Category: TRAVEL

Greek tourism contributes 23.4 billion euros to GDP
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Greek tourism contributes 23.4 billion euros to GDP

Panos - Sep 22, 2020

Greek tourism contributed directly to the country’s economy with 23.4 billion euros (+ 10.9% or + 2.3 billion euros compared…

Stricter Covid-19 restrictive measures for Lesvos announced
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Stricter Covid-19 restrictive measures for Lesvos announced

Panos - Aug 24, 2020

Greek authorities have announced the implementation of extra-ordinary measures for the island of Lesvos for the control of the spread…

The underwater village in Crete that resurfaces
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The underwater village in Crete that resurfaces

Panos - Aug 17, 2020

Atlantis is a fictional island mentioned in an allegory on the hubris of nations in Plato’s works Timaeus and Critias.…

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Ikaria: The island of long life

Panos - Aug 07, 2020

The enchanting island of Ikaria is not only one of the most idyllic islands of the eastern Aegean but also…

First underwater museum in Greece opens its gates in Alonissos
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First underwater museum in Greece opens its gates in Alonissos

Panos - Jul 28, 2020

The first underwater museum in Greece, being a real reference point not only for the Sporades but for the whole…

Google data: Greece third most popular destination for Americans in 2021
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Google data: Greece third most popular destination for Americans in 2021

Panos - Jul 28, 2020

Greece is the third most popular destination for Americans in 2021, based on Google data. The COVID-19 pandemic has limited…

Yacht of Sheikh of Qatar arrives in Skiathos
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Yacht of Sheikh of Qatar arrives in Skiathos

Panos - Jul 22, 2020

The Sheikh of Qatar and former Prime Minister of the Emirate Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani has once again…

Flight bans to Greece from Sweden and Turkey extended
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Flight bans to Greece from Sweden and Turkey extended

Panos - Jul 17, 2020

Bans on incoming flights to Greece will be extended until July 19 for Sweden and until July 31 for Turkey,…

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Weekend escapes near Athens!

Panos - Jul 16, 2020

Chalkida: the town of “mad waters” There is a reference point, a place of attraction for Athenians and people from…

Paros is the best island in Europe for 2020: Travel + Leisure
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Paros is the best island in Europe for 2020: Travel + Leisure

Panos - Jul 09, 2020

The Greek island of Paros is the best island in Europe, according to Travel + Leisure. The well-known travel magazine…

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The must-visit churches in Athens

Panos - Jul 06, 2020

Most people visiting Athens know the city is packed with ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and museums. Turn a corner in…

Greece welcomes tourists for first time after Covid-19 lockdown
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Greece welcomes tourists for first time after Covid-19 lockdown

Panos - Jul 01, 2020

The first tourists who set foot on the island of Crete were welcomed by traditional local music. To mark the…

Pepper robots to inform public at Athens Airport on Covid-19 protection measures
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Pepper robots to inform public at Athens Airport on Covid-19 protection measures

Panos - Jun 25, 2020

The firm Mobile Technology has developed a new application for Pepper robots, this time to inform the public about the…

Greece vs. Portugal battle for EU’s safest vacation spot
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Greece vs. Portugal battle for EU’s safest vacation spot

Panos - Jun 24, 2020

With COVID-19 lockdowns aimed at preventing the spread of the Coronavirus winding down in many countries – but not the…

TUI holidays to Spain & Greece back on from July 11
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TUI holidays to Spain & Greece back on from July 11

Panos - Jun 23, 2020

In one of the most promising signs that a summer holiday on the Continent is in reach for Britons, Tui…

Greece has fewer deaths from road accidents
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Greece has fewer deaths from road accidents

Panos - Jun 19, 2020

Greece was a pleasant surprise in terms of deaths from road accidents as it is one of the five European…

Bloomberg: Greece looks like a safer destination now
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Bloomberg: Greece looks like a safer destination now

Panos - Jun 17, 2020

During the euro-zone crisis at the beginning of the last decade, many European citizens felt they were paying an unfair…

Greece among top EU countries with cleanest bathing waters, European Environment Agency (EEA) report finds
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Greece among top EU countries with cleanest bathing waters, European Environment Agency (EEA) report finds

Panos - Jun 09, 2020

A new study by the European Environment Agency (EEA) revealed Greece was in in the top five countries in the…

Mount Athos re-opens to pilgrims and visitors
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Mount Athos re-opens to pilgrims and visitors

Panos - Jun 02, 2020

The all-male monastic community of the Holy Mount Athos in Chalkidiki, Macedonia opened its gates for the first time after…

5 Greek “Caribbean” beaches that are heaven on earth
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5 Greek “Caribbean” beaches that are heaven on earth

Panos - May 26, 2020

The Caribbean may be famous for its crystal clear waters, but Greece can easily compare with its own exotic beaches…