The earthquake-hit Ionian island of Kefalonia in Greece may receive an aid package worth 3.7 million euros from the European Union Solidarity Fund (EUSF), EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, Johannes Hahn, recently announced.
International visitor arrivals to Greece's main airports surged 15.4 percent to 14.5 million during the January-December 2014 period, according to processed data released by the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE).
Lonely Planet has recommended 10 Greek locations, which have been the perfect backdrop for many Hollywood blockbusters, as holiday hotspots for its readers: "Pick a few and plan your trip, tracing the footsteps of the stars."
AEGEAN Airlines will provide three extra aircraft (non commercial flights) to distribute the Holy Flame to as many Greek destinations as possible once it arrives in Athens from Jerusalem on Holy Saturday, April 11.
Whether its Ikaria and its super diet that keeps islanders alive and well way into their hundreds, the island of Kefalonia as the setting for Louis de Bernieres' novel Captain Corelli's Mandolin or New York-based Greek chef and restauranteur Maria Loi revealing secrets of the...
Greece this year slipped one place to third spot on the Blue Flag quality award list after Spain and Turkey. In total, 395 beaches and 9 marinas in Greece have received the prestigious "Blue Flag" recognition.
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.
The Ionian islands of Kefalonia and Ithaca are taking center stage in the international press thanks to the ongoing efforts of local sector professionals and the Kefalonia and Ithaca Hotel Association.
The European Commission on Tuesday adopted a new interreg programme that aims to increase the economic competitiveness in the Greece-Italy border area by supporting entrepreneurship, innovation and the clustering of economic activities.
The Region of Ionian Islands has installed special mobility ramps, powered by the sun, at the popular beach of Benitses on Corfu and Skala on Kefalonia to provide swimming access to people with disabilities.
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.
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...
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.
Thomas Cook Group Airlines will operate direct flights to 16 Greek and two Cypriot destinations from cities in Germany, Belgium and the UK, from April to the end of October, according to its flightplan for summer 2016.