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VAT Hike Takes Effect on Popular Greek Isles Next Month

Greek islands with tourism growth and high per capita income will as of October 1 see a 30 percent value-added tax (VAT) hike on all their goods and services, doing away with a special reduced tax rate which was applicable until now.

Which August 15 Holiday Destinations Did Greeks Search for Most?

Hotel comparison website Trivago recently released data on the most popular destinations searched online by Greeks for the August 15 holiday.

Pet-friendly Beaches in Greece Growing in Number

More and more beaches across mainland Greece and on its islands are welcoming pets, according to media reports citing a recent decision by the shipping ministry in collaboration with the tourism ministry, which designates beaches where pets are allowed to swim.

Young Face of the Week: Anna Karamitsou – Hotel Manager, Milos, Cyclades

This week, GTP introduces Anna Karamitsou, the manager of Eiriana Luxury Suites located on Milos, the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group.

Young Face of the Week: Antonis Mallis – DMC General Director, Milos, Cyclades

This week, GTP introduces Antonis Mallis, co-founder and General Director of "Travel me to Milos", a destination management company (DMC) on Milos, an island in south west Cyclades, Greece.

Celestyal Cruises Invests in Education Via Program on Milos Island

Investing in young people and ensuring their “journey to knowledge" is the motto of Celestyal Cruises’ corporate social responsibility program, which ran earlier this month on the Cycladic island of Milos in collaboration with the municipality and the Herakleidon Museum.

HATTA and MTS Group to Boost Promotion of Greek Destinations

The Hellenic Association of Travel & Tourist Agencies (HATTA) announced that it will join forces with tourism consulting firm MTC Group to boost the promotion of Greek destinations to markets abroad.

Eiriana Luxury Suites: A Brand New Luxury Accommodation Opens On Milos, Greece

Milos Island in Greece has welcomed a brand new addition with the opening of Eiriana Luxury Suites, a new luxury accommodation located near the traditional windmills.

Milos, Greece, Officially Takes Its Name As “Holy Island”

The island of Milos, famed for its coastline, officially took its name as a "holy island" over the weekend of 14-15 June.

Milos Island Goes To The MALL In Athens

The Municipality of Milos has traveled to Athens to promote the Greek island's countless natural beauties in view of the summer holidays.

Major Tourism Investments On Greek Islands Get The Go-Ahead

The Greek Environment Ministry recently gave its approval for the creation of two major tourism resorts on the islands of Milos and Kea in Greece.