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Refugee Arrivals to Greek Islands Increase, Hoteliers Request Debt Freeze

Hoteliers across the Eastern Aegean islands, bearing the brunt of the ongoing refugee influx for over a year, are calling on the Greek government to suspend all of their debts due to a sharp decline in tourism.

Passenger Fee at Greek Regional Airports to Increase

A fee imposed on passengers departing from any of the 14 Greek regional airports undertaken by German operator Fraport will be revised to 13 euros.

Greece Tax-free Shopping Plummets in First 7 Months of 2016

Revenue in Greece from tax-free shopping in the first seven months of the year has dropped by 18.54 percent compared to the same period in 2015.

Ancient Theatre of Delos Opens After 2,000 Years of Silence

The ancient theatre on the island of Delos will open after two thousand years of silence to host a play that aims to raise awareness about the tragedy of refugees in the waters of the Aegean.

Tradition Meets Hospitality at Creta Maris

Creta Maris Beach Resort, in Hersonissos, Crete, recently held a "Traditional Harvest Day" for its guests and highlighted the island’s long tradition in grape growing and winemaking.

WTM London 2016 to Reveal New Travel Trends

Euromonitor International and World Travel Market (WTM) London have once again collaborated to predict future trends shaping the travel industry in the annual WTM Global Trends Report.

Thessaloniki Monopoly Debuts at TIF-Helexpo

The northern port city of Thessaloniki is finally getting its very own Monopoly board game set to make a debut at the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF).

Discover Local Secrets & More at Mykonos Run 2016

Amateur and professional runners are invited to participate in the Mykonos Run 2016 sporting event in September, aimed at highlighting the island’s major landmarks and locations.