Bookings Show Tourists Coming Back

General Secretary for Tourism Apostolos Liaskos said that after a big downturn in crisis-stricken 2012 that visitor bookings show an increase of 15-20 percent,...

German Tourists Give Up On Greece

The bad blood between Greece and Germany will take its toll this summer as only 0.8 percent of Germans said they plan to visit...

Greek Hoteliers See Better Season

After a terrible year in 2012 when visitors stayed away in droves because of images of political and social unrest and relentless strikes that...

Gay Cruises in the Aegean Islands

The small ships cruise company Variety Cruises has announced the addition of the new project Rainbow Spirit Cruises for summer 2013 addressing gay, lesbian,...

Germans and Turks Eye Top Greek Hotels

The greatest luxury Greek hotels have drawn the attention of investors both in Greece and abroad, especially from Germany and Turkey.  According to Euro2day,...

Athens Airport Arrivals Fell 10% in 2012

In another indication of how bad the tourism year was for Greece in 2012 as it suffered through social and political unrest, Athens International...

Hippocrates Garden: Unique Philosophical Center on Kos

The cultural center Hippocrates Garden is located in Mastichari on the island of Kos. It is an exact replica of an Ancient Greek philosophical...

Live Your Wedding Myth in Athos

In promotion of the Athos region in Halkidiki, the Tourism Development Agency recently participated for the second time in the thematic exhibition Balkanica Wedding...

Santorini Reaches Out to Foodlovers

A campaign under the name, 2013 Year of Gastronomy in Santorini, has been launched by the islands’ municipality to co-ordinate the efforts of local...

Greece’s Thermal Springs Tourist Draw

Trying to broaden the base of visitors coming to the country, Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefalyianni is emphasizing the attraction of thermal springs in...

Greece Will Push Religious Tourism

A new partnership is to change present data in religious tourism, after Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni met with the Chairman of the Holy Synod...

Schengen Rules Threaten Greek Tourism

The Greek government's decision to re-introduce Schengen agreements for its borders and rules adopted under them is seen by some as a threat to...

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