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Underwater Excavation Off Kasos Uncovers Ancient Shipwrecks and Cargo

Shipwrecks of the Hellenistic, Classical and Roman periods were discovered during an excavation off the Greek island of Kasos in the Dodecanese.

Jet2 to Connect Edinburgh with Skiathos, Santorini, Preveza for Summer 2022

UK travel group Jet2 has added three popular Greek destinations - Skiathos, Santorini and Preveza - to its flight schedule from Edinburgh Airport for summer 2022.

Porto Carras to Reopen in April 2021 Under New Management, Ownership

Halkidiki's Porto Carras Grand Resort will reopen its doors on April 29 under a new management and ownership.

Greek Tourism Ministry/GNTO Voted ‘World’s Leading Tourist Board’ at WTA 2020

The Greek Tourism Ministry and the GNTO have won the "World's Leading Tourist Board" title at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2020.

Mount Athos Bans Pilgrimage Due to Coronavirus

The monastic community of Mount Athos will remain closed to all pilgrims until the end of November due to the coronavirus pandemic.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.

Greece Announces New Marina in Halkidiki

A new marina to go up in the area of Sithonia in Halkidiki, Northern Greece, has received the green light following a joint ministerial decision.

Halkidiki’s Aristotle Municipality to Complete Trekking Paths Network in 2021

A network of trekking paths covering a large part of the Municipality of Aristotle in Halkidiki, Greece, will be available to residents and visitors by April 2021.

Additional Covid-19 Measures Announced for Greek Destinations

Starting on Saturday, September 26, additional precautionary measures will apply to a number of Greek regions, including Attica and Trikala, with the aim to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Greek Tourism Ministry Pledges Additional Publicity for Halkidiki

The Greek Tourism Ministry will take additional marketing actions in 2021 to promote Halkidiki, which has been impacted by tight measures due to the Covid-19 crisis.

Greece Attends First Expo After Covid-19 Lockdown

Greece presented its alternative forms of tourism at the TourNatur 2020 exhibition held September 4-6 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

GHotels: Accommodation at its Finest in Halkidiki and on Crete

GHotels is a leading Greek hospitality group in Halkidiki with notable activity on Crete that offers a unique mix of services for all types of travel.

Greece to Open its First Underwater Museum

Greece in August will open its first underwater museum off the coast of Peristera, an islet near Alonissos in the Sporades group.

GHotels Group Thanks EKAV Rescuers with Free Holidays to Halkidiki

GHotels is offering free holidays in Halkidiki to the rescuers of Greece’s National Center for Emergency Care – EKAV for their contribution in the fight against COVID-19.

GNTO Supports Greek Summer 2020 Events

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) has included a number of cultural and sport events under its auspices this summer.

Philoxenia Hotel is Welcoming Guests to Halkidiki

The Philoxenia Hotel, located in Halkidiki, has opened its doors to provide its guests with unforgettable summer holidays in northern Greece.

Flegra Collection Gradually Opens its Hotels in Halkidiki

The Flegra Collection Hospitality group has announced the gradual reopening of its hotels in Halkidiki, which are all in line with Covid-19 health protocols.

Grecotel Prepares to Welcome Visitors to Athens, Halkidiki and the Islands

The properties of Grecotel Hotels & Resorts in Halkidiki, Athens and Alexandroupolis, as well as on the islands of Crete and Corfu, will open as of June 15.

Greece Clinches Second Place on Blue Flag Beaches 2020 List

Greece ranks second, among 47 countries, on the 2020 Blue Flag quality award list for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats.

Belterra Investments – Technical Olympic Strike Deal for Greece’s Porto Carras

The Technical Olympic Group has reached an agreement in principle with Belterra Investments for the sale of the historic Porto Carras Grand Resort in Halkidiki.