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Ionian Blues on Kefalonia and Ithaca

In a colourful four-page travel destination feature published in the January issue of UK travel magazine Escapism, journalist Hannah Summers plunges into the blues and greens of Kefalonia and Ithaca, where she paints a picture of herb-filled rolling hills to hidden beach coves...

Chinese Investors Set Sights on Corfu Waterway

Chinese investors will be visiting the Ionian island of Corfu, on Sunday, to discuss collaborating with the operators of the Corfu waterway, which is the first and thus far only enterprise granted official licensing.

Kefalonia, Ithaca Featured in World Press

The Ionian islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca are taking center stage in the international press thanks to the ongoing efforts of local sector professionals and the Kefalonia and Ithaca Hotel Association.

Ithaca Island In Greece To House Mega Luxury Resort

An Australian group of investors have announced plans to build a mega luxury resort on the southern shores of the Greek island of Ithaca.

Greek Islands Among Top 10 Ideal Destinations To Visit In 2014

Ireland's largest-selling daily newspaper, the Irish Independent, has included the Greek islands among the top 10 destinations to visit this year.
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Madonna To Invest Millions On Ithaca, Greece, Other Celebs To Follow

American pop icon Madonna was so enchanted by her last visit to Ithaca in July that she decided to invest on the Ionian Island and buy property.
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Sarah Jessica Parker Spends A Few Days In Greece

The Sex and the City actress and designer, Sarah Jessica Parker, 48, was recently spotted in Perdika on the island of Egina of the Argosaronic with her husband Matthew Broderick and friends Academy Award winning actor Jeremy Irons and wife Sinead Cusack.
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Homer’s Ithaca To Be Madonna’s Vacation Spot This Summer?

Rumor has it that American pop icon Madonna will holiday this summer on the Ionian Island of Ithaca, the home of Odysseus in Homer's Odyssey.

Major Tourism Projects Approved

The Hellenic Center for Investment announced last month that it is rapidly proceeding with the implementation of three large tourism projects worth 600 million euros in foreign funds - one on Crete, one in Volos and one on the island of Arkoudi in the Ionian Sea. The projects had...

Louis Cruise Lines Brings Yet Another Cruise Vessel to Piraeus

Louis Cruise Lines announced the purchase of the cruise ship "Seawing" from My Travel Group plc, in response to the surge in demand for cruises from Piraeus.

Helipads For Greek Island Destinations

The construction of four new helipads, three in the Aegean and one on an Ionian island, were announced last month by the government – Ithaca, Dodecanese, Patmos, Tinos, Lesvos. All four projected helipads will be able to operate day and night for helicopters of up to 15 meters –...