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More Ferry Services Needed for Syros, Mayor Says

Syros Mayor George Marangos recently held a meeting with Hellenic Seaways Commercial Manager Vassilios Katsaris to improve access to the island.

Tourism Boom Taking a Toll on Greek Destinations, Infrastructure

With the number of travelers doubling over the last five years, authorities at Greek destinations are finding it difficult to address the results of so-called “overtourism".

Aqua Vista Hotels Welcomes ‘Aplai Dome’ in Oia to Santorini Portfolio

Global hotel management company Aqua Vista Hotels has added another high-end property, the “Aplai Dome”, to its extensive portfolio in Oia on Santorini.

South Aegean Islands ‘Star’ in the International Media

A number of journalists representing major international media outlets visited Greece between January and June 2017 to discover the South Aegean islands.

Hilton Athens Invites All to its Own ‘Galaxy’

The Galaxy Bar & Restaurant of Hilton Athens is inviting Athenians and visitors to indulge into a unique culinary experience this summer.

Summer 2017: Mykonos, Paros, Tinos Top Destination Preferences of the Greeks

The islands of Mykonos, Paros and Tinos lead the destination preferences of the Greeks for summer 2017, a recent survey revealed.

‘Crist’ Linen Company Enters Partnership in the Cyclades

Linen production company Crist is extending its services to the islands of Naxos, Amorgos and Koufonissia in collaboration with 'Clean Express' Laundry.

Aqua Vista Hotels Adds Paros to Destinations in the Cyclades

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades and is adding Paros as a new destination to its portfolio, with the creation of “Acqua Vatos Paros”.

Aqua Vista Hotels Revamps Santorini’s Opera Into Luxury Suite

The Opera of Santorini in Fira will open its doors in spring 2017 as the Opera Mansion, a luxury suite by Aqua Vista Hotels.

Greek Gastronomy Guide: Where & What Foodie Products to buy in Greece

The Greek Gastronomy Guide offers the restless foodie insight into Greek products, where to find them and which producers are the best.

New Carrier Naxosair to Serve Greek Isles in 2017?

A new carrier based in Austria and connecting European cities with the Greek isle of Naxos as well as surrounding island destinations is set to take off in 2017, according to media reports.

The Telegraph Features Naxos as Ideal Family-friendly Destination

UK influential newspaper The Daily Telegraph reveals the reasons why Naxos is an ideal family-friendly destination for British holidaymakers, in an extensive travel feature.
Posted On 11 Jul 2016

A Dionysian Carnival on Naxos – All Events

The curtain opens and the island of Naxos — from March 1 through Clean Monday, March 14 — transforms into an interactive stage hosting a multitude of events that highlight the island’s unique cultural and culinary flavors of Carnival.
Posted On 01 Mar 2016

Hotels in Metsovo Top Trivago’s Best in Greece List

The mountain village of Metsovo in northern Greece has topped holiday booking site trivago.gr's Reputation Ranking of 25 Greek destinations with the best hotels.

Varying VAT Hikes on Greek Islands Cause Confusion

It seems that entrepreneurs don’t know what to charge on the so-called “upscale” Greek islands after the government released a directive “explaining” the new adjusted value-added tax (VAT) rates on commodities including food and drinks and services such as accommodation.
Posted On 13 Oct 2015

Greek Tourism Sector Promises to Soften VAT Increase Blow on Hotels, Islands

Tourism professionals in Greece will make efforts to absorb costs of the recent increase of value-added tax (VAT) rates on hotels and islands, a measure that "clearly affects the competitiveness of Greek tourism", the president of SETE, Andreas Andreadis, recently said in an...
Posted On 04 Oct 2015

First Group of Greek Islands to See VAT Hike Announced

Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos, Naxos, Paros and Skiathos are the first Greek islands that will lose a special value-added-tax status - a 30 percent reduced implementation of all VAT rates - as of October 1.
Posted On 28 Sep 2015

VAT Hike Takes Effect on Popular Greek Isles Next Month

Greek islands with tourism growth and high per capita income will as of October 1 see a 30 percent value-added tax (VAT) hike on all their goods and services, doing away with a special reduced tax rate which was applicable until now.
Posted On 25 Sep 2015

Triathletes to Gather on Naxos for 8th Naxathlon Triathlon

On Saturday, August 29, triathletes will gather on the Cycladic island of Naxos to compete in Naxathlon, a challenging Olympic-distance triathlon.
Posted On 21 Aug 2015

Which August 15 Holiday Destinations Did Greeks Search for Most?

Hotel comparison website Trivago recently released data on the most popular destinations searched online by Greeks for the August 15 holiday.
Posted On 12 Aug 2015
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