The future of exclusive Greek feta cheese could be under threat in the wake of a new international trade deal. A recent EU trade deal with Canada includes clauses that remove PDO protection for feta, prompting outrage among Greek farmers. The loss has triggered fears among Greek dairy producers about the fate of Greek strained yoghurt brands which enjoy similar protection. Greek farmers are also concerned that similar deal might be struck with Britain in the wake of Brexit and that feta cheese sold in UK supermarkets could as easily by made in Aldershot as Attica. Feta has enjoyed protected status since 2002 when the EU named it Protected Designations of Origin (PDO) product. ...
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.
Santorini may be pulling in the holiday visitors; the problem is where to put them all. International arrivals at the island airport are up more than a third year on year.
Greek Island holidaymakers are a lot more stingy with their holiday cash. Latest figures show tourists in Greece kept a much tighter grip on their wallets this year.
The principles of Greek cooking; the use of fresh ingredients, excellent olive oil, slow cooking and grilling, have remained since the days of Ancient Greece and dishes have changed little.
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.
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 . . .
Living with a disability is not easy and a Greek island diving holiday may not be the first place to look for help with coping. But a scuba diving company on the Greek island of Ios hopes to change all that. On Ios there is now a beach-front diving school . . .
There are many hidden Corfu holiday attractions for summer visitors to the island but few more curious than the ad-hoc monuments to the Second World War. Relics of the war can be found in some unusual places.
Greek cuisine is becoming a popular export with gastrophiles from across Europe embracing delicious mediterranean cooking. Recipe websites record many searches for traditional Greek delicacies, and restaurants outside of Greece will often offer Greek dishes on their menus.