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Study Aims to Pin Down Exact Date of Santorini Volcano Eruption Using Trees

A new study by Science Advances, measuring the radiocarbon stored in tree rings, aims to offer fresh insight into the exact date of the Santorini volcano eruption.

Greek Tourism Figures Soar to New Heights, Exceed Forecasts

Greece is aiming for a record tourism year with data revealing that an additional three million travelers went through the country’s airports in the first seven months of 2018.

Greek Gaming Commission Invites Proposals for Casino Tender Teaser

The Hellenic Gaming Commission is welcoming proposals on a teaser for the international tender for the license to operate a casino at Hellinikon.

Santorini Works to Improve Treatment of Donkeys Used in Tourism

Santorini officials said they were preparing to take action to protect the popular island’s donkeys which are used to transport tourists up the steep incline to Fira.

Santorini’s Vedema Luxury Resort Shows a New Face this Summer

Following extensive renovation works, "Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort" on the island of Santorini recently unveiled its “new face” to its summer guests.

Ryanair Supports ‘Santorini Experience’ Event with Special Fares

Ryanair, the official airline partner of the "Santorini Experience" event, has released seats for sale from Athens to Santorini at prices from €19.99.

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.

Blue Star Ferries Promotes the Aegean Islands’ Gastronomy via Online Campaign

Greek ferry company Blue Star Ferries has launched an online campaign to promote the gastronomy and products of the Aegean Islands.

Paros: T+L’s Best Island in Europe for 2018 Sees Arrivals Soar

The Greek island of Paros, which was recently labeled as the best island in Europe for 2018 by Travel + Leisure (T+L) magazine, saw its arrivals soar in June.

Istoria Hotel Invites Travelers to Create their Own Story on Santorini

The newly-established Istoria Hotel recently opened its doors on the island of Santorini and invites travelers to "create their own story" this summer.

CLIA: Greece 3rd Most Popular Cruise Destination in Europe

Greece is the third most popular cruise destination in Europe with 4.09 million passenger visits in 2017, according to a report released by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).

Volotea: Flights to Santorini, Heraklion, Mykonos to Continue in Winter 2018

Volotea has announced that its routes to Santorini, Heraklion and Mykonos, as well as Venice in Italy, will be operated all through the winter season.

Santo Maris Announced ‘Greece’s Leading Island Villas’ at WTA 2018

The Santo Maris Oia Luxury Suites & Spa, located on Santorini, was announced "Greece’s Leading Island Villas" for 2018 at the World Travel Awards.

Hostelbay Launches ‘Island Pass’ for Travelers in Greece

Hostelbay, in collaboration with shipping company Hellenic Seaways, has launched the “Greek Island Pass”, aiming to provide its customers with the best island hopping experience.

Greece Top Choice for Luxury Holiday Home Rental in the Med

Interest for high-end properties on the Greek islands of Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros is peaking this summer, according to an annual report released by Algean Property.

Multi-billion-euro Hellinikon Deal Hinging on Casino License

The Greek government must announce a casino license tender by August 31, in order to conclude the privatization of Hellinikon by the end of the year.

Argo Travel Partners with Wedding Specialists

The Argo Travel Group and Karaververis Weddings/JK Events have entered into a partnership, aiming to expand their activities in the international market.

DNA Travel Expands Network of Partners in Athens and the Cyclades

DNA Travel is expanding its network of associates in Athens and the Cyclades, aiming to offer advanced transportation services to Greek and international travelers.

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Naxos with New Partnership

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades islands by adding Naxos to its destinations, and a new property to its portfolio.

DNA Travel Seals New Partnerships to Promote Alternative Tourism on Santorini

DNA Travel has sealed partnerships with tourism agencies Destination Services and Hellenic Island Services to promote experiential tours on Santorini.