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Tourism to North Aegean Islands Recovers in 2018 After Migrant Crisis

The islands of the North Aegean, which have been on the receiving end of refugee and migrant flows from neighboring Turkey, recorded improved tourism results in 2018.

Refugee-hit Lesvos Aiming to Recover Tourism Flows

Tourism professionals from Lesvos are expressing hope that 2018 will see visitor flows recover following the consequences of the refugee crisis.

The Secrets of Lesvos’ Intoxicating Spirit: Ouzo

As the summer holiday season takes hold, the Greek Travel Pages invites food specialists, the Greek Gastronomy Guide, to join in revealing the secrets of ouzo.

Lesvos Hoteliers Demand Emergency Measures to Save Island Tourism

Lesvos hoteliers are calling for emergency measures to give the island a boost following the negative impact of the refugee crisis on local tourism.

July 2016 Tourism Revenue for Greece Disappoints

Despite promising arrival figures to Greece, tourists are not digging into their pockets, according to Bank of Greece data release on Tuesday, indicating a 3.5 percent drop in travel receipts, down by 100 million euros, for July compared to the same month in 2015.

Greece: Upward Battle for North Aegean Island Tourism

Regional authorities in the North Aegean region are expressing their concerns over the decreased numbers of tourists visiting the islands as a result of the ongoing influx of refugees there and the negative media coverage.

Lesvos Feels Brunt of Refugee Influx, Tourism Figures Nosedive

Lesvos sector professionals are seeing their efforts die out as the ongoing refugee influx has taken a toll on local tourism, with June figures down by 67.89 percent,

Lesvos – Izmir Ferry Link to be Ready in 2017

The Greek island of Lesvos and the Turkish port city of Izmir will be connected via a new ferry service to be launched next year, Izmir Mayor Aziz Kocaoğlu announced this week.

Angelina Jolie Visits Refugees on Lesvos

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to the Greek island of Lesvos on Thursday morning, and visited the Moria reception center.