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Greek Tourism Sector to Shoulder Tax Burden in 2018

Greece’s tourism sector is set to bear the brunt of the country’s economic recovery according to the economy ministry’s latest set of measures set to take effect in 2018.

Kos, Lesvos Tourism Professionals Urge Gov’t to Scrap ‘Stayover’ Tax

Tourism professionals on the islands of Kos and Lesvos are calling on the government to scrap an imminent “stayover" tax.

Rhodes Study Explores Tourism Trends, 1 in 3 Have Not Visited Medieval City

The majority of travelers to Rhodes come primarily for the sea and sun, while one in three has not visited the landmark Medieval city, a study by the Rhodes Association of Hotel Managers reveals.

Greek Island Tourism Stakeholders Invited to Join S. Aegean Region Action Plan

South Aegean Region authorities are inviting local government bodies, municipalities and tourism professionals to join its promotional strategy.

Deputy Kos Mayor Urges Support of Local Economy

Ditching the imminent stayover tax is among the measures proposed by Deputy Kos Mayor Euterpe Papachristou to support the island’s economy.

Rhodes’ August Tourism Rise Paves Way for September

The Dodecanese island of Rhodes is expecting tourism to pick up pace this month on the back of airport data revealing a 5.4 percent rise in incoming traffic for August compared to the same month last year.

Dusk-to-Dawn Full Moon Jam in the Heart of Nisyros’ Volcano

Fifteen Greek musicians will meet for the first time in a 10-hour gig inside a volcano on August 18 on the island of Nisyros, where they will improvise under the full moon until sunrise.

The Ultimate Experience… @ Kalymnos Int’l Climbing Fest

What better way to experience the beauty of a Greek island if not from above? That’s the idea behind the annual International Kalymnos Climbing Festival, which takes place on October 7-9 this year on the Dodecanese isle.