Holidays in Greece could be even cheaper this year after the left-wing Syriza party topped the polls in the Greek government elections. Fears that a Syriza win would throw Europe into a panic proved foundless as the new party leaders vowed to keep Greece in the Eurozone. The pledge to stay in Europe, coupled with a decision to pump trillons of euros into the economy, has helped allay fears of a Grexit and a slump in the money markets. And as the dust settles on the election surprise, holiday companies are assessing the impact on the Greek island market this year. And tour operators are confident the new regime could bring cheaper holidays, improved transport links and fewer strikes in the 2015 summer season. Bus, taxi and ferry strikes can sometimes be the bane of UK tourists who have...
Wealthy lovers of holidays in Greece have the opportunity to buy their own private Greek Island in the next few months. A large number of private Greek islands are coming onto the property market but you need deep pockets to buy one.
The rise in Greek island holiday bookings last year was simply unstoppable as tourism watchers report another rise in visitor numbers during November with more than 21.4 million tourists.
Prospects for holidays in Greece this year have suffered an early setback with the collapse of yet another East European travel firm, Ukrainian travel operator News Travel
Driving rain failed to dampen the mood of hundreds of Greek in a candlelight protest over the loss of the Parthenon Marbles this week. Greeks gathered outside the Acropolis Museum for a candlelight vigil.
British tourists appear to be shrugging off fears of political instability in Greece as holiday bookings get back on track despite fears of a Greek exit from the Eurozone.
No visitor to the Greek islands will escape the acres of olive groves that carpet the island landscapes, from Corfu to Crete. Olives have been a staple of the Mediterranean diet for centuries.
Ken and Dorothy Marlow from Sunderland, were all set to enjoy the delights of this island having spent weeks planning their perfect getaway. Little did they know that their luxury bungalow was full.
Holiday visitors flying into Greece and the Greek islands hit record levels in 2014 with more than 14.5 million passing though airports across the country, latest figures show.
Holidays in the Greek Islands could get cheaper if the left-wing Syriza party wins power and the country pulls out of the Eurozone. A withdrawal from the euro is still on the cards if Syriza wins.
Greek Island holidays continue to top the polls worldwide despite the recent political upheavals. Several leading global publications make Greece their top choice destination.
The Greek island of Leros look set to give the go-ahead to a massive wind farm project. Wind farm company Cycladic Meltemi wants to erect turbines on uninhabited islets offshore of the Greek island of Leros in the Dodecanese.
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 . . .
Travel along the east coast of Kefalonia and the holiday visitor cannot fail to spot the island of Ithaca just a few kilometres offshore. Ithaca, also called Ithaki, is a small, rocky island with just one port on the west coast . . .
Thassos is not only one of the less 'discovered' destinations for Greek island holidays, it also has some of the best 'undiscovered' sights. Those visitors on a holiday to Thassos who stick to the beaches will miss out on one of the best features of Thassos . . .
Greek wines are making a bit of a comeback with a sharp rise in demand despite the country's ailing economy Greek wine producers are enjoying a big rise in demand not only from abroad but also from Greece itself.
Naxos has been placed among the top ten holiday islands in the world by a leading travel website. The Cycladic island of Naxos is ranked the sixth best island in the world.