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Kos Tourism Professionals Call for Removal of Tsunami Warning Signs

Tourism professionals on Kos are calling for the removal of outdoor sign boards warning of a potential tsunami in the area should an earthquake occur.

Samothrace Mayor Presses for Actions and Port Investments

Samothrace Mayor Athanasios Vitsas has called for infrastructure upgrades on the island, which recently saw its incoming tourism dwindle due to a lacking ferry service.

Greek Government Announces Support Measures for Samothrace

The Greek government has announced measures to solve the problematic ferry service of Samothrace and also attract more tourists to the island.

Study: Western Crete Winning Over Families, Repeat Travelers

Western Crete appears to be an attractive holiday choice for families and repeat travelers while all-inclusive options are losing ground, according to findings released by the University of Crete.

German Bookings Slightly Drop for Greece Holidays in July

The demand for holidays in Greece by the Germans weakened slightly in July following strong growth in June, according to data by Amadeus.

Samothrace Ferry Issue Prompts Hoteliers’ Call for Infrastructure

The disruption to transportation to and from the island of Samothrace at the peak of the tourism season has spurred the reaction of Greek hoteliers.

‘Ithaca Odyssey’ to Move Ahead as Fast Track Tourism Venture

The Greek government is looking to speed up the procedures for the “Ithaca Odyssey”, a 650-million-euro tourism investment on the island of Ithaki.

Rodos Palace Hotel ‘Relives’ Dragon Legend at 45th Anniversary Celebration

The re-enactment of the legend of the ¨Dragon of Rhodes¨ was the main event of the 45th anniversary celebration of Rodos Palace luxury resort.

Grace Hotel Santorini: Unique Four-hands Dinner at ‘Santoro’

A one-night-only four-hands dinner will take place at the Santoro restaurant, the award-winning restaurant of Grace Hotel Santorini, Auberge Resorts Collection.

MICE Show Asia 2019 Aims to ‘Win the Hearts’ of Buyers

The inaugural MICE Show Asia, which will take place alongside ITB Asia 2019 in October, will aim to identify new trends that will shape the future of MICE events.

Δωρεάν Συμμετοχή στο Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Τουριστικών Ταινιών Αμοργού

Το Διεθνές Φεστιβάλ Τουριστικών Ταινιών Αμοργού γιορτάζει την 10η χρονιά του και παρέχει σε όλους τους ενδιαφερόμενους κωδικό δωρεάν συμμετοχής της τα...

Greek Tax Authority Urges Tourists to Ask for Receipts

In efforts to tackle tax evasion, Greece's tax authority has again launched its “Apodixi Please” campaign, urging tourists to ask for receipts with their transactions.

Greek Air Passenger Traffic Up 4.7% in January-July

Passenger traffic through Greece’s airports posted an increase of 4.7 percent year-on-year during the January-July 2019 period, according to the HCAA.

Greek Gov’t Speeds Up Approval of Tourism Investment Projects

The Greek Development Ministry is speeding up procedures for a number of delayed infrastructure projects including Hellinikon, Kassiopi, and Afantou.

Greek Tourism Ministry Looks to Support Samothrace After Ferry Trouble

The Greek Tourism Ministry is looking for ways to support Samothrace, following the recent problems that occurred with the island's ferry connection.

Fire Devastates Evia Leaving Behind Ecological Disaster

Villages were evacuated and EU aid requested after a fire raged through the Greek island of Evia leaving behind an ecological catastrophe.

Greece’s Museums, Archaeological Sites See More Visitors in April

Museums and archaeological sites in Greece welcomed more visitors and recorded an increase in revenue from receipts in April 2019, according to ELSTAT.

Survey Says Britain’s Public Backs Brexit ‘By All Means’

More than half of Britain’s residents are backing Brexit at all costs even if it means suspending parliament, a recent poll reveals.

Important Personalities Honored for Spreading the Word on Greek Health Tourism

Personalities from Greece and abroad, who have contributed to the promotion of Greek health tourism, were honored by Ithaki Mayor Dionysis Stanitsas.

Brexit Doubts, 737 MAX Grounding Keep TUI Outlook Steady

Brexit uncertainty, aviation overcapacity to Spain, and delayed summer bookings appear to have taken a toll on TUI Group’s third quarter results.