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WWF’s ‘Blue Panda’ Sails to Ionian Isles to Raise Eco Awareness 

WWF's "Blue Panda" in July will be sailing to the Ionian Islands to raise awareness about the risks posed by oil and gas exploitation.

Rhodes, Ionian Isles Mark Record-breaking Tourist Arrivals in Sept 2018

Rhodes and the Ionian Islands are breaking incoming tourism records for September with flows continuing strong into October.

Works Underway to Get Skorpios Islet VIP Project Ready

Overhaul works on the islet of Skorpios, located off the Ionian island of Lefkada, have begun and include the establishment of a 160-million-euro exclusive luxury unit.

Russian Tycoon Ready to Put Private Isle Skorpios to ‘Good Use’

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev is ready to set a 185-billion-euro VIP tourism project into motion on the Greek islet of Skorpios.

Greece Attracts Foreign TV Productions

Television crews from South Africa and Italy are expected to visit Greece in September to film in popular tourism locations such as the Ionian islands.

Western Greece Region to Set Up Tourism Info Desks at Ports, Airports

The Region of Western Greece has announced that it would set up tourism information offices at major entrance points in the area.

Zakynthos Welcomes New 5-star Olea All Suite Hotel

Combining key aspects of Mediterranean architecture with tropical elements, the five-star Olea All Suite Hotel on Zakynthos is opening its doors for the 2018 summer season.

Greek Hotels’ Digital Client Roster Getting Bigger in Q1

Online bookings for Greek hotels grew by 57 percent in the first four months of the year, according to data collected by Nelios and Axia Hospitality.

Topos by Yoleni’s – A Taste of Greece and its Products

Yoleni's introduces Topos, a new dining experience offering a taste of traditional Greek cuisine and whetting your appetite for more to be discovered on your travels.

Ionian Region Seeks to Benefit from Skorpios VIP Tourism Project

The Ionian Islands Region and the Regional Division of Lefkada are aiming to tap into the popularity of Skorpios, once a major tourism project there is completed.

Ionian Islands Ferry Link to Begin May 2018

The Ionian Islands in Greece, for the first time, will be connected through a ferry service that will begin on May 1, 2018.

Ionian Islands Expect Increasing Tourist Inflows from The Netherlands

All the more Dutch travelers appear to have their sights set on holidays in Greece and particularly in the Ionian, according to the region's officials.

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).

Ionian Islands Summer Bookings on the Rise

Bookings to the Ionian islands for the summer season have recorded a double-digit increase, according to the region’s vice governor Spyros Galiatsatos.

Tourism, Fiber Optics Projects for Skorpios Islet OKed by Greek Gov’t

Dozens of luxury villas and restaurants as well as a fiber optics network will be constructed on the Ionian islet of Skorpios.

Tourist Traffic to Ionian Isles on Upward Trend 

Tourist arrivals to the Ionian islands, including Zakynthos, Kefalonia and Corfu, grew by 12.1 percent in the first six months of 2017.

Lesante Blue Resort: First in Ionian to Join ‘Leading Hotels of the World’

The Lesante Blu Exclusive Beach Resort on Zakynthos recently became the first hotel in the Ionian Sea to join the "Leading Hotels of the World" collection.

TripAdvisor: Greece Tops ‘Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals’ List

Greece is included in the Top 10 of the “First Travelers’ Choice Awards for Rentals” list, released by travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor.

Sailing & Yachting: The Best Way to Experience Greece

With hundreds of islands, cosmopolitan or off the beaten path, Greece is the ideal destination to indulge in sailing, yachting and other marine activities.

German Travel Company Seeks to Add Pelion to its Cycling Destinations

German travel company Islandhopping is looking into the prospects of adding Mount Pelion to its cycling destinations in Greece.
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