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UK’s Biggest Media Put the Spotlight on Greece this Year

Some of the UK’s leading travel magazines and newspapers promoted Greece this year as a top destination for summer and autumn holidays.

ENFIA Tax Abolished for Residents of 28 Small Greek Islands

The residents of 28 small and remote Greek islands are now exempt from paying the unified property tax (ENFIA) from 2020 onwards, the Finance Ministry has announced.

The Telegraph: 14 Small Greek Islands to Visit after Lockdown

The Telegraph has highlighted 14 of Greece's least populated islands as ideal travel destinations for the summer of 2020, after the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.

Lonely Planet: Lesser-known Greek Islands Gaining Popularity

Lonely Planet has revealed some of Greece’s lesser-known island destinations - such as Kythira, Tilos and Kythnos - that are gaining popularity among travelers.

Greek Gov’t Betting on Tourism to Strengthen Islands

The construction and upgrade of tourism infrastructure on the Greek islands will pave the way for further development, according to Alternate Shipping Minister Nektarios Santorinios.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Karpathos Presented at ‘Smart Island World Congress’ in Majorca

The tourism offerings of Karpathos were introduced to the hundreds of attendees of the "Smart Island World Congress" held in Majorca, Spain.

Tilos to Get Long-awaited Archaeological Museum

Construction works for the creation of a long-awaited archaeological museum on the Greek island of Tilos will begin in September 2017.

Greek Gov’t Offers Free Internet to 13 Remote Island Communities

A plan announced last year to offer remote island communities free or subsidized Internet access is set to be implemented on 13 Greek isles.

Smart Island Forum to Push for Innovative Sustainability Projects

The European Parliament will host the 2nd Forum of Smart European Islands in efforts to engage and exchange with island stakeholders on innovative projects.

Daily Mail Captures Autumn Appeal of Rhodes and Tilos

The online edition of UK newspaper Daily Mail considers the two Dodecanese islands to be idyllic late-sun destinations.

Tilos 1st Greek Isle to Run on Renewable Energy

The Dodecanese island of Tilos will be the first in Greece and the Mediterranean to run completely on renewable energy as of May 2017.

Migrant Influx Out of Hand, Greek Border Island Mayors Warn

The mayors of several Greek border islands are calling on the government to step in with immediate measures to deal with the increasing numbers of illegal migrants reaching their shores daily as they do not have the resources to deal with the situation.

Blue Star Ferries Offers 1st Aid Seminars on Greek isles of Tilos, Amorgos

As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility Program titled “With You As Our Destination”, Attica Group’s Blue Star Ferries organized a series of First Aid seminars on the Aegean islands of Tilos and Amorgos recently.

Swedish Travelers Reveal Most Preferred Greek Islands

The readers of the online version of Sweden's newspaper "Expressen" recently voted for their top 10 of the best Greek islands.
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Triton Turns 50 & Celebrates With New Excursions

Congress & Event Organizer Triton Holidays, “your travel companion in Greece,” recently celebrated its 50-year anniversary and has launched new holiday packages at very attractive prices.

Ai Stratis Island To Go Green

Greek island Ai Stratis won the government "competition," announced by Development Minister Kostis Hatzidakis, to become the country's first "green island" that will feature large-scale infrastructure for green energy, such as photovoltaic systems and wind farms.

Blue Star Ferries Supports “Diadrasi” Program

Blue Star Ferries targeted the local communities of the Aegean islands as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program by supporting the non-profit cultural organization "Diadrasi" in the program "Agoni Grammi Gonimi 2008."

New Ferry Line On Local Dodecanese Routes

Dodecanese Maritime, a new provincial company, launched a newly-built catamaran named the Dodecanese Express last month at Greece's main port, Piraeus. The vessel then made its way to Rodos, where it will be based. The vessel, which is 40.5 meters long and 11.46 meters wide, will...