Travel/Tourism

Wine tasting under the stars in Rethymnon

On Saturday, June 30, 2018, wine lovers and wine professionals will have the opportunity to taste Cretan wine under the moonlight. The wine tasting...

Tourist arrivals significantly increased in the first four months of 2018

Tourist arrivals increased by 11.5% in the first four months of the year, reaching 2.903 million visitors. According to the Bank of Greece, this...

Sikinos is the first island to say “No” to plastic straws

The actions against the use of disposable plastics have begun on the island of Sikinos, as a part of the SEA CHANGE initiative of...

Tsipras: Tourism is the main pillar for the recovery of Greece’s economy

Addressing the General Meeting of the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) on Thursday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to the prospects of Greece’s economy, with...

Lemnos wants to treat you to its local products

In 2017, three young people joined forces in order to showcase the gastronomy and tradition of their place. The "Lemnos Philema" festival, organized by...

All Ionian islands to be interconnected by ship

Coastal shipping linkage of the Ionian islands starts at 6:30 in the morning of Wednesday, following a request by the Region that was approved...

Greece among the top tourist destinations worldwide

According to the OECD report “Tourism Trends and Policies 2018”, Greece is one of the top tourist destinations worldwide. In 2016, Greece attracted 28...

Canadian distinction for Olympia’s “Archimedes Museum”

The FlightNetwork travel guide, one of Canada's greatest and most prestigious, had a significant distinction in store for Ancient Olympia’s "Archimedes Museum," featuring it...

Western Greece wins “European destination of excellence” award

The Region of Western Greece was honored with the European Destinations of Excellence (EDEN) 2016-2017 award for its cultural tourism, during a special ceremony held on Monday in Athens. The...

Greece remains the most popular tourist destination for Austrians

Greece remains this year the most popular destination for Austrians, with bookings up to now presenting 45% increase compared to last year, stresses the...

latest news