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Corfu to Host First Waterway in Greece

Greece's first waterway will be constructed at the port of the Ionian island of Corfu, according to a decision signed on Saturday by Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos.

Norway, Finland Warm Up to Greek Tourism Potential

Greece travelled to Norway and Finland this week with an active presence in the Reiselivsmessen Oslo Travel Exhibition and the Matka Expo, currently running in Helsinki.

Laconia will Serve ‘Greek Breakfast’ at 10th HORECA Show

Laconia will be among the Greek destinations that will present their “Greek Breakfast” menus at the 10th HORECA show scheduled to take place 6-9 February 2015 at the Metropolitan Expo in Spata.

Greek Breakfast Gaining Ground

The Greek breakfast concept is gaining momentum with all the more regions joining the initiative in efforts to promote eating Greek as well as local products.

S. Aegean Region Focuses on Experiential Tourism as ‘Smart Specialisation Strategy’ for Islands’ Promotion

Experiential tourism will be at the center of the South Aegean Region’s new Smart Specialisation Strategy with the aim to boost the islands’ growth.

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.

Kalymnos Island Shows Natural Wonders to German Market

Kalymnos was presented as the absolute Greek alternative tourism destination at the Tour Natur 2015 tourism trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany, during June 4-6.

Hotels in Metsovo Top Trivago’s Best in Greece List

The mountain village of Metsovo in northern Greece has topped holiday booking site trivago.gr's Reputation Ranking of 25 Greek destinations with the best hotels.

Grekland Panorama: Stockholm Gets Ready to Welcome Third Greek Expo

The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.

George Vernicos Re-elected to Shipping Chamber Board

George Vernicos has been re-elected to the board of the Hellenic Chamber of Shipping (NEE) overseeing yacht and marine tourism.

Trip2Taste Travels the Aegean with Cycladic Cafe Cheese & Wine Events

In the midst of the busy city center, at Athens’ Museum of Cycladic Art, visitors, gourmands and foodies will have the chance every Thursday and Friday to indulge in and learn more about Aegean cuisine and wine.

Sifnos Shuns Plastic Bags, Aims to Become ‘Greener’ than Ever

The Cycladic island of Sifnos is putting plastic bags to sleep and instead opting for environmentally friendlier material pouches in efforts to become greener and self-reliant.

Greek Islanders Snub Plastic Bags, Tell All to ‘Do it Like a Sifnian’

Sifnos locals are inviting everyone to "Do it Like a Sifnian" and put plastic bags away once and for all. Come April 15, shops across the Cycladic isle will be charging 10 cents per bag in efforts to discourage their use and put environmentally friendlier material pouches into...

Sifnos Featured this Month in Condé Nast Traveller

The culinary character of Sifnos is featured in a 12-page article in the May issue of the UK edition of the world renowned travel magazine Condé Nast Traveller.

Cycladic Cuisine Served Up with Pride at Sifnos Fe(a)st

The Greek island of Sifnos will be holding its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes”, which marks its 10th anniversary this year, bringing foods from the islands to the table on September 8, 9 and 10 at the village of Artemonas.

Why September in Greece? The Best of All Worlds

Joining the recently launched “September in Greece” project, a Destsetters initiative, the Greek Travel Pages (GTP) has nine spots for the ninth month of the year where it’s all happening in Greece.

Santorini and Sifnos to Host American Journalists and Bloggers

Santorini and Sifnos will host a group of American journalists and bloggers, upon the initiative of the South Aegean Region and the GNTO New York & Canada.

Sifnos Set to Serve Up Cycladic Treats at Tselemenetes Food Fest

Sifnos will treat visitors and locals to the best of Greek island cuisine on Sept. 7-9 at its annual Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy “Nikolaos Tselementes".

Karpathos Presents Unique Trail Network at TourNatur 2017

The natural features and unique trail network of Karpathos were presented during the recent TourNatur 2017 alternative tourism exhibition in Düsseldorf.

SeaJets Amends Ferry Itineraries After Vessel Hits Pier at Sifnos Port

The itineraries of Greek ferry company SeaJets have been amended until Friday, September 6, after its “SeaJet 2” vessel hit the pier at Sifnos port.