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Covid-19: Greece Imposes Curfew on Mykonos

Greek authorities have imposed a strict curfew on the residents of Mykonos for the next 14 days, in efforts to prevent the further spread of COVID-19.

Greek Destinations in Jet2’s 2021 Summer Holiday Packages

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have put flights and holidays on sale from Birmingham airport to popular Greek destinations for summer 2021.

Santorini’s Selene Restaurant Relocates to Katikies Garden Hotel

Santorini’s Selene Restaurant is moving from its current location in Pyrgos to the five-star Katikies Garden hotel in Fira.

GNTO Supports Open Water Sports Tourism Events Promoting Greek Islands

Aiming to promote Greece’s islands as leading sports tourism destinations, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) will support three major water sport competitions to take place in the summer of 2020.

Horizone Accommodation Management Looks to Expand Portfolio Across Greece

Horizone Accommodation Management is planning to grow its portfolio and attract more properties from destinations throughout Greece.

Santorini to Launch Plastic-free Campaign

The Greek island of Santorini is making an effort to do away with plastic and implement eco-friendly practices, aiming to safeguard the natural environment.

Amphitrion Group Appoints George Maroutsos as its New General Manager

The Amphitrion Group of Companies has appointed George Maroutsos as its new general manager.

Holiday Home Demand Boosts Greek Property Market at Lesser-Known Destinations

Greece’s property market is showing signs of a strong comeback with all the more foreign buyers seeking holiday homes in lesser-known destinations.

Archaeological Treasures Unearthed at Akrotiri on Santorini

Archaeologists have come across new finds at the Minoan Bronze Age settlement of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini.

Aria Hotels Expands Santorini Portfolio with Addition of Finikia Residence

Aria Hotels has added "Finikia Residence" to its portfolio of properties on the island of Santorini, aiming to offer guests authentic experiences.

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.