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.
One good reason not to book a Greek island holiday in Laganas on Zante this summer. Greece is to face European court action over the illegal dumping of waste on the holiday beach of Kalamaki.
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.
Greece must provide more if it is to turn around its troubled tourist markets. A recent study predicts a massive growth in tourism among the elderly in the future and Greece has yet to cash in on the market.
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 .
Greece has pledged to use all legal means, including a veto, to stop the foreign 'feta' imports into the European Union so food lovers can look forward to genuine 'feta' cheese when in Greece.
he astonishing white sands at Elafonisi, one of the most attractive beaches in Western Crete has been ranked in the world's top twenty most beautiful beaches by a leading travel website.