The Greek Islands are the second most popular holiday destination for Brits, according to a recent airline poll. A survey of British airline travellers has found they still rate Spain the most popular for holiday breaks with more than a half opting to book holidays in the Spanish costas. But the Greek Islands have taken the second place spot with more than 17% preferring to head off for the beaches and tavernas of Greece. A survey into 2015 holiday plans of more than 2,000 UK holidaymakers by Monarch Airlines revealed that routes to the Greek Islands are growing more popular than ever. A spokesman for Monarch Airlines said: "Spain's popularity amongst those looking for sun, sea and sangria is as strong as ever, and with Greece b...
A luxury holiday complex on the island of Ithaka is one of five major projects waiting for the green light from the incoming Greek government with more on the Greek islands of Chios and Crete.
The Ionian Islands are one of the most exciting snorkelling spots in all of Europe. Complete with stunning reefs, wildlife and warm waters, this area of the Mediterranean is perfect snorkellers.
Plans to sell more than a dozen Greek island airports have been put on hold by the new left-wing Greek government after Greece had agreed a €1.2 billion deal with German airport operator Fraport
A holiday on Zante is hardly complete without a boat trip to the famous Shipwreck Cove but visitor may well find the beached vessel fenced off. Officials on the Greek island of Zakynthos are planning to give the rotting hulk a facelift.
Extending the Greek tourism season to make Greece and the Greek Islands a year-round tourist destination is a top priority of the new government, incoming Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura told delegates
Greek villages are typically a maze of backstreets and alleyways overlooked by balconies brimming with bougainvillaea and dotted with potted geraniums and other brightly coloured flowers and none more beautiful than Molyvos on Lesvos.
If someone mentions islands and holidays, thoughts inevitably fly to the islands of Greece and few would disagree that sailing a yacht in the Aegean is one of the best ways to see them.
Last year may have been one of the warmest years on record, according to the scientists, but 2015 has kicked off with severe storms, blizzards and gale force winds across much of Greece and the Greek islands.
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.
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.
Around 25,000 visitors to the travel website Tripadvisor answered questions on holidays in Greece. Americans topped the tipping league table with 60% happy to leave a tip for good service
Skopelos is one of my favourite Greek holiday island hideaways. It was unfortunate that one of its best the beaches was used for so much filming in the hit movie musical Mamma Mia. Hardly surprising that the island has cashed in on the . . .
It had to happen I suppose, but the wonder is it has lasted so long. Visitors on a Skopelos holiday can still hardly escape the Greek island's links with the hit musical movie 'Mamma Mia' Released in 2008, the romantic comedy musical . . .
Family holidays on Zante have proved hugely popular and Zante, also called Zakynthos, is many families' Greek island holiday of choice. Although a beach holiday is the main attraction, anyone can tire of sunbathing and swimming . . .
A smoking ban in Greece always seemed a non-starter as anyone enjoying a holiday meal in a Greek taverna will testify. Now, after five no-smoking laws passed over the last 10 years Greek government the vowed yet another crackdown.