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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.

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.

Tsipras: ‘Liberation Day’ for Post-bailout Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras described August 20, as a day of liberation for Greece, as the country completed its nearly eight-year rescue period.

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.

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.

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Health Tourism Tops Greek Tourism Ministry’s Agenda

New investments and infrastructure works regarding the development of health, wellness and thermal tourism are included in the Tourism Ministry's agenda.

Ionian Blues on Kefalonia and Ithaca

In a colourful four-page travel destination feature published in the January issue of UK travel magazine Escapism, journalist Hannah Summers plunges into the blues and greens of Kefalonia and Ithaca, where she paints a picture of herb-filled rolling hills to hidden beach coves...

Chinese Investors Set Sights on Corfu Waterway

Chinese investors will be visiting the Ionian island of Corfu, on Sunday, to discuss collaborating with the operators of the Corfu waterway, which is the first and thus far only enterprise granted official licensing.

Pet-friendly Beaches in Greece Growing in Number

More and more beaches across mainland Greece and on its islands are welcoming pets, according to media reports citing a recent decision by the shipping ministry in collaboration with the tourism ministry, which designates beaches where pets are allowed to swim.

Greek Islands: Destinations For Everyone

Summer vacation planning has begun and the Huffington Post news site has decided to help those who want to visit a Greek island but cannot make up their mind.