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UK Media Shines Spotlight on Greek Travel Destinations

Leading UK travel magazines and newspapers are shining the spotlight on Greek destinations as British travelers rush to book their holidays this summer.

Parliament Approves Permanent VAT Reduction for 5 Greek Islands

Greek parliament has approved a permanent reduction by 30 percent in VAT applicable to five Eastern Aegean islands.

Almiriki Hotel Apartments: Open for Unforgettable Summer Holidays on Chios

Almiriki Hotel Apartments, a family-owned hospitality property on the island of Chios, has reopened its doors to offer unforgettable summer holidays.

GNTO Holding Webinars to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Professionals

The GNTO is promoting Greek destinations to foreign tourism professionals through webinars held on its ‘Link to Greece’ platform.

Greek Orthodox Easter: A Mystical Experience

Greek Easter is a unique spiritual experience that coincides with the coming of spring.

New Ferry Connection Links Thessaloniki with North Aegean and Cyclades Islands

Attica Group has launched a new ferry connection between the port of Thessaloniki and islands of North Aegean and the Cyclades.

Almiriki Hotel Apartments on Chios is a Travel & Hospitality Awards 2021 Winner

The Almiriki Hotel Apartments on the Greek island of Chios, is among the winners of the Travel & Hospitality Awards for 2021.

Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios Get New Extension for Lower VAT

The five Greek islands that have received the main burden of refugee flows in Greece will continue to receive a 30% discount on VAT rates.

Antiparos Looks to Dispose of Cigarette Butts Properly

The Greek island of Antiparos is participating in the #gopafree recycling program for cigarette butts, aiming to protect the environment and promote sustainable development.

The Greek 4: New Tourism Campaign Puts Spotlight on Four Aegean Islands

Greece has launched a new campaign to promote its "Greek 4" - four islands of the Northeast Aegean: Lesvos, Chios, Samos and Leros.

New Campaign to Repair Tarnished Reputation of 5 Greek Isles

Greece will launch a campaign aimed at restoring the reputation of five Aegean islands that have suffered the massive influx of migrants and refugees in the last years.

Chios to Host Annual Music Festival in August

The Chios Music Festival is returning to the Aegean island this summer with a redesigned artistic program focusing on Greek artists.

Greece Extends Discounted VAT for Five Islands

The reduced VAT regime for the Greek islands of Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios, has once again received a six-month extension.

Modus & Amplio Announces Openings of its Partner Hotels

Modus & Amplio, a company active in the hospitality management sector, has announced the reopening of its partner hotels in Greece.

Platform for Accessible Tourism on the Greek Islands to Launch

A new web platform that will look to make the Greek islands accessible to tourists with special needs will launch in June.

Migration Ministry to Cover €2m Tourism Campaign for 5 Greek Islands

The Greek Ministry of Migration will provide 2 million euros for the creation of a tourism campaign to promote the Greek islands hit by the migration crisis.

Smaller Greek Airports Next in Line for Modernization

The Greek government is set to launch a new round of airport privatizations, concerning 23 smaller regional airports in Greece.

Special Tourism Promotion Planned for Greek Islands Overwhelmed by Migration Surge

Special tourism campaigns will launch for the Greek islands that have been affected by migrant flows.

New Extension of Lower VAT for Five Greek Islands Announced

Five Aegean islands - Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios - have received a six-month extension to their special value-added tax (VAT) status.

Greek Ministry Seeks Hotels, Apartments to Host Refugees

The Greek Citizen Protection Ministry has announced a tender for a housing program for refugees that involves renting out hotels or apartment complexes.