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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.

Museums and Sites in Greece Extend Opening Hours

As of April 1, major museums and archaeological sites in Greece will be open longer, according to an announcement by the Culture Ministry.

Swimming and Running Under the Volcano: The Santorini Experience

The Santorini Experience, to be held on the Cycladic island on May 1-3, promises to offer the athlete who’s a restless traveler at heart the thrill of a lifetime.

Greek Travel Bloggers Take Tour of Hersonissos’ Best Kept Secrets

As part of its efforts to extend the tourist season and introduce holidaymakers to alternative tourism options, Crete’s Hersonissos Municipality is tapping into the far-reaching influence of the social media.

Travelport: 100 Airlines Already Signed Up for ‘Rich Content and Branding’ Technology

Travelport has announced that 100 airlines had already signed up to its industry-leading Travelport Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution.

Creta Maris Receives TripAdvisor 2015 Award, Completes Major Renovation Phase

The Creta Maris Beach Resort in Hersonissos, Crete, announced its selection as one of the top ranked hotels in Greece by TripAdvisor in the 2015 Travelers’ Choice awards.

Municipal Authorities in Greece Train in Tourism Marketing

Marketing tourism through strategic planning and tapping into local potential was the focus of a two-day seminar organized last week by the Region of Attica and aimed at municipalities of the region.

Traveling Greek Gourmet Event ‘Sympossio’ Goes Strong, Next Stop Kiev

Greek cuisine in all its glory is doing the rounds: boasting 53 cities, 10 countries, 73 cooking happenings, 140 Greek products, 3,150 guests and 36 sponsors, the annual “Sympossio-Greek Gourmet Touring” series of culinary events is going strong with Kiev as its next stop.

Stavros Katsikadis Re-elected President of Greek Marinas Association for Third Term

Stavros Katsikadis was re-elected to a third consecutive term as the president of the Greek Marinas Association (GMA) last week.

KLM Continues to Expand Chinese Partnerships

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is intensifying its partnership with China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines, according to a special agreement signed in Shanghai.