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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.

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways Sign Interline Agreement

Sky Express and Cyprus Airways have signed an interline agreement, aiming to offer air passengers the opportunity to travel to popular destinations in Greece.

New ‘Agora Residence’ Welcomes Travelers to Chios

The newly-established Agora Residence, located on Chios in the northern Aegean, recently opened its doors to welcome its guests for the summer season.

Special VAT Rate on Five Greek Islands Extended Until End of 2019

The reduced VAT regime for five Aegean islands in Greece – Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios – has once again received a six-month extension.

Xenia Hotel on Chios Put Up for Auction

The bidding process for a concession for the historic Xenia hotel on the Greek island of Chios has been launched via an e-auction.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

‘Wanderlust Greece’ Creates Social Media Buzz for North Aegean Islands

The North Aegean islands of Ikaria, Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Limnos recently went viral through the new digital travel campaign of "Wanderlust Greece".

Greece’s Historic Mansions Open Doors for ‘European Private Heritage Week’

Historic mansions across Greece will open their doors to the public during May 16-19 on the occasion of the “European Private Heritage Week” initiative.

Air France, KLM Team Up with Sky Express for Flights to Greek Islands

Air France, KLM and Sky Express have signed an interline agreement, aiming to strengthen their commercial cooperation for flights between Paris, Amsterdam and the Greek islands.