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Greek Island ‘Gifts’ Take Media by Storm, Next Up Ronaldo?

Amidst Greece’s economic and political woes, it seems that everyone who is anyone is buying a Greek island to hang out on. The latest celebrity to be reportedly eyeing Greek island property is football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who reports say, is purchasing one as a present...

Switchfly: Greece Ranks Most Popular Country for Luxury Travel

Greece’s economic problems have been a boon to travelers, and the country ranks as the most popular with three cities in the Top 15.
Posted On 27 Jul 2015

Greek Islands Shine On Travel + Leisure’s 2015 Best List for Europe

The Greek islands of Santorini, Crete and Mykonos are among the best in Europe this year, according to discerning readers of Travel + Leisure magazine who voted for their favorite islands for the 20th time.
Posted On 14 Jul 2015

Greece Suggests 13% VAT Rate for Hotels in its Bailout Proposal to Creditors

A value-added-tax (VAT) rate of 13 percent on Greek hotels and the elimination of discounts on the country's most popular islands, are included in the proposal the Greek government submitted to its international creditors on late Thursday, in hope of reaching an agreement on a...
Posted On 10 Jul 2015

Arrivals to Greece Rise 6.7% in First Half

International arrivals at Greece's main airports increased by 6.7 percent during the first six months of the year, according to data released on Thursday by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Posted On 09 Jul 2015

Move Over Ibiza, Here Comes Mykonos

Times change and so do destinations with the Cycladic island of Mykonos making yet another boom as the place to be to catch a glimpse of your favorite stars, party till you drop and swim in some of the bluest waters to recover from a night of revelry.
Posted On 15 Jun 2015

Six Senses Spa Mykonos to Open in Greece at the Belvedere Hotel in July

Six Senses Spas recently announced the latest addition to its worldwide spa portfolio at the Belvedere Hotel, nestled on a hill overlooking the white Cyclades houses of Mykonos Town and the Aegean Sea.
Posted On 15 Jun 2015

Curtain Falls for the ‘Caprice of Mykonos’ Bar

Caprice, one of the most popular bars on Mykonos, has closed after over 30 years in business in the island's Little Venice district.
Posted On 09 Jun 2015

2015 Holy Spirit Monday Holiday: Mykonos is Top Destination for the Greeks

Greek travellers’ holiday preferences for the Holy Spirit Monday holiday have been revealed by Trivago booking and price comparison site, which showed just what those in Greece have been searching online for their long weekend getaway.
Posted On 19 May 2015

Exclusive London Nightclub Expands to Mykonos, Greece

Toy Room, one of London’s most exclusive nightclubs, recently announced its expansion to Mykonos Island in Greece.
Posted On 30 Apr 2015

Greek Airports Contribute to Europe’s Passenger Traffic Rise in February

Passenger traffic in the EU for the month of February grew by 6.2 percent, driven in particular by double digit growth in Greece, Ireland, Belgium, Portugal, Romania, Hungary and Lithuania, according to data released by European airport trade body Airports Council International...
Posted On 27 Apr 2015

Elia Beach, Mykonos, Among Top ‘Gay Beaches’ in the World

Elia Beach, located on Greece's gay-friendly island of Mykonos, is included among the eight most stunning "gay beaches" in the world, according to Destsetters, a Greek company that focuses on niche travel markets.
Posted On 21 Apr 2015

Mykonos and Santorini May Face VAT Hike

The Greek Government may increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate for the popular islands of Mykonos and Santorini, according to Alternate Finance Minister Dimitris Mardas.
Posted On 01 Apr 2015

Greece’s ‘Cosmopolitan Islands’ May Lose Special Tax Status

The reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) rates that apply on the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini may possibly be axed, according to statements made today by Alternate Finance Minister Nadia Valavani.
Posted On 24 Mar 2015

Greek Ports Join Forces to Coordinate Cruise Policies

The heads of the Greek ports of Piraeus, Santorini and Mykonos have agreed to work together and coordinate their cruise policies for 2016.
Posted On 17 Mar 2015

Athens-based Mideast Up for World Travel Award

Mideast Travel has been nominated for a third consecutive year as Greece’s Leading Destination Management Company for the World Travel Awards, which reward excellence across all sectors of the global travel and tourism industry.

Lonely Planet: Lights, Camera… Greece!

Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."
Posted On 20 Feb 2015

Greece Reaches Out to Gay Travel Market at ITB 2015

The city of Athens and the gay friendly hotspots of Mykonos will be presented to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans Gender) travel market at this year’s ITB Berlin trade show in March.
Posted On 05 Feb 2015

Mykonos and Santorini Nominated by USA Today for ‘Romantic Ports of Call’ Poll

As Valentine's Day approaches, USA TODAY 10Best is asking its readers to vote for their favorite romantic port of call.
Posted On 20 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