About us

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The Great Gods Travel Agency

Great Gods Travel Agency is located on the island of Samothraki, a beautiful and mysterious Greek island in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. We are the travel experts on the island; we offer our hosts travel recommendations and tailor-made packages to discover the island in a unique and sustainable way.

We aim at becoming the largest sustainable travel agency in Greece. We stand for responsible experiences, business excellence and innovation in travelling.
Mr. Panagiotis Kambouroglou powers and personally leads the company. During his longstanding tenure in C-suite positions in airport management and aviation security, Panagiotis received multiple awards for innovation, business excellence and customer satisfaction. He is bilingual in Greek, English, German and French as well as fluent in Russian and Italian.

Why the name Great Gods ?

The company’s name honours the ancient Great Gods venerated mainly on the Island of Samothraki. The Sanctuary of the Great Gods is only a few meters away from our agency’s headquarters. The iconic beauty of the Island, its mysteries and the famous winged Victory (Nike) of Samothrace inspire us to offer our Hosts responsible, curated and divine experiences.

We stand for unique and memorable travel experiences, benefit to the local economy and the preservation of the divine Greek nature and cultural heritage.

Our services

Thanks to our extensive knowledge about Samothraki and Greece, we provide the following services to our clients and hosts:

Travel Advice

We offer a wide range of travel advice and assistance in travel planning for Samothraki. Our advice includes information about the destination and routing, travel documents, insurance coverage, accommodation options, on-field experiences, dining, concierge, arrangements of private or corporate meetings, MICE, etc.

Individual, tailored made experiences

Whether you prefer active leisure, adventure, relaxation, cultural experiences, or a blended mixture, we will create a curated, personalized program to our Hosts and suggest unique experiences that align with your interests, budget, and time schedule.

Transport & accommodation

We will recommend transport and accommodation options that match your budget and personal preferences. Transportation may include flights, ferries, local transportation, car rentals, concierge, or guided tours.

Instant bookings (Book Now function)

Our “book now” section allows you to instantly rent-a-car, book private tours, flights and ferry tickets. See availability and prices in real-time, secure and confirm instantly your travel arrangements online.

Group outdoor activities

Whether it’s a corporate team retreat, a school excursion, or a group of friends embarking on an adventure, Great Gods Travel Agency is the perfect partner in organizing your trip for a smooth and responsible experience. Group travel can be complex to organize. Great Gods takes care of the logistics, negotiates group rates, and ensure that everyone’s needs are fully met.

Destination Management Company (DMC)

By collaborating with Great Gods Travel, you will benefit from our expertise and local insights. We master and understand the intricacies of Samothraki, helping to create memorable and seamless experiences for our Hosts.

Meeting Incentives Conferences Exhibitions (MICE)

Organizing successful MICE events requires careful planning, logistics management, and consideration of the unique goals and objectives for each type of gathering. Thanks to our vast experience, we are your ideal partner for a successful MICE event in Samothraki and the greater Region.

Our services provide our clients a variety of options that enhance their overall travel & MICE experience.

Our certifications

Proud member of HATTA

Great Gods Travel Agency is a proud member of HATTA, the Hellenic Association of Travel and Tourist Agencies. The Association dynamically contributes to the development and promotion of Greek Tourism. The regular members of HATTA are operating travel agencies, licenced and supervised by the Government of the Hellenic Republic

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The bike friendly label

Great Gods holds the “bike friendly” label, which is under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism. The “Bike Friendly” label is an initiative of the non-profit company NatTour, which aims to protect the environment and suggest environmentally friendly means of transport. The development of the “Bike Friendly” label is in collaboration with the HSPN, Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature.

Travelife “Certified Excellence in sustainability”

We are proud to hold the certification Travelife “Certified Excellence in sustainability”. Travelife is an international initiative dedicated to promoting sustainable practices within the travel and tourism industry. This certification programme follows a three-stage approach to evaluate, prove and communicate the sustainability commitments of tours operators or travel agents. Only 6 travel agencies hold this certification in Greece. We are proud to be part of those and to contribute significantly to sustainable development and cultural and environmental protection in Greece.

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Sustainable Travel

As our certifications show, Great Gods Travel Agency cares a lot about the planet. We aim at protecting the uniqueness and fragility of the Greek natural, cultural, and human assets.

Responsible travel

In our modern era, sustainable travel acknowledges the critical need to preserve the environment and protect cultural heritage. It promotes responsible tourism, encouraging individuals to respect local customs and engage in environmentally conscious activities. Furthermore, responsible travel contributes to the conservation of natural habitats and biodiversity by promoting wildlife-friendly practices.

Kindly consult the attached Great Gods Sustainability Report 2024 that includes the full fledge of our sustainability activities.

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Eco-friendly transportation

By opting for eco-friendly transportation methods such as electric or low emission vehicles, bicycles, or public transport, travellers can significantly reduce their travel carbon footprint, mitigating the adverse effects on climate change.

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A global responsibility

Sustainable travel fosters a sense of global responsibility, encouraging travellers to make informed choices that prioritize the well-being of the Earth and its inhabitants. At Great Gods Travel Agency, we encourage our Hosts to organize their trip to Samothraki by embracing the most sustainable travel options reducing or effectively mitigating their travel carbon footprint. We care for our Planet and the as well as for their genuine right to experience in the near future the beauty and diversity Samothraki and Greece currently offer.

For more details, we refer to our Great Gods’ Policy Statement for Quality and Sustainability and Sustainable Traveller’s Code.

Kindly consult the attached Great Gods Sustainability Report 2024 that includes the full fledge of our sustainability activities.