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Greek Island VAT Rise Not Bringing in Gains

Revenue from the elimination of a special tax status applicable on a number of Greek islands has proven disappointing, according to an October tourism survey.

Cave of the Apocalypse on Patmos Restored

The Cave of the Apocalypse on Patmos, believed to be the spot John the Apostle received his visions recorded in the Book of Revelation, has been renovated with EU funding.

Greece’s Economic Chamber Says Reduced Island Tax Status an EU Provision

The Economic Chamber of Greece is calling on the government to retain the special tax status applicable on Greek islands.

Greek Gov’t Seeking Way to Put Island VAT Hike on Hold

Α decision to eliminate a special tax status on the Greek isles may be postponed, as the government looks into ways to ease the tax load on its citizens.

MTC Group Takes on Astypalea Island Promotion

The municipality Astypalea has assigned MTC Group to design and implement a year-long strategy for the promotion of the island and its tourist product.

Karpathos Presents Unique Trail Network at TourNatur 2017

The natural features and unique trail network of Karpathos were presented during the recent TourNatur 2017 alternative tourism exhibition in Düsseldorf.

Rhodes Hosts Environmental, Science and Technology Conference ‘CEST2017’

Rhodes from August 31 to September 2 will host the 15th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2017).

Aegean Regatta 2017 Race Kicks Off in the Dodecanese

With the participation of 82 boats and crews from 16 countries, the Aegean Regatta 2017 kicked off on August 20 from the island of Patmos in the Dodecanese.

Russian Media Highlight the ‘Beauties of Kos’

A number of features in the Russian media have highlighted the beauties and the gastronomy of the island of Kos in the Dodecanese.

Product Price Hikes Across 32 Greek Isles as of Jan. 1

Products and services on 32 islands in the Dodecanese and North Aegean Region will go up as of January 1, 2018, due to new VAT rates.
Posted On 11 Aug 2017

Increased Traffic in Attica’s Ports Ahead of Aug. 15 Holiday

Thousands of holidaymakers are expected to sail today and during the next days from Attica’s main ports to the islands of the Saronic Gulf, the Dodecanese, Crete and the Cyclades.

ATRS 2017: Athens Airport Honored for Efficiency and Cost Competitiveness

Athens International Airport was honored for its efficiency and cost competitiveness in the ATRS 2017 Global Airport Performance Benchmarking Task Force report.

Tilos to Get Long-awaited Archaeological Museum

Construction works for the creation of a long-awaited archaeological museum on the Greek island of Tilos will begin in September 2017.

Italian Bloggers ‘Fall in Love’ with Karpathos

Following a press trip to Karpathos, Italian bloggers Alessandro Bertini and Sara Dutto of “Idee di Viaggio-Girovagate” said they "fell in love” with the island.

‘H Hotels Collection’ Receives Award for Excellence

"H Hotels Collection" was recently honored for its growing portfolio of accommodation facilities, during the “Diamonds of the Greek Economy” event, held in Athens.

Celestyal Cruises’ Greek Summer Festival Hosts Popular Artists

As part of its Greek Summer Festival, Celestyal Cruises is hosting a series of concerts, parties and entertainment events onboard its cruise ships.

Santorini and Sifnos to Host American Journalists and Bloggers

Santorini and Sifnos will host a group of American journalists and bloggers, upon the initiative of the South Aegean Region and the GNTO New York & Canada.

TILOS Project Wins EU Sustainable Energy, Citizens’ Awards

A renewable energy-based battery station and smart microgrid on the remote island of Tilos has won an EU Sustainable Energy Award and the Citizens' Award via public online vote.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Nat Geo Traveler Russia Gives Dodecanese Islands Thumbs Up

National Geographic Traveler Russia is recommending the Greek islands of Kos, Kalymnos, Nisyros and Patmos for the summer holidays in its June-August issue released this week.
Posted On 21 Jun 2017

Celestyal Olympia ‘Stars’ in Music Video

Celestyal Cruises recently hosted the Greek urban pop band “REC” on board the "Olympia" cruise ship to shoot the summer scenes of its new video clip.