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The Telegraph Reveals 20 Secrets of the Greek Islands

The Greek islands and their “secrets” are featured in an extensive article, which was recently published on the website of British daily newspaper The Telegraph.

Call of Interest Next Step for Patra Waterway

The highly anticipated waterway project in the Peloponnese city of Patra is set to move into the next phase with a call for interest expected to be announced this month.

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.

Check24: Crete, Rhodes, Kos Among Top Choices for German Travelers

Crete, Rhodes and Kos are included on the list of the 10 most popular European islands for German summer travelers, which was recently released by Check24.

Patra Waterway Gets Go-ahead, Seeking Operator

The waterway in Patra is now the third to receive approval, paving the way for the launch of an invitation of interest in order to find the contractor who will take over its operation.

Full-Speed Ahead for Corfu, Paxi Waterways

The waterways on the islands of Corfu and neighboring Paxi are moving full speed ahead after receiving approval for all contract procedures, regional authorities said this week.

Waterways in Greece Get ‘Green’ Light, Move to Next Phase

The waterway projects at four Greek destinations have received relevant environmental licensing and can now move to the next phase of completion while the government explores ways to incorporate the projects into the country's "Fast Track" law, which accelerates the licensing...

Grekland Panorama: Stockholm Gets Ready to Welcome Third Greek Expo

The third edition of the Grekland Panorama, the exclusive travel fair for Greece and Cyprus in Stockholm, Sweden, is expected to attract even more Scandinavians than last year's event which had seen visitor numbers reach some 11,000.

WTM 2015: Ionian Isles – Investing in the ‘People Factor’

Why visit the Ionian islands? In short: you leave a happy (wo)man, you’ve received your money’s worth and your needs have been respected. These, in the words of Spyros Galiatsatos, Vice Governor of Tourism and Promotion for the Ionian Islands Region, are what makes… or breaks...

Governor of Ionian Isles Calls for Equal Tax Treatment

Representing the Ionian islands, the regional governor Theodoros Galiatsatos is calling on the government to extend the special reduced VAT rate applicable on the Aegean islands to apply to the Ionian and remaining isles of the country as well.

Greece Assets Agency Eyes Agios Kosmas as Waterway Hub

The country’s privatization fund, known as TAIPED (Hellenic Republic Asset and Development Fund), is examining the creation of a metropolitan waterway at Agios Kosmas, southern Attica, in efforts to boost tourism to the Greek capital, Attica’s coasts and island seaside towns.

Greece Gets Ready to Attend ITB Berlin 2015

Greece is getting ready to attend the ITB Berlin 2015, the leading trade fair for the worldwide travel industry, with quite a few events planned. ITB Berlin 2015 will take place from March 4 to March 8.

‘Telegraph Travel’ Tribute to 19 Best Greek Islands

In its latest photo series, Telegraph Travel has selected the 19 best Greek islands for all tastes.

Corfu to Host First Waterway in Greece

Greece's first waterway will be constructed at the port of the Ionian island of Corfu, according to a decision signed on Saturday by Merchant Marine Minister Miltiades Varvitsiotis and Deputy Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michalis Papadopoulos.

Daily Express: 10 Things To Do On Paxi In Greece

The travel section of the online edition of the UK's Daily Express includes a feature on the Greek Island of Paxi, the smallest of the Ionian islands that has been overlooked by mass tourist hoards.