Greek Beach on Skiathos in Danger of Losing its Unique Pebbles

Lalaria Beach on Skiathos island, famous for its big, white pebbles, is at risk of losing its unique character as visitors insist on taking...

Kalamata, Santorini, Heraklion Champions in Tourist Arrivals

The arrivals of foreign tourists at the airports around Greece recorded an important increase, according to the first (temporary) data for September 2013 that...

A Record 3.2 Million Tourist Arrivals Expected in August

Greece is expecting 3.2 million global visitors this month breaking records and highlighting the tourism sector’s growth, according to recent data cited by the...

Greece Records Rise in Cruise Visitors for 2018

The Greek sea cruise industry recorded a 3.5 percent increase in passenger traffic in 2018, while the number of ship arrivals stayed roughly the...
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Google Announces Initiative to “Grow Greek Tourism”

On Tuesday, Google announced a plan that will improve Greek tourism’s online communication tools, in collaboration with the Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) and the...

Pentozali, the Traditional Dance of Crete (video)

Several are the traditions that characterize the different regions of Greece, as well as its people and its culture. Culinary traditions go hand in...

SETE: New Tourism Tax Would be Detrimental to the Industry

Tourism is a vital economic sector in Greece as it accounts for around 18 percent of the country's GDP and is responsible for creating...

Kastoria’s Private Mansions Throw Open Their Doors to the Public (photos)

Some of the most important mansions in the northern Greek city of Kastoria will throw open their doors to the public during the European Year...

A Luxury Greek Island Villa for Just $49 (video)

The luxury villas of Mykonos are famed for being a Greek-island retreat for global celebrities. Now, for one lucky winner, all that's needed to...

Mayor of Overcrowded Mykonos Pleas for Additional Police Officers

Mykonos is flooded with tourists each and every summer -- and although this is expected, there are still not enough police officers to handle...

French Documentary Promotes Paros Island

A French-made documentary featuring the Cycladic island of Paros and centered on its iconic Ekatontapyliani church has been enlisted to help promote the beauty...
The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who extensively toured Greece for about thirty years in order to photograph the landscapes and people of the country.

Frédéric Boissonnas, The Photographer Who Fell in Love with Greece

  The Swiss philhellene Frédéric Boissonnas was the first foreign photographer who took it upon himself to tour Greece to exhaustively photograph the landscapes and...

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