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Evia Hoteliers Reach Out for Aid after Fires Stifle Tourist Flows

Evia hoteliers are calling on the government to support them in restoring tourism flows following the massive fire that devastated the island earlier this month.

Evia’s Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary Produces New Finds

For the first time, excavations on the Greek island of Evia have produced an inscription with the word “Amarynthos” found in Paleochoria, some 2km east of modern-day Amarynthos.

Fire Devastates Evia Leaving Behind Ecological Disaster

Villages were evacuated and EU aid requested after a fire raged through the Greek island of Evia leaving behind an ecological catastrophe.

WWF: Mediterranean Countries Must Take Action Against Fires

Mediterranean region countries sadly account for more than 80 percent of Europe’s total burnt land, according to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

WWF: Europe at Risk of ‘Superfires’ Due to Climate Change

European countries will be faced with stronger faster-spreading fires due to heatwaves and droughts which are a direct result of climate change, says the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

New Finds Come to the Fore at Artemis Amarysia Sanctuary in Evia, Greece

This year’s excavation activities around the Temple of Artemis Amarysia at Amarynthos on the island of Evia in Greece, have revealed new finds.

Volos Airport Welcomes New Flights, Set to Post Rise

Incoming travelers to Volos' Nea Aghialos Airport are set to rise by 25-30 percent, in great part due to new flights from the UK and Israel.

Hilton Athens’ Pool Area Gets New Look

The Hilton Athens hotel has styled its pool deck with a refreshed look and invites Athenians and visitors to experience the new ambiance this summer.

Greece Expects 30% More Dutch Tourists in 2018

Bookings from the Netherlands to Greece are expected to increase by 30 percent this year, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Hospitality, Top-notch Services Priorities for Karystion Hotel on Evia

Easily accessible from Athens, the Karystion Hotel located on the Greek island of Evia is undergoing renovations while ready to usher in 2018.

Ancient Temple of Artemis Discovered on Evia Island

After more than a century of research, the ruins of the ancient Temple of Artemis were recently discovered near the town of Amarynthos on Evia.

Smaller Budget, Shorter Stays for Greek Vacationers

SETE says travel spending by Greek holidaymakers has decreased by 65 percent in the last nine years with locals set to vacation less in 2017.

Evia GRecoACTE Festivities Spotlight Art, Nature and Tourism

Art, nature and tradition take center stage during the first GRecoACTE celebration which will take place in Marmari, Evia, on June 17-18.

Greece’s Revised Shoreline Use Law Takes Effect

A joint ministerial decision on a revised shoreline use law in Greece has been published in the Government Gazette ahead of the tourism season.

Foreign TV Productions Focus on Greece in May

Television crews from Russia, France and Belgium are expected to visit Greece in May to film popular and lesser known tourism destinations.

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Evia

This week we explore Central Greece's Evia, the second largest island of the country after Crete and the third in the eastern Mediterranean!

Getting to Know the Region of Central Greece: Viotia & Evrytania

This week we explore Viotia and Evrytania, two regional units of Central Greece, a destination of rich contradictions and unexpected experiences.

Green Light for Evia’s Biggest Ever Tourism Investment

RSR Eagle Resort, a tourism project planned to be created in Karystos, Evia, has entered Greece's fast-track scheme for strategic investments.

Ministry Approves Two New Tourism Investments in Evia and Crete

Two new "strategic" tourism investments in Evia and Crete have been approved by the Greek Economy, Development and Tourism Ministry.

Evia Wildfire: Tourism Support Measures for Limni Village Announced

The Prefect of Central Greece Kostas Bakoyannis has announced measures to support tourism in the area of Limni in northern Evia.
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