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Commission Approves Visa Validation at E. Aegean Island Ports

A visa facilitation pilot program that allows non-European Union citizens from Turkish ports to visit select Greek islands has been extended by one year.

MITT 2017 Shows Signs of Stronger Russian Travel Interest in Greece – Photos

All the more Russian travelers are selecting Greece as a holiday destination, according to feedback collected at the recent MITT 2017 exhibition in Moscow.

Aqua Vista Hotels Works with Zoottle and Breaks NPS Guest Satisfaction Records

Dreams Luxury Suites in Greece, member of the Aqua Vista Hotels Group, is making big news – and not only due to its stunning panoramic views over Santorini.

Commission: Fraport Greek Airports Deal in Line with EU Law

Greek government agreements with Fraport Greece for the management of 14 regional airports are in accordance with EU law, the European Commission said.

French Travelers Opt for Greece

French travelers are choosing Greece among their top four choices for summer holidays this year, according to feedback from the Salon du Tourisme held last week at Paris’ Porte de Versailles.

4th Tourism Awards: Greek Industry Champions Announced for 2017

Greek tourism’s best practices and most innovative initiatives were rewarded at the Tourism Awards 2017 ceremony in Athens.

Mass Reading of Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’ for European Latin & Greek Fest

Greece joins the Europe-wide public reading of The Odyssey, which will bring together hundreds of people in France and abroad for the Odyssee 24 event.

Athens’ Pan Hotel Freshens Up, Ready for Spring

The Pan Hotel, on central Mitropoleos Street in Athens, is ready to welcome visitors after refurbishing its lobby, reception και cafe-bar.

Islanders Aiming to Get Aegean Diet on UNESCO Cultural Heritage List

The South Aegean Region is preparing to apply for inclusion of the Aegean Diet on UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

‘Holiday Suites Arnis Street’ Ready to Host Athens Visitors

Tucked away in an Athens side street, "Holiday Suites Arnis Street" is ready to offer visitors to the Greek capital a home away from home.

Mouzenidis Group Sets Sights on E. Macedonia & Thrace Region

Mouzenidis Group announced plans to promote and serve new markets starting with the East Macedonia and Thrace region and the upcoming launch of Ellinair flights from Russia to Kavala.

Thomas Cook: Bookings for Holidays in Greece Up 40%

Bookings for holidays in Greece are up 40 percent on last year, according to tour operator Thomas Cook.

Greek Ferry Shipping Traffic Steady for Easter

Ferry shipping traffic for the Orthodox Easter period is expected to record last year’s levels, according to the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN).

Kudos Again to Greek Isle Alonissos for ‘Green’ Practices

The Northern Sporades island of Alonissos has yet again gained recognition for its commitment to sustainable practices and policies clinching an award during this year’s Mediterranean Panorama 2017, held recently in Stockholm.

Sunny Forecast for Greek Tourism by SETE Intelligence

Incoming traffic to Greece, including cruise travelers, is forecast to reach 28 million in 2017, according to SETE Intelligence.

Thessaly Region Campaign Takes Off in Full Force

An integrated marketing plan for Thessaly that aims to strengthen the region's brand and attract visitors from new markets was presented recently.

Wyndham Grand Athens Marks Opening with Party, Two Awards

The five-star Wyndham Grand Athens marked its official launch of operations with a spectacular opening party, fine food and plenty of champagne.

Shipping Minister: Incentives to Attract Boats to Greece

The Greek Shipping Ministry is planning to reduce rates at marinas for boats not in use, while it will look into the issue of illegal boat licenses and the implementation of environmental regulations at marinas.

Top Travel Agents Explore Veria in Greece

Representatives from 25 leading travel agencies from abroad have come to know the main attractions and cuisine of Veria in Greece.

Santorini’s Kalisti Hotel & Suites Completes Renovation

Kalisti Hotel & Suites, located on the renowned island of Santorini, recently concluded an extensive renovation of all its rooms.