Tourism officials in Greece are astounded at claims that the sequel to the popular movie Mamma Mia is to be filmed not in Greece but Croatia. Rumours have surfaced that the tiny island of Vis, on Croatia's Dalmatian Coast, is preparing for film crews to arrive later this year to start shooting. Much of the original Mamma Mia was filmed on the Greek holiday islands of Skopelos, Skiathos and the nearby mainland Pelion coast. Talk of losing the sequel to Croatia has sparked fury at the Greek Ministry of Tourism for allegedly losing millions of euros through the loss of production locations. Movie makers Universal have neither confirmed nor denied the rumours but Greek media has been full of stories of the loss of the sequel. The filming of the original gave a major boost to the touri...
Greek beaches are back in the top rank after picking up 486 Blue Flag awards this year, up from 395 last year. The awards put Greece second behind Spain.
The future of Greek feta cheese could be under threat in the wake of a new international trade deal with Canada includes clauses that remove PDO protection for feta.
Expect to find it easier to hold your wedding on one of the Greek islands soon. A deal agreed by holiday giant TUI UK and the website BookYourWeddingDay do a deal.
January has seen a surge in bookings for Greek Islands holidays according to the world's largest travel group TUI. January is always a busy time for travel companies.
Just as you are planning your summer Greek Islands holiday news comes in of heat snowfalls and plunging temperatures across the Aegean.
The small but popular Corfu beach resort of Kassiopi looks set to undergo a multi-million euro facelift. A deal to develop a massive hotel complex looks likely.
Olive oil is one of Greece's best products so why do we see so little in UK shop? The answer is the failure of the Greek government to promote the product.
Advance bookings for 2017 Greek Island holidays from the UK are up a healthy 11% on last year. Latest tourism data shows similar rises for Spain, Portugal and Cyprus.
Summer beach holidays in the Greek islands bring blue skies and almost guaranteed sunshine from May to September bit it's not so in the winter.
As a regular rambler I always look forward to taking a well-earned a holiday in the Greek Islands)when I can roam the hills and take myself off on some of the splendid walking trails.
As recently as 2006 scuba diving was severely restricted in the Greek islands in a bid to prevent people from plundering the treasures that lie all over the Mediterranean sea floor.
Sea urchins are the bane of many Greek holidaymakers. Now marine scientists believe the sea urchin's body may act as a 'giant eye' that can detect objects.
Greek island visitors may be happy with their holidays but the locals are not so cheerful. Greece comes a miserable 70th place in a world happiness scale according to a recent report
Kos Town plans to do much more promote its historic centre and create an 'Open Archaeological and Historical Park' to attract more visitors. Kos town is already famous for its heritage sites.