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Huffington Post: Chios Is Greece’s Magical Island

"Next time you're island hopping around the gorgeous isles of Greece, do not leave Chios off your list," the Huffington Post advises its readers in a photo feature dedicated to Chios in the northeastern Aegean.

Summer 2014: Greece Makes Headlines In The Foreign Press

A selection of mentions of Greece in the international press during the summer.

UNESCO Recognizes Chios Mastiha as Part of World Cultural Heritage

UNESCO has placed the traditional harvesting and produce of mastic known as “mastiha Chiou” on its Lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage, safeguarding the unique-to-Chios procedure and raising awareness of its significance.

Norway, Finland Warm Up to Greek Tourism Potential

Greece travelled to Norway and Finland this week with an active presence in the Reiselivsmessen Oslo Travel Exhibition and the Matka Expo, currently running in Helsinki.

Five Major Tourism Projects in the Pipeline, Awaiting Go-ahead

Five major tourism projects in Ithaki, Viotia, Chios, central Greece and Crete, are awaiting the green light under the country’s “Fast Track” law, which accelerates the licensing procedures for private-public investments.

Rhodes, Chios and Chalki Lead the Greek Island Experience

She “fell in love - not with the lad but with the landscape”… that’s what award-winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes said of her backpacking in Greece experience in Telegraph Travel.

Greek Tourism Industry Concerned About Effects of Illegal Migration

Tourism sector professionals in Greece are expressing their concern that the increasing number of illegal migrant incidents will negatively affect the smooth operation of the upcoming tourist season.

Greece Wins Triple for Cultural Heritage at 2015 EU/Europa Nostra Awards

Greece is one of the 28 award winners of the 2015 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Awards.

Hellenic Seaplanes Includes Greek Islands Chios, Psara and Oinousses in Waterway Network

Greek company Hellenic Seaplanes has expanded its waterway network to include the ports of North Aegean islands Chios, Psara and Oinousses.

Greece Considers Mandatory Credit Card Use to Combat Tax Evasion on Islands

Credit card use for transactions of more than 70 euros at Aegean islands is expected to become mandatory, according to a new multi-bill of reforms to be tabled soon in Greek Parliament.

Vote for Greece in Europa Nostra’s Public Choice Award 2015!

Greece has three entries in the Europa Nostra Public Choice vote! The winner of the Public Choice Award will be announced at the European Heritage Awards Ceremony, a high-profile event, at Oslo City Hall on June 11.

Chandris Group Enters Seaplane Market

Greek energy company NRG Trading House, a member of Chandris Group, has decided to invest in the seaplane market, which is currently under development in Greece.

Chios New Limnia Marina Opens with 15th Aegean Regatta

Over 700 boats will be sailing into Limnia port on the island of Chios, during the 15th Aegean Regatta, inaugurating the new 55-spot marina on August 23. The 15th Aegean Regatta will run through to August 28.

Turkey Eyeing Tax-free Tourist Zones along Aegean Coast

Aiming to attract all the more tourists to its shores, Turkey is examining the creation of tax-free tourist zones, Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said.

Travel Channel’s ‘Booze Traveler’ Visits Greece for Intoxicating Fun

Travel Channel's global nomad, Jack Maxwell, visited Greece, for the season premiere of “Booze Traveler” on September 28, sampling everything from tsipouro and masticha to soumada and raki.

Massive Chios Tourism Project Gets Green Light

A 100-million-euro investment project on Chios for the development of a 5-star 700-room resort complete with museum and educational facility by Kerameia SA has been included in the government’s list of strategic “Fast Track” projects.

Refugee Crisis Management to Put Greece in Eye of EU Storm

Greece is expected to come under significant pressure over its response to the refugee crisis during the upcoming EU leaders’ summit on Thursday.

Frontex Launches Operation ‘Poseidon Rapid Intervention’ in Greece

Frontex, the EU border agency, initiated on Monday the deployment of 293 officers and 15 vessels to the Greek islands as part of a new operation called "Poseidon Rapid Intervention" after Greece requested additional assistance at its external borders in the Aegean earlier this month.

Greece May See Seaplane Flights as of Summer 2016

Hellenic Seaplanes expects to operate its first hydroplane waterways in Greece as of this summer.

Refugee Crisis: Commission Aims for Schengen’s Normal Functioning in 2016

"In 2016 we need to return to Schengen's normal functioning", European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans said following the weekly meeting of the College of Commissioners which focused on the refugee crisis. The commissioners decided that the Schengen's normal...