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New Campaign to Repair Tarnished Reputation of 5 Greek Isles

Greece will launch a campaign aimed at restoring the reputation of five Aegean islands that have suffered the massive influx of migrants and refugees in the last years.

Greece Extends Discounted VAT for Five Islands

The reduced VAT regime for the Greek islands of Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios, has once again received a six-month extension.

Migration Ministry to Cover €2m Tourism Campaign for 5 Greek Islands

The Greek Ministry of Migration will provide 2 million euros for the creation of a tourism campaign to promote the Greek islands hit by the migration crisis.

Hill International to Support Fraport Greece for the Upgrade of 14 Greek Airports

Hill International has been selected by Fraport Greece to provide project management support for the upgrade of its 14 regional airports in Greece.

Special Tourism Promotion Planned for Greek Islands Overwhelmed by Migration Surge

Special tourism campaigns will launch for the Greek islands that have been affected by migrant flows.

Jet2: Over Half a Million More Seats to Greece in Summer 2020

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays are expanding their 2020 summer program in Greece with the addition of over half a million airline seats to the country.

New Extension of Lower VAT for Five Greek Islands Announced

Five Aegean islands - Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios - have received a six-month extension to their special value-added tax (VAT) status.

Greek Islands Bearing Refugee Influx Seeking Support

More than 7,000 refugees and migrants made their way into Greece in November, with the North Aegean islands shouldering the weight.

Argo Travel Introduces Greek Destinations to 37 Foreign Hosted Buyers

The Argo Travel Group introduced the best of Athens, Argolis, Santorini and Lesvos to 37 travel agents from Europe, North America and Asia.

Greek Ministry Seeks Hotels, Apartments to Host Refugees

The Greek Citizen Protection Ministry has announced a tender for a housing program for refugees that involves renting out hotels or apartment complexes.

Aqua Vista Hotels: 2019 is a Demanding Year for Santorini’s Tourism

With occupancy on Santorini down by 8-12 percent, Greek hoteliers should think about redefining their sales strategy this year, says Aqua Vista Hotels.

‘The Trip’ TV Series Films Fourth Season in Greece

Greece has been chosen as the film location for the fourth season of "The Trip", a popular TV series on the BBC and Sky Atlantic stations.

Special VAT Rate on Five Greek Islands Extended Until End of 2019

The reduced VAT regime for five Aegean islands in Greece – Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios – has once again received a six-month extension.

Marketing Greece Shares Promo Content with Greek Tourism Market

Marketing Greece has launched its "Content Library", a new digital tool for the promotion of Greek tourism, and is sharing it with the industry.

‘Wanderlust Greece’ Creates Social Media Buzz for North Aegean Islands

The North Aegean islands of Ikaria, Lesvos, Samos, Chios and Limnos recently went viral through the new digital travel campaign of "Wanderlust Greece".

Aqua Vista Hotels Hosts ‘My Greece’ TV Show on Santorini

Aqua Vista Hotels recently hosted the Greek travel show "My Greece", in a special episode dedicated to Santorini, one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world.

Fraport Greece Wins Gold for Upgrade of 14 Regional Airports

Fraport Greece received a gold award at the Tourism Awards 2019 event, for the upgrade works at the 14 regional airports under its management.

Lesvos’ Sigri Port Scheduled for Completion by Year-end

Lesvos authorities are aiming for the construction of a new port at Sigri to be completed by year end, enabling quicker access to the island.

From ITB to #FoodExpo2019 Greek Breakfast Expands Outward

After winning over the crowds at ITB Berlin earlier this month, the ever-growing Greek Breakfast project made its debut at the Greece Food Expo 2019 in Athens.

Fraport Greece Airports to Handle 35-40 Million Passengers after Upgrade

The 14 Greek regional airports managed by Fraport Greece are expected to handle 35-40 million passengers annually once upgrade works are completed.