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ATHENS, Greece – The Greek prime minister, Antonis Samaras, issued an unusual appeal on Tuesday, asking his compatriots to put on their best face as the debt-choked country prepares to accept 17 million tourists â€“ an all-time record.Â Although mired in its worst economic crisis in modern times, Greece is braced for a surge in arrivals [...]
LONDON, England – When planning a trip to Greece it’s important to learn a few phrases to make sure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible. Preparing for all eventualities with key phrases will enable you to enjoy yourself, knowing that you can ask for assistance if you need it.Â Many tourist information sites will give [...]
A favorite destination for summer holidays, the Cycladic islands bring to our mind images of a typical Greek summer: lots of light, a bare, rocky landscape, the deep blue Aegean Sea. Images that relate to swimming in the crystal clear water, to sunbathing, to romantic walks with seafood aromas.
Greece undoubtedly belongs to the most popular Mediterranean destinations; it is also one of the busiest. Holidaymakers who long to see Greece at its purest without the tourist crowd should explore Samothraki.Â Greece is attracting thousands of holidaymakers every month. Thanks to its fantastic choice of mainland and island resorts it is an ideal summer destination [...]
Athens today was named the “world’s most flirtatious city” by the compilers of the largest ever study of online flirting. New York only just makes the top 100, ranking 89th. The study of “flirtation behaviour” worldwide analyses 12 million flirtations made during a month on Badoo.com (http://www.badoo.com), the world’s largest social networking site for meeting [...]
UNWTO has called for the industry to show its solidarity with Greece at this difficult moment, underlying that tourism is a key sector for the Hellenic country and can be part of the solution in the process of economic recovery.
By Jena Tesse Fox | February, 2010 For many years, Greece has had a reputation as one of the most exotic, remote and diverse nations in Europe. A combination of mountainous mainland and intimate islands with pure white beaches, Greece may have struck travelers as an out-of-reach destination. But times are changing.
Guest Inn, the first Greek Network of Rural accommodation, presents four of its selected members for farm holidays: the farms “Roggia” and “The Little Farmhouse” on Corfu as well as “Lithies” and the “Logothetis Farm” on Zakynthos.
Santorini, GREECE: April, 2009One of the leading boutique properties in Santorini, one of the most popular Greek islands, is putting its expansive pool suites on sale – but just for three weeks. From May 1 to 20, guests at Astra Apartments & Suites can luxuriate in a 600-square-foot plunge pool suite – the largest on [...]
Santorini, GREECE, February 10, 2009 – Easter in Greece is one of the world's most magical and festive events. The pageantry, superb Greek Easter specialties and the warm camaraderie of the Greeks – all make for a truly memorable experience. Colorful processions wind through village streets. Candle-light services in tiny churches recall Byzantine times. A [...]