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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…

Aegean adds flights to Lille as Brussels airport still closed
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Aegean adds flights to Lille as Brussels airport still closed

Sokratis - Mar 26, 2016

Aegean Airlines has announced the cancellation of its scheduled flights to Brussels through March 30 and the continuation of flights…

Greece urged to fix loopholes for visa-free travel to the US
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Greece urged to fix loopholes for visa-free travel to the US

chris1 - Mar 20, 2016

Greece has until the end of the month to meet new strict criteria for the visa-free travel of its citizens…

Greece tourism insists on sunny outlook amid refugee crisis
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Greece tourism insists on sunny outlook amid refugee crisis

Panos - Mar 11, 2016

Greece, long loved by tourists for its white-washed chapels, sun-kissed islands and turquoise Mediterranean seas, is trying to shake its…

New record in tourist arrivals and revenue expected for 2016
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New record in tourist arrivals and revenue expected for 2016

Panos - Mar 09, 2016

A new record in tourist arrivals and revenue is expected to be set in 2016 and this year’s season will…

Germany says Greek program already flexible enough
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Germany says Greek program already flexible enough

makis - Mar 03, 2016

Despite media reports that Greece’s creditors could ease some of the pressure over the stalled bailout negotiations due to the…

Aegean Airlines increases its daily flights to Skiathos
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Aegean Airlines increases its daily flights to Skiathos

Panos - Feb 10, 2016

Aegean Airlines on Wednesday announced that it is planning four daily flights to the island of Skiathos for 2016 tourist…

Greek Tourism Organisation sets eyes on Iran market
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Greek Tourism Organisation sets eyes on Iran market

Panos - Jan 22, 2016

The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) is setting eyes on Iran market in view of the forthcoming visit of Greek…

Crystal Cruises cancels stops in Turkey over security issues
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Crystal Cruises cancels stops in Turkey over security issues

chris1 - Jan 17, 2016

Crystal Cruises announced Friday that it was cancelling stops in Turkey for two upcoming voyages. The company said in a…

Questions still hang over Norman Atlantic disaster
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Questions still hang over Norman Atlantic disaster

chris1 - Dec 27, 2015

It was the early hours of December 28, 2014. The Norman Atlantic ferry boat was on its way from the…

Greece eyes lion’s share of diverted Russian tourism
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Greece eyes lion’s share of diverted Russian tourism

makis - Dec 09, 2015

Economically stricken Greece is racing to cash in on a potential bonanza of Russian tourists deprived of their favourite holiday…

Kerry’s visit to Greece postponed
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Kerry’s visit to Greece postponed

Sokratis - Nov 07, 2015

John Kerry was due to meet with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in order to express the U.S. support in the…

Anastasiades: official visit to Jordan, Israel, Palestine
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Anastasiades: official visit to Jordan, Israel, Palestine

Sokratis - Nov 07, 2015

President Nicos Anastasiades will pay an official visit to Jordan next week and then head to Israel and Palestine. According…

The top visits of ancient Greece
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The top visits of ancient Greece

ilias1 - Oct 28, 2015

If the classics interest you, then a trip to Greece to see some of the ancient wonders first-hand is hard…