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Trivago: Santorini, Mykonos, Crete Top Traveler Choices… Again

Santorini, Mykonos and Crete are the top destinations of choice for travelers visiting Greece this summer, according to a survey by trivago.

Santo Maris Oia Holds Environmental Activities for Students on Santorini

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa and the Agoni Grammi Gonimi NGO recently carried out an environmental awareness program for high school students on Santorini.

Spyrou Hotels Marks 40 Years in Skopelos Hospitality

The Spyrou Hotels Group, which started off as a small family business in 1978, has marked four decades of Skopelos hospitality.

Trivago: South Aegean Islands Top Summer Choices for Foreign Holidaymakers

South Aegean destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos top the preferences of foreign holidaymakers this summer, according to trivago.

Oropos to Host ‘Akropolis Jet Raid 2018’ in June

Professional jet skiers from 30 countries in June will gather in Oropos, eastern Attica, to participate in the Akropolis Jet Raid 2018.

Hellenic Seaways Says Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Not Viable

Hellenic Seaways issued a statement justifying its decision to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands for this summer.

UK Survey Says Box-office Blockbusters Spur Travel Bookings

A survey carried out across the UK showed that one in five Britons went ahead and booked a vacation, days after watching a film. 

Hellenic Seaways to Suspend Thessaloniki – Sporades Summer Itineraries

Hellenic Seaways has decided to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands this summer, according to media reports.

Spyrou Philoxenia Hosts Fam Trip on Skopelos for Leading Serbian Tour Operator

Representatives of Kon Tiki – Big Blue, a leading tour operators in Serbia, recently visited the island of Skopelos, during a fam trip hosted by Spyrou Philoxenia.

International Reality Show Producers Eyeing Greece

UK and Swedish reality show producers will be in Greece over the next few months to shoot their latest projects in Chania, Crete, among other locations.

‘Mamma Mia!’ Croatia Choice Spurs Greek Tourism Ministry Reaction

Greece's tourism ministry says it has no say in foreign film production decisions with regard to “Mamma Mia, Here we Go Again”. 

Mamma Mia! Sequel Says ‘No’ to Greece, Takes a Chance on Croatia Instead

The sequel to Hollywood blockbuster "Mamma Mia!" that put the small Greek island of Skopelos in the international spotlight will be filmed in Croatia instead.

‘Spyrou Philoxenia’ Adds New Members to Growing Network

Spyrou Philoxenia recently added four new hotels, located on Skopelos, Kyllini, Nafpaktia and Zagorochoria, to its growing network.

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 Hold Painting Workshop with Renowned British Artists

The Skiathos Princess Hotel will hold a painting workshop in June with renowned British artists Phoebe Dickinson and Lucy Kent.

Skopelos to be Seen by Millions in the US as Featured Destination of ‘Mediterranean Blue’ Show

Skopelos' beautiful beaches, lush green landscapes, traditional cuisine and rich history and culture will be broadcast to over 16 million viewers across the U.S. through the new travel show "Mediterranean Blue" to air on American television stations PBS and Create TV.

Skopelos, Kalamata Waterways Brewing, but Gov’t Foot-dragging

Plans for waterways on Skopelos and in Kalamata are moving forward but the pace is so slow that insiders say the alternative form of transportation will not be up and running this coming tourist season.

Local Sector Pros Urge Creation of Body to Promote Nea Anchialos Airport

Central Greece tourist professionals have teamed up to push for the creation of a promotion body which will focus on attracting tourism to the region through the Nea Anchialos Airport and make it competitive with other regional airports by attracting low-cost carriers.

Waterways in Greece Get ‘Green’ Light, Move to Next Phase

The waterway projects at four Greek destinations have received relevant environmental licensing and can now move to the next phase of completion while the government explores ways to incorporate the projects into the country's "Fast Track" law, which accelerates the licensing...

Stamatis Piperides Appointed as Deputy Hotel Manager for Two ‘Spyrou Hotels’

Spyrou Hotels recently welcomed Stamatis Piperides as the new Deputy Hotel Manager for the Blue Green Bay and the Elios Holidays Hotel.
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