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Aegean adds PayPal to payment methods
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Aegean adds PayPal to payment methods

Panos - Jun 30, 2016

Aegean Airlines is adding PayPal to its online payment methods, a move which according to the Greek airliner will facilitate…

Koumoutsakos on ‘Brexit’: “A great adventure begins”
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Koumoutsakos on ‘Brexit’: “A great adventure begins”

makis - Jun 24, 2016

New Democracy spokesperson Giorgos Koumoutsakos commented on the ‘Brexit’ vote via his Twitter account, arguing that “the forecasts have been…

Greece worried about impact of UK vote on tourism
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Greece worried about impact of UK vote on tourism

Panos - Jun 24, 2016

The outcome of Britain’s vote on membership of the European Union could have a negative impact on Greece’s tourism industry,…

Telegraph: Greece among best adventure cruise destinations
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Telegraph: Greece among best adventure cruise destinations

Panos - Jun 23, 2016

British site ‘Telegraph’ presents the most adventurous cruise destinations in Europe in an article titled ’13 of Europe’s most adventurous…

Unesco vote for Philippi next month
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Unesco vote for Philippi next month

Panos - Jun 03, 2016

Inclusion of the northern Greece archaeological site of Philippe in Unesco’s list of World Heritage Sites will be decided at…

Qatar’s Sheikh visits Skiathos island for holidays
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Qatar’s Sheikh visits Skiathos island for holidays

Panos - Jun 01, 2016

The luxurious yacht “Al Mirqab” which belongs to Sheikh and former prime minister of Qatar, Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber…

Prespes Watermills win 2016 Europa Nostra award
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Prespes Watermills win 2016 Europa Nostra award

Panos - May 25, 2016

The traditional watermills in the village of Agios Germanos, located on Lake Prespa in northeastern Greece, was one of the…

Famous ”Navaghio” calls for restoration
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Famous ”Navaghio” calls for restoration

Panos - May 24, 2016

The worldwide famous "Navaghio" beach on Zakynthos that took its name from the freighter Panagiotis that run aground 34 years…

First signs show increase in German tourists in Greece for 2016, at Turkey’s and Egypt’s expense
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First signs show increase in German tourists in Greece for 2016, at Turkey’s and Egypt’s expense

Panos - May 24, 2016

Greek tourism is apparently the beneficiary of fewer reservations by German tourists in the rival markets of Turkey and Egypt…

German bookings to Greece reach record numbers
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German bookings to Greece reach record numbers

Panos - May 23, 2016

German holiday makers are expected to visit Greece in record numbers in summer, according to representatives of the German Travel…

Greece and Russia hold religious tourism conference at Lagonissi
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Greece and Russia hold religious tourism conference at Lagonissi

Panos - May 20, 2016

A Greek-Russian conference on pilgrimage and religious tourism will be held on Friday, May 20, at the Grand Resort Lagonissi,…

Fresh bid to stop pollution from Sea Diamond wreck off Santorini
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Fresh bid to stop pollution from Sea Diamond wreck off Santorini

Sokratis - May 14, 2016

The government has assembled up a nine-member team to help local authorities protect the marine environment around the wreck of…

Serbian tourists visiting Greece could reach one million this summer
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Serbian tourists visiting Greece could reach one million this summer

Panos - May 13, 2016

Serbian Ambassador to Greece Dušan Spasojević said that the number of Serbian tourists visiting Greece this year could reach one…

Russian tourism head says Russian tourists in Greece could reach 1mln in 2016
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Russian tourism head says Russian tourists in Greece could reach 1mln in 2016

Panos - May 12, 2016

The head of the Russian Federal Tourism Service, Oleg Safonov predicted the number of Russian tourists visiting Greece in 2016…

New private train route to connect port with ancient Olympia this summer
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New private train route to connect port with ancient Olympia this summer

Panos - May 11, 2016

Cruise ship vacationers visiting the ancient Olympia archaeological site in the northwest Peloponnese will be able to reach the area…

Pope, patriarch expected on Lesvos in symbolic visit
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Pope, patriarch expected on Lesvos in symbolic visit

Sokratis - Apr 15, 2016

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, the spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians, are due to arrive on the…

EU approves security plan to track airline passenger info
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EU approves security plan to track airline passenger info

Panos - Apr 14, 2016

European Union lawmakers have approved a scheme to share airline passenger information that can be used to track foreign fighters…

Gerovasili to conduct two-day visit to Russia
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Gerovasili to conduct two-day visit to Russia

Sokratis - Apr 02, 2016

Olga Gerovasili, Greece’s deputy minister to the prime minister, is expected to begin a two-day visit to Moscow on Monday…

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Facebook investigates smugglers’ ‘advert’ of boat trips to Italy

ilias1 - Apr 02, 2016

Facebook was investigating on Friday a report that people smugglers were using its U.S.-based website to sell tickets on a…

Kea island eyes future as mecca for divers
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Kea island eyes future as mecca for divers

Panos - Apr 01, 2016

The government has pledged to back an ambitious scheme by local authorities on the island of Kea to build a…