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Greece Welcomes First Ferry from Cyprus 21 Years Later

Greece welcomed the first passenger ferry from Cyprus this week, marking the beginning of a highly discussed maritime connection between the two countries.

Rhodes, Kos Popular Vacation Spots for Brits and Germans

Travelers from the UK and Germany are choosing Rhodes and Kos to holiday this year, shows data from the South Aegean Tourism Initiative body.

ICCA: Thessaloniki Ranks Among Top 50 International Convention Cities

Thessaloniki is among the Top 50 International Convention Cities for 2021 having jumped 23 places, according to the latest ICCA ranking.

Acropolis’ Lighting Project Wins LIT Award for 2021

The Acropolis’ lighting project, unveiled last year, won the prestigious LIT Lighting Designer of the Year Award 2021.

Athens and Crete to Host Flamenco Festival, Camp

Athens and Crete this summer will host a number of flamenco dancing events as part of the “Hola” Festival and the "Vamos! Camp, two annual events that aim to bring Greek and Spanish artists together.

Crete: Tradition and Unique Beauty Star in Lasithi Plateau Tourism Video

Crete’s traditions and unique natural beauty are promoted through a new tourism video campaign released by the Municipality of Lasithi Plateau.

Tourist Arrivals Keep Rising on South Aegean Islands

Arrivals at the Greek islands of Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Karpathos and Mykonos exceeded pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the first half of May, according to data by the South Aegean Tourism Initiative.

Rhodes Tourist Arrivals Pick Up Pace in May, Outdo 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the Greek island of Rhodes are up by 6.5% compared to pre-pandemic 2019, according to data announced by South Aegean Governor George Hatzimarkos.

IKIES Santorini Elevates its Private Dining Experience

The IKIES Santorini hotel in Oia has elevated its offered Private Dining Experience with the addition of new dishes by Chef Socrates Maliganis.

Tourist Arrivals to South Aegean Region Closer to Pre-Covid 2019 Levels

Tourist arrivals to the South Aegean Region, which includes such popular islands as Rhodes, Kos, Santorini, Mykonos and Karpathos, surpassed pre-Covid-19 levels in the period to April 30.

Greece-Cyprus Ferry Link to Open in June After 21 Years

Nearly two decades later, Greece and Cyprus will be connected by a ferry link which is set to begin operations on June 19.

Elivi Skiathos Promises Guests Exciting New Experiences for 2022 Season

The Elivi Skiathos resort is inviting travelers to discover the island of Skiathos through outdoor activities including hiking, cycling and diving.

‘Botrini’s Santorini’ Restaurant Opening at Katikies Hotel

“Botrini’s Santorini”, the newly established restaurant of Michelin-starred Chef Ettore Botrini and Katikies hotel group is ready to open its doors on May 1.

Kos Island Awarded ‘Bike Friendly’ Seal

The Dodecanese island of Kos has received “Bike Friendly” certification, making it one more Greek destination to integrate cycling activities into its tourism offerings.

Thessaloniki Ready to ‘Connect’ with European Tourism Markets in May

The CΟΝΝΕCT Tourism & Travel Event 2022, organized to promote Thessaloniki and the wider region to the international MICE market, will take place in May.

Rethymno Encourages Cycling as Part of ‘Bike Friendly Days’ Event

The city of Rethymno on the Greek island of Crete will hold its first “Bike Friendly Days” event during April 26-30.

Vigla Hotel Ready to Welcome Guests to Amorgos

The Vigla Hotel on the Greek island of Amorgos will open its doors and welcome guests on April 10.

Greece’s Tourism Minister Heads for Israel to Attend IMTM 2022 Expo

Greek Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias will promote Greece at the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) 2022 trade show in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Katikies Hotels on Mykonos and Santorini Opening March 25

The Katikies hotel group has announced the opening of its properties on the islands of Mykonos and Santorini for the 2022 season.

Greece Sees Robust Arrival Numbers in First Months of 2022

International arrivals to Greece increased sharply in the first two months of 2022, recording a 261.6% rise over 2021 to 2.6 million passengers.