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Greece Smashes Airport Passenger Traffic Records in 2019

The Civil Aviation Authority of Greece released the latest data on Thursday measuring passenger traffic through Greek airports for the months of January and...

Greece Declared The World’s Best Cruise Destination for 2019

Another major distinction for the Greek tourism industry came recently from London, where the country won a ''Wave Award'' for being the world's best cruise destination...

Greece Seeing More Tourists — But They Spend Much Less

According to a study published on Tuesday by the Bank of Greece, tourism revenues, measured on a per capita basis, have declined in Greece...

Low VAT Rates for Five Aegean Islands Extended Six Months

People who live on the five Greek islands which have been the most heavily burdened in dealing with the influx of migration for the...

Greek Government Extends Low-VAT-Rate Period For Five Aegean Islands

Five Greek islands that have dealt with the brunt of migration inflows will keep their reduced VAT rate, Migration Policy Minister Dimitris Vitsas said...

Ready to Go? Greek Island Will Pay You to Live There

A joint plan drawn up by the Metropolitan Bishop of Kythera and Monemvasia along with the local council of the small island of Antikythera,...

Greek Islands in Search For Sustainable Mobility Systems

Numerous island Municipalities in Greece have started a search to find ways which will enable them to obtain a more sustainable and environmentally-friendly mobility...

Germany Puts Last Bailout Tranche to Greece on Hold

Germany blocked a final 15 billion-euro ($17.5 billion) bailout payment to Greece after the government in Athens postponed a value-added tax (VAT) hike on...

Greece ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Increased Migrant Flow

Greece' minister for Migration has expressed his "deep concern" over the increasing trend of refugee and migrant flows to the country in recent weeks. Speaking...

Low Levels of Refugee and Migrant Arrivals

Refugee and migrant arrivals on the Greek islands remained at low levels in the last three days. Despite the excellent weather conditions prevailing in...

Where Do the Names of Greek Islands Come From?

Mythical heroes, ancient gods and kings, along with geological features, were the origin and inspiration for many names of famous Greek islands. Santorini (Thira): The...

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