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Summer 2014: Greece Makes Headlines In The Foreign Press

A selection of mentions of Greece in the international press during the summer.

Travelers Are More Satisfied With Mykonos & Santorini Than Ibiza & San Tropez

Travelers showed greater overall satisfaction with the Greek islands of Mykonos and Santorini than Ibiza, Sardinia or St Tropez during the first seven months of the year.

Greece: Cruise Tourism Needs A Strategic Plan

Greece expects record number of tourists this year. However, the future of tourism, which in recent years has created great expectations for the country, may be in danger, according to a recent report.

State Subsidies Approved For Creation Of New Hotels In Greece

The Greek Development Ministry has given the go-ahead for 100 million euros of state subsidies to be allocated for the development of hotels on popular Greek islands.

USA Today Takes A Santorini Wine Tour

USA Today recently made a few stops along the Santorini wine trail and revealed what exactly makes the island's wine so special.

The Telegraph Gives Tips On How To Find The Ideal Holiday Destination In Greece

Greece has "miles and miles of mainland coastline and over 1,000 islands, of which 227 are inhabited," so how does one find the ideal holiday destination?

Airlines Extend Flight Schedules To Destinations In Greece

Foreign airline companies that operate summer seasonal flights to Greece are extending their schedules through November due to high demand.

US News: Santorini Is The #1 Honeymoon Destination In The World, Crete Is 5th Best

Santorini was ranked the best honeymoon destination in the world by the editors of US News.

Greek Islands Among Best In The World For Summer 2014

Ten Greek islands are among the most popular in the world for vacation this summer, according to a list compiled by hotel comparison website Trivago.

Santorini Included Among 20 Stunning European Cities To Visit In Your 20s

Fira town on Santorini in Greece is included on a list drawn up by The Huffington Post with the best destinations for adventure-seeking twentysomething travelers.

May 2014: Greek Airports Among Those With Highest Passenger Traffic In Europe

The airports in Athens and Santorini are among the European airports that had the highest increase in passenger traffic in May 2014 compared with the same month last year.

Passenger Traffic Up 4.8% At European Airports During May

European airport trade body, ACI Europe recently released its traffic results for the month of May across the European airport network, revealing a robust year-on-year increase of 4.8 percent in passenger traffic compared to May 2013.

Travel + Leisure: Santorini, Greece, Tops World’s Best Islands List For 2014

Discerning readers of Travel + Leisure magazine voted and chose the Greek island of Santorini as the World's Best Island for 2014.

Sky Express To Launch Summer Routes From Volos To Greek Islands

Sky Express, a Greek airline based in Crete, has announced additions to its flight schedule for summer 2014.

Santorini’s Sunset On National Geographic’s “Top 10” List

The stunning sunset seen from the Greek Island of Santorini has been included in the "Top 10 Summer Sunsets" list revealed recently by National Geographic magazine.

Greece Remains Third Most Popular Cruise Destination In Europe

Greece has maintained its ranking as the third most popular destination in Europe, with 4.6 million passenger visits in 2013, according to figures released on 16 June by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Europe.

Summer 2014: Greece Tops Mediterranean Destinations

Six Greek destinations are among the most favorite Mediterranean spots this summer, according to hotel comparison website Trivago.

Greek Open-Air Cinemas Among Top 10 In Europe

Two open-air cinemas in Greece, one in Plaka (Athens) and one on Santorini, are included in The Guardian's "Top 10 open-air cinemas in Europe" list.

Astra Airlines Launches Flights To Santorini, Mykonos

Greek carrier Astra Airlines has announced that it will launch direct flights from Thessaloniki to Santorini and Mykonos.

Aeroflot Promotes Greece’s Cyclades & Dodecanese Islands Worldwide

Aeroflot, the in-flight magazine of Aeroflot Airlines, has published a special seven-page editorial on the Cyclades and the Dodecanese island groups of Greece.