Greece is enjoying a significant revival of holiday visitors with a forecast 26 million tourists arriving on Greek Island beaches this year. The Institute of Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE) said in a report that numbers this year should be well up on the 24.8 million notched up in 2016. And that figure fails to include the sea cruise ship visitors who could help take the total well past the 28 million mark despite a worrying drop in cruise traffic in 2017 so far. Signs are pointing to a rise in cash revenues from tourism after a sluggish start this year, but even so, it would only take it back to 2015 levels. Cash-strapped holiday visitors have been hanging onto their cash recently given the poor performance of both the British pound and the dollar against the euro. Although visit...
Holiday visitors to the Greek islands can expect even more sunshine than usual as southern Europe remains gripped by a heatwave that is expected to get worse in August.
Baby turtles on Zante left UK holidaymakers stranded in the airport. Homebound Easyjet passengers disembarked after a fault was found with one of the wing flaps.
Kos is open for holiday business as normal after the strong earthquake in mid-July. And to drive home the message the island is staging a raft of tourism promotions.
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.
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.
Away from the harsh currents and predators of the open ocean, underwater life in the bay of Foki Beach on the Greek Island of Kefalonia has thrived, making a very special snorkeling spot.
Gay tourists are giving Greek Island holidays the thumbs down, according to the latest research into the Greek beach holiday tourism market. Greek island holidays on Lesbos and Mykonos beaches have been popular destinations with the gay . . .
Anyone looking for a summer windsurfing break will be hard put to find anywhere better than a holiday in Lefkas. Set in a deep, sheltered bay on the south coast of Lefkas, the Greek island holiday resort of Vassiliki bursts into life . . .
If you are planning a holiday to Corfu with the family and aren't sure what there is to do, here are some ideas that might help you decide where to take the kids for some fun activities. A Corfu villa holiday wouldn't be complete without many visits...
Greek Islands have taken four places in a top ten list of European holiday island destinations. And the Greek island of Santorini took top place in the Europe top ten with Kefalonia, Naxos and Zante close behind.
Writing travel guides to Greece can be a little disheartening when nearly 30% of UK holidaymakers mistake Greece for France. Around 2,000 booked for flights on British Airways pointed to France when asked to identify .