Overnight Stay Tax Controversy within the Greek Hospitality Sector

  The Greek Ministry of Tourism has implemented the Overnight Stay Tax as from January 1st, 2018; being its main purpose to drive revenues while...

Mykonos Islanders Oppose Government-Approved Casino Creation

The Mykonos municipality is set against a government decision to build a casino in the cosmopolitan island, popular among tourists from around the world. The...

US, Turkey Spat Could Boost Greek Tourism

Greek tourism may receive a shot in the arm this year as political tensions between the U.S. and Turkey could prompt travelers from both...

Cretan Zeus Park: the Total Cretan Experience (video)

Mount Ida (Psiloritis). Vorizia is a small village in the prefecture of Heraklion, Crete, lying under the impressive Mount Ida (also known as Psiloritis), the...

US State Department Ranks Greece Among Safest Countries for Tourists

Greece ranks among the safest countries for American tourists, according to a new system recently issued for the country's travelers by the U.S. State...
The Valley is located at Thespies, in Boeotia, part of the region of Central Greece. As a matter of fact, the earliest known records of the Nine Muses are from Boeotia, the homeland of Hesiod.

A Visit to Greece’s Valley of the Muses

  The eastern slopes of Mount Helicon have been witnesses to the history of the Valley of the Muses, the site of an ancient Greek...
The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about thirty years in order to photograph the landscapes and people of the country.

Frédéric Boissonnas: The Photographer Who Fell in Love with Greece

  The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about 30 years to photograph the landscapes and people...

Cruise Ship Arrivals in Greece Dropped by 20% in 2017

In 2017, Greece experienced a large drop in cruise ship arrivals and passenger visits compared to 2016, according to data released by the Hellenic...

Greek Aegean Airlines Announces a 6% Passenger Traffic Rise in 2017

Greece’s largest carrier Aegean Airlines announced on Monday it flew 6% more passengers last year; mostly on international flights, hitting a record 13.2 million...

Greece Becomes a Magnet for Well-Off Arab Tourists

Greece is becoming a magnet for well-off tourists from the Middle East as more regular and charter flights connect Athens and the Greek islands...
What about Crete for your winter holidays

How to Plan Your Winter Holidays in Crete

If you have already been to Crete in summer, you have certainly paid a visit to its beautiful beaches. You've stepped on the pink...

Greece’s Cyclades Islands Third Best Place to Relax in 2018

(Sikinos) Greece's Cyclades islands are the third best destination in the world for calm and relaxation, according to a Time Magazine feature. As 2017 was a...

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