Travel/Tourism

Distinguished sommeliers visit the Cretan vineyard

Distinguished sommeliers from the famous London private Club 67 Pall Mall, traveled recently to Crete In order to get acquainted with the Cretan wine....

Festival of Cycladic Gastronomy Nikolaos Tselementes in Sifnos

Every year, in the beginning of September, the village of Artemonas in Sifnos, hosts the Nikolaos Tselementes Cycladic gastronomy festival, on September 6,7 and 8....

Panhellenic Maritime Federation announces new 24-hour strike

Following yesterday’s strike, the Panhellenic Maritime Federation announced a new 24-hour strike for today. Ship owners are requesting the signing of collective agreements with a...

Increase in the surplus of the travel balance in the first half of 2018

With a significant increase in tourists from Germany and the money they spent during their stay in Greece, the country's travel surplus posted a...

The Greek wine in Australia

Another Greek wine roadshow that took place in Australia has concluded and the feedback seems to be positive. Evidence suggests that the promotion of...

Paros is the best island in Europe to visit in 2018 according to Travel...

Greece’s islands have dominated the list of American magazine Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards survey, with Paros taking first place, Santorini fourth, Crete fifth,...

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...

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