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Lesvos Mayor Urges Cruise Companies to Include Island in Stopovers

The Mayor of Lesvos is telling cruise companies that there is no reason to cancel scheduled itineraries to the island after the mother company of the Azamara Journey decided to exclude Mytilini port from its route on June 21.

Lesvos Mayor Calls For Immediate Action as Migrant Influx Gets Out of Control

The mayor of Lesvos is ringing alarm bells over the influx of migrants to the island, calling on the government to step in immediately and take the necessary actions on a national and international level for fear that things will get out of control.

Greece an Increasingly Popular Holiday Destination for UK Families

Greece appears to be one of the top destinations to visit this year for families from the United Kingdom, as bookings to the country continue to rise, research by one of the UK's leading online travel agencies has shown.

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.

Sweeping Promo Plan for Lesvos, Corfu and Halkidiki, in the Making

The Greek islands of Lesvos and Corfu, and the Halkidiki peninsula, are at the centre of a comprehensive promotional campaign organized by Eurobank and Marketing Greece.

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.

Women From All Over The World To Flock To Festival On Lesvos, Greece, In September

Lesvos will welcome over 1,000 women from all over the world at the two-week International Eressos Women's Festival 2014 in September.

Lesvos, Greece, Welcomes More Turkish Tourists Thanks To Visa-Free Program

The Greek Island of Lesvos (Mytilini) is expecting a major increase of Turkish weekend visitors this year thanks to a visa facilitation scheme that has launched once again.
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Petrified Forest of Lesvos: The 8th Wonder of the World?

One of the most astonishing creations of nature, the Petrified Forest on the Greek island of Lesvos, is among the candidates for the “8th Wonder of the World” online contest.