Filmmaker Documents Greek Ghost Town of Levissi [video]

The town of Levissi (known as Kayakoy) was once a bustling Greek Orthodox community. Greeks of the 5,000-year-old village were ethnically cleansed and then...

Greek-Russian Initiative for Summer Cruises in Greece

A Greek-Russian initiative concerning the tourism sector and cruises for Russian tourists from the port of Sochi to Thessaloniki, with a stop in Istanbul,...

Hungarians Choose Greece for Vacation

Greece ranks among Hungarians' first preferences when choosing to travel abroad. Approximately 150,000 Hungarian tourists annually visit Greece, which is among the three most popular...

Austrian Press Pays Tribute to Lefkada, Chios

Kronen Zeitung, Austria's largest newspaper, dedicated a whole article to Lefkada, a Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece,...

Europeans Stay Close to Home when on Holiday

The vast majority of European travellers (about 85%) prefer to stay close to home when on holiday, a World Economic Forum report says. In 2015,...

Naxos Gets Austrian Rave Review

Austria's largest newspaper, Kronen Zeitung, commonly known as the Krone hosted a three-page tribute to the Greek island of Naxos entitled In the Traces...

Austrian Press Praises Zakynthos, Kavala, Thasos, Drama

The Austrian daily newspaper, Die Presse, published a full page tribute to Chios, “the island of 53,000 people which offers calm in quiet mountain...

Swan Hellenic Cruise To Greek islands

Southampton-based Swan Hellenic will sail a replica of the cruise line’s first-ever voyage in 2014 in the occasion of the company’s 60th anniversary of...

British Travel Website Praises 3 ‘Overlooked’ Greek Islands

Famous British luxury holiday website aluxurytravelblog.com published an article praising the Greek islands, which are a very popular destination for people in the UK. The...

Thousands of British Tourists Stranded as Monarch Airline Goes Bust

Thousands of Monarch passengers had their flights from Greece, Portugal and Spain cancelled as the beleaguered UK airline has effectively stopped selling tickets. About 110,000...