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‘Navagio’ on Zakynthos Named World’s Top Beach for 2018

Zakynthos' Navagio beach ranks first on the “World’s Top 50 Beaches” list for 2018, which was released by travel website FlightNetwork.

British Airways Adds Kos to 2019 Summer Schedule

British Airways has announced the launch of a new route from London Gatwick to the Greek island of Kos for summer 2019, with flights set to begin in May.

Greece’s Nudist Beaches among Europe’s Best

Three beaches located on popular Greek islands are among the Top 10 Nudist Beaches in Europe, according to a survey released by Promotional Codes.

Tourism to Greece Roars Ahead, Arrivals Up in July

Greece recorded a 9.8 percent increase in international air arrivals in July but a 2.1 percent decline in the number of road arrivals compared to the same month in 2017.

Irregular Transport Takes Toll on Alonissos, Skiathos Tourism Flows

The Thessaly Regional Tourism Service is seeking ways to address the issue of inconsistent coastal ferry transportation to the Sporades islands.

Thessaloniki Ferry Link with Sporades, Cyclades, Crete Takes Off

Thessaloniki authorities expressed their satisfaction over Seajets' new ferry service connecting the northern city with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Seajets Ready to Start Thessaloniki-Sporades-Cyclades-Crete Ferry Service

Greek ferry company Seajets is set to begin a service that connects Thessaloniki with the Sporades, the Cyclades and Crete.

Minister Kountoura Discusses Tourism Issues with Greek Island Mayors

Greek Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and mayors of Greek islands held talks concerning tourist arrivals, sea tourism and actions for promotion and tourism development.

Aqua Vista Hotels Expands to Naxos with New Partnership

Aqua Vista Hotels is expanding its presence in the Cyclades islands by adding Naxos to its destinations, and a new property to its portfolio.

Thessaloniki-Sporades Islands Ferry Connections Set to Begin

Golden Star Ferries will service the Sporades islands - Skiathos, Skopelos and Alonissos - from Thessaloniki with its two new high-speed vessels as of June 15.

Trivago: South Aegean Islands Top Summer Choices for Foreign Holidaymakers

South Aegean destinations such as Santorini and Mykonos top the preferences of foreign holidaymakers this summer, according to trivago.

Skiathos to Host Match Racing Event for Third Year

The popular Koukounaries bay, located on Skiathos in the Sporades group, between May 11-13, will host the Skiathos Palace Cup 2018 match racing event.

Oropos to Host ‘Akropolis Jet Raid 2018’ in June

Professional jet skiers from 30 countries in June will gather in Oropos, eastern Attica, to participate in the Akropolis Jet Raid 2018.

INSETE: ‘OnTour’ Tourism School to Hold Educational Events in April-May

The first educational events of the “OnTour” Tourism School initiative, launched by INSETE, will kick off on Poros and Skiathos as of April.

Istion Yachting Launches ‘YachtHop’ for Innovative Sailing Experiences

Istion Yachting recently introduced its new member, the YachtHop, which aims to offer unique innovative sailing experiences to travelers.

Hellenic Seaways Says Thessaloniki-Sporades Ferry Link Not Viable

Hellenic Seaways issued a statement justifying its decision to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands for this summer.

Greece’s Regional Airports See 10.3% Passenger Increase

Arrivals at Greece's 14 regional airports currently run by Fraport increased by 10.3 percent in 2017 compared to 2016, reaching a total of 27.6 million passengers.

Hellenic Seaways to Suspend Thessaloniki – Sporades Summer Itineraries

Hellenic Seaways has decided to suspend itineraries between Thessaloniki and the Sporades islands this summer, according to media reports.

Greece’s 14 Fraport-run Airports Receive EASA Safety Certification

Greece's 14 Fraport-run regional airports have received EASA certificates, which confirm the high level of safety in infrastructure and operational processes.

Kountoura Sees Great Potential for Thessaly Region via Tourism

Offering fresh experiences and attracting investments are key to making Thessaly a year-round sustainable destination, Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura said.