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Ionian Island Council Ups Funding for Waterway Projects

The Ionian Island Regional Council will increase the budget for waterway projects on the islands of Lefkada, Meganissi, Kefalonia and Ithaki.

Greece Attracts Foreign TV Productions

Television crews from South Africa and Italy are expected to visit Greece in September to film in popular tourism locations such as the Ionian islands.

Tsipras: ‘Liberation Day’ for Post-bailout Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described August 20, as a day of liberation for Greece, as the country completed its nearly eight-year rescue period.

The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Ionian Islands Expect Increasing Tourist Inflows from The Netherlands

All the more Dutch travelers appear to have their sights set on holidays in Greece and particularly in the Ionian, according to the region's officials.

Ionian Islands Summer Bookings on the Rise

Bookings to the Ionian islands for the summer season have recorded a double-digit increase, according to the region’s vice governor Spyros Galiatsatos.

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Health Tourism Tops Greek Tourism Ministry’s Agenda

New investments and infrastructure works regarding the development of health, wellness and thermal tourism are included in the Tourism Ministry's agenda.

WTM 2015: Ionian Isles – Investing in the ‘People Factor’

Why visit the Ionian islands? In short: you leave a happy (wo)man, you’ve received your money’s worth and your needs have been respected. These, in the words of Spyros Galiatsatos, Vice Governor of Tourism and Promotion for the Ionian Islands Region, are what makes… or breaks...
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Greece Sees Increase Of Australian Tourists This Year

Arrivals to Greece from Australia this year increased by 28 percent compared to 2012, it was announced during a meeting held in Athens today between Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalogianni and a Victorian Parliamentary delegation.

Grace Family Enters The Ionian

After leaving its mark in the Cyclades, Grace Hotels Group moved up the map and recently added two more luxury boutique hotels to its brand in the Ionian island group.

easyCruise Life Launched

After a successful launch in the summer of 2007, easyCruise inaugurated its second and larger ship to join the easyCruise fleet for a seven-day cruise to the Greek Islands and Turkey.

AirSea Lines Plans to Invest over 100 Million Euros

AirSea Lines representatives last month announced plans to invest over 100 million euros for the acquisition of 30 seaplanes to service its existing and newly planned bases in Greece.

Louis Hellenic Cruises Begins 2005 Cruise Program

Last month, Louis Hellenic Cruises held an inauguration reception in Piraeus aboard its cruise ship The Emerald. The new cruise company announced the beginning of its cruise program for this year. Company executives say bookings have topped every expectation and that if the trend...

The Louis Group to Set Up Greek Cruise Line

Cyprus-based Louis Cruise Lines announced last month that it would have a new company set up and running cruises out of Piraeus by March of next year. The first ships, Calypso and Ithaki, will execute three- four- and seven-day cruises out of Piraeus.