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VLM Travel Presents New Website with Best Tourism Experiences on Andros

VLM Travel, a new travel agency on Andros, has launched its website that includes complete information on the island and its tourism experiences.

Summer 2017: Mykonos, Paros, Tinos Top Destination Preferences of the Greeks

The islands of Mykonos, Paros and Tinos lead the destination preferences of the Greeks for summer 2017, a recent survey revealed.

Dodekanisos Seaways Announces Discounts up to 50% on Ferry Tickets

Dodekanisos Seaways has announced discounts on ferry tickets to all of the destinations it covers in an aim to boost tourist arrivals to the islands of the Dodecanese and of the Samos prefecture.

Greek Ferry Companies Express Concern on Summer Passenger Traffic

Greece's recent “bank holiday” and the restrictions on cash withdrawals for Greeks led to a 70 percent drop in ferry bookings.

Effective Dates of VAT Rate Changes for Tourism-related Services in Greece

The value-added tax (VAT) rates for many basic goods and services in Greece have increased from July 20, 2015, according to a new law recently published in the Greek Government Gazette.

Greek Ferry Ticket Prices Rise 10% for Passengers Due to VAT Hike

Ferry tickets in Greece are now 10 percent more expensive for passengers, following the rise in the value added tax (VAT) rate from 13 percent to 23 percent on many basic goods and services in the country.

Travelplanet24 Launches Updated App For iOS7

Greek online travel agency Travelplanet24 has released a new and improved iPhone app for booking airline and ferry tickets.

Blue Star Ferries Mobile App Now On Google Play

Greek passenger shipping company Blue Star Ferries has announced that its booking application for ferry tickets is now available on Google Play.

Greece May Reduce VAT On Ferry Tickets

The value-added tax (VAT) charged on Greek passenger ferry tickets may be reduced soon, according to an announcement made by Merchant Marine Minister Militadis Varvitsiotis.
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ANEK LINES Announces Ferry Fare Discounts

Ferry company ANEK LINES has announced new special discounts on ferry tickets for passengers traveling to Chania, Crete.
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Blue Star Ferries Offers Discount To Social Tourism Beneficiaries

Blue Star Ferries is supporting the Greek Manpower Employment Organization's (OAED) 2013-2014 social tourism program aimed to offer carefree vacation days to Greek workers, the unemployed and their families.

Greek Ferry Fares To Rise On Unprofitable Routes

The price of Greek ferry tickets on state-subsidized, unprofitable routes will increase 2.4 percent for passengers, private vehicles, trucks and motorcycles, according to a decision of Minister of Mercantile Marine and the Aegean Kostis Mousouroulis. The decision came into force...

Cheaper Ferry Tickets This Summer

Coastal shipping tickets are expected to be at least 10 percent cheaper this summer as dues for third parties are to be eliminated from the price, Prime Minister George Papandreou announced last month at the 19th General Assembly of the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE).

Tourism Professionals Optimistic On Summer Bookings

“In regards to Easter holiday overnights, early bookings and the latest data from Greek airport arrivals for the first four months of the year, tourism traffic is showing positive signs with an upward trend at least in terms of arrivals,” President of the Hellenic Federation of...

Danae Announces New Service

Danae’s ambition is to continually add new products and services and provide them online in the most reliable and innovative way to cover the needs of visitors to Greece, according to Danae travel bureau’s general manager, Philippos Kitsopoulos.