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Mitsis Hotels Receives ‘Green Key’ Eco-label for Second Consecutive Year

The Mitsis Hotels group, for the second consecutive year, received the “Green Key” eco-label for its environmental program.

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.

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.

GNTO Promotes Attica, Eastern Aegean Islands Through Fam Trips

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) this month is hosting a number of journalists and tour operators in Attica and the Eastern Aegean islands.

More Luxury Hotels Planned for Santorini, Kos

Tourism and hospitality groups Sani/Ikos and Gencom have received the green light to proceed with major tourism investments on the islands of Kos and Santorini, respectively.

South Aegean Region In Search of Next ‘European Young Chef’

The South Aegean Region is holding a gastronomy competition on the Aegean islands to find the perfect candidate for the European Young Chef Award 2017.

Mitsis Hotels Creates Blood Bank in Memory of its Founder

Mitsis Hotels has created a blood bank, with the participation of the group’s staff, to honor the memory of its founder Konstantinos Mitsis.

Greece Ranks Top Summer Destination for Polish Travelers

Greece ranks as the top summer holiday destination for Polish travelers as bookings between April 28-August 31 grew by 19 percent year on year.

Germania Announces More Flights to Greece for 2018

German carrier Germania announced that it has revised its flight program for 2018 and will operate more flights to Greece.

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.

South Aegean Region Launches New Campaign to Promote Kos

The South Aegean Region is launching a new campaign to promote Kos as a tourism destination, following last week’s strong earthquake.

South Aegean Region Inspects Kos’ Businesses Affected by Earthquake

The South Aegean Region has assigned a special committee to record the damage on buildings and structures housing businesses on Kos.

Kos’ ‘Casa Romana’ and Roman Odeon Reopen After Earthquake

Kos' "Casa Romana" monument and the Roman Odeon will reopen to the public, following the 6.6 magnitude earthquake that hit the island last week.

Kountoura Says Kos Tourism Back on Track, Access to Island Reinstated

Tourism facilities on Kos are operating as normal and ferry access has been reinstated, the Ministry of Tourism announced.

Thomas Cook Brings ‘Casa Cook’ Brand to Kos

The Thomas Cook Group recently opened a new member of the luxury boutique hotel chain "Casa Cook" in Marmari on the island of Kos.

Tourism on Eastern Aegean Islands Regains Momentum

Tourism flows across the Eastern Aegean islands, which bore the brunt of the refugee crisis, have begun to pick up pace, according to sector professionals.

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.

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.