The Greek economy benefited from Airbnb by 1.4 billion US dollars in 2018, the online rental platform pointed out in statistics released for over 30 countries.
The entire island of Makronissos, off the coast of Attica, was declared an archaeological site by a unanimous decision of the Central Archaeological Council
A new sea link between the port of Piraeus, initially with Mesta on Chios island and afterward with the port of Sigri on Mytilene is effect.
Explorers have completed a 15-day journey down into the underground depths of the Greek island of Corfu to explore 25 caves.
The island of Ithaca has banned plastic bags and has distributed replacement textile ones free of charge in a move toward sustainability.
The growth in tourism arrivals in Greece early in the 2019 season is double the world average according to data from the World Tourism Organization of the United Nations (UNWTO). In the period starting January of 2019 until March, international touristic flows have slowed overall. According to the UNWTO figures, global arrivals increased only 4 […]
According to booking platform Adrenline-Hunter.com, Greece was voted the third destination in the world for outdoor activities for the summer of 2018. The report from the specialty travel provider put France in its top spot, due to the country’s wide range of climbing activities in the Alps and surfing in the Atlantic. Spain came in […]
Chania’s Domus Renier Boutique Hotel has just been awarded Europe’s Best Historic Hotel by Historic Hotels Worldwide for 2018.
According to news this week from the 8th Annual Hellenic-German Assembly, Greece’s health tourism prospects were the central focus discussed at meetings in Hersonissos, Crete. But, an initiative by German banking and investments interests
“Tourism in Transition,” or #someTHINKdifferent,” is the theme of the upcoming SETE conference in Athens. The conference, organized in cooperation with TOPOSOPHY and entertainment company weareJARVIS, will host over 500 tourism professionals.
Ryanair launched a new Athens to Heraklion route which will commence on 15 June 2018 with a 4-weekly service. This new route offers Greek consumers even more choice and is on sale now from the Ryanair.com website.
Variety Cruises, named one of the top ten best boutique cruise lines by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards, is offering newlyweds the chance to experience a small ship cruise with a special Honeymooners Package.
Galaxy Hotel Iraklio has become the first hotel in Greece to offer the PURE Wellness Rooms program. The program is based on unique air and surface cleaning technology that transforms the hotel rooms into relaxation and comfort areas.
The mystery of the Phaistos Disk has been “solved by 99 percent” according to linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens.The Disc is one of the most controversial inscriptions in the history of mankind.
the Colossus of Rhodes was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. A magnificent bronze statue of the Greek sun god Helios, it was constructed to celebrate Rhodes’ victory over the ruler of Cyprus, Antigonus I Monophthalmus, whose son unsuccessfully besieged Rhodes in 305 BC.