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Alonissos Honored as ‘Greek Destination of Environmental Sustainability’

The island of Alonissos topped the preferences of Nordic tourists as a Greek destination of environmental sustainability in a recent survey by tour operator Apollo Travel Group.

Hellenic Seaways Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Kicks Off June 1

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced the launch of five weekly routes connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands.

Skiathos Princess Hotel to Open ‘Snack Stations’ for Kids

The Skiathos Princess Hotel, located on the island of Skiathos, is introducing two Snack Stations for toddlers and children this year.

Hoist those Sails! Skiathos Palace Cup 2017 Ready for Action

The Skiathos Palace Cup 2017 will welcome 15 sailing teams in a series of match races over the May 19-21 weekend on Skiathos.

Thessaloniki – Sporades Ferry Connection to Launch in June

Greek coastal ferry operator Hellenic Seaways announced on Wednesday that its new route connecting Thessaloniki with the Sporades islands will launch on June 16.

Greece May See Seaplane Flights as of Summer 2016

Hellenic Seaplanes expects to operate its first hydroplane waterways in Greece as of this summer.

Greek Post Issues Commemorative Stamps Promoting Tourism

The Hellenic Post (ELTA) has issued two commemorative series of stamps promoting Greek tourism inspired by the country’s diving offerings and its volcanoes.

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.

Greek ‘Opentourism’ Network to Celebrate World Tourism Day 2015 on Skopelos

The Greek “Opentourism” network of professionals will celebrate World Tourism Day (WTD) 2015 this year with an event concerning the tourism development of the Sporades island complex.

Skyros Moves Closer to Getting a Waterway for Seaplane Flights

A ministerial decision concerning the environmental requirements for the construction and operation of the first waterway in the Aegean, at Linaria Port on the island of Skyros, has been signed.

Greece Considers Mandatory Credit Card Use to Combat Tax Evasion on Islands

Credit card use for transactions of more than 70 euros at Aegean islands is expected to become mandatory, according to a new multi-bill of reforms to be tabled soon in Greek Parliament.

Aries Villas: A Newcomer to Skiathos Island with Plenty to Offer

Situated on a hill overlooking the bay of the Northern Sporades island of Skiathos is newcomer Aries Villas, offering visitors the chance to make their Mediterranean dream come true.

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.
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