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Transport Discounts Now Applicable on All Greek Islands

All Greek island residents can now claim transportation discounts as part of the “transport equivalent” measure, according to an announcement by the shipping ministry.

Planning Needed to Address Increased Tourism Flows to Europe

Greece and other leading European tourism destinations will be working in the coming months on addressing the sector’s main challenge: overtourism.

Greek Boats Used in ‘High Sea’ Navigation VAT Exempt

Recreational boat owners in Greece operating in “high seas” will be exempt from VAT, according to amendments made to a ministerial decision.

France, US Markets Driving Greek Tourism in October 2018

Driving tourism growth to Greece in October 2018 were visitors from France, with spending up by 73.0 percent, and by US visitors with spending up by 84.8 percent.

The Guardian: Greece’s ‘Rakomelo’ Among World’s Best Winter Drinks

Greece’s ‘rakomelo’, a strong distilled spirit produced from grape pomace, is among the best warming winter drinks in the world, according to The Guardian.

Athens’ Ancient Greek Technology Museum Nominated for ‘EMYA 2019’ Award

Only just a few months after its opening, the Ancient Greek Technology Museum Kostas Kotsanas has been nominated for the "European Museum of the Year Αward (ΕΜΥΑ) 2019".

Travelport Offers Travel Insurance in Greece and Cyprus

Travelport, a leading travel commerce platform, is now offering travel insurance in Greece and Cyprus via its new Travelport Smartpoint plugin.

Emirates Carries Over 59 Million Passengers in 2018

Emirates carried over 59 million passengers in 2018, delivering another year of trendsetting product and service initiatives across its fleet and network.