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A new museum for the new Colossus

“Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,” begins Emma Lazarus’ well-known poem affixed to the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. That Greek giant, the Colossus of Rhodes, was …

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Athens Airport accepts category award win at Routes Europe 2019 in Hannover

Athens Airport celebrated a victory after scooping the Routes Europe 2019 Marketing Award in Hannover. The Greek gateway beat off competing airports from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Norway and Russia to …

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The Greeks of Ukraine: from Marioupolis to Odessa

‘Ola kala, kai panta kala (always good, forever good).’ With the clink of our glasses and the downing of another vodka drink I started to feel very much at home …

Airbnb to become an end-to-end travel platform

According to the New Zealand Herald, popular home sharing site Airbnb will soon be taking over the travel market, becoming an all-in-one platform. The report is looking into establishing partnerships with …

Life

Aegean Airlines among the best in the world…

Greek carrier Aegean Airlines has been placed fifth on the list of the twenty best airlines in the world (excluding US airlines), according to the Reader’s Choice Awards survey conducted …

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Athens nominated for title of Best European Destination

Athens has once again been nominated for the title of Best European Destination for 2019. The competition, organised by the Brussels-based European Best Destinations (EBD) group, aims to promote culture …

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Greece included in 2019 New York Times Travel Show

A great success for the Greek National Tourism Organisation (NGTO), Greece will be participating in the New York Times Travel Show 2019 (NYTTS) held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention …

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Can you guess which two Greek islands made it in the world’s top 20 most romantic destinations?

According to the U.S. News & World Report list which came out this week, two Greek islands have been listed among the top 20 destinations in the world for a …

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Australian and Turkish tourists spend the most in Greece

According to figures included in a study released by INSETE, the research arm of four tourism-related trade groups in Greece, it is Australian and Turkish tourists that spend the most …

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Magna Graecia: How a dark cloud is lifting from the Calabrian Greko

Calabria was once a Greek lake, where one could not move around, nor through the entire south of Italy, without being able to speak the Greko language. This was a …