REIMAGINE TOURISM IN GREECE

Dive into Greece, says Deputy Tourism Minister
ECONOMY

Greece has comparative advantages that can make it a major player in the field of diving tourism, a form of travel that can lengthen the holiday season while contributing to reducing unemployment, Deputy Tourism Minister Elena Rapti pointed out in an interview with AMNA.


Tourism board, Netflix sign memorandum to promote Greece
ECONOMY

Greece’s national tourism board, EOT, and leading digital streaming services provider Netflix signed a memorandum of cooperation to promote Greece, through the production of a promotional video which EOT will use for its activities.

Are we turning into Barcelona?
OPINION

Elli and her partner made the big leap about a decade ago, giving up their jobs in Athens and moving to the Cycladic island where her family was from. It was a massive financial risk.



Greek islands face water crisis as tourist season peaks
ENVIRONMENT

The biggest reservoir on the Greek island of Naxos has dried up, useful only to the turtles that cruise its muddy shallows. Downstream, seawater has seeped into empty irrigation wells, harming the island’s prized potato crop.

Santorini gasping from overbuilding
ENVIRONMENT

The popular island of Santorini, which is already a globally negative example of an oversaturated destination, is being gradually covered by buildings, making an already difficult situation untenable.



Athens in Americans’ top 10
TOURISM

From the temples of Japan and the thermal baths of Hungary, to the islands of the Cyclades in Greece, American tourists are everywhere this summer, and Athens is among their top 10 destinations.

Tradition for sale
OPINION

The beauty of human creativity in Greece is tied directly to the limits placed by the environment and political-economic conditions.

Tourism zoning plan’s flaws
TOURISM

Tourism is the absolute dominator in Greece’s zoning plans, with hardly any restrictions imposed, as seen in the text of the new Special Zoning Plan for Tourism put up for public consultation on Wednesday.


Greek trails: Taking the wrong step in stifling conditions
TRAVEL

For regular outdoor enthusiasts and connoisseurs of Greece’s hiking trails who understand the demands of hiking, the recent disappearances of tourists on the Greek islands, and the deaths of five visitors since the beginning of June, are not just an unusual phenomenon which characterizes this summer.