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Popular Channel 9 travel show kicks off with visit to Greece

Greece is one of the destinations for the popular travel show “Travel Guides” that returns on Wednesday, 28 April, on Channel 9 and 9Now. The new series kicks off in …

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2 million tourists expected to visit Crete in 2021

According to Greek Νational Tourism Organisation (GNTO) secretary general Dimitris Fragakis Crete island that has managed to always maintain a high standard of services offered to tourists is expected to …

Kastellorizo is first of remote Greek islands to have completed vaccinations ahead of tourism season

Kastellorizo has been the first of several Greek islands with fewer than 1,000 residents who have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus ahead of this year’s tourist season. The …

Greek islands top destination for summer holidays

The Greek islands are at the top of holiday destinations for Germans, Travel Agents Union President Norbert Fiebig said at Berlin’s International Tourism Fair (ITB) held online. Fiebig said that …

Beaches in Patmos, Chalkidiki among the best in Europe

‘Travel & Leisure’ magazine proposes the 10 “secret” beaches of Europe, among them featuring two Greek ones, in Chalkidiki and Patmos. In fact, ‘Psili Ammos’ in Patmos is in fourth …

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Greek tourism body set to launch long-term promotion plan

The Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) is set to provide a three-year plan by the end of March that will promote Greece abroad. The GNTO Secretary General Dimitris Frangakis told …

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Greek telecom giant to enhance key locations with free high-speed internet for visitors

Greek telecommunications giant COSMOTE in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture and Sports announced on Wednesday that it will provide free wireless internet to visitors at major archaeological sites and …

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First of Greece’s White Arrow high-speed trains enter service on 25 March

The first of five high-speed electric trains, dubbed the White Arrows, that can complete 500km journey between Athens and Thessaloniki in under four hours is set to arrive in Greece’s …

Well-travelled author finds her inspiration in stories of the Dodecanese

Jennifer Barclay is basking in the autumn sunshine on Tilos trying to keep her kitten from trampling all over her herbs while I am sitting in the gloom of a …

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Exclusive interview with Angela Gerekou, the ‘Shaper’ at the helm of Greek tourism

Angela Gerekou, who heads the Greek National Tourism Office (GNTO), could have lead a charmed, hassle-free life. Had she relied on her good looks alone, she could have had an …

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