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Greece to Spend €2m to Promote Chios, Lesvos, Kos, Leros and Samos

Five Eastern Aegean islands that have faced the brunt of the refugee crisis over the last few years, which took a toll on incoming tourism, will receive extra promotion in 2022.

Greece Continues Tourism Campaign for Promotion of Eastern Aegean Islands

The Greek government will release two million euros to continue the funding of a tourism campaign to promote islands in the Eastern Aegean that have suffered due to the immigration crisis.

Brits Have Sights Set on Greek Islands for 2022

The Greek islands are expected to lead the destination preferences of British travelers for 2022, with leading UK media highlighting some of Greece's most popular hotspots.

Lufthansa Group: New Flights to Greece in Summer 2022

Greek destinations are included in the summer 2022 flight schedules of airlines of the Lufthansa Group.

Greece: Travelers Aged 4-17 Can Board Domestic Flights with Negative Covid-19 Self-test

Travelers aged 4 to 17 can now present a negative self-test result for Covid-19 to board domestic flights in Greece.

Greek Islands Win Gold as ‘Most Desirable Region’ at Wanderlust Awards 2021

The Greek islands won the gold award as the Most Desirable Region (short haul) at the Wanderlust Awards 2021 in London.

Reminder of Greece’s Covid-19 Travel Rules for Domestic Flights

The Greek authorities have issued a reminder of the Covid-19 rules that travelers must follow when on domestic flights to all destinations in Greece.

UK Media Shines Spotlight on Greek Travel Destinations

Leading UK travel magazines and newspapers are shining the spotlight on Greek destinations as British travelers rush to book their holidays this summer.

Santorini’s Mystique Luxury Hotel Reopens for Summer 2021

Mystique, a Luxury Collection Hotel has reopened its doors and is welcoming visitors to the popular Greek island of Santorini.

Grecian Air Announces Seaplane Flights in Greece from September

Grecian Air Seaplanes is entering the Greek market and aiming to launch its first flights in September from the Ionian islands.

South Aegean Planning Safe 2021 Tourism Opening

The South Aegean Region is planning to welcome tourists in the safest way and as soon as possible, according to governor, George Hatzimarkos.

Greece has 4-Phase Plan for Vaccination of Greek Island Residents

Greek health authorities are rolling out a four-phase Covid-19 vaccination plan for people on the Greek islands.

‘The Mirror’ Adds Greek Islands to Travel Bucket List for 2021

The Greek islands are among the destinations included on the 2021 travel bucket list of British national daily The Mirror.

Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios Get New Extension for Lower VAT

The five Greek islands that have received the main burden of refugee flows in Greece will continue to receive a 30% discount on VAT rates.

Mykonos Added to UK’s Safe Travel List

Mykonos has been added to the UK’s “travel corridor” list, meaning that travelers arriving from the Greek island, as of October 25, will no longer have to isolate.

Covid-19: Crete is Off the UK’s Quarantine List

Travelers arriving to the UK from the Greek island of Crete as of Sunday, October 18, will no longer have to isolate, according to the Foreign Office (FCDO).

ENFIA Tax Abolished for Residents of 28 Small Greek Islands

The residents of 28 small and remote Greek islands are now exempt from paying the unified property tax (ENFIA) from 2020 onwards, the Finance Ministry has announced.

Platform for Accessible Tourism on the Greek Islands to Launch

A new web platform that will look to make the Greek islands accessible to tourists with special needs will launch in June.

Greece Allocates €33.7m to Coastal Shipping, Island Entrepreneurship

The Greek Shipping Ministry will allocate 33.7 million euros to support island entrepreneurship and coastal shipping in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Telegraph: Greece First on Travel List After Covid-19 Crisis

The Telegraph's travel editor Oliver Smith says Greece is the first holiday destination he intends to visit when the Covid-19 crisis ends.