Ifestia Festival 2017: Santorini Volcanic Celebration!

Why Ifestia Festival 2017? Well, because Santorini has been forged by fire and water over the years. Around 1600 BC, a huge volcanic eruption has led to catastrophic consequences for the island. There are records of a tsunami hitting hard and devastating everything, reaching even Crete. The brutal force of fire and water eventually gave …

Top 10 things to do in Crete

Crete, one of the finest destinations all around the world for experiences that stay with you for a lifetime! Although Crete attracts thousands of travelers every year, it can be chaotic due to its size. Where should you go first, what should you include in your bucket list? To avoid confusion, we have created a …

When is the best time to visit Athens?

Athens is the ultimate all-year-round destination, composing the dream of each traveler. Be it summer, spring, winter or autumn, you should visit Athens. This emblematic city will steal your heart away and offer you an unforgettable holiday experience. Combining the past with the present, Athens will fascinate you not only with its history. It will …

The Ancient Wonder Eupalinos Tunnel in Samos Reopens to Public

One of the greatest engineering achievements of ancient times, a Greek wonder on the island of Samos, the 6th century BC Eupalinos Tunnel re-opened to the public this week following extensive restoration works. The 1,036m tunnel or Eupalinian aqueduct was excavated more than 2,500 years ago from both ends using the principles of geometry to …

WEF: Greece Jumps 7 Places in Global Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Rankings

Greece made an impressive climb of seven places in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017 to reach the 24th position in the global rankings. The biennial report was released on Wednesday by the WEF and ranks 136 countries according to their attractiveness and ability to develop their travel and tourism …

Thessaloniki Rising as Choice Tourist Destination

Andreas Mandrinos, Secretary General, Thessaloniki Hotels Association; Konstantinos Tornivoukas, Vice President; Aristotle Thomopoulos, President; Stefan Merkenhof, Managing Consultant, GBR Consulting Thessaloniki is winning over the crowds thanks to the experiences it offers, hotel satisfaction and consistency in its services, according to a survey presented by the Thessaloniki Hotels Association and GBR Consulting at the Holiday …