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The Greek Islands Come Closer To Scotland Via easyJet

The Greek islands of Crete and Kos are included on easyJet's new flight schedule for 2014.

Greece’s Tourism Revenues Rise In January-August Period

Greek revenues from tourism rose by 13.7 percent in the eight-month period between January and August this year, Bank of Greece data published on 29 October showed.

South Aegean Islands Greeted Most Visitors To Greece In September 2013

The Region of South Aegean was dubbed "champion" in terms of tourism arrivals and revenue for the month of September 2013, according to a recent survey.

Athens Public Transport to Offer Wi-Fi Access to Commuters

Buses, tram and trolley cars will soon be able to provide free Wi-Fi access to commuters, the Athens Urban Transport Organization (OASA) announced this week.

Athens’ Academy Gardens Mall Gets Green Light

A mall budgeted at 350 million euros to be erected in the inner-city neighborhood of Akadimia Platonos, southwestern Athens, has received the go-ahead.

New US Travel Advisory Says Greece Safe Destination

Greece is among the world’s safest destinations, according to a new travel advisory system assessing security conditions for American holidaymakers, announced by the US State Department.

Draft Bill Lays Out Framework for Greece Casino Operation, Taxation

A legal framework covering the licensing procedure and operation of casino ventures in Greece is up for discussion in an omnibus bill tabled in parliament.

North Aegean Region Governor Calls for Island Stayover Tax Exemption

The governor of the North Aegean Region, Christiana Kalogirou, is urging the finance ministry to exclude the islands from the newly introduced stayover tax.

Four Suitors Vying for Athens Metro Line 4 Shortlisted

Four contractors have been shortlisted to take on one of the Greek capital’s major infrastructure works, the expansion of Athens metro Line 4.

Greek Casino Law Causes Commotion

Authorities on Santorini and Mykonos have expressed their opposition over revisions to a legal framework, covering the licensing procedures and operation of casino ventures.

Piraeus Port Upgrade Master Plan Soon Up for Public Discussion

A master plan for the development of the Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) is set to go up for public discussion with municipalities and local stakeholders in February.

UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

First Steps Towards Kaiafa Lake Area Overhaul 

The invitation for the modernization of infrastructure at Kaiafa Lake in southwestern Greece, including the area’s thermal springs, was issued on Monday.

Forbes Places Karpathos Among Budget Travel Picks for 2018

Forbes has included the island of Karpathos in the Dodecanese among the best budget places to travel in 2018, based on the preferences of tourism experts.

Ellaktor Sells Stake in Athens Resort Casino

Greek construction firm Ellaktor has sold a 30 percent share of Athens Resort Casino SA to Karenia Enterprises Company Ltd for 13.5 million euros.

Santorini Cruise Ship Controls Kick Off

In efforts to decongest the world-famed caldera, Santorini's local authorities announced the launch of a new berthing management system for incoming cruise ships.

Greek Hotels Chamber: Alterations to Stayover Tax a Must

In order for the stayover tax on hotels and rooms-to-let to be effectively collected, a series of adjustments must be made, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels says.

Greek Hoteliers Body Reiterates School Break Proposal

Greek hoteliers are calling on Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura to re-examine a 2014 proposal that foresees a fixed vacation period in late winter for schools.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Qatar Airways’ Ultra-modern Airbus A350 Lands at Athens Airport

Qatar Airways recently flew the state-of-the-art Airbus A350 to the Athens Airport, where the flight was greeted by a water canon salute.