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EBRD-led Sustainable Tourism Plan for Rhodes Underway

Rhodes is next in line for the implementation of a pilot plan for the sustainable development of the destination.

EBRD Proposes Ticketing to Limit Santorini Overtourism

Santorini authorities have teamed up with the EBRD to create a destination management plan that will keep the inflow of tourists at sustainable levels.

‘Modus & Amplio’ Announces Partnership with Ikies Santorini Hotel

Modus & Amplio, a Greek company active in the hospitality management and consulting sector, has entered into a partnership with Ikies Santorini, a luxury boutique hotel located in Oia.

Jet2: Over Half a Million More Seats to Greece in Summer 2020

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are expanding their 2020 summer program in Greece with the addition of over half a million airline seats to the country.

Greek Tourism Minister Says Cruise Development Action Plan in the Making

Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis said an action plan for the development of cruise tourism was being drawn up.

Cruise Ship and Passenger Arrivals to Greece Rise in 2019

Cruise passenger traffic to Greece improved in 2019 against 2018, increasing by 15.64%, according to data by the Hellenic Ports Association (ELIME).

Greece Among 5 Most Popular European Destinations for Chinese Travelers, Says Report

Greece is on the Top 5 list of the most popular tourism destinations of Chinese travelers for 2019, according to a report by ETC and Trip.com.

Greece Getting Ready for ‘Aegean 600’ Sailing Race in June 2020

Greece is getting ready to host the “Aegean 600”, an international 600-nautical mile sailing race that will take place in the Aegean sea during June 14-20, 2020.

Greek-born Drummer Tommy Lee Urges Greece to Stop Cruelty to Santorini Donkeys

Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee is calling on the Greek government to immediately stop using donkeys as "animal taxis” on Santorini.

Celestyal Launches ‘Eclectic Aegean’ Winter Cruise

Celestyal Cruises' winter “Eclectic Aegean” cruise has launched and includes stops to popular Greek destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos.

Santo Maris Oia is the World’s Leading Boutique Resort for 2019

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa on Santorini has been named "World's Leading Boutique Resort" at the World Travel Awards 2019.

Argo Travel Introduces Greek Destinations to 37 Foreign Hosted Buyers

The Argo Travel Group introduced the best of Athens, Argolis, Santorini and Lesvos to 37 travel agents from Europe, North America and Asia.

Greece Goes Viral in China with Chinese Superstar Dilraba

Greek destinations went viral in China through two episodes of “Slow Life: Feel the World” featuring Chinese megastar Dilraba Dilmurat.

Condor Connects Germany with Mykonos, Santorini, Samos for Summer 2020

Condor, as of May 1, 2020, will connect Germany's main airports non-stop with the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini and Samos.

EBRD Unveils 10-year Destination Management Plans for Santorini, Rhodes

EBRD has unveiled two pilot destination management schemes for Santorini and Rhodes, setting priorities and providing action plans for the next decade.

Argo Travel Shows Greece’s Best in International Tourism Expos

Argo Travel Group presented its travel products and services at the Luxperience expo in Australia and the ITB Asia travel trade show in Singapore.

‘Athina Luxury Suites’ Awarded as Europe’s Best Wedding and Honeymoon Destination

The Athina Luxury Suites boutique hotel on Santorini recently received four honors as one of Europe’s and Greece's prime wedding and honeymoon destinations.

EBRD-backed Destination Management Scheme Sets Greek Tourism Goals

Two destination management plans for Rhodes and Santorini are now open for feedback after the completion of a pilot program by EBRD.

Santorini’s Santo Maris Oia Wins ‘World Spa Award’ for Third Year Running

Santorini's Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa for the third consecutive year was honored as Greece’s Best Resort Spa at the World Spa Awards.

Royal Caribbean Sets Sail for the Greek Islands with Amplified ‘Explorer of the Seas’

Starting May 2020, Royal Caribbean's "Explorer of the Seas" will set sail on seven- and nine-night itineraries to the best of Italy and the Greek islands, from Santorini to Mykonos and Crete.