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Seajets Links Thessaloniki with Limnos and Lesvos

Seajets, on July 12 will start its itineraries from the port of Thessaloniki to the islands of Limnos and Lesvos in the Aegean sea.

New Thessaloniki – Izmir Ferry Connection to Include Stopover at Lesvos

A new ferry service connecting Thessaloniki in Greece and the Turkish town of Izmir with a stopover at Lesvos is scheduled to begin services in July.

Lesvos – Izmir Ferry Link to Begin June 17

The Greek island of Lesvos will soon be connected with Izmir in Turkey via a direct ferry route.

Greek Culture Ministry Announces Budget of €17m for Projects in Mytilini

The Greek Culture Ministry will restore and upgrade landmark monuments in the town of Mytilini on Lesvos under a budget of 17 million euros.

European Travel Agents See Greece’s Sustainable Tourism Side

European travel agents had the chance to learn about Greece’s sustainable tourism side through four webinars organized this month by ECTAA and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO).

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are Favorites for Dutch, Belgian Travelers in Summer 2022

Crete, Zakynthos and Kos are the favorite islands of Dutch and Belgian travelers for the summer of 2022, a survey by Griekenland.net reveals.

Greece Sees Rise in Early Bookings from Belgian Market for Summer 2022

Early bookings and airline seats from Belgium to Greece for summer 2022 are increasing significantly, according to the Greek National Tourism Organization.

Greece Announces Culture Projects on North Aegean Islands Worth €6.2m

Cultural projects budgeted at 6.28 million euros will soon be carried out on the Greek islands of Chios, Lesvos, Limnos and Agios Efstratios.

Jet2: 200 Weekly Flights to 14 Greek Destinations in Summer 2023

Leisure travel group Jet2 has announced almost 200 weekly flights to 14 Greek destinations from six UK bases as part of its early-launched Summer Sun programme for 2023.

Ecotourism Development Tops Minister’s Agenda on Lesvos

The development and potential of ecotourism and geotourism topped Deputy Tourism Minister Sofia Zacharaki’s recent visit to the Greek island of Lesvos.

Parliament Approves Permanent VAT Reduction for 5 Greek Islands

Greek parliament has approved a permanent reduction by 30 percent in VAT applicable to five Eastern Aegean islands.

Lesvos Food Challenge Festival to Promote Local Gastronomy in Europe, US, Canada

The gastronomy and products of the Greek island of Lesvos will ‘travel’ this summer to Europe, Canada and the US through an online culinary festival that will stream on social media.

GNTO Holding Webinars to Promote Greece to Foreign Tourism Professionals

The GNTO is promoting Greek destinations to foreign tourism professionals through webinars held on its ‘Link to Greece’ platform.

New Ferry Connection Links Thessaloniki with North Aegean and Cyclades Islands

Attica Group has launched a new ferry connection between the port of Thessaloniki and islands of North Aegean and the Cyclades.

Jet2 Suspends Flights and Holidays Until April 14 Due to Covid-19

Jet2 is extending the suspension of flights and holidays up to April 14, due to the ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions.

Covid-19 Lockdown Restrictions Tighten on Lesvos

Stricter lockdown measures have been imposed on the Greek island of Lesvos due to a rise in Covid-19 cases.

Leros, Lesvos, Kos, Samos and Chios Get New Extension for Lower VAT

The five Greek islands that have received the main burden of refugee flows in Greece will continue to receive a 30% discount on VAT rates.

Greece Extends Second Lockdown Until December 7

Greece's second nationwide lockdown will be extended until December 7 in efforts to limit the spread of Covid-19 in the country.

Jet2 Announces Flights from Bristol to Kalamata, Lesvos for Summer 2021

UK leisure travel group Jet2 has announced flights from Bristol Airport to a number of destinations, including Kalamata and Lesvos in Greece, for summer 2021.

GNTO Takes Part in Virtual Greek Tourism Workshop for Danish Market

The GNTO is taking part in the 1st Virtual Greek Alternative Tourism & Gastronomy Workshop that is focusing on the Danish market.