Greek seamen end their strike – Ferries start operating again

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The Greek ferry workers have ended their 4-day strike and employees are going to return to work in the midnight of May 20th 2017. This is when the ferries will start operating again following the Saturday’s scheduled departures.

The strike has been resolved after an agreement was reached between the seamen unions and the Greek government.

Pilot program for no-visa access to Greek islands for Turkish visitors

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Tourists from Turkey will soon be able to visit Greece without a relevant visa issued at Greek consulates, following a decision by the citizen’s protection ministry to allow visa issuance at ports, it was announced on Tuesday.

A pilot program will soon be in effect on the eastern Aegean islands of Lesvos, Hios, Samos, Rhodes and Kos and will be applicable for Turkish tourists wishing to visit one of those island ...

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