South Aegean, European Gastronomic Region 2019

Greek Food Scoops European Gastronomic Award (photos)

  A Greek region has won a top European award for the quality of its food. The International Institute of Gastronomy, Culture, Arts, and Tourism (IGCAT),...

White Tower Sets New Record of Visitors

The White Tower, the trademark of the northern port city of Thessaloniki in Greece, is not only a meeting point for the residents of...

Historical Athens Hotel Shuts Down Due to Debt

  Penteliκon, the historical hotel in Kifisia, the upscale, northern Athens suburb, is shutting down due to debt after 88 years of operation. On Monday, the hotel management...

Chaos in Milos Airport due to Traffic Controller’s Sickness

At the peak of the tourist season, when a record number of tourists have arrived in Greece, an unexpected problem ruined the good image...

Instability in Region Could Have Devastating Impact on Cruise Tourism for 2017, Union Warns

The head of the Union of Cruise Ship Owners & Associated Members (EEKFN), Theodore Kontes, recently spoke at an event that took place preceding...

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...

Ecological Rebirth of Cypriot Ghost Town

The glamorous tourist resort of Varosha, Famagusta has been deserted since the Turkish invasion in 1974. Residents left and chain-link fences isolated the region....

The Ten Best Beaches on Halkidiki, Greece’s Beautiful Three-Legged Peninsula

Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece. It has long been famed for...

Agricultural Development Min Suggests Making Santorini Protected “High-Yield Zone” for Wine Production

With over 1,200 hectares of vineyards, the Greek island of Santorini is hoping to become a new destination for wine tourism. Just a few decades...

Santorini 5th Best Island In World

Santorini, with its black volcanic-soil beaches, whitewashed houses and astonishing view, has been raked number five in the list of top 10 islands in...

The King of Morocco’s Big Fat Greek Vacation

King Mohammed VI of Morocco and his wife Princess Lalla Salma travelled to Greece and spent about 5 million euros for their 7-day vacation in the Ilia region,...

Athens Airport Passenger Throughput at Record 8.24 Million

Greece, and Athens in particular, hit a new record this summer according to data released by the Athens International Airport (AIA), the only international airport...

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