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VAT Rate in Greece to Rise on June 1, Second Group of Islands to Lose Reduced Rate

As of June 1, the top value-added tax (VAT) rate in Greece will rise by one percentage point - from 23 percent to 24 percent - and a second group of Greek islands will lose a special value-added tax status.

Eiriana Luxury Suites Takes Steps Towards a Paperless Business, Launches Breakfast App

Eiriana Luxury Suites, located on Milos in the Cyclades, is carving the way for environmentally friendly accommodation, with the launch of its own application that allows guests to order breakfast and also receive useful information about the destination.

AEGEAN, Olympic Air Announce Extra Flights to/from Greek Islands Between May 7-10

AEGEAN and Olympic Air will operate extra flights to/from Chania, Kefalonia, Milos, Leros, Naxos, Paros, Zakynthos, Rhodes, Mytilene and Corfu between May 7 and May 10.

Mykonos, Milos Woo Indian Market

Whether it's about bringing in Bollywood productions or promising some of the world’s most breathtaking beaches, Mykonos and Milos are set to capture the hearts and minds of Indian travelers following a recent presentation of Greek tourism offerings in Mumbai.

Eiriana Brings More Beauty to Every Suite with New Cosmetics Series

Eiriana Luxury Suites is bringing more beauty to its customers with its new cosmetics series - "Be Different” - which aims to contribute to the relaxation and rejuvenation experience and add a bit of surprise to holiday life.

Celestyal Cruises Invests in Education Via Program on Milos Island

Investing in young people and ensuring their “journey to knowledge" is the motto of Celestyal Cruises’ corporate social responsibility program, which ran earlier this month on the Cycladic island of Milos in collaboration with the municipality and the Herakleidon Museum.

Eiriana Luxury Suites: A Brand New Luxury Accommodation Opens On Milos, Greece

Milos Island in Greece has welcomed a brand new addition with the opening of Eiriana Luxury Suites, a new luxury accommodation located near the traditional windmills.

Milos, Greece, Officially Takes Its Name As “Holy Island”

The island of Milos, famed for its coastline, officially took its name as a "holy island" over the weekend of 14-15 June.

Milos Island Goes To The MALL In Athens

The Municipality of Milos has traveled to Athens to promote the Greek island's countless natural beauties in view of the summer holidays.

Major Tourism Investments On Greek Islands Get The Go-Ahead

The Greek Environment Ministry recently gave its approval for the creation of two major tourism resorts on the islands of Milos and Kea in Greece.

Aegean Speed Lines Launches Routes To Cyclades, Including Paros, Naxos

Greek ferry company Aegean Speed Lines will relaunch the route covering the Cyclades Islands of Paros and Naxos from Piraeus.

Greek Islands Among Europe’s Best By TripAdvisor

Naxos, Milos, Kefalonia, Santorini and Paros have been named among the 10 best islands in Europe for 2014 by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel review site.

Greek Islands Promoted As Diving Destinations At German Boat Show

The Greek islands of the Region of the South Aegean were recently promoted to the world as diving destinations at the International Boat Show boot Dusseldorf that took place in Germany.

Miloterranean Celebrates 1st Birthday

Greece's foreign press correspondents were informed on the alternative tourism potential of the Greek island Milos, at a recent event in Athens held by the Milos Mining Museum on the occasion of Miloterranean’s first birthday.
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CNN Singles Out Nine Top Greek Islands To Visit

American news network CNN singled out nine out of Greece's 1,400 islands and labeled them as the Mediterranean's most beautiful assets. CNN presented the nine Greek islands on its news website and noted what makes each of these destinations stand out.
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Athens Hosts 4th Greek Tourism Destinations Expo

Greeks and tourists visiting Athens that used the metro at Syntagma last week had the chance to get informed on many Greek tourism destinations, taste local products and attend a series of local cultural events at the 4th Greek Tourism Destinations & Traditions Expo.
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Greek Islands Promoted Via Italian Lifestyle Portal

Milos, Mykonos and Paros are included on a list of suggested travel destinations for this summer drawn up by the travel editors of Italian portal Style.it.
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Greek Islands Included On Cheapest European Beach Destinations List

Kos, Milos and Rhodes are the three Greek islands included on a list released recently by website Priceoftravel.com that ranks the cheapest beach destinations in and near Europe.
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Domestic Tourism Remains Weak This Easter Holiday

The 2013 summer season for most hotels on popular (and once expensive) Greek destinations is beginning with the “worst prospects" due to a decrease in bookings made by Greeks for the Easter holiday, press reports said recently.
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Greek Regions Introduced To International Audience

The GNTO stand at this year’s ITB Berlin introduced Greece’s regions to international tourism professionals and the media through a series of events during the weekend of the exhibition.