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CNN Recommends Sporades and Dodecanese Island Groups For Peaceful Holiday Cruises

CNN has included the Greek island groups of the Sporades and the Dodecanese among nine exclusive Mediterranean cruises for those who want to embark on a peaceful journey and avoid the crowds this summer.

Click Your Way to Greece… Through Google Street View

Google’s popular Street View map service has enhanced its Greece visual offerings with additional panoramic photos of more destinations.

Young Face of the Week: Dimitris Amountzias, Hotel Operations Manager, Mitsis Hotels

This week, GTP introduces Dimitris Amountzias, the hotel operations manager of the Mitsis Ramira Beach Hotel on the Greek island of Kos.

Ferries to the Greek Islands 2015 – Dodecanese

Useful tips on the Dodecanese islands in Greece and how to reach them by ferry.
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Discover the South Aegean at Athens Golden Hall Mall

For four months the sights, tastes and feel of the Dodecanese and Cyclades islands will be the focus of activities at Athens’ Golden Hall shopping center in Marousi, as part of the “Discover the South Aegean” promo campaign featuring 50 Greek islands.

Superfast Ferries Celebrates 20th Anniversary with New Destinations

Attica Group announced last week that it is planning to include two new ships to its fleet while its subsidiary Superfast Ferries celebrates two very active decades sailing Greek and Italian waters with the addition of new destinations in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and...

South Aegean Region to Partner with CNN to Boost Tourism Profile

The Region of the South Aegean recently discussed embarking on a partnership with globally popular television news channel CNN to raise its tourism profile.

Syros Serves Local Specialties at Athens Golden Hall Mall

The Municipality of Syros-Ermoupolis will offer Athenians many samples of its cuisine and traditional specialties for two days at the Athens’ Golden Hall shopping center in Marousi.

Greek Referendum Toll on Tourism in the Spotlight

The Greek tourism sector is calling on all professionals to remain collected and optimistic as they look for ways to save the season, following a week of closed banks, negative media coverage and a referendum calling for no more stringent austerity measures imposed from abroad.

Arrivals to Greece Rise 6.7% in First Half

International arrivals at Greece's main airports increased by 6.7 percent during the first six months of the year, according to data released on Thursday by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).

Johnny Depp Buys Greek Island in the Dodecanese Complex

US actor Johnny Depp has reportedly purchased an uninhabited Greek island.

EU Backs Greek island, Cyprus Entrepreneurship with Funds

The EU approved last week funding amounting to 54 million euros via its Interreg V-A “Greece-Cyprus 2014-2020” program to assist nine border regions in Greece, and all of Cyprus, towards further developing their local economies with measures that will create jobs, improve...

South Aegean Launches Campaign to Win Back Visitors from Key Tourism Markets

The Region of the South Aegean launched a new tourism campaign earlier this month - "Happening Now in South Aegean #greeksummer" - which aims to win back visitors for islands in the region.

Greece May See 2015 Tourist Arrivals, Revenue Rise Above Forecasts

2015 seems to be on its way to becoming another record-breaking year for Greece’s tourism sector, according to recent data.

Greece Keeps High Guest Satisfaction Rating in July Despite Capital Controls

Greek hotels received a high guest satisfaction rating in July, despite the uncertainty in the country due to capital controls at the time.

‘Die Presse’: Capital Controls No Obstacle for Tourism to Greece

Greece may have found itself between a rock and a hard place this summer with everything from capital controls and political instability to lingering talk of a “grexit” and a painful refugee influx but it appears that nothing managed to keep tourists aside.

Kalymnos Climbing Festival 2015 this Weekend, Oct. 10-11

The Kalymnos Climbing Festival takes place for another year on the beautiful sun-drenched island of the Dodecanese on October 10-11.

Greece Sees Tourist Arrivals Rise 6.2% in First Nine Months

Greece welcomed 14 million international visitor arrivals by air in the first nine months of this year, 6.2 percent more than in the comparable period in 2014.

All-in-one Tickets for 17 Archaeological Areas in Greece

A total of 17 areas in Greece and their main archaeological attractions have been included in a new pilot all-for-one ticketing scheme to start in April 2016, the Central Archaeological Council (CAC) announced this week.

Greece Tourist Arrivals Up in January-October, On Track to End 2015 with Record Number

International visitor arrivals by air in Greece have posted a 5.7 percent increase in the first 10 months of 2015 with almost 15 million visitors. SETE estimates that Greek tourism is on track to end 2015 with a record of 26 million international arrivals.