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Kos Mayor: Tourists Continue to Safely Enjoy Holidays on the Island of Solidarity

"The issue of the control and management of the migration flow is a European problem, and exceeds the capabilities of a small island like Kos", the island's mayor, George Kyritsis, said in an announcement referring to the major influx of refugees from the Turkish coast.

TUI: Bookings to Greece See Improvement in Recent Weeks

TUI, the parent company of travel agents Thomson and First Choice Travel, said on Thursday that bookings to Greece have been recovering in recent weeks.

Culture Ministry Announces Protective Measures for Amphipolis Site

The culture ministry announced that it was moving ahead with measures for the protection of the Amphipolis excavation site in northern Greece, which a year ago had the world on edge as to the identity of the person buried there, many hoping it was the grave of Alexander the Great.

Optimism Shrinks in Greek Hospitality Sector for Third Quarter 2015

The optimism of hoteliers for further improvements in hotel performance in Greece this year has diminished, according to the latest tourism barometer report by GBR Consulting on the expectations of the Greek hospitality sector for the third quarter of 2015.

Hydra’s Leto Hotel Turns 50, Celebrates with Charity Concert

The four-star Leto Hotel on the Saronic island of Hydra, is celebrating its 50th birthday on August 21 with a benefit concert.

South African Airways Launches Route Between Ghana and Washington

South African Airways (SAA), the leading carrier on the African continent, in early August launched its inaugural flight between Accra, Ghana and Washington DC in North America.