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MG Yachts: 10 Reasons to Explore Greece Afloat in Luxury

Offering the comforts of a 5-star hotel plus freedom, luxury and privacy, MG Yachts brings three decades of hands-on experience to ensuring that its clients get the most out of their dream trip to Greece.

Greek Ferry Ticket Prices Rise 10% for Passengers Due to VAT Hike

Ferry tickets in Greece are now 10 percent more expensive for passengers, following the rise in the value added tax (VAT) rate from 13 percent to 23 percent on many basic goods and services in the country.

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.

Paros International Archaeology Meet Reveals New Finds, Research

For the first time, archaeologists working on excavations at three ancient Paros colonies presented the results of excavations and studies during the 4th International Conference on the Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades, which took place in Paroikia, earlier this month.

Italy Travelers Shy Away from Greece in Jan-Apr

Incoming traffic from Italy has dropped by 14 percent in the first four months of 2015, Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) figures released last week reveal. Arrivals from the Italian ports of Ancona, Brindisi, Bari, Venice, Trieste and Ravenna, declined by 14 percent between...

World-famous Scholars Head to Paros for June Archaeology Meet

Finds and research conducted on the Greek island of Paros will take center stage during the 4th International Conference on the Archaeology of Paros and the Cyclades to take place on the Aegean isle on June 11-14. Organized by the Institute for Archaeology of Paros and the...

Blue Star Ferries: Έκτακτες προσεγγίσεις στη Λήμνο και την Ανάφη

Η Blue Star Ferries ανακοινώνει ότι θα πραγματοποιήσει έκτακτες δρομολογιακές προσεγγίσεις στη Λήμνο και την Ανάφη.

Seven Greek Isles Among Mediterranean’s Top 10, Ios Leads the Way

The hotels on seven Greek islands are luring visitors to Greece as revealed by online booking agent Trivago UK’s annual Mediterranean Island Reputation Ranking 2015 released recently, placing the Cycladic isle of Ios on the top of the list.

Conde Nast Traveler Recommends the Acropolis and the Greek Islands

Conde Nast Traveler has included visits to the Acropolis and the Greek Isles in a round up of 50 things travelers need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe before they die.

Paros Celebrates Easter in Cycladic Island Style

Greek Orthodox Easter traditions will come to life on the Cycladic island of Paros, this year, with everything from religious rites and rituals to gastronomic habits of yesteryear.

‘Conde Nast Traveler’ Puts in a Word for Greek Bliss: Paros, Antiparos and Pano Koufonisi

Under the title “Three Idyllic Greek Isles That Most Tourists Miss”, Conde Nast Traveler recommends the “lesser-known” islands of Antiparos, Paros and Pano Koufonisi, as the places to be if you’re seeking unspoilt beaches, rustic tavernas and a “blissfully slow” pace of life....

‘Nefeles Mainalon Resort’ Lamway’s Latest Luxury Offering

Lamway Hotel Management Group announces the latest luxury addition to its roster: the boutique Nefeles Mainalon Resort, located in Arcadia, in the Peloponnese, southern Greece.

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.

‘Telegraph Travel’ Tribute to 19 Best Greek Islands

In its latest photo series, Telegraph Travel has selected the 19 best Greek islands for all tastes.

Greece’s Top 25 Hotels – Tripadvisor’s 2015 Travelers’ Choice Awards

The top 25 hotels in Greece for 2015, based on the reviews of millions of travelers, have been announced by travel review site TripAdvisor.

Interview: Lamway Hotel Management Group Owner Dimosthenis Leontis

Under the motto “One Way – One Philosophy”, the owner of Lamway Hotel Management Group, Dimosthenis Leontis, gives his insights on how the company operates in its aim to stay ahead of competition, ensuring the ongoing satisfaction of hotel guests.

Lamway Eyes Mykonos Market, Welcomes Relux Ios to its Roster

Lamway Hotel Management Group said 2014 has been a successful year with its client hotels increasing their average occupancy by 16 percent and average turnover by 21 percent.

Paros: The Island With The Many Faces

Without a doubt, Paros is among the top Cycladic destinations, up there with Santorini and Mykonos.

Antiparos: Popular Yet A Relaxing And Quiet Destination

Excellent beaches, authentic Cycladic colors and a lifestyle that reminds us of forgotten times: Antiparos will win you over as soon as you step foot on the small island. Although its popularity is rising year by year, Antiparos still remains unspoilt from mass tourism.

Tom Hanks Crosses Paros-Antiparos Channel In Greece

American actor Tom Hanks was spotted on 27 July taking part in a local event in Greece during his vacation on Antiparos where he owns a summerhouse.