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Underwater Excavation Off Kasos Uncovers Ancient Shipwrecks and Cargo

Shipwrecks of the Hellenistic, Classical and Roman periods were discovered during an excavation off the Greek island of Kasos in the Dodecanese.

Conde Nast Traveller Shares its List of the Best Greek Islands to Visit in 2021

UK's Conde Nast Traveller has compiled a list of the “Best Greek islands to Visit in 2021” and features some of Greece's most popular vacation spots.

Crete’s Lasithi Plateau Launches Digital Platform for Local Producers

The Municipality of Lasithi Plateau, located on the island of Crete, has launched a digital platform to support local producers.

UK Suspends Travel Corridors, Makes 10-day Quarantine Mandatory for All

All international arrivals to the UK must now take a pre-departure Covid-19 test and self-isolate for 10 days.

Travelers Must Have Negative Covid-19 Test Result to Enter England

Passengers arriving from all international destinations to England, as of Friday, January 15, will be required to present a negative Covid-19 test.

Covid-19: Strict Lockdown Restrictions Extended for West Attica, Kozani, Kalymnos

The stricter lockdown restrictions imposed on the prefecture of West Attica, the regional units of Kozani and Rodopi, and on the island of Kalymnos have been extended until January 18.

Landmark Greek Museums and Archaeological Sites to Get Free WiFi

Visitors at 25 landmark archaeological sites and museums across Greece will soon have the opportunity to enjoy free wireless internet service (WiFi).

Strict Lockdown Measures Extended for Two Municipalities in West Attica

Greek authorities have decided to extend the strict Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on the municipalities of Aspropyrgos and Elefsina in West Attica, until January 11.

AEGEAN Introduces Covid-19 Testing Option for Passengers

AEGEAN is offering its passengers the option to get a discounted Covid-19 test, prior to departure, at medical facilities in Greece.

Greece Needs to Reposition its Tourism Product, Say Hospitality Experts

Greece needs to reposition its tourism product and improve connectivity in order to emerge stronger from the coronavirus crisis, according to hospitality experts.

Meet The Best Greece: The Stars of Greek Luxury Travel on Stage in October 2021

The B2B tourism event "Meet the Best Greece" will take place on Crete in October 2021 with a selection of leading Greek travel suppliers and top International buyers.

Works of Greek Poet Odysseus Elytis Find a Home in Athens

The works of renowned Greek poet Odysseas Elytis will find a permanent home in the Athens’ central district of Plaka.

Greece to Make a Bid to Host 2030 Mediterranean Games

Greece will make a bid to host the 2030 Mediterranean Games in the city of Heraklion on the island of Crete.

Metaxa Group Hotels Receive Multiple Awards for Hospitality Excellence

The hotels of the Metaxa Hospitality Group have received a number of international awards for the prime hospitality services they offer to guests.

Uncharted Escapes Wins Travel & Hospitality Award for 2021

Uncharted Escapes, a Greek travel experience provider, is among the winners of the 2021 European Travel Awards program of the Travel & Hospitality Awards.

Corfu and Heraklion Team Up with GSTC and CLIA for Sustainable Tourism Development

Local authorities on Corfu and Heraklion, Crete, have teamed up with CLIA and GSTC to draw up a plan for sustainable tourism development.

Lonely Planet Names Greece ‘Best Sustainable Food Destination’ for 2021

Lonely Planet has given Greece the title of the world’s most sustainable food destination for 2021.

Cretan Investments Group Hellas Adds First Hotel to Tourism Portfolio

Cretan Investments Group Hellas has added the first hotel to its tourism portfolio by acquiring the Iti AKS Minoa Palace hotel on Crete.

Rethymno will Aim to Attract More American Tourists in 2021

The Municipality of Rethymno has joined forces with ASTA Greece to promote the city's tourism offerings to the US market and attract more travelers.

Jet2 Suspends Flights and Holidays to Greece Until 2021

UK package holiday specialist Jet2 has suspended all flights and holidays to Crete and Rhodes in Greece until 2021, due to Britain's Covid-19 lockdown.