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Greek Island Entrepreneurs Calling for Support, Incentives

The Greek government is looking into ways to encourage and support entrepreneurship on the Greek islands.

UK, US Warn Travelers About Fires, Heatwaves in Greece

Fires fanned by strong winds and high temperatures continue to burn in Greece for a third day prompting travel warnings.

Wildfires Strike Greece Again, Forcing Evacuations Near Athens

Wildfires in Greece have caused widespread damage, forced evacuations, and left hundreds homeless.

Greek Tourism Ministry Shuts Down Athens Hotel for Construction Violation

Greece’s Tourism Ministry will be shutting down Coco-Mat Athens BC hotel after it was found to be in violation of building laws.

Greece Takes Emergency Measures Ahead of Heatwave ‘Cleon’

Greece is taking emergency measures ahead of a weeklong heatwave expected to send temperatures into the 40s (Celsius).

Greek Policymakers to Examine Measures for Airbnb-style Rentals

Greek policymakers will be examining a new set of measures aimed at regulating the short-term rental market.

New Era for the Kypseli Central Market ‘Agora’ in Athens

The landmark Kypseli Agora along the Fokionos Negri walkway is back in action as Athens’ latest culture hub.

Dodecanese Islands Welcome Increase in Tourist Arrivals in January-May

The Dodecanese islands welcomed 78,000 more visitors in the first five months of the year marking a 14% increase over 2022.

Tourism Professionals Team Up to Rebrand Loutraki as Prime Destination

Loutraki tourism stakeholders are aiming to attract more tourists who stay longer and spend more.

Study: 70,000 Jobs Still Open as Greek Tourism Season Starts

Greece’s peak tourism season has kicked off with some 70,000 jobs still open, found a study.

Greece’s New PM Sets Gov’t Priorities at 1st Cabinet Meeting

Greece’s new PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis set out government priorities during the first cabinet meeting after elections.

Villa Prices Dropping on Santorini and Mykonos Islands

On the back of declining arrivals and bookings, Greece’s two traditionally popular islands Mykonos and Santorini are now seeing the prices of villas drop by as much as 50%.

Greece in the Top 10 Countries to Attract Millionaires in 2023

Greece ranks seventh on a list of countries expected to welcome the world’s wealthiest people this year.

Gastro Event ‘Taste of Loutraki’ Showcases Corinthia Through Food

‘Taste of Loutraki’ organizers are aiming to establish the annual foodie event as a comprehensive travel experience.

EEA: Greece in Europe’s Top 3 for the ‘Excellent’ Quality of its Swimming Waters  

Greece is once again in Europe’s Top 3 countries for the excellent quality of its swimming waters, the European Bathing Water Quality report found.

Eleonas’ Intercity KTEL Bus Depot Project Moves to Next Phase

The Eleonas intercity KTEL bus depot project has moved to the next phase after environmental terms were approved.

Greece Declares 3-Day National Mourning for Pylos Shipwreck Refugee Deaths

Greece declares national mourning after a boat carrying hundreds of refugees sunk in international waters off the shores of Pylos.

Hundreds of Small Family-owned Hotels in Greece Up for Grabs

More than 200 mostly family-owned hotels in Greece are being sold off to the best bidders as owners are unable to cope with rising costs.

Study: Greece Tourism Prospect Strong but More Needs to be Done

Greece is among the world’s top 5 tourism brands but more needs to be done for the country to maintain its strong standing.

Greece Opens New Round of Tourism Business Funding  

Tourism business owners active in Greece can now apply for funding and grants under a second round of support.