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PM Mitsotakis Pledges 10-Year Strategic Plan for Greek Tourism Industry

New Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis continued his visits to the country's ministries on Thursday, with the Ministry of Tourism taking prominence on his schedule for...

Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride

By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper,...

Greek Woman from Crete Rents Just a Bed on Airbnb and People Love it

The most ... unusual, shall we say, property that people can rent from the popular Airbnb platform is definitely on the Greek island of...

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...

Greek Lighthouses Thrown Open to the Public

Twenty-seven lighthouses in Greece will open to the public on Sunday to celebrate the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW). Visitors will be given information about...

Crete’s Ancient Site of Knossos Sees Visitor Numbers Soar

The number of visitors to the Knossos archaeological site on Crete has seen a spectacular increase, according to official figures for the month of...

Visitors Flock to Cretan Wineries’ Special ‘Open Doors’ Weekend

This Saturday and Sunday different wineries located all over the Greek island of Crete will open their cellars to wine lovers and visitors in general....

Greek Tourism Revenues Show Record Increase in 2017

Greek tourism revenues exceeded €14.6 billion in 2017, showing an increase of 10.8 percent compared to 2016, according to Bank of Greece figures released...

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete

Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion...

The Last Phyllo Master of Rethymno

Hidden in the quiet backstreets of the old town of Rethymno, on the Greek island of Crete, a plethora of long-time gone traditions still...

Santorini Dominates Greek Travel Survey

The Spring tourist season is well underway and a new survey reveals that visitor-favorite Santorini is in as much demand as ever. Travel firm Trivago...

Discover the Spa Town of Loutra Aidipsou, Evia

Loutra Aidipsou, on the Greek island of Evia, is a town rich in natural hot springs that since Ancient times has been welcoming visitors...

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