Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire...

Greek Parliament Approves Construction of New International Airport on Crete

Legislation ratifying a concessions contract for the new international airport at Kastelli, on Crete, was approved in principle by a wide majority in the...

Five Projects Which Will Change the Face of the Athens Riviera

Only a few kilometers from the center of Athens, much of Attica's coastline, from Mikrolimano in Piraeus to Sounio, is currently a construction site...
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Why Greeks Traditionally Decorate a Boat Instead of a Christmas Tree

Naxos Beach. To Karavaki The most traditional symbol you will find in Greece during the holidays is a small boat decorated with lights, usually placed in...

Why Santorini Urgently Needs a Sustainable Tourism Plan

By Michael Ermogenis* Europe is the undisputed travel 'destination of choice' in the world. Almost half of all global travel is destined for Europe and...

Ultimate Guide: What Are the Best Greek Islands to Visit in October?

Can you actually visit some of the most popular Greek islands, enjoy the last of the last golden days of the summer weather, and...

Santorini: The Greek Island We Are Loving to Death

By Michael Ermogenis* Two of the most familiar sights for those lucky enough to live on the cliffs of the Santorini caldera are the sunrise...

Skorpios Island: From Aristotle Onassis to Ekaterina Rybolovleva

Skorpios is the Greek island that hosted some of the most intriguing moments of the global elites during the 20th century. Uninhabited and unknown until...

Top Things to Do When Visiting the Greek Gods: Mount Olympus and Litohoro

Many people come to visit Greece with a mission in mind - visiting Litochoro and the surrounding sights. Whether you want to hike the trails...
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Ten Greek Castles That Will Take Your Breath Away

There are about 800 castles scattered all over Greece, bringing to mind impressive tales of their epic past. Some have been classified as among...

Wine Tourism to be Included in Greece’s Travel Packages

The Federation of Tourist and Travel Agencies in Greece, FedHATTA, and the National Interprofessional Organisation of Vine and Wine held an event for the...

5 Most Talked About Greek Destinations in International Media

As summer approaches, tourism in Greece is booming with traditional and up-and-coming destinations featured in the international media. And while April tourism data points to a...

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