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Astypalea Becomes a Part of ‘My Greek Odyssey’

The island of Astypalea will reach millions of viewers around the world through the Australian travel show “My Greek Odyssey”.

Greek Island Residents Can Now Claim Air Transport Discounts

Discounts for island residents, under the so-called "transport equivalent” program - known as “metaforiko isodynamo” (MI) - have now been extended to air travel.

Wyndham and Zeus International Debut in Greek Islands with Hotel on Crete

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts and Zeus International made their debut in the Greek islands with the opening of the Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay in Agios Nikolaos on Crete.

‘Welcome Pickups’ and Ferryhopper Team Up to Offer Seamless Travel Experience

"Welcome Pickups" has entered into a partnership with Ferryhopper, a Greek travel platform that offers connections to over 160 Greek islands and major ports.

Greek Gov’t Plans to Extend Remote Island Discounts to Air Transport

Air travel will be included in Greece's transport equivalent program, which offers special discounts for the transportation of goods and people to/from 49 remote Greek islands.

‘Best Luxury Spas’ Online Guide Shines Spotlight on Wellness Hotels in Greece

A unique collection of Greece’s prime spa and wellness destinations can be found on the recently launched Best Luxury Spas online guide.

TUI: Greece, Spain Among German Travelers’ Favorites for 2019

Greece and Spain are among the favorite holiday destinations of German travelers for 2019, according to TUI Germany.

Louis Hotels Honored at 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards

The Louis Hotels group has been honored for its financial performance at the 2nd Treasures of Greek Tourism Awards, which was recently held in Athens.

Transport Discounts Now Applicable on All Greek Islands

All Greek island residents can now claim transportation discounts as part of the “transport equivalent” measure, according to an announcement by the shipping ministry.

DER Touristik CEO Says 2019 ‘Super Year for Greece’

The Greek island of Samos will be the top destination for its clients in 2019, says DER Touristik Group, adding that 2019 promises to be the year of Greece.

Australian TV Show ‘My Greek Odyssey’ Travels to Milos, Serifos 

The Greek islands of Milos and Serifos will be featured in the second series of Australian TV show “My Greek Odyssey”, which is broadcast by a number of TV networks in Greece and abroad.

Greece Wins at CNT’s 21st Annual Readers’ Travel Awards 2018

Greece shined at the Readers' Travel Awards 2018 that were recently presented in London by renowned UK magazine Condé Nast Traveller (CNT).

Romania’s ‘Cocktail Holidays’ Joins Entrada Network

Online travel reservations platform Entrada has welcomed Cocktail Holidays to its network, a Romanian tour operator and member of IATA.

‘Transport Equivalent’ Platform Opens for Enterprises on Greek Islands

Enterprises, based on the Greek islands that are eligible to receive the "transport equivalent" discount for the transportation of goods, can now register online at www.etaforikoisodynamo.gr.

Greek Gov’t Betting on Tourism to Strengthen Islands

The construction and upgrade of tourism infrastructure on the Greek islands will pave the way for further development, according to Alternate Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios.

US Travelers Keen on Visiting Greece in the Fall

US travelers have a soft spot for Greece, ranking the country in the top 10 choice destinations for fall, according to luxury travel experts Virtuoso.

Thousands Travel to the Greek Islands as Summer Holiday Exodus Begins

The summer holiday exodus from Athens to the Greek islands began to get underway with fully booked ferries departing from the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio.

Paros: T+L’s Best Island in Europe for 2018 Sees Arrivals Soar

The Greek island of Paros, which was recently labeled as the best island in Europe for 2018 by Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine, saw its arrivals soar in June.

Greek Islands in FlightNetwork’s Top 10 for World’s Best Journeys

The Greek Islands are among the top 10 best destinations in the world for once-in-a-lifetime journeys, according to a list compiled by FlightNetwork.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.