Prespa: Endless Natural Wealth

Prespa is the name of two freshwater lakes in southeast Europe, shared by Albania, Greece and FYROM. They are the highest tectonic lakes in...

September Best Month For Holidays in Greece

September is the month that many Europeans choose for their holidays mainly because of the lower prices. The prices in Greece present an important...

Greece Europe’s #3 Cruise Stop

The ports around Greece are attracting  more and more tourists as Greece ranked third among the cruise destinations in Europe after Spain and Italy....

Tourist Bus in Chania Catches Fire

A tourist bus burst into flames while it was moving on the highway, late on the night of Aug. 25  near Kalives, in Chania...

Ifestia Festival Charmed Tourists (video)

The traditional Ifestia festival brought thousands of visitors to the caldera to attend a spectacular ceremony. The Ifestia Festival, the representation of the volcanic eruptions,...

Greek Tourism Revenues Soar 17.8%

It's not just a record-breaking number of tourists pouring into Greece this year but big bucks too with revenues reaching 3.324 billion euros ($4.44...

Tax Cheating Rampant On Islands

Ignoring a plea from Prime Minister Antonis Samaras that a reduced Value Added Tax (VAT) would be increased again if the savings weren't passed...

British Tourists Can’t Find Cyprus

According to the Daily Mail, a good 53 percent of British tourists made bookings for Cyprus believing it is part of Greece. Claire Bentley, member...

Record Arrivals at Heraklion Port

Three cruise ships carrying 6,600 tourists arrived at the port of Heraklion, Crete. According to cretalive.gr, among the ships are the giant Noordam of...

Using Jewish Heritage, Thessaloniki Woos Tourists

Thessaloniki is more than just Greece's second city, but a place with rich cultural heritage and Jewish history, one which city and tourist officials...

2013 Record-Year for Tourism in Greece

Greek Minister for Tourism, Olga Kefalogianni, talking to the Greek channel SKAI, expressed the belief that this year will be a record- year...

Barroso Will Holiday on Skiathos

The Portuguese José Manuel Barroso, current President of the European Commission, will spend his holidays on the Greek island of Skiathos from  August 21,...

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