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Athens International Airport Best in Europe in Case of Flight Delay

Athens International Airport (AIA) has been ranked by travelers as Europe’s best airport to get stuck in should your flight be delayed, according to travel tech company Holidu.

Eurostat: Greek Beaches Have Excellent Water Quality for Swimming

Greece ranked third country in Europe with the most clean beaches for swimming on a list released by Eurostat.

New Luxury Resort ‘NOŪS’ Enters Santorini’s Hotel Scene

Santorini recently welcomed a new entry to its hotel scene: NOŪS, a luxury resort that blends the popular Greek island’s history with contemporary flair.

Trikala to Promote its Outdoor Activities at Germany’s TourNatur Expo

The Destination Management Organization of Trikala in Thessaly, Greece, is getting ready to present the area’s outdoor activities to the audience of the TourNatur 2022 expo next month in Germany.

Aria Hotels Planning to Offer ‘Air Taxi’ Services to Guests in the Future

Aria Hotels has announced that in the future it will provide access to electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft to help its guests traverse Greece and its isles.

Poseidonion’s ‘On The Verandah’ Restaurant Puts Traditional Greek Classics on the Menu

The “On The Verandah” restaurant of the Poseidonion Grand Hotel on Spetses has unveiled its new menu that is highlighted by traditional Greek classics.

Thessaloniki to Create a Park Inclusive and Accessible for All

The Municipality of Thessaloniki will create its first "Park for All" in the area of Toumba, based on the principles of inclusiveness and accessibility.

Greece Expecting 5.7 Million Air Arrivals to Athens in 2nd Half of 2022

Some 5.7 million travelers are expected to fly to Athens in the second half of this year, according to Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias.

Greece Doubles ‘Tourism for All’ Subsidized Vacation Vouchers

Twice as many Greeks are eligible this year for subsidized holidays under Greece's “Tourism for All” scheme, with 200,000 more people to get the benefit.

Greece’s ‘Apodixi Please’ Campaign Calls on Tourists to Request Receipts

Greece’s tax authorities are telling tourists to always ask for a receipt for their transactions as part of the latest “Apodixi Please!” campaign, launched in an attempt to tackle tax evasion.

Report: Greece in Top 10 Best Countries for Solo Travelers

Greece has been ranked second best country for solo travelers by travel insurance company SportsCover Direct.

Museums in Ioannina, Heraklion and Metsovo Get Certification

Three Greek museums located in Ioannina, Metsovo and Heraklion, Crete, have received the “Certified Museum” label by the Culture Ministry.

Crete Serves its Best at the National Geographic Food Festival in London

The Region of Crete introduced potential travelers to its cuisine, recipes and local products during the National Geographic Food Festival in London.

AZADE: New Boutique Hotel Opens its Doors in Chania, Crete

AZADE, a brand new luxurious boutique hotel housed in an emblematic building dating back to 1640 AD, has opened its doors on Crete, in the heart of the Old Town of Chania.

Sani Resort Opens First Interactive ‘Bee Spot’ in Greece

The Sani Resort in Halkidiki has unveiled its Sani Bee Spot, the first interactive bee spot in Greece that aims to protect bees and other pollinators.

Ξεκίνησε η 2η φάση του North Evia–Samos Pass

Σε λειτουργία τέθηκε η πλατφόρμα για το North Evia–Samos Pass - μια δράση που προβλέπει τη στήριξη του εγχώριου τουρισμού στη Σάμο και τη Βόρεια Εύβοια.

Neptune Hotels Resort Shows it Cares for the Environment

Neptune Hotels Resort, Convention Centre & Spa on the Greek island of Kos held a cleanup event on the beach and seabed next to its premises.

Greece Welcomes Over 2 Million Tourists in May

More than 2 million foreign travelers visited Greece in May, showing a 672.5% rise in passenger flows through both Greek airports and road border-crossing points.

Greece Flight, Passenger Numbers Up in First Half of Year

Greek airports recouped 90.6% of passenger traffic in the first six months of the year compared to the first half of 2019, according to data by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority (HCAA).

AirDNA: Greece Tops Europe in Q3 Demand for Airbnb-style Rentals

Greece leads the way in Europe in terms of demand for Airbnb-style rentals which was up by 26.5% in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period in pre-pandemic 2019.