Crete Promotes Religious Tourism to Russians

Crete counts on the influx of tourists from Russia, while is significantly investing in religious tourism. On May 18, a mission of the Region of Crete is...

Crete Wants the Honeymooners

On March 16, Zacharias Doxastakis, Mayor of the Hersonissos municipality in Crete, presented a program of political-actions for promoting sustainable tourism development. Among others, particular...

To Lure Traffic, Athens Airport Cuts Fees

Athens International Airport (AIA), which has the highest landing fees in Europe, will lower them in a bid to get more airlines to use...

Macedonia Palace Opens Its Doors Again

With high occupancy, with many Russians and Israeli visitors and slightly renovated, the historic hotel Macedonia Palace reopened on March 14. The hotel had...

Piraeus Port to Be Upgraded

Safety issues and matters of better services to cruise passengers were discussed in a meeting at the Piraeus Port Authority (OLP) in view of the...

Greek Museums, Tourist Sites Shut Down

Just as Greece is hoping for a tourism rebound after a disappointing 2012 in which visitors, spooked by constant images of protest, riots and...

A Plan To Re-Invent Greek Tourism

According to Travel Daily News, re-engineering Greek Tourism is an initiative to bring together the best practice, expertise, talent and innovations that will help...

Aegean Airlines in Kalamata

Aegean Airlines now flies from Kalamata to nine international destinations. The company's new operational base is added to Thessaloniki, Heraklion, Corfu, Rhodes and Kos....

Greece’s Hopeful Cry: “The Tourists Are Coming!”

Hoping that there won't be a repeat of last year's incessant protests, strikes and riots against austerity measures which led to images around the...

Strike Closes Greek Museums, Sites

Once again, and as Greece has picked up its campaign to lure tourists back after a disappointing last year, archaeological sites and museums were...

Tourism Bookings Look Good for Greece

After a rough 2012 when tourists, scared off by political and social unrest and images of protests, strike and riots stayed away in droves,...

Greek Misery Tourism a Lure

The current harsh economic conditions in Greece, the unemployment, the poverty and despair affecting scores of thousands of Greek families are apparently an attraction...

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