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Greece’s Rooms to Let Eligible for Shoreline Use

An amendment to a shoreline use law now gives rooms to let the right to use beaches for the placement of umbrellas and recliners for public use.

Greece Gives Divers Access to 91 Ship and Plane Wrecks

The Greek Culture Ministry is allowing recreational divers to have access to 91 ship and plane wrecks across Greece.

New Law Paves Way for Diving Tourism in Greece

A bill setting the terms for the development of special interest tourism, including diving, has been approved by Greek parliament.

New Law to Enable Diving Tourism Take-off in Greece

A new law recently tabled in Greek Parliament will simplify licensing procedures for the creation of diving and marine parks in Greece.

Greece’s Tourism Draft Bill Lifts Restrictions for Land, Shoreline Use

A draft bill laying out the provisions for the development of diving tourism has been tabled by the Greek Tourism Ministry.

Ancient and Medieval Shipwrecks Come to Light off Kasos Island

Ancient and medieval shipwrecks were recently discovered by archaeologists carrying an underwater survey off the Dodecanese island of Kasos.

Draft Bill to Facilitate Greece Diving Tourism Set for Parliament

The Greek Tourism Ministry is getting ready to table a bill that will simplify procedures for the creation of diving and marine parks in Greece.

Greece’s First Diving Park in Tyros, Peloponnese Gets Green Light

The Greek environment ministry has given the go-ahead to the country’s first diving park to be created in the Kynouria Province in the eastern Peloponnese.

Crete Welcomes Approval of First Diving Park

The first diving park to operate on the island of Crete, was given the green light by the region’s Environment and Spatial Planning Committee.

Kountoura, Cousteau Discuss Marine Research Projects in Greece

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and ocean conservationist Fabien Cousteau discussed on the promotion of Greece as a leading diving destination.

Not One, Not Two… but 22 Shipwrecks Come to Light in Greek Archipelago

A 13-day underwater expedition near the Greek islets of Fourni, between the eastern Aegean islands of Samos and Ikaria, revealed an unimaginable treasure a month ago, when marine archaeologists discovered the remains of 22 shipwrecks, some over 2,500 years old.