Athina Onassis Sells Skorpios Island to Russian Billionaire

Athina Onassis has agreed to sell Skorpios to the daughter of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev. The private island was bought from Athina's grandfather, legendary...

Ro/Ro Connects Turkey With Rhodes

Commerce and tourism are expected to benefit in Greece and Turkey by the Ro/Ro voyages between the port town of Marmaris in Mugla Province...

Greece Expects 17M Tourists This Year

Coming off a tough year in which many tourists stayed away because of political and social unrest, Greece is expecting a big rebound in...

German Tourists Big Spenders In Greece

While much enmity remains between Greeks and Germans because of Greece's crushing economic crisis and the view from Berlin that it's because of a...

U.S. Visitors To Greece Up 40%

With Greece counting on tourism to rebound after a disappointing 2012 in which people stayed away in droves in the aftermath of protests, strikes...

Intensive Course For Greek Tour Guides

The first intensive program for Greek tour guides will take place from May 15-July 15 at Ionian University in Corfu. This program is intended...

Turkish Tourism Cites Cyprus Crisis

The Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus, in an advertising spot in the United Kingdom, boasted to potential visitors it uses the Turkish lira, in...

Rhodes Top European Holiday Destination

Rhodes remains the favorite European holiday destination, the website TripAdvisor’s recent survey showed. Rhodes, the largest of the Dodecanese islands in the eastern Aegean...

Turkish Airlines Plans Heraklion-Istanbul Link

Turkish Airlines, expanding its presence as Europe's number one airline, is talking with officials on Crete about a direct flight from Heraklion to Istanbul. A...

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...

AirFast Gay-Themed Ad Upsets Many

An advertisement for the on-line travel ticketing company AirFastTickets showing a young male hitchhiker being picked up by a truck driver who makes suggestive...

First European National Tourism Observatory in Greece

On March 27, the Greek Tourism Minister Olga Kefaloyianni during the 55th session of the Organization's Committee in Europe, signed a cooperation memorandum for...

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