Holiday visitors to Corfu may be the first to enjoy seaplane flights to other islands in the Ionian — but don't book tickets just yet. The Greek government is expected to give the go-ahead for the first inter-island seaplane flights early this year. And if licenses are granted in time, Greece's first seaplane network could link the islands of Corfu, Paxos, Zante, Kefalonia, Lefkas and the mainland port at Patra in 2016. But don't make plans just yet. It is not the first time we've heard that Greek Island seaplane service are about to take off. Holidaymakers were assured that seaplane links between the islands would be up and running by the summer of 2015. Currently, the Corfu island waterway is the only one in Greece with an official license to ope...
Cruise ships are still sailing into Greek ports despite some islands suffering heavily from the refugee crisis. Latest figures show a 12% rise in curse she arrivals in ports across Greece.
Your rental car in Greece could be a few years older after a recent decision to extend the life of hire cars. Under previous laws, Greek car rental outfits could not hire out cars more than nine years old.
A popular Greek holiday island for clubbers, Ios looks set to go ahead with a multimillion euro tourism complex. The go-ahead has been given for a luxury coastal tourist resort near Koumbara.
A beach on the island of Ikaria is included on a list of the top most 'magical' hidden beaches of the world. The south coast beach of Seychelles lies beneath sheer white cliffs a most memorable setting.
Plans to launch a Greek island seaplane service in 2016 appears to be drowning in red tape. It's not the first time that a scheme to link the islands with seaplane service has failed to get off the ground.
Greek airports welcomed thousands more holiday visitors last year according to latest figures. International arrivals at airports in Greece and the Greek Islands in 2015 jumped nearly six percent.
The Greek holiday island of Rhodes may get a new visitor attraction in an ambitious plan to rebuild the Colossus of Rhodes. UK engineers are involved in the scheme to recreate the Wonder of the Ancient World.
Greek island scuba diving holidaymakers will soon be able to explore historic underwater marine sites. Greece plans to open its first official scuba diving underwater park this year.
Policing the popular holiday tourist strip of Laganas, Zante, looks set to remain a problem after locals failed to reach agreement on cracking down on late-night hooligans.
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.
Greek hoteliers have called for a tax crackdown on thousands of Greek Islands holiday villa owners who rent out their holiday accommodation illegally. The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels estimates there are around 70,000 illegal holiday villas.
The soaring popularity of Greek museums and historical sites has triggered a problem with queues, especially as cruise ships dock and thousands head straight for the top historical sites
Kefalonia has a large number of good ports to choose from with harbours dotted all around the island's long coastline from the main harbour at Argostoli to the tiny port at Pessada.
Around 25,000 visitors to the travel website Tripadvisor answered questions on holidays in Greece. Americans topped the tipping league table for good service