Greek Tourism Industry Suffers Blow After Thomas Cook Collapse

The Greek tourist industry is reeling following the announcement on Monday by Britain's Thomas Cook tour operating corporation has ceased all trading of shares...

Why September is the Very Best Month to Visit Mykonos

A Very Different Side of Greece's "Party Island" When we think of Mykonos, many people automatically envision an island swarming with  people, with non-stop, round-the-clock...

The Dark Side of Mykonos: Tourism Employees Complain of Horrid Conditions

The Greek island of Mykonos is famous for its great nightlife and the luxurious lifestyles of its summer denizens. Celebrities from all over the...

Top 12 Tourist Arrival Destinations in Greece, First Half of 2019

The latest data published by Greece's Civil Aviation Authority and the Institute of the Greek Tourism Confederation (INSETE Intelligence) reveal the top-12 destinations in...

”Apodixi Please”: Greece’s Campaign to Inform Tourists About Tax Evasion

The Greek authorities launched recently the campaign dubbed ''Apodixi, Please'', meaning ''Receipt, Please'', in order to inform tourists on how to ask for a...

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other island idylls, it is one...

An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

Which Greek Paradise Should You Visit? Find Your Ideal Island Destination

Endless sandy beaches, turquoise waters, captivating sunset views, flourishing green landscapes, magical villages. Greece is an enchanting place full of pleasant surprises and unforgettable...

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...
Greece, a nation closely related to the sea since Ancient times

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...

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