Greek Tourism Revenues Show Record Increase in 2017

Greek tourism revenues exceeded €14.6 billion in 2017, showing an increase of 10.8 percent compared to 2016, according to Bank of Greece figures released...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

Greece Gives Red-Carpet Treatment to US Travel Agents

Dozens of U.S. tour operators are in Greece as Athens hosts a major American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA). Greece wants to tap into the...

The Beauty of Loutro in Southern Crete (photos)

Loutro (from the Greek "bath") is a small and picturesque fishing village on the southern coast of the Chania Prefecture in the west of...

Top Things to Do on Greece’s Poros Island

Just a few hundred meters from the Peloponnese, two islands connected by a rather modern road give life to Poros. The southern island is...

Greece at the Bottom of Mediterranean Countries in Luxury Tourism

Greece is the last choice destination in luxury tourism due to the lack of adequate infrastructure and poor promotion, according to the Association of...

Region of Sfakia: Cretan Roads with a View (photos)

Fans of the Cretan landscape, can comfortably visit the island by renting a car and venturing through the unique and beautiful mountain roads. Those...

Greece’s Ionian Islands to Get First Ferry Link

A new ferry route that will link all the Ionian islands for the first time will be inaugurated on May 1 and run until...

Greece Continues Visa Program for Turkish Tourists

Greece will provide short-term visas to Turkish nationals wishing to visit Greek islands again this year, the Foreign Ministry has confirmed. A ministry statement said...

Meet the Warriors Bringing Ancient Greek Warfare Back to Life (photo, video)

Greek history is known worldwide for its tales of immortal gods, heroic warriors and battles like the fall of Troy. One group of modern...

Ryanair to Suspend Greek Summer Flights to Chania, Rhodes

Low-cost airline Ryanair is to apparently suspend domestic flights from Athens to Rhodes and Chania, Crete, citing "operational reasons". Passengers were informed of the move...

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete

Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion...

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