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Greek Hotels See May Turnover Soar by 424%

Greek hoteliers saw turnover skyrocket by 424% in May compared to the same month a year ago, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT).

New Brown Hotel Opens in Chalkida, Evia

The Brown Beach Chalkida, the newest member property of Brown Hotels, has opened in the city of Chalkida on the Greek island of Evia.

Diving Tourism: 11 Greek Shipwrecks Now ‘Open’ for Visits

Eleven shipwrecks located near Kea, Milos, Crete, Skiathos, Evia and Halkidiki, are now open to divers.

Edipsos Thermal Spa Opens to the Public

The modern hydrotherapy center of the Edipsos Thermal Spa, located on the island of Evia, is now open to visitors.

Posidonia 2022 Shipping Expo to Show the Sea’s Connection with Greek Culture

The connection between sea and Greek culture will be highlighted in an exhibition to be held during the prestigious Posidonia 2022 shipping event in Athens.

European Travel Agents See Greece’s Sustainable Tourism Side

European travel agents had the chance to learn about Greece’s sustainable tourism side through four webinars organized this month by ECTAA and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

The Hellenic Initiative Launches ‘Plant a Tree in Greece’ Campaign

The Hellenic Initiative has launched the “Plant a Tree in Greece” campaign, which aims to contribute to the reforestation of land and restore the livelihoods destroyed in the wildfires of 2021.

Fresh Support for Tourism Businesses in Fire-hit Northern Evia

The Greek government has announced a new measure that reduces leasing charges imposed on tourism and F&B enterprises of Northern Evia for use of seashore and beach areas.

4,000 Trees Planted on Fire-hit Northern Evia

Four thousand trees have been planted in the fire-hit area of Limni Evias, as part of two pilot forest regeneration projects carried out on the Greek island of Evia.

Evia on ‘52 Places for a Changed World’ List of The New York Times

Evia is on The New York Times’ list of “52 Places for a Changed World”, compiled to highlight destinations where travelers can support efforts to tackle overtourism and climate change.

Greek PM Presents Plan for Regeneration of Fire-hit Northern Evia

Road network improvements, forest regeneration and the development of tourism facilities are among priorities set out in the regeneration plan for Northern Evia.

Four Attica Municipalities ‘Adopt’ Fire-stricken Areas in Evia

The municipalities of Vironas, Kesariani, Agios Dimitrios and Ilioupoli in Attica will support four areas on the fire-stricken island of Evia.

Greece Increases Funding for 2022 Evia Tourism Campaign

Greece will increase funding for the tourism promotion of the fire-sticken island of Evia in 2022, from 1.5 million euros to 2 million euros.

Ministry Priority to Get Northern Evia Tourism Enterprises Back to Business

"Our priority is to ensure that tourism enterprises affected by the devastating fires on Evia will be operational as soon as possible," Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said.

Greek Hoteliers Say Tourism to Reinforce Northern Evia Recovery

Tourism enterprises in Northern Evia face viability challenges after fires ravaged the island this month, with local hoteliers calling for an urgent recovery package.

Central Greece Region: €40m for Reconstruction of Fire-hit Evia

The Region of Central Greece will release 40 million euros for the reconstruction of fire-hit Evia.

Fires: Northern Evia Tourism Professionals Call for Added Aid 

Evia tourism professionals affected by the recent fires that burned most of the northern part of the island, are calling for additional non-returnable relief measures.

Greece Draws Up Regeneration Plan for Fire-hit Northern Evia

Evia residents and business owners impacted by the devastating fires will receive financial support in the coming days, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.

Greece Opens Platform for Fire-affected Employees Seeking Subsidies

Greece has opened a platform accepting applications from employees who worked at enterprises that were affected by the massive fires.

Minister Commits to Fast Support for Fire-hit Evia Tourism

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said he would see to it that additional aid would be extended to tourism enterprises and employees affected by the fires on Evia.