from Samos - Patmos - Lipsi - Leros - Kalymnos - Kos.
Posted On 11 Jul 2014

Seaplane Flights In Greece Expected To Launch In May 2015

Hellenic Seaplanes will launch their first seaplane flights in Greece as of May 2015, the Greek company's vice president and general manager, Mihalis Asariotis, recently revealed.
Posted On 10 Jul 2014