Power Failure Leaves Santorini Dark

Set to welcome a record 1.9 million tourists this year, Santorini's big year ran into a problem on Aug. 13 when a fire broke...

Fire Causes Blackout in Santorini

Santorini and Thirasia have been facing a blackout since noon because of a fire which broke out at 12.00 at the Public Power Corporation’s...

Kefaloyianni Sees Crete’s Archaeological Museum

Minister of Tourism Olga Kefaloyianni expressed her satisfaction with the reopening of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, Crete. The museum was closed for years,...

Italians Discovering Northern Greece Too

More and more Italian tourists are discovering northern Greece thanks to the completion of the motorway Egnatia Odos and to the increase of the...

Tourist Arrivals in Greece Take Off

Greece's busiest-ever tourist season continues to get better with news that there was a 9.28 percent rise in air arrivals, mirroring that of arrivals...

The Greek Paradise of 17M Tourists

The tourism industry has rapidly developed over the years. From 25 million tourists in 1950, their number exceeded one billion in 2012. With an...

Greece World’s #3 Family Spot

According to a One Poll survey realized for the international travel organization Thomas Cook, it was revealed that Greece ranks among the top travel...

Big Bump in Russian Visas

The wave of applications from Russian citizens for a visa that will enable then to visit Greece for holidays is ever increasing. Indeed, there...

Athens 11th-Cheapest European Capital

With a record tourist season in swing in Greece comes the good news that Athens is the sixth-cheapest European capital concerning the average price...

Tourists Keep Pouring Into Greece

Greece's record-breaking tourist season got a big bump in June when the first hordes of visitors started coming in droves in and the trend...

Greek Justice Responds to Publication About Rapes in Malia

Greek Justice responded to the provocative publication of the British newspaper Daily Mirror, which presented the touristic region Malia as “a hellhole of rapes...

How Much Do Tourists in Greece Spend?

An average of 15.5 million tourists visits Greece each year and spends an average of 627 euros each, according to a study carried out...

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