Travel

Who Benefits from the Short-Term Rentals?

Criticism is commonly raised against short-term rentals, but some Athens businesses thrive in their midst.

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Travel

Athens – Turkey Ferry Service Expected to Begin Mid-June

The journey from the port of Lavrio to Çeşme, Turkey's second largest port, will take eight hours.

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Destinations

Network of Greek Paths Wins Europa Nostra Award

Greek Paths of Culture, which aims to make Greek paths accessible and attractive to hikers, beat out almost 150 other applicants for the award.

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Destinations

Greece 2nd in World for Blue Flag-Awarded Beaches in 2019

A total of 534 Blue Flags were awarded to Greek beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boating operations this year.

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Campaigns

Sorry, No Beaches: Naoussa Promotes Another Kind of Tourism

A new promotional campaign for the landlocked region in northern Greece seeks to promote a different kind of nature-loving, year-round tourism.

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Ecotourism

Donoussa Becomes First Greek Island to Ban Single-Use Plastics

It is hoped that the initiative will be emulated by many other islands, helping put Greek tourism on a more sustainable footing.

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Destinations

Tripadvisor: Crete Among Top 5 Best Destinations in the World

Crete placed as the world's 4th best destination for 2019 in Tripadvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards, which were announced earlier this week.

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Destinations

A Plan for Skorpios: The Future of the Island Once Owned by Onassis

Following the sale of the island, the recently submitted development plan reveals the new owner's plan for Greece's most famous private island.

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